The 2017 Kia Sorento, built at Kia's Ú.S. manufacturing plant in West Point, Georgia*, enters its second model year as a carry-over. Kia's best-selling CÚV receives new technology such as Android1 Auto™ and Apple2 CarPlay® (late availability), as well as two new packages for greater flexibility – the Advanced Touring Package and the Advanced Technology Package. The 2017 Sorento offers a host of previously unavailable driver assistance features3 such as Autonomous Emergency Braking and Dynamic Bending Lights. 2017 KIA SORENTO ACHIEVES TOP SAFETY PICK PLÚS RATING FROM THE INS
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Kia Motors America's best-selling CÚV, the 2017 Sorento, has earned top honors – Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+) – from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) when equipped wîth optional front-crash prevention. With the Sorento earning 'good' crashworthiness ratings and a superior rating for the optional front-crash prevention system, Kia continues to demonstrate its ongoing commitment to safety.
'These results are a clear indication that Kia places a high priority on safety by offering advanced crash avoidance technologies and enhancing vehicle structure through the use of advanced high-strength steel,' said Orth Hedrick, vice president, product planning, KMA. 'We are proud that the Sorento received strong ratings across the board, and having earned the prestigious TSP+ award bolsters our strong safety record and the integrity of our products.'
To qualify for a Top Safety Pick Plus rating, each vehicle must earn 'good' ratings in each of the five crashworthiness tests – small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side impact, roof strength and head restraints – as well as an 'advanced' or 'superior' rating for front crash prevention.
The 2017 Sorento is available wîth many driver-assistance systems including Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB)1, Advanced Smart Cruise Control1, Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS)1, Blind Spot Detection (BSD)1, Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)1, and HID headlights wîth Dynamic Bending Light (DBL)1 technology, high-beam assist (HBA)1, and rear parking assist1. About Sorento
The 2017 Sorento carries over into its second model year wîth new technology such as Android Auto and Apple CarPlay® (late availability) in addition to two new packages that add greater flexibility – the Advanced Touring Package and the Advanced Technology Package. The third-generation Sorento is available in five trim levels. The handsomely equipped LX, EX, SX, and SXL models are powered by a 2.4-liter four-cylinder that produces 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft. of torque, or a 3.3-liter V-6 that makes 290 horsepower and 252 lb.-ft. of torque, while the EX trim is also available wîth a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 240 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque. Sorento continues to offer an advanced AWD system that automatically routes power to the wheel wîth the most traction, while inside, the Sorento delivers class-up premium materials, offering the perfect combination of refinement and capability.Source - Kia
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