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2015 Kia Sorento previewed in official sketches

Official design sketches of the 2015 Kia Sorento have been released, previewing its exterior styling for the first time. The sketches are similar to unofficial renderings of the third-generation large SUV that surfaced online last week, though look to suggest the new model will feature an even bolder and more upright ‘tiger-nose’ grille, a more muscular stance, and more heavily swept styling than expected...

2015 Kia Sorento renderings revealed

The unveiling of the 2015 Kia Sorento may still be more than two months away, but these sketches are believed to give an accurate impression of the next-generation SUV’s exterior styling. The renderings, first published by enthusiast blog Kia World, are an artist’s impression of the new Kia Sorento based on spy shots of a heavily camouflaged prototype captured earlier this month...

2015 Kia Sorento spied prior to Paris motor show debut

The all-new 2015 Kia Sorento has been caught ahead of the car’s global debut at the 2014 Paris motor show in October. The South Korean brand’s seven-seat SUV was spotted by CarAdvice’s spies in the European Alps, and unlike the previous spy shots we’d seen of the Sorento, this version appears to be a heavily camouflaged production model...

Kia Sorento: heavy duty tow package upgrades down ball weight to 150kg

The Kia Sorento is now available with a heavy duty towing package that improves the pulling ability of the recently updated full-size SUV. Available for both front- and four-wheel-drive variants, the upgrade sees the Sorento’s maximum down ball rating increase from 120kg to 150kg, providing extra versatility for those requiring expanded towing ability...

2013 Kia Sorento starts from $37,490

The popular Korean-made Kia Sorento has been updated for the 2013 model year with a sharper look, an all new bodyshell, more variants and improvements to the interior. The new Kia Sorento may appear as just a facelift from the outside, but the Koreans have updated the car's bodyshell, which is now the same as the all-new Hyundai Santa Fe...

2013 Kia Sorento: new platform for updated SUV

The 2013 Kia Sorento has been unveiled at the Paris motor show today ahead of its Australian launch next month. Although one may mistake the updated Kia Sorento as just a facelift, underneath the skin the SUV's platform and body shell have been majorly reworked...

Kia Sorento set to get 2.4-litre direct-injection petrol engine in 2013

A 2.4-litre direct-injection petrol engine appears set to join the Kia Sorento’s powertrain line-up from early next year following the local launch of the updated SUV in October. The upgraded 141kW/242Nm Theta II GDI powerplant is expected to become the third engine option in Australia, slotting in beneath the 204kW/335Nm 3.5-litre V6 petrol and 145kW/422-436Nm 2...

Kia Sorento: mid-life facelift for large SUV

The first official images of the 2013 Kia Sorento have been released, revealing a cleaner and more sophisticated design for the large Korean SUV. Partially revealed in earlier spy shots, the mid-life upgrade brings redesigned headlights with integrated LED daytime running lights, a new tailgate with Audi-inspired LED tail-lights, and new front and rear bumpers with vertical fog lights...

2013 Kia Sorento facelift uncovered

The 2013 Kia Sorento facelift has been spotted almost completely undisguised just weeks out from its official unveiling. First published by Kia World website, the image of the upgraded Sorento reveals the large SUV’s refreshed front-end styling, which benefits from cleaner, clear-lens headlights; a sleeker, more sophisticated grille; vertical fog lights; and a reshaped bumper and bonnet...

Kia Sorento: new platform, tweaked styling for large SUV

The upgraded Kia Sorento will get an all-new platform and mild design revisions when it goes on sale later this year. Images of a heavily camouflaged prototype captured by CarAdvice’s spy photographers at the Nurburgring confirm the body of the updated Sorento will carry over largely unchanged...

Kia Sorento gets minor update in North America

North American markets are set to enjoy a minor update to the popular Kia Sorento, with the Korean SUV now sporting an updated interior and more features. Although cosmetically it appears to have remained unchanged in North America (for the time being), Kia Australia is expected to release a proper facelifted Sorento in the second half of this year, but details of that update are still under wraps...