2022 Kia Sorento SUV prices $30,655; plug-in hybrid has 32-mile vary
In further to the arrival of the PHEV, the 2022 mannequin 12 months hosts modest additions to gasoline and hybrid fashions. The X-Line look package deal has been expanded to all however the base gasoline mannequin, and the Hybrid will be outfitted with all-wheel drive for the primary time.
2022 Kia Sorento Plug-In Hybrid
2022 Kia Sorento PHEV
The massive information for the 2022 Sorento is the arrival of the plug-in hybrid, which is a primary for the Sorento. Bought in SX and SX-P trims, the 2022 Sorento PHEV makes use of a 1.6-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine and a single electrical motor to provide 261 hp. The gasoline engine is coupled to a 6-speed computerized transmission, with customary all-wheel drive.
The 32-mile electrical vary matches the 2021 Chrysler Pacifica PHEV, making them the 2 most effective three-row autos with a gasoline engine. The 2022 Sorento PHEV comes with all-wheel drive, nonetheless, whereas the Pacifica PHEV sticks to front-wheel drive. When the electrical energy dies within the Sorento PHEV, the crossover nonetheless will get a powerful 34 mpg mixed in hybrid mode. Mixed, the Sorento PHEV will get the equal of 79 mpg, in line with the EPA. The 13.8-kwh battery pack qualifies the Sorento PHEV for a $6,587 federal EV tax credit score, relying on the proprietor’s tax burden.
2022 Kia Sorento gasoline fashions
It is secure to imagine the value of the highest plug-in mannequin will exceed the highest $42,265 Sorento SX-P gasoline mannequin. That variant comes with 5 complicated trim ranges, beginning with the $30,655 LX mannequin. It is powered by a 191-hp 2.5-liter inline-4 with an 8-speed computerized transmission and front-wheel drive; obtainable all-wheel drive prices $1,800. The three-row crossover SUV earns a decent 24 mpg metropolis, 29 freeway, 26 mixed; AWD drops it to 23/25/24 mpg mixed.
Customary options embody a minimum of six USB ports, an 8.0-inch touchscreen with wi-fi smartphone compatibility, keyless begin, LED headlights, and driver-assistance options together with computerized emergency braking with pedestrian detection, lively lane management, and a driver-attention monitor.
The Sorento S prices $33,465, or it may be upgraded with all-wheel drive and the X-Line package deal for $2,000 extra. Customary upgrades embody distant begin, a ten.3-inch touchscreen with navigation (smartphones have to be tethered with the bigger display screen), 10-way energy entrance seats, 18-inch alloy wheels, heated entrance seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and blind-spot displays. Along with AWD, the X-Line provides some rugged look parts borrowed from the bigger Kia Telluride, akin to a entrance bumper with molded-in skid plates and a black roof rack.
The 2022 EX prices $36,565 and comes with a 2.5-liter turbo-4 that churns out 281 hp and 311 lb-ft. It wears a unique entrance bumper and inside captain’s chairs substitute the 60/40-split bench seat that turns the seven-seater right into a non-van for six. A wi-fi smartphone charger comes customary, as does a extra refined computerized emergency braking system and adaptive cruise management. The EX X-Line with AWD prices $40,265 and provides 20-inch wheels and LED lights nearly in all places.
For $39,365, the SX mannequin rides on the 20-inchers, and AWD provides $1,800. May as nicely save a buck and purchase the EX X-Line.
On the high of the lineup is the SX-P mannequin for $42,265. The additional coin will get you extra eyes with a surround-view digicam system and blind-spot digicam, in addition to a heated steering wheel, cooled entrance seats shod in leather-based, 14-way energy driver’s seat, and a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster. AWD provides $2,000.
2022 Kia Sorento Hybrid
The Hybrid will be had with all-wheel drive this 12 months for $1,800 extra on the $35,165 base S or $2,300 extra on the highest $37,165 EX mannequin. A 1.6-liter turbo-4 and an electrical motor system collectively makes 227 hp; an 8-speed dual-clutch computerized shuttles the ability on the Sorento Hybrid’s technique to an EPA-rated 39/35/37 mpg mixed with FWD. The AWD hasn’t been rated but.
The 2022 Sorento and Sorento Hybrid are on sale now; the PHEV is anticipated within the third quarter.