2020 Kia Sorento Model Review

The 2020 Kia Sorento was introduced to Kia’s mid-size SUV lineup with competitive pricing and performance in mind. The 2020 Kia Sorento is designed with versatility in mind so it can fit virtually any lifestyle.

Whether you are active and enjoy traveling and camping or just need a daily commuter that can withstand the four seasons, the 2020 Kia Sorento is an ideal mid-size SUV.

Not only does it offer a wide range of features, trim packages, and performance enhancements, the Sorento is great on gas with up to 22 miles per gallon in the city and 29 miles per gallon on the highway.

What’s New

2020 kia sorento The 2020 Kia Sorento features a more refined style and a floating 8-inch touchscreen display with an optional 10.25-inch version. The latest mid-size SUV from Kia also features a more luxurious interior with all of the latest features such as Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support.

The Sorento also enjoys additional brake support with Electronic Brake-Force Distribution that is designed to help prevent the SUV from rolling back. There is also Hill-Start Assist Control and more options for the Electronic Stability Control for handling a variety of environments.

Exterior

The exterior of the 2020 Kia Sorento is more stylish than its predecessor with newly designed LED lighting and enhanced visibility. There is also a Smart Power Liftgate that allows for hands-free operation of the rear tailgate. It even automatically opens when it senses the smart key is in proximity so no hands are needed if they are full of groceries. The 2020 Kia Sorento sits on 17-inch alloy wheels and has body-color, heated outside mirrors with additional LED turn signals.

Interior

The interior features enough room for seven people and the seats can fold down to allow for more storage room. The front driver’s array features a 14-way power-adjustable driver’s seat and an Integrated Memory System (IMS) for remembering your preferred settings. It also has heated front seats for those cold winters and a panoramic sunroof that is optional.

Other notable features include 12V power outlets, 2nd-row adjustable headrests, 40/20/40 split-folding 2nd-row seats, and 50/50 split-folding 3rd-row seats. The 2020 Kia Sorento also has a six-speaker sound system and air conditioning, Bluetooth, and dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors.

Trim Options

There is a total of five trim options available for the 2020 Kia Sorento with the base model being the L that features a 2.4L inline four-cylinder with 185 horsepower. The next trim is the LX that also has a 2.4L Inline 4 but features more added options such as powered seats, blind-spot collision warning, and two rapid-charge USB ports.

The next step up is the S V6, which as the name implies features a V6 with all of the extras of the LX.

Next is the EX trim, which also features a V6 engine but is set apart from the previous trim packages by the Smart Power Liftgate previously mentioned.

Finally, there is the SX trim package, which offers 19-inch sport alloy wheels, an eight-inch touchscreen with navigation and Harmon Kardon Premium Audio.

Powertrain

The 2020 Kia Sorento powertrain features Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing (CVVT), Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI), and 2,359 Displacement (cc).

The 2.4-liter DOHC 16-valve I-4 offers 185 horsepower @ 6,000 rpm, a compression ratio of 11.3:1, and 178 pounds per foot of torque @ 4,000 rpm to the 2 front wheels.

The 2020 Kia Sorento has a towing capacity of 2,000 pounds and has a tank capacity of 18.8 gallons. The Sorento also comes with 4-wheel disc brakes with an anti-lock braking system (ABS), a vehicle stability management system (VSM), and a traction control system (TCS).

Safety

For safety, the 2020 Kia Sorento is loaded with advanced features, many of which are exclusive to Kia, such as a rollover sensor. It also has dual front advanced airbags, dual front seat-mounted side airbags, and side curtain airbags in the first and second rows.

All seats in the vehicle have three-point seat belts and the front seats have seat-belt pretensioners. Another nice feature that can help drivers avoid roadside accidents is the Tire-Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) so you know when your tires need to be serviced or have been compromised.

Fun for the Family

The 2020 Kia Sorento boasts a stylish design but it isn’t all about looks or even performance. The latest mid-size SUV from Kia offers to seat up to seven people. It also has plenty of storage room and 73 cubic feet of cargo space behind the front seat.

This spacious seating and storage array makes the 2020 Kia Sorento ideal for families and young people who enjoy traveling. The value of this SUV is also ideal for those who are looking to start a family with its affordable pricing, comfort, and a safety-focused design.

Conclusion

In conclusion, the 2020 Kia Sorento is the best one can ask for in the price range and an all-around solution to virtually any driver. Whether you live in harsh conditions and require good handling in the snow, or enjoy going off-roading and taking dirt roads to your favorite fishing spot, the 2020 Kia Sorento is going to suit your needs.

It is ideal for families or those looking to start one since it seats up to seven people, has plenty of storage, and has some of the most safety features in a mid-size SUV out of any comparable SUV on the market.

The 2020 Kia Sorento is available for sale in Olathe, Kansas City. If you live in the Overland Park, Shawnee, Lee’s Summit, or Lenexa areas, come to Olathe Kia for a test drive of the 2020 Kia Sorento.

Besides the new 2020 Kia Sorento, we also stock a large number of pre-owned Kia Sorentos such as the popular 2019 Kia Sorento. With a certified pre-owned Kia Sorento in Olathe, you’ll be getting a great model at a significant discount. Get in touch today and experience how much better your life can be with a Kia Sorento.


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