Tuesday, August 16, 2022 17:33
That is excellent news from this mannequin when the hybrid model of Kia Sorento has simply appeared on the GIIAS 2022 exhibition in Indonesia. It’s anticipated that the automobile can be offered in 2 markets Indonesia and Malaysia.
The 4th technology Kia Sorento has formally been current in some Southeast Asian markets, so it’s more likely to return to Vietnam quickly. Nonetheless, the worldwide hybrid model of the Korean SUV has to date appeared within the area for the primary time.
It’s recognized that the hybrid model of the 3-row SUV line sharing the Kia Carnival, Hyundai Satria and Kia Sportage chassis makes use of a 1.6L turbocharged petrol engine, supported by an electrical motor of 59 horsepower. The automobile has a system capability of 228 horsepower, 350 Nm of torque, comes with a 6-speed computerized transmission. The default drive system of this model is front-wheel drive.
In Vietnam, Kia Sorento solely has 2 variations of two.5L turbocharged petrol with 177 hp / 232 Nm with 6-speed computerized transmission, and a pair of.2L turbocharged diesel with 198 hp / 440 Nm with twin clutch transmission. Moist 8 ranges. Due to this fact, the hybrid model that was promised to be launched in March is predicted, however THACO has but to make a transfer. It’s possible that this mannequin can be obtainable on the market within the third quarter.
In accordance with specialists, in comparison with the common Kia Sorento, the hybrid model doesn’t have many variations apart from the hybrid badge situated on the rear door. The beginning worth of this model, referenced within the Indonesian market the place the automobile has simply been launched, is about 1.52 billion VND after conversion.