2023 Kia Sorento - Available Now at Rowe Kia

The Kia Sorento slots in as a versatile and spacious SUV that offers up three rows of seating, two brawny engine options, and eight trim levels. The new Kia Sorento is also available in a two-row version with seating for five. The 2023 Kia Sorento makes for an excellent family vehicle or personal cruise thanks to its versatile interior seating configurations and robust tech and comfort features. The latest model year of the Kia Sorento adds in a plug-in hybrid option, which goes alongside the already existing Sorento Hybrid.

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Kia Sorento Performance

The gas-powered iteration of the Kia Sorento makes two engines available across its eight-trim lineup. The base engine that comes standard with the LX and S trims is a 2.5-liter inline-4 that makes 191 horsepower and 181 pound-feet of torque. This base engine pairs with an 8-speed automatic transmission and offers Saco drivers the choice of front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive. If you're interested in a bit more power for Portland, ME roads, then there's a turbocharged 2.5-liter inline-4 to consider, which manages 281 horsepower and 311 pound-feet of torque. This more powerful engine also works with an 8-speed automatic transmission and offers up a front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive.

Kia Sorento Technology

Tech options are quite extensive with the new Kia Sorento, with even the base LX trim coming outfitted with a seriously impressive set of features. The LX trim comes standard with an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment display, smartphone connectivity (Apple CarPlay/Android Auto), Bluetooth connectivity, and USB ports. If you're a Westbrook, ME driver that's after a bit more tech, then stepping to the Sorento S might be a good idea. The Sorento S replaces the 8-inch infotainment display with a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment display that features navigation and UVO link. The 2023 Kia Sorento S also gains SiriusXM satellite radio and increased USB ports. Tech features remain about the same as the S trim up until the SX Prestige, which touts a long list of near-luxury additions. The SX Prestige Kia Sorento comes with a 105-inch touchscreen infotainment display, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, a Bose premium audio system, a surround view monitor system, a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, and wireless phone charging.

Kia Sorento Interior Features

Interior features vary by trim, with higher trims offering Saco drivers more near-luxury options. That's not to say that the base LX doesn't come outfitted with a well-rounded set of comfort and convenience features to enjoy. The LX Kia Sorento includes cloth-trimmed seats, rear air conditioning, and technical embossing accent trim. The Kia Sorento once again makes some great additions, adding in things like SynTex seating materials, heated front seats, and dual-zone automatic climate control. The EX trim makes even more changes, add in second-row captain's chairs, a power liftgate, and reclining third-row seats with 50/50 split-folding. The EX also includes open pore wood graphic accent trim. The SX trim makes a handful of changes, some standout ones being a leather-wrapped steering wheel and a leather-wrapped gear shift handle. Portland, ME drivers looking for the most well-equipped trim in terms of interior features can look to the SX Prestige for help. The SX Prestige includes heated front seats, heated rear seats, ventilated front seats, a heated steering wheel, metal texture accent trim, and an auto-dimming rearview mirror. The SX Prestige also includes genuine leather seat trim that's embossed and perforated.

Kia Sorento Safety

The Kia Sorento makes a variety of classic and modern safety features available regardless of the trim selected. All trims come outfitted with various version of the Kia Drive Wise driver assist Technology suite, which can help boost driving confidence on Westbrook, ME roads and far beyond. Driver assistance features include forward collision avoidance, blind spot collision avoidance, blind spot view monitor, rear cross traffic collision avoidance, lane departure warning, lane following assist, navigation-based smart cruise control, highway driving assist, intelligent speed limit assist, driver attention warning, parking collision avoidance, and safe exit assist. Classic safety equipment includes things like seat belts, airbags, and traction control.

Kia Sorento Hybrid & Kia Sorento Plug-In Hybrid

The Kia Sorento is also available to Saco drivers in an efficiency-minded hybrid and plug-in hybrid version. Both models offer up classic Kia Sorento versatility along with bold power and performance.

Hybrid Performance

The Kia Sorento Hybrid is powered by a 1.6-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine that pairs with a permanent magnet synchronous electric motor. The two motors combine to create up to 227 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. The Kia Sorento Hybrid can be had in a front-wheel driver or all-wheel drive configuration.

The brand-new Kia Sorento Plug-In Hybrid is powered by a 1.6-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine that mates with a full parallel hybrid system. Together, the two offer Portland, ME drivers 261 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. This plug-in version of the Sorento manages 32 miles of all-electric driving range.

Schedule a 2023 Kia Sorento Test Drive

Want to check out a new Kia Sorento, Kia Sorento Hybrid, or Kia Sorento Plug-In Hybrid near Auburn, ME? Feel free to contact our dealership to setup a test drive! Our team of professionals is more than ready to help drivers from all over the greater Portland, ME area with finding a new Kia that meets their needs. Schedule a test drive today!