After the already running Kia Sorento with the Engine option of Smart Stream V6 3.5L Petrol DOHC MPI and Smart Stream inline 4cyl. E-VGT CRDI 2.2L Diesel 16 valve Kia finally decided to launch its PHEV version which is known as Sorento Plug in Hybrid GT Line. Kia Sorento officially launched the few days before and features a 195kW/350Nm turbo PHEV system.
Kia Sorento is basically powered by a 1.6L turbocharged petrol 4 cylinder which produces around 132kW of power and 265Nm of Torque. The engine is well integrated with a electric motor which produces around 67kw of power independently with a torque output of 304Nm of Torque. The combined output including the engine and the electric motor is around 195kW of power and 350Nm of Torque.
The battery integrated with the plug in hybrid system is fitted under the 2nd row seats and is of 14kW capacity delivering an all-electric range of 68km. the vehicle comes as standard with the 3.3kW AC charging which charges the vehicle from 15% to 95% in 3hrs 25mins.
The other features include:
- 12.3inch instrument cluster which also shows the charging levels of the battery.
- 10.25inch infotainment system bundled with Android Auto and Apple car play.
- 8.0inch heads up display.
- Ventilated front seats.
- 12 speakers premium Bose speakers.
- LKA (Lane Keep Assist), Lane following assist, Driver attention alert. Etc.
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