The 2023 Kia Seltos in Elk Grove CA

There's Something for Everyone in the New Kia Sorento

Buyers around Sacramento shopping for a reliable midsize SUV will love the Kia Sorento. The three-row model stands out in its class and has redesigned exterior featuring sleek headlights and an aggressive grille. Besides its exquisite looks, the Kia Sorento boasts a comfortable interior with numerous high-tech features to enhance your comfort.

Kia introduced new X-Line S and X-Line EX trims for the new model, with unique exterior and interior features. On the S trim and above, the Sorento gets a standard 10.3-inch touchscreen, while the SX Prestige gets a more adjustable driver's seat and heated second-row captain's chairs.

Performance & Safety

The Kia Sorento has several powertrain options, available in front-wheel and all-wheel drivetrains. The base engine is a 2.5-liter naturally aspirated inline-four engine paired with an eight-speed automatic and producing 191 horsepower and 181 pound-feet of torque. A more powerful 2.5-liter turbocharged engine is also available for Vacaville drivers, and it delivers 281 horsepower and 311 pound-feet of torque. If you are interested in excellent fuel economy ratings, the hybrid and plug-in hybrid models are suitable. Both have a 1.6-liter inline-four engine, but the hybrid adds a 44.0-kW electric motor to generate 227 horsepower. On the other hand, the plug-in hybrid version adds a 66.9-kW electric motor and generates 261 horsepower.

According to the manufacturer, the new Kia Sorento has more tensile strength, thus increasing the safety score. In addition, it has an impressive safety suite with varying driver-assistance features depending on the trim. Notable features include:

  • Automatic emergency braking
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Safe Exit System
  • Blind Spot View Monitor
  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist
  • Surround 360-degree camera
  • Parking distance warning

Fuel Economy

The Kia Sorento is ideal for daily driving and highway cruises around Roseville, CA and will return varying economy ratings depending on the engine. With the base 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, the Kia Sorento will return 24 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway. The more powerful turbocharged engine has a lower economy rating and earns 22 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway. Hybrid Sorento models have better fuel economy, earning up to 39 mpg in city driving and 35 on the highway. The plug-in hybrid model can drive up to 79 MPGe combined. Plus, the plug-in hybrid can cover as much as 32 miles with electricity only on a single charge.


The Kia Sorento has a delightful interior featuring high-quality materials, an impressive layout and ample seating space across its three rows. You will love the list of comfort-enhancing features available in the new Kia Sorento, which vary depending on the trim you prefer. Base models have a six-way manually adjustable driver's seat and a four-way adjustable passenger's seat. Meanwhile, high trim models have a 10-way power-adjustable driver's seat with two-way lumbar support and an eight-way power-adjustable front passenger seat. The Kia Sorento also offers ample storage space measuring 12.6 cubic feet behind the third-row seats and 70 cubic feet when folded. Stand-out interior features include dual-zone climate control, a panoramic sunroof, remote keyless entry and leather upholstery.


The Kia Sorento has an upscale infotainment system featuring a 12.3-inch driver display screen, an 8.0-inch touchscreen and an optional 10.3-inch display. Base models get a six-speaker audio system with the option of a 12-speaker Bose® premium system. Standard and available connectivity features include:

  • Apple CarPlay®
  • Android Auto™
  • Navigation
  • SiriusXM®
  • HD Radio™
  • Wireless phone charging

The Kia Sorento is a practical midsize SUV ideal for the diverse lifestyles in the Elk Grove, GA area. Whether you are shopping for a fuel-efficient daily driver or a vehicle for your adventures around Davis, the Kia Sorento is sure to impress you. If you are shopping for a new model, please get in touch with Elk Grove Kia and start the journey to an unforgettable driving experience.

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