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Exit date 15.09.2017

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Updated KIA Sorento Prime enters the Russian market


Russian dealers of KIA began sales of the updated flagship crossover KIA Sorento Prime. The car will be offered in 5 levels and 13 variants of configuration, as well as in the GT Line version, at a price from 1 million 849 thousand 900 rubles to 2 million 779 thousand 900 rubles, reports the press service of KIA Motors Rus.

The appearance of the updated Sorento Prime has undergone a subtle refinement: the new design received front and rear bumpers, as well as all lighting equipment. In a number of configurations, it is represented by adaptive LED headlamps. A new design of light-alloy wheels is available in sizes from 17 to 19 inches. The range of colors of a body is expanded. In the interior, the design of the steering wheel and the climate control unit on the center console were changed.

For the updated KIA Sorento Prime, there are three engines - a petrol 2.4 GDI (188 hp) with direct fuel injection and an updated petrol V6 MPI (249 hp) with a distributed injection system, as well as a diesel 2.2 CRDi (200 hp). Engine 2.4 MPI is aggregated with a modernized 6-speed automatic transmission, in other versions the flagship crossover is equipped with a new 8-speed automatic transmission. In the new basic equipment Classic the car has a drive to the front wheels.

Already in the basic version, the interior of the renewed KIA Sorento Prime has a decorative backlight, the multifunction steering wheel and the transmission selector are finished with genuine leather, the illuminated mirrors are integrated into the sun visors. The steering position can be adjusted in height and reach. The driver's seat has a height adjustment, the rear seats with longitudinal mechanical adjustment can be folded in a 40/20/40 ratio and have a central armrest.

In all trim levels, the car is equipped with anthermal front and side front windows, the power windows of the doors have an electric drive and an Auto function. At the disposal of the driver and passengers – there are cigarette lighter, ashtray, 12 V sockets and USB connectors for the front and second row, the front panel also has an Aux connector. The standard equipment is a Bluetooth system for connecting mobile devices, on-board computer and cruise control, dual-zone climate control.

Regardless of the configuration, the Sorento Prime is equipped with an ABS with an assist braking assistant BAS and an emergency braking warning ESS, an ESP, ESP, VSM, a start-up assistant on the UAS lift and a towed trailer TSA, tire. All Sorento Prime have an anti-theft system and an immobilizer, a key with remote control of the door locks, the ERA-GLONASS complex. The car is equipped with front and side airbags and curtain airbags throughout the length of the cabin. By default, parking sensors and a light sensor are installed.

Sorento Prime in all trim levels is offered with the proprietary package "Warm options", developed taking into account the conditions of Russian operation. The sports version of the Sorento Prime GT Line provides a number of design and technical differences and it is offered with 3.5 MPI and 2.2 CRDi engines, only in a five-seat layout.

As noted, since July of 2015, when the model appeared on the Russian market, Sorento Prime managed to increase its share in the D-SUV segment to 5.2% in 2017. The updated crossover is designed to attract new customers and strengthen positions in the segment.

05.02.18 AA "AUTOSTAT"
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