Australian specs and pricing have been confirmed for the 2021 Kia Sorento ahead of a showroom arrival later this month.
After outlining the price range last week, individual trim levels and drive-away pricing details have been published on the brand’s website.
Locally, Kia will offer four grades – S, Sport, Sport+ and GT-Line – with both petrol and diesel engine options. Pricing starts at $46,990 drive-away and tops out at $64,990 drive-away.
Scroll below for each grade’s equipment highlights.
Dimensionally, the new Sorento is 4810mm long (+10mm), 1900mm wide (+10mm), 1695mm high with a 2815mm wheelbase (+35mm).
With all seven seats in place, the new Sorento offers 187L of cargo space which can be increased to 821L with a five-seat configuration.
Petrol models are equipped with a 3.5-litre petrol V6 developing 200kW and 332Nm. It’s paired with a conventional eight-speed automatic that drives the front wheels.
The diesel Sorento uses a 2.2-litre turbocharged four-cylinder unit to produce 148kW and 440Nm. It’s matched with the brand’s new wet-type eight-speed dual-clutch automatic and an on-demand all-wheel drive system.
The 2021 Kia Sorento is due to arrive in Australian showrooms later this month.
2021 Kia Sorento pricing (drive-away):
Sorento S petrol - $46,990
Sorento S diesel - $49,990
Sorento Sport petrol - $49,990
Sorento Sport diesel - $52,990
Sorento Sport+ petrol - $54,390
Sorento Sport+ diesel - $57,390
Sorento GT-Line petrol - $61,990
Sorento GT-Line diesel - $64,990
Sorento equipment highlights:
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
Autonomous emergency braking (AEB) with Junction Assist
Rear cross-traffic assist
Multi Collision Brake
LED headlights and fog lights
17-inch alloys with full-size spare
Front centre side airbag
Sorento Sport adds
Satellite navigation with up to 10 years of map updates
Dual-zone climate control
Tyre pressure monitoring
Eight-way power-adjustable driver’s seat with two-way lumbar
Sorento Sport+ adds
Smart key with push-button start
19-inch alloys with full-size spare
Electric tailgate with height adjustment
2 x USB rear seat charge ports
Remote engine start
Heated steering wheel
Heated front seats
Sorento GT-Line adds
Blind Spot View Monitor
Remote Smart Parking Assist
Parking Collision Avoidance Assist
20-inch dark chrome alloys with full-size spare
8.0-inch head-up display
Quilted Nappa leather-appointed seats
Bose premium sound system
Rear occupant alert
Heated/ventilated front seats
Heated second-row seats
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