Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Kia Sorento SUV is finally coming to Pakistan


Kia is all set to bring the Sorento SUV to Pakistan, as per the reports Kia had already bought in a few CBU units in Pakistan with the 2.4 litres and 3.5-litre V6 engine options. Both vehicles have been bought to analyze the SUVs, and for selling as complete knockdown units in the coming future.

Initially, Kia is importing 46 CBUs in Pakistan followed by local assembly, and Kia is expecting Sorento to be very successful as the Sportage in Pakistan that is selling over a thousand units per month. The details regarding the upcoming latest technology in a design of vehicle are discussed below.

Globally there is several engine options of Kia Sorento in various markets. It is reported that two main engine options will be provided to Pakistan. One of it will have 2.4 litres and 4 –cylinder petrol engine that also makes the 169 horsepower and 220 newton/meters of torque; however, the other engine is of 3.5 litres that are naturally aspirated V6 petrol engine that makes up to 276 horsepower and also the 336 newtons/meter of torque. The power to all four wheels by both with the 6-speed automated gearbox is provided.

The performance can be determined through the performance engines installed in it. The suspension setup has the Multi-link coil spring outback of suspension. The disc brakes on all four wheels are with ABS technology.

The Sorento, being an SUV of modern midsized 3-row, and the seven-seater family car, is fairly made out with safety as well as tech features. And in the international market, this SUV has features like keyless entry and powered driver seat. However, auto-dimming rear-view mirror, LED taillights, wood-design trim in the cabin, 7.0-inch driver supervision display, and a 10-speaker Harmon/Kardon audio system is also installed.

A powered tailgate 360º camera, and smartphone mirroring for iOS and Android, touchscreen system with live satellite navigation, and the panoramic sunroof has made the car unique with the latest technology.

The safety is also provided in this family SUV as it has dual front airbags and side-impact airbags. ABS, BA, and EBD technology for the brakes, traction and stability control, hill-start and hill descent assist, blind-spot monitoring, adaptive cruise control among other hi-tech features with forwarding collision and lane departure are involved.

Price is competing with the Toyota Fortuner and is in between Rs. 7.5 Million to Rs. 9 Million; however, the fixed pricing figures have not been revealed yet. Sorento SUV is anticipated to be an amazing addition to the automobile of Pakistan.

Bilal Jamil
Bilal Jamilhttps://startuppakistan.com.pk
Founder & CEO at Startup Pakistan

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