Next-Generation 2021 Kia Sorento Adds Hybrid and Plug-In Hybrid Models to the Lineup

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Models, Kia Sorento on Friday, September 25th, 2020 at 4:55 pm
Blue 2021 Kia Sorento Front Exterior By a Mountain Lake

2021 Kia Sorento U.S. Release Date and Design Specs 

The Kia Sorento midsize crossover is a popular option at Concord Kia that promises to be even more athletic, efficient and attractive with the debut of the next-generation 2021 Kia Sorento. Find out how the Kia Sorento will deliver a premium experience at an affordable price with this guide to the 2021 Kia Sorento U.S. release date and design specs by Concord Kia.  

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When Will the 2021 Kia Sorento Be Available in Concord CA? 

Expected to go on sale at Concord Kia in the fourth quarter of 2020, the seven-passenger 2021 Kia Sorento will take your family adventures to the next level. When it arrives at dealerships, the Kia Sorento will be available in five standard trim levels – LX, S, EX, SX and SX-Prestige – with an affordable price tag. The brand-new X-Line Package will improve all-terrain capability with standard Torque-On-Demand AWD, 8.3-inches of ride height, 20-inch alloy wheels, a roof rack and an exclusive style. 

Blue 2021 Kia Sorento Rear Exterior on a Desert Road
2021 Kia Sorento Steering Wheel, Dashboard and Touchscreen Display
2021 Kia Sorento Rear Interior

2021 Kia Sorento Engine Options, Features and Specs 

Built for the family on the go, the three-row 2021 Kia Sorento will come standard with room for seven passengers. With the addition of available second-row Captain’s Chairs, the Kia Sorento makes room for six passengers with best-in-class rear legroom. Next-generation 2021 Kia Sorento models feature a bold style with a wide Kia “Tiger Nose” grille, standard LED headlights, an athletic profile and a wheelbase that is 1.4 inches longer than its predecessor.  

To deliver unrivaled performance, the 2021 Kia Sorento will feature a quartet of powertrains headlined by a standard 191-horsepower 2.5-liter four-cylinder that pairs with an eight-speed automatic to make 27 mpg combined. Kia Sorento models upgrade power with a 281-horsepower 2.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that earns 25 mpg combined. Hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrain options include a 227-horsepower 1.6-liter Turbo Hybrid that earns 37 mpg combined with a six-speed automatic and a 261-horsepower 1.6-liter Turbo Plug-In Hybrid that has a 30-mile electric range.  

Technology promises to be a highlight of the 2021 Kia Sorento at Concord Kia with an impressive list of features. Kia Sorento models come standard with an 8-inch Kia UVO touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. An available 10.25-inch Kia UVO touchscreen infotainment system adds access to multi-connection Bluetooth with eight USB ports and an available 12-speaker Bose® sound system. Kia Drive Wise safety systems come standard in the 2021 Kia Sorento. 

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Find out what sets the next-generation Kia Sorento apart from competitors with this in-depth look at the 2021 Kia Sorento U.S. release date and design specs. Visit the Concord Kia online inventory today to find a Kia Sorento that fits your lifestyle and budget!  

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