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Why Buy 2018 KIA Sorento | Greensboro NC

Why Buy 2018 KIA Sorento | Greensboro NC
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Vehicle Overview

If a Greensboro North Carolina shopper needs a convenient, comfortable, and capable crossover, the 2018 Kia Sorento is a great choice. Seating for five to seven passengers, three engine choices, and the choice between all- and front-wheel drive means that there’s a Sorento for everyone. All models are nicely equipped, and when drivers consider Kia’s outstanding warranty, it’s easy to see the answer to the question “Why buy from a Greensboro Kia dealership?” Here, customers can learn what makes this vehicle so appealing.

Greensboro NC - 2018 KIA Sorento OVERVIEW

Exterior – 2018 KIA Sorento

For a vehicle with three rows of seating, the 2018 Kia Sorento has neat, tidy proportions. While its styling isn’t exactly revolutionary, the same could be said for most of the crossovers on the market. Details are good-looking, yet understated, and all 2018 models come with upgraded headlamps. A power liftgate and power folding side mirrors now come standard on the EX trim and all models above, while SXs now come with rain sensing wipers.

Greensboro NC - 2018 KIA Sorento EXTERIOR

Interior – 2018 KIA Sorento in Greensboro

The Sorentos make great use of interior space. Ergonomics and comfort are strong selling points at Kia, and the automaker has adapted the front seats’ headrests for increased comfort. The new “Cool and Connected” package brings dual climate controls to the LX version, and EXs now come with auto power windows, an enlarged digital gauge cluster, and an auto dimming rearview mirror. All controls are sensibly located and labeled, which makes them easy to use.

The 2018 Sorentos are at the top of the list as far as legroom is concerned. In the three-row configuration, the 40/20/40 split second row reclines and slides for increased seating flexibility. The available 50/50 rear row is large enough for most adults, which further adds to the vehicle’s versatility. While the base model has fewer features, a slight step up to the LX trim gives buyers the aforementioned third row, plus leather upholstery, smartphone integration, extra USB ports, and much more. Higher models have vented and heated front-row seats and upgraded audio and infotainment systems.

Greensboro NC - 2018 KIA Sorento INTERIOR

Mechanical/Powertrain – Sorento specs in Greensboro NC

A 290hp, 3.3L V6 is the default option on most trim levels, and that’s not necessarily a bad thing. The six-speed auto transmission works as it should, and the 240hp turbo four-cylinder does a great job of keeping up with its rivals. The vehicle, when equipped with AWD and the V6 engine, has a towing capacity of 5000 pounds, which puts it at the higher end of the spectrum as far as crossovers are concerned. Shoppers who opt for FWD and a basic four-cylinder engine get reduced towing capacity at 3500 pounds.

Safety – 2018 KIA Sorento dealer

The Sorento’s crash test ratings are good, and auto emergency braking comes as a feature or an option on most trim levels. For 2018, it got the Top Safety Pick+ designation from the IIHS (the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety), partly because of its upgraded headlights. More information on the vehicle’s safety features is included in the sections below.

Greensboro NC - 2018 KIA Sorento MECHANICAL

Child seats, airbags, and the spare tire: The vehicle’s second row has a sufficient number of LATCH child safety seat mounting points. Large rear door openings and a roomy interior make it easy to properly install these seats. All Sorentos have a full complement of airbags for drivers and passengers.

Active safety additions: While the automaker hasn’t yet included semi-automatic driving capabilities, auto emergency braking is a new addition. Most of Kia’s other safety systems are available on higher trim levels as part of a tech package. SXLs are the only trim to come with rear cross traffic alert and smart cruise control as standard equipment.

Rearview cameras: While the Sorento’s rearview camera doesn’t have the highest level of resolution, the system is useful when combined with park assist sensors. The system is optional on lower trims and standard on higher-line models.

These safety features are best seen and experienced in person. Stop by the Greensboro North Carolina dealership today to see what’s available as far as safety features are concerned.

Request Kia Sorento Information and Quotes at Battleground KIA

The showroom at our Greensboro KIA dealership is stocked with the latest Sorentos, and we invite drivers to stop by to take a test drive. Alternatively, shoppers can call us for the latest specials or view the dealer’s inventory online. No matter which method a buyer prefers, it’s easy to get the right information from Battleground Kia.

Find Out Why You Should Buy a Sorento in Greensboro North Carolina

With its roomy interior, abundant creature comforts, long list of safety features, and of course KIA’s outstanding warranty, it’s easy to see why Greensboro’s drivers think the Sorento’s so appealing. Call the Greensboro Kia dealership today to find out about leasing and finance specials, visit the dealer’s website, or stop by the Battleground Kia showroom to see the inventory in person.


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