Sorento

New design and in-car technologies for new Kia Sorento

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New design and in-car technologies for new Kia Sorento

-       Revised exterior and interior design for spacious seven-seat SUV

-       Addition of new sport-inspired GT Line variant to Sorento range

-       New eight-speed automatic transmission improves CO2 and driveablilty

-       Range of new DRiVE WISE active safety features available

-       New infotainment system with Harman/Kardon® Premium Sound system

-       New Kia Sorento on-sale from Q4 2017

 

Frankfurt, 5 September 2017 – Kia Motors Europe has announced a range of upgrades to the Sorento, the company’s seven-seat flagship SUV. The new Sorento will be on public display for the first time at the 2017 Frankfurt International Motor Show, and is due on sale across Europe from Q4 2017.

The new Kia Sorento features a refreshed exterior and interior design, and is available with Kia’s latest safety and in-car connectivity technologies. A new GT Line variant is also available, as well as an efficient new eight-speed automatic transmission for 2.2-litre diesel model.

Michael Cole, Chief Operating Officer of Kia Motors Europe, commented: “The Sorento accounted for 15,769 sales across Europe in 2016, and it remains an important contributor to the company’s sustained sales growth. The current model has a broad appeal among buyers, with a combination of high practicality, handsome design, and good value. Upgrades to the car’s exterior and interior design, safety, and in-car technology all add to the appeal of the car and will ensure sales remain strong.”

 

 

Design: updated exterior and interior design

Kia’s designers have made a series of modifications to the Sorento’s exterior design. These include revised front and rear bumpers, new LED head- and tail-lamps, and a new dark metallic finish to the ‘tiger-nose’ grille. The result is a more sophisticated and purposeful front-end appearance. New Rich Espresso and Gravity Blue exterior paint finishes are now available, as well as a new design for the Sorento’s 17-, 18- and 19-inch aluminium alloy wheels.

Inside, the cabin features a newly-designed steering wheel and driver instrument cluster, as well as a new climate control LCD display. The dashboard also features a new Audio Visual Navigation (AVN) system (see ‘Technology’).

The new Sorento features an increased proportion of soft touch materials and leather for a more premium cabin ambience. Customers can specify the interior in single-tone (black) or two-tone (black and stone beige), with cloth or leather upholstery. Optional brown or light grey leather upholstery is also available. The driver and front passenger seats are equipped with four-way and two-way adjustable lumbar support respectively, to enhance seating comfort.

 

Powertrain: lower emissions from new eight-speed automatic transmission

The new Sorento is the first SUV from Kia available with the company’s new eight-speed automatic transmission. Designed in-house by Kia and launched in 2016, the transmission boasts 143 newly-patented technologies and delivers a slick-shifting, more decisive drive, while reducing emissions slightly.

The new eight-speed automatic transmission is available on Sorento models powered by the 2.2-litre diesel engine, replacing the six-speed automatic transmission (a six-speed manual transmission is also available). Compared to other automatic transmissions, Kia’s new eight-speed unit requires fewer control valves, enabling a more direct mechanical link to the engine. This allows the transmission to shift more quickly than the outgoing six-speed automatic transmission. The greater choice of gears enables more decisive acceleration, while reducing CO2 emissions from 172 to 159 g/km.

The new transmission offers four different drive modes: Eco, Comfort, Sport and Smart. Drivers can select their preferred mode with the Sorento’s electronic Drive Mode Select system. Each mode enables the driver to customise the powertrain’s responses to driver inputs, enhancing fuel economy or acceleration characteristics depending on driver preference. The Drive Mode Select also adapts the weight of the rack-mounted power steering system, for more relaxed or more immediate, engaging steering responses. The new Smart Mode is designed to understand and anticipate the driver’s steering preferences, automatically switching between Eco, Comfort and Sport modes. This enables the Sorento to adapt to the driver’s steering behaviour as road conditions change, pre-empting the driver’s preference for different speeds and driving environments.

 

GT Line: new sport-inspired Sorento GT Line model

Kia has introduced a new GT Line variant to the Sorento, further enhancing its appeal. Inspired by the appearance of Kia’s higher-performance GT models, the Sorento GT Line features a range of upgrades for added style and on-road presence. The exterior features four-lamp LED fog lights, red brake callipers, a more prominent sill step, and subtle GT Line badging designed to distinguish it from other Sorento models. Diesel models are fitted with a distinctive new chrome twin exhaust tip.

The interior of the GT Line includes the same improvements as the standard car, and also features quilted seats, finished in black leather with contrasting grey stitching and GT Line embroided emblems. In addition, the new variant features unique gear shift paddles and a series of satin chrome highlights throughout the interior.

 

Safety: new active safety features available

For the first time, the Sorento is available with Kia’s latest DRiVE WISE Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). DRIVE WiSE embodies Kia’s philosophy to create intelligently safe vehicles with active safety technologies designed to avoid or mitigate the effects of collisions.

The new Driver Attention Warning (DAW) system combats distracted or drowsy driving. The system monitors a number of inputs from the vehicle and the driver. It sounds a warning chime and displays a graphic in the instrument binnacle if it senses a lapse in concentration from the driver. In Europe, driver fatigue is believed to be a key factor in up to a quarter of all fatal traffic accidents across the continent*. The USA’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration conservatively estimates that 100,000 police-reported crashes are the direct result of driver fatigue each year. In the USA, this results in an estimated 1,550 deaths and 71,000 injuries annually.**

Other new safety features available on the Sorento include: Lane Keeping Assist System; High Beam Assist, and full LED headlamps with Dynamic Bending Light. These new technologies make the Sorento one of the safest cars in its class.

 

Technology: connected touchscreen infotainment and premium audio system

The new Sorento is available with Kia’s latest 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system, with navigation and Kia Connected Services powered by TomTom®. The new system offers Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™, enabling full smartphone integration. Android Auto™ is designed to work with Android phones running 5.0 (Lollipop) or higher; Apple CarPlay™, for iPhone 5 or newer. Within the centre console is a wireless smartphone charger, allowing users to charge their smartphones on the move.

Buyers can upgrade their Sorento with a new Harman/Kardon® sound system. The powerful 640-watt, 10-speaker surround-sound audio system. Clari-Fi™ music restoration technology rebuilds audio signals lost in the digital compression process, returning high-fidelity quality to digitally-compressed music. The system’s QuantumLogic™ Surround Sound technology extracts signals from the original recording, redistributing them into an authentic, multi-dimensional soundstage. The result is clear, refined and detailed playback of a driver’s favourite tunes.

On-sale from Q4 2017

Backed by the company’s quality promise, the new Kia Sorento is sold as standard with the company’s unique 7-Year, 150,000 km warranty. It goes on sale across Europe from Q4 2017.

 

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Technical Specifications

 

Body and chassis

Five-door, five- or seven-seater SUV, with all-steel unitary construction bodyshell. Choice of diesel and gasoline four-cylinder engines driving the front and rear wheels via a six-speed manual, or six-speed or eight-speed automatic transmission – depending on model.

 

 

Engines  
2.0-litre / 185 ps Diesel   
Type Four cylinder in-line
Capacity  2.0-litres, 1,995 cc 
Bore and stroke  84.0 x 90.0mm 
Compression ratio 16.0:1
Max power  185 ps (136 kW) @ 4,000 rpm 
Max torque  402 Nm (297 lb ft) @ 1,750-2,750 rpm 
Valves 16 (4-per-cylinder) 
Emissions class  Euro Stage 6
   
2.2-litre / 200 ps Diesel   
Type Four cylinder in-line
Capacity  2.2-litres, 2,199 cc
Bore and stroke  85.4 x 96.0mm 
Compression ratio 16.0:1
Max power  200 ps (147 kW) @ 3,800 rpm 
Max torque  441 Nm (325 lb ft) @ 1,750-2,750 rpm 
Valves 16 (4-per-cylinder) 
Emissions class  Euro Stage 6
   
2.4-litre / 188 ps Gasoline Direct Injection  
Type DOHC, four cylinder in-line
Capacity  2.4-litres, 2,359 cc
Bore and stroke  88.0 x 97.0mm 
Compression ratio 11.3:1
Max power  188 ps (138 kW) @ 6,000 rpm 
Max torque  241 Nm (178 lb ft) @ 4,000 rpm 
Valves 16 (4-per-cylinder)
Emissions class  Euro Stage 6

 

 

Transmissions        
  2.0 CRDi 2.2 CRDi 2.4 GDI  
Manual --- 6-sp ---  
Automatic 6-sp 8-sp 6-sp  
         
Gear ratios        
  2.0 CRDi 2.2 CRDi   2.4 GDI
  AT MT AT AT
1 4.651 3.538 4.808 4.639
2 2.831 1.909 2.901 2.826
3 1.842 1.179 1.864 1.841
4 1.386 0.814 1.424 1.386
5 1 0.737 1.219 1
6 0.772 0.628 1 0.772
7 --- --- 0.799 ---
8 --- --- 0.648 ---
Reverse 3.393 3.91 3.425 3.385
Final Drive 1 3.195 4.750* 3.32 3.510***
    4.071**   3.648****
*1-4        
**5-6, reverse        
***FWD model        
****AWD model          
           
             

 

 

Suspension and damping        
Front Fully independent by subframe-mounted MacPherson struts, with coil springs and gas-filled shock absorbers. Anti-roll stabiliser bar
Rear Fully independent by subframe-mounted double wishbones, coil springs and gas-filled shock absorbers. Anti-roll stabiliser bar
   

 

Steering  
Type  Rack-mounted electric motor driven power steering, rack-and-pinion 
Gearing 14.08:1(FWD) /14.11(AWD)
Turn 2.71 lock-to-lock 
Turning circle 11.34 m (FWD) / 11.36 m (AWD)
       

 

Brakes  
Front 320 mm ventilated discs / 340 mm ventilated discs
Rear 314 mm solid discs 
   
Wheels and tyres  
Standard Alloy 17-inch, 235/65 R17 tyres 
Optional Alloy 18-inch, 235/60 R18 tyres
  Alloy 19-inch, 235/55 R19 tyres
Spare  Tyre mobility kit 
       

 

Dimensions (mm)      
Exterior      
Overall length 4,800 Overall width* 1,890
Overall height** 1,685 / 1,690 Wheelbase 2,780
Front track*** 1,633 / 1,628 Rear track*** 1,644 / 1,639
Front overhang 945 Rear overhang 1,075
Approach angle 16.9 deg Departure angle  21.0 deg
Ground clearance 185    
*excluding door mirrors      
**with roof rails      
*** 17- and 18-inch wheels / 19-inch wheels      
       
       
Interior      
  1st row 2nd row 3rd row 
Headroom 1,004 998 920
Legroom  1,048 1,000 805
Shoulder room 1,500 1,472 1,342
Hip room  1,439 1,433 1,051
         
Weights (kg, 7-seat, FWD models)         
  2.0 CRDi 2.2 CRDi 2.4 GDI
  AT MT AT AT
Curb weight  --- 1,949 1,980 1,882
Gross weight --- 2,530 2,560 2,510
Trailer weight* --- 2,500 2,000 2,000
*braked; 750kg unbraked for all models      
         
Weights (kg, 7-seat, AWD models)         
  2.0 CRDi 2.2 CRDi 2.4 GDI
  AT MT AT AT
Curb weight  2,027 2,007 2,032 1,938
Gross weight 2,620 2,590 2,620 2,520
Trailer weight* 2,000 2,500 2,000 2,000
*braked; 750kg unbraked for all models      
         
         
Performance         
  2.0 CRDi 2.2 CRDi 2.4 GDI
  AT MT AT AT
Top speed (kph)  201 205 205 195
0-to-100 kph (sec) 10.4 8.7* 9.4** 10.2***
*AWD model: 9.0 seconds        
**AWD model: 9.4 seconds      
***AWD model: 10.5 seconds      
         
Economy (litres / 100km, FWD models)*        
  2.0 CRDi 2.2 CRDi 2.4 GDI
  AT MT AT AT
Combined - 5.6 6 8.9
Extra-urban - 5 5.3 7
Urban - 6.7 7.2 12.3
CO2 (g/km) - 147 159 202
*on 17-inch wheels        
         
Economy (litres / 100km, AWD models)*        
  2.0 CRDi 2.2 CRDi 2.4 GDI
  AT MT AT AT
Combined 6.7 5.7 6.2 9.2
Extra-urban 6 4.9 5.7 7.3
Urban 8.1 6.9 7.2 12.4
CO2 (g/km) 177 149 164 213
*on 17-inch wheels          
           

Engines  
2.0-litre / 185 ps Diesel   
Type Four cylinder in-line
Capacity  2.0-litres, 1,995 cc 
Bore and stroke  84.0 x 90.0mm 
Compression ratio 16.0:1
Max power  185 ps (136 kW) @ 4,000 rpm 
Max torque  402 Nm (297 lb ft) @ 1,750-2,750 rpm 
Valves 16 (4-per-cylinder) 
Emissions class  Euro Stage 6
   
2.2-litre / 200 ps Diesel   
Type Four cylinder in-line
Capacity  2.2-litres, 2,199 cc
Bore and stroke  85.4 x 96.0mm 
Compression ratio 16.0:1
Max power  200 ps (147 kW) @ 3,800 rpm 
Max torque  441 Nm (325 lb ft) @ 1,750-2,750 rpm 
Valves 16 (4-per-cylinder) 
Emissions class  Euro Stage 6
   
2.4-litre / 188 ps Gasoline Direct Injection  
Type DOHC, four cylinder in-line
Capacity  2.4-litres, 2,359 cc
Bore and stroke  88.0 x 97.0mm 
Compression ratio 11.3:1
Max power  188 ps (138 kW) @ 6,000 rpm 
Max torque  241 Nm (178 lb ft) @ 4,000 rpm 
Valves 16 (4-per-cylinder)
Emissions class  Euro Stage 6

 

 

Transmissions        
  2.0 CRDi 2.2 CRDi 2.4 GDI  
Manual --- 6-sp ---  
Automatic 6-sp 8-sp 6-sp  
         
Gear ratios        
  2.0 CRDi 2.2 CRDi   2.4 GDI
  AT MT AT AT
1 4.651 3.538 4.808 4.639
2 2.831 1.909 2.901 2.826
3 1.842 1.179 1.864 1.841
4 1.386 0.814 1.424 1.386
5 1 0.737 1.219 1
6 0.772 0.628 1 0.772
7 --- --- 0.799 ---
8 --- --- 0.648 ---
Reverse 3.393 3.91 3.425 3.385
Final Drive 1 3.195 4.750* 3.32 3.510***
    4.071**   3.648****
*1-4        
**5-6, reverse        
***FWD model        
****AWD model          
           
             

 

 

Suspension and damping        
Front Fully independent by subframe-mounted MacPherson struts, with coil springs and gas-filled shock absorbers. Anti-roll stabiliser bar
Rear Fully independent by subframe-mounted double wishbones, coil springs and gas-filled shock absorbers. Anti-roll stabiliser bar
   

 

Steering  
Type  Rack-mounted electric motor driven power steering, rack-and-pinion 
Gearing 14.08:1(FWD) /14.11(AWD)
Turn 2.71 lock-to-lock 
Turning circle 11.34 m (FWD) / 11.36 m (AWD)
       

 

Brakes  
Front 320 mm ventilated discs / 340 mm ventilated discs
Rear 314 mm solid discs 
   
Wheels and tyres  
Standard Alloy 17-inch, 235/65 R17 tyres 
Optional Alloy 18-inch, 235/60 R18 tyres
  Alloy 19-inch, 235/55 R19 tyres
Spare  Tyre mobility kit 
       

 

Dimensions (mm)      
Exterior      
Overall length 4,800 Overall width* 1,890
Overall height** 1,685 / 1,690 Wheelbase 2,780
Front track*** 1,633 / 1,628 Rear track*** 1,644 / 1,639
Front overhang 945 Rear overhang 1,075
Approach angle 16.9 deg Departure angle  21.0 deg
Ground clearance 185    
*excluding door mirrors      
**with roof rails      
*** 17- and 18-inch wheels / 19-inch wheels      
       
       
Interior      
  1st row 2nd row 3rd row 
Headroom 1,004 998 920
Legroom  1,048 1,000 805
Shoulder room 1,500 1,472 1,342
Hip room  1,439 1,433 1,051
         
Weights (kg, 7-seat, FWD models)         
  2.0 CRDi 2.2 CRDi 2.4 GDI
  AT MT AT AT
Curb weight  --- 1,949 1,980 1,882
Gross weight --- 2,530 2,560 2,510
Trailer weight* --- 2,500 2,000 2,000
*braked; 750kg unbraked for all models      
         
Weights (kg, 7-seat, AWD models)         
  2.0 CRDi 2.2 CRDi 2.4 GDI
  AT MT AT AT
Curb weight  2,027 2,007 2,032 1,938
Gross weight 2,620 2,590 2,620 2,520
Trailer weight* 2,000 2,500 2,000 2,000
*braked; 750kg unbraked for all models      
         
         
Performance         
  2.0 CRDi 2.2 CRDi 2.4 GDI
  AT MT AT AT
Top speed (kph)  201 205 205 195
0-to-100 kph (sec) 10.4 8.7* 9.4** 10.2***
*AWD model: 9.0 seconds        
**AWD model: 9.4 seconds      
***AWD model: 10.5 seconds      
         
Economy (litres / 100km, FWD models)*        
  2.0 CRDi 2.2 CRDi 2.4 GDI
  AT MT AT AT
Combined - 5.6 6 8.9
Extra-urban - 5 5.3 7
Urban - 6.7 7.2 12.3
CO2 (g/km) - 147 159 202
*on 17-inch wheels        
         
Economy (litres / 100km, AWD models)*        
  2.0 CRDi 2.2 CRDi 2.4 GDI
  AT MT AT AT
Combined 6.7 5.7 6.2 9.2
Extra-urban 6 4.9 5.7 7.3
Urban 8.1 6.9 7.2 12.4
CO2 (g/km) 177 149 164 213
*on 17-inch wheels          
           

 

Notes to editors

All technical data contained in this press release and technical specification are expected targets, pending further development and homologation. All figures are subject to change.

*’Sleepiness at the wheel’, Association des Sociétés Françaises d'Autoroutes & Institut National du Sommeil et de la Vigilance, June 2013

**National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) Drowsy Driving Research and Program Plan; March 2016

 

About Kia Motors Europe

Kia Motors Europe is the European sales, marketing and service arm of the Kia Motors Corporation. With its headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, it covers 30 markets in Europe.

About Kia Motors Corporation

 

Kia Motors Corporation (www.kia.com) – a maker of world-class quality vehicles for the young-at-heart – was founded in 1944 and is Korea's oldest manufacturer of motor vehicles. Over 3 million Kia vehicles a year are produced at 14 manufacturing and assembly operations in five countries which are then sold and serviced through a network of distributors and dealers covering around 180 countries. Kia today has over 51,000 employees worldwide and annual revenues of over US$45 billion. It is the major sponsor of the Australian Open and an official automotive partner of FIFA – the governing body of the FIFA World Cup™. Kia Motors Corporation's brand slogan – "The Power to Surprise" – represents the company's global commitment to surprise the world by providing exciting and inspiring experiences that go beyond expectations.

For more information about Kia Motors and our products, please visit our Global Media Center at www.kianewscenter.com.

Engines  
2.0-litre / 185 ps Diesel   
Type Four cylinder in-line
Capacity  2.0-litres, 1,995 cc 
Bore and stroke  84.0 x 90.0mm 
Compression ratio 16.0:1
Max power  185 ps (136 kW) @ 4,000 rpm 
Max torque  402 Nm (297 lb ft) @ 1,750-2,750 rpm 
Valves 16 (4-per-cylinder) 
Emissions class  Euro Stage 6
   
2.2-litre / 200 ps Diesel   
Type Four cylinder in-line
Capacity  2.2-litres, 2,199 cc
Bore and stroke  85.4 x 96.0mm 
Compression ratio 16.0:1
Max power  200 ps (147 kW) @ 3,800 rpm 
Max torque  441 Nm (325 lb ft) @ 1,750-2,750 rpm 
Valves 16 (4-per-cylinder) 
Emissions class  Euro Stage 6
   
2.4-litre / 188 ps Gasoline Direct Injection  
Type DOHC, four cylinder in-line
Capacity  2.4-litres, 2,359 cc
Bore and stroke  88.0 x 97.0mm 
Compression ratio 11.3:1
Max power  188 ps (138 kW) @ 6,000 rpm 
Max torque  241 Nm (178 lb ft) @ 4,000 rpm 
Valves 16 (4-per-cylinder)
Emissions class  Euro Stage 6

 

 

Transmissions        
  2.0 CRDi 2.2 CRDi 2.4 GDI  
Manual --- 6-sp ---  
Automatic 6-sp 8-sp 6-sp  
         
Gear ratios        
  2.0 CRDi 2.2 CRDi   2.4 GDI
  AT MT AT AT
1 4.651 3.538 4.808 4.639
2 2.831 1.909 2.901 2.826
3 1.842 1.179 1.864 1.841
4 1.386 0.814 1.424 1.386
5 1 0.737 1.219 1
6 0.772 0.628 1 0.772
7 --- --- 0.799 ---
8 --- --- 0.648 ---
Reverse 3.393 3.91 3.425 3.385
Final Drive 1 3.195 4.750* 3.32 3.510***
    4.071**   3.648****
*1-4        
**5-6, reverse        
***FWD model        
****AWD model          
           
             

 

 

Suspension and damping        
Front Fully independent by subframe-mounted MacPherson struts, with coil springs and gas-filled shock absorbers. Anti-roll stabiliser bar
Rear Fully independent by subframe-mounted double wishbones, coil springs and gas-filled shock absorbers. Anti-roll stabiliser bar
   

 

Steering  
Type  Rack-mounted electric motor driven power steering, rack-and-pinion 
Gearing 14.08:1(FWD) /14.11(AWD)
Turn 2.71 lock-to-lock 
Turning circle 11.34 m (FWD) / 11.36 m (AWD)
       

 

Brakes  
Front 320 mm ventilated discs / 340 mm ventilated discs
Rear 314 mm solid discs 
   
Wheels and tyres  
Standard Alloy 17-inch, 235/65 R17 tyres 
Optional Alloy 18-inch, 235/60 R18 tyres
  Alloy 19-inch, 235/55 R19 tyres
Spare  Tyre mobility kit 
       

 

Dimensions (mm)      
Exterior      
Overall length 4,800 Overall width* 1,890
Overall height** 1,685 / 1,690 Wheelbase 2,780
Front track*** 1,633 / 1,628 Rear track*** 1,644 / 1,639
Front overhang 945 Rear overhang 1,075
Approach angle 16.9 deg Departure angle  21.0 deg
Ground clearance 185    
*excluding door mirrors      
**with roof rails      
*** 17- and 18-inch wheels / 19-inch wheels      
       
       
Interior      
  1st row 2nd row 3rd row 
Headroom 1,004 998 920
Legroom  1,048 1,000 805
Shoulder room 1,500 1,472 1,342
Hip room  1,439 1,433 1,051
         
Weights (kg, 7-seat, FWD models)         
  2.0 CRDi 2.2 CRDi 2.4 GDI
  AT MT AT AT
Curb weight  --- 1,949 1,980 1,882
Gross weight --- 2,530 2,560 2,510
Trailer weight* --- 2,500 2,000 2,000
*braked; 750kg unbraked for all models      
         
Weights (kg, 7-seat, AWD models)         
  2.0 CRDi 2.2 CRDi 2.4 GDI
  AT MT AT AT
Curb weight  2,027 2,007 2,032 1,938
Gross weight 2,620 2,590 2,620 2,520
Trailer weight* 2,000 2,500 2,000 2,000
*braked; 750kg unbraked for all models      
         
         
Performance         
  2.0 CRDi 2.2 CRDi 2.4 GDI
  AT MT AT AT
Top speed (kph)  201 205 205 195
0-to-100 kph (sec) 10.4 8.7* 9.4** 10.2***
*AWD model: 9.0 seconds        
**AWD model: 9.4 seconds      
***AWD model: 10.5 seconds      
         
Economy (litres / 100km, FWD models)*        
  2.0 CRDi 2.2 CRDi 2.4 GDI
  AT MT AT AT
Combined - 5.6 6 8.9
Extra-urban - 5 5.3 7
Urban - 6.7 7.2 12.3
CO2 (g/km) - 147 159 202
*on 17-inch wheels        
         
Economy (litres / 100km, AWD models)*        
  2.0 CRDi 2.2 CRDi 2.4 GDI
  AT MT AT AT
Combined 6.7 5.7 6.2 9.2
Extra-urban 6 4.9 5.7 7.3
Urban 8.1 6.9 7.2 12.4
CO2 (g/km) 177 149 164 213
*on 17-inch wheels          
           

 

Notes to editors

All technical data contained in this press release and technical specification are expected targets, pending further development and homologation. All figures are subject to change.

*’Sleepiness at the wheel’, Association des Sociétés Françaises d'Autoroutes & Institut National du Sommeil et de la Vigilance, June 2013

**National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) Drowsy Driving Research and Program Plan; March 2016

 

About Kia Motors Europe

Kia Motors Europe is the European sales, marketing and service arm of the Kia Motors Corporation. With its headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, it covers 30 markets in Europe.

About Kia Motors Corporation

 

Kia Motors Corporation (www.kia.com) – a maker of world-class quality vehicles for the young-at-heart – was founded in 1944 and is Korea's oldest manufacturer of motor vehicles. Over 3 million Kia vehicles a year are produced at 14 manufacturing and assembly operations in five countries which are then sold and serviced through a network of distributors and dealers covering around 180 countries. Kia today has over 51,000 employees worldwide and annual revenues of over US$45 billion. It is the major sponsor of the Australian Open and an official automotive partner of FIFA – the governing body of the FIFA World Cup™. Kia Motors Corporation's brand slogan – "The Power to Surprise" – represents the company's global commitment to surprise the world by providing exciting and inspiring experiences that go beyond expectations.

For more information about Kia Motors and our products, please visit our Global Media Center at www.kianewscenter.com.

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Vladislav Alexiev Manager Product Communications

Vladislav Alexiev

Manager Product Communications

Phone: +4969850928354

E-mail: kme-press@kia-europe.com