2016 Kia Sorento Revealed Ahead of 2014 Paris Auto Show | Edmunds

2016 Kia Sorento Revealed Ahead of 2014 Paris Auto Show


Just the Facts:
  • The redesigned 2016 Kia Sorento crossover, which has grown bigger to provide a roomier cabin for passengers, was unveiled on Sunday ahead of the 2014 Paris Auto Show.
  • Kia said the new look is an evolution of the 2015 Sorento, but with visual elements inspired by the Kia Cross GT concept that debuted at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show.
  • U.S. pricing and launch details have not been announced.

SEOUL, South Korea The redesigned 2016 Kia Sorento crossover, which has grown bigger to provide a roomier cabin for passengers, was unveiled on Sunday ahead of the 2014 Paris Auto Show.

Kia said the new look is an evolution of the 2015 Sorento, but with visual elements inspired by the Kia Cross GT concept that debuted at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show.

U.S. pricing and launch details have not been announced.

The third-generation Sorento takes aim at popular three-row crossovers, including the Chevrolet Equinox, Chevrolet Traverse, Ford Edge, Honda Pilot and Toyota RAV4.

Kia said the intent is to give the Sorento a "more mature appearance."

The Korean crossover is longer, lower and wider than the current model, with an extended wheelbase. The "face" of the Sorento features a more upright "tiger-nose" grille and swept-back headlights.

Kia said the Sorento will feature new convenience and safety technologies, but provided no further information.

Edmunds says: Car shoppers who know they'll be in the market next year for a new crossover may want to put the redesigned 2016 Kia Sorento on their lists.

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