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A Guide To The Technology Behind The 2023 Kia Sorento Hybrid!

A Guide To The Technology Behind The 2023 Kia Sorento Hybrid!

The 2023 Kia Sorento Hybrid is powered by the latest hybrid technology that delivers unprecedented performance, efficiency and style. The breakthrough powertrain is part of Kia’s second-generation advanced system architecture that brings with it cutting-edge features.


Advanced Hybrid Powertrain And Driver-Assist Features


The 2023 Kia Sorento is an all-wheel drive that features an advanced powertrain making it easy to travel on various kinds of roads and in difficult driving conditions. In terms of driver assistance features, this hybrid comes with a backup camera and brake assist. It also features blind spot monitoring to keep your car safe and ensure you don’t collide with another vehicle in your blind spot. 


It also comes with advanced lane-keeping assist to keep your hybrid in the same lane while travelling. It also has a lane departure warning which will inform you if you drift out of your lane. This hybrid is a crossover, and considering its size, it also has a rear parking aid to make parking easier. It has a tire pressure monitor that lets you know when you need to refill air and cruise control for optimum efficiency.


2023 Latest Changes

2023 Latest Changes


Blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert are now standard on the Sorento. Certain trims get a larger infotainment system and power folding mirrors. The hybrid will feature 17-inch wheels, a captain’s chair in the second row and leather seating. 


Engine and Performance


This hybrid comes equipped with a 1.6L electric I4 intercooled turbo engine, which delivers a horsepower of 261 and torque of 258 lb-ft. 


Fuel Economy


The 2023 Sorento is quite a fuel-efficient hybrid which offers an efficiency of 6.7L/100km in the city and 7.1L/100km on the highway. 


Interior Layout/Options

Interior Layout Options


The Sorento is packed with features such as climate control, heated front seats, driver adjustable lumbar, multi-zone and rear air conditioning, a heated steering wheel, power driver and passenger seat, power windows, keyless entry, power door locks and keyless start. 


Exterior Layout/Options

Exterior Layout Options


The sunroof is absent on the base trim. Apart from this, it features an auto-dimming rearview mirror, automatic headlights, daytime running lights, integrated turn signal mirrors, power and heated mirrors, remote trunk release, remote engine start, variable speed intermittent wipers, and a universal garage door. 


Infotainment and Connectivity

Infotainment and Connectivity


This car comes with smart device integration, Bluetooth connectivity, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, steering wheel audio controls, an MP3 player, a navigation system, an HD radio and AM/FM radio. 


Safety Features


When it comes to safety, you get multiple airbags, stability control, ABS, traction control, a 4-wheel disc brake, and child safety locks.  




The wheelbase on this car is 2814mm and the ground clearance is 175mm.


Trims & Pricing


Price $40,183 $49,683
Engine 1.6L Turbo 4 cylinder 1.6L Turbo GDI
Fuel system  Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI)
Horsepower & torque 227 hp/258 lb-ft 261 hp/258 lb-ft
Drivetrain AWD AWD
Transmission 6-speed automatic 6-speed automatic
Fuel type Regular unleaded Regular unleaded
Fuel capacity NA NA
Fuel economy (city/hwy) 6.4L/100km/7.0L/100km 2.8L/100km/3.2L/100km


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The 2023 Sorento will change the way we look at hybrids. We hope this article helped you understand what you can expect from this latest Kia vehicle. Make sure you reserve yours today to avoid disappointment.

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