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All New 2016 Kia Sorento – Man On The Road

All New 2016 Kia Sorento – Man On The Road
April 30
15:56 2016


Kia’s popularity has no doubt increased tremendously over the past few years in Fiji.

This had been simply due to the continuous efforts of Kia’s R&D team in ensuring that every model Kia launches offer exciting innovations to customers, be it a facelift or a model totally reborn.

Kia’s latest SUV offering is the redesigned 2016 Kia Sorento that has been described as the best vehicle in its segment internationally, winning top design awards and top safety awards. Kia calls it the ‘Man on the Road’.

It’s no wonder this SUV is Kia Motor’s fastest selling vehicle here in Fiji.

The 2016 Kia Sorento offers a good blend of style, practicality and technology and having grown in size compared to the last model.

It’s not just the exterior, the premium look and feel is carried over into the cabin which offers space for up to seven occupants and numerous technology features.

The new interior features soft-touch materials, more so than any other car in its class. The increased exterior dimensions and the extended wheelbase have created generous additional space inside, with 5-seater or 7-seater versions available.

The new Sorento features a standard 40/20/40 second-row split-folding seats that slide front and back. The second-row seats can be remotely folded from the boot by pulling a lever and the third row has enough space for adults, with better legroom than some bigger 4x4s.

With the third row folded down, there is as much cargo space as a bigger 4×4. The boot also features a hidden storage compartment under the floor and a cargo net to hold small items.



As for technology, there is no shortage in the Kia, starting with the multimedia options. The standard audio system has a 3.8-inch display, MP3 CD player, USB and AUX-in ports, and six speakers around the cabin. A 4.3-inch version is available, also fitted with a rear parking camera.

An advanced Infinity premium sound system is also an option, with 10 speakers including a subwoofer and an external amplifier.m Other new available features include an Around-View Monitor, which uses four cameras to show the view on all sides of the car.

There are 3 drive modes that can be selected at the press of a button — Comfort, Normal and Sport — which can make the steering lighter or firmer as well as adjust the automatic gearbox to your driving style.

There is also a smart power tailgate that automatically opens when you walk near it with the key. And the panoramic glass roof can open partially to make an airy cabin.



On the safety front, there is the optional DYNAMAX all-wheel-drive system with 4WD Lock mode as well as Advanced Traction Cornering Control and Electronic Stability Control, to make driving safer in wet or low-grip sandy driving conditions.

More high-strength steel is used in the new model than before, and a full set of airbags is available.

Kia Sorento along with the full line-up of other Kia vehicles are now available from Kia Motors Fiji Showrooms, located in the corner of Grantham Road and Carpenter Street, Garden City, Raiwai Suva, and on the Main Street in Nadi town.

Kia Motors Fiji Service Centers are located on Carpenter Street in Raiwai Suva, and on the Khan Jan Drive, Wekamu Sub-division in Nadi, opposite the Nadi Temple.

All brand new Kia vehicles are backed by a 3year/100,000km warranty in Fiji.

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