All-New 2011 Kia Sorento Enters CUV Segment

Posted on 27. Oct, 2009 by in Kia Canada

ALL-NEW 2011 KIA SORENTO ENTERS CUV SEGMENT

All-New CUV Embodies Kia Motors’ Style, Value and Longevity

  • Newest Kia car offers reward style, record and reserve features
  • The initial car built1 during KMMG, a 2011 Sorento is a pitch of Kia Motors’ joining to a U.S.
  • ATLANTA, Oct 27, 2009 Kia Motors continues a bone-fide pattern and car lineup mutation and currently Kia Motors America (KMA) introduces a all-new 2011 Sorento CUV. The initial car to hurl off a line during Kia Motors state-of-the-art prolongation trickery in West Point, Georgia, a new Sorento adopts Kia signature pattern cues and offers a U.S. marketplace a well-equipped, well-appointed and versatile CUV matched ideally for a time and a fun, energetic era of drivers.

    “Kia Motors is famous for producing safe, affordable, appealing vehicles and we are furthering a joining to U.S. marketplace consumers with a 2011 Sorento as a initial car to come off a state-of-the-art public line during a new prolongation plant in Georgia,” pronounced Byung Mo Ahn, organisation boss and CEO of KMA and Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG). “Creating stylish and protected vehicles installed with value is a core truth for a Kia brand, and a opening of KMMG along with a prolongation of a all-new Sorento serve reinforces those values.”

    With a streamlined and appealing look, a new Sorento represents a complicated CUV that is only a right distance for todays consumer. Built regulating a unibody pattern with a ability to absolutely fit adult to 7 passengers, Sorento has an altogether length of 183.9 inches and altogether breadth of 74.2 inches, and is longer and roomier than a previous-generation Sorento. With increasing conduct and legroom and scarcely 5 cubic feet some-more in load capacity, a 2011 Sorento facilely accommodates both newcomer and load needs for all drivers. An accessible breathtaking sunroof, a initial on any Kia vehicle, increases a feeling of expanse and adds to a altogether contemporary appearance.

    In serve to charity a gentle ride, a horde of considerable record facilities also come standard, including an AM/FM/CD/MP3/Sat audio complement with SIRIUS Satellite Radio capabilities with 3 months nominal use , auxiliary and USB audio submit jacks for joining personal MP3 players, and Bluetooth connectivity with steering wheel-mounted voice activation controls to capacitate hands-free operation for all concordant mobile phones. Available pull button-start ignition, voice-activated navigation, back sonar fill-in cameras and atmosphere magnetism catharsis record finish a complicated and high-tech pushing experience.

    To serve compare a needs and preferences for all drivers, a 2011 Sorento offers dual engines, both some-more absolute than a Ford Escape and Honda CR-V. A 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine outputting 172 horsepower or a incomparable 3.5-liter V6 providing a class-leading 273 horsepower are both joined to a new six-speed involuntary transmission, that together yield plenty power, softened fuel potency and well-spoken pushing performance. To serve accommodate consumer needs, both engines can be corresponding to possibly front- or all-wheel-drive configurations.

    “With a spacious, gentle interior and mixed preference features, a 2011 Sorento is a perfect, versatile choice for couples or immature families holding a weekend getaway or merely doing bland responsibilities,” pronounced Tom Loveless, clamp boss of sales for KMA. “Consumers are certain to take notice of Sorentos pointy styling, well-developed value and customary reserve features, creation it a standout in a rival CUV segment.”

    Industry-Leading Warranty

    The 2011 Sorento is lonesome by Kias extensive guaranty program, that offers rare consumer protection. Included in this module are a 10-year/100,000-mile singular powertrain warranty, a five-year/60,000-mile singular simple guaranty and a five-year/100,000-mile anti-perforation warranty. A five-year/60,000-mile roadside assistance devise also is partial of a extensive car coverage.

    Kia Motors Product Line

    Kia Motors America offers a energetic and different product line to accommodate a needs of all lifestyles. The car line facilities a stylish and all-new Forte compress sedan and all-new two-door Forte Koup, a rarely personalizable Soul, organic Rondo CUV, award-winning Sedona minivan, eloquent Optima midsize sedan and versatile nonetheless fuel-efficient Rio and Rio5 subcompacts. The car line also facilities a affordably lush Borrego and value-packed Sportage SUVs, while a all-new 2011 Sorento CUV arrives in showrooms in Jan 2010.

    About Kia Motors America

    Kia Motors America (KMA) is a selling and placement arm of Kia Motors Corporation formed in Seoul, South Korea. KMA offers a finish line of vehicles by some-more than 650 dealers via a United States. For 2008, KMA accessible a 14th uninterrupted year of increasing U.S. marketplace share. Kia Motors subscribes to a truth of building high value, high quality, protected and energetic vehicles. Kia Motors prides itself on producing vehicles that are sparkling and enabling and elicit a Kia tagline “The Power to Surprise.”

    Kia Motors America is a “Official Automotive Partner of a NBA.” Information about Kia Motors America and a full car choice is accessible during a Web site www.kia.com. For media information, including photography, revisit www.kiamedia.com.

    1 KMMG vehicles are built with U.S. and globally sourced parts.
    2 Customers contingency replenish SIRIUS subscription after hearing duration if they wish to keep service. SIRIUS three-month nominal subscription not accessible in Canada, AK, or HI. For full terms and conditions, revisit sirius.com. SIRIUS, XM and all associated outlines and logos are trademarks of SIRIUS XM Radio Inc. and a subsidiaries.
    3 Based on accessible 2009MY information.

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