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Kia set to reveal ‘Sorento Hybrid SUV’ in Nepal

2021 Sep 22, 10:52, Kathmandu
Kia Sorento Hybrid

With Brand’s first Hybrid SUV, Kia takes a major step forward in its strategy for Hybrid vehicles in Nepal.

Korean auto giant Kia has managed to find a way to make the concept of “largest Hybrid SUV” very compelling with its Kia Sorento Hybrid packed with 7-seater capacity.

Powered by a 1.6l TGDi turbo petrol engine and a 1.49 kWh battery mated with 44.2 kW electromagnetic motor, the 2021 Sorento is a green alternative towards a cleaner and greener future.

The hybrid motor is based on TMED structure with a parallel drive system which shifts by wire through a full gearbox.

Kia Sorento Hybrid
Kia Sorento Hybrid

The new Sorento gives a mileage of 1054 km on a full tank. The New Sorento uses both the Electric Motor as well as the TGDi petrol engine.

At first the Kia Sorento uses its electric motor to drive 25kmph, then the TGDi petrol engine takes over. However, it uses both the electric motor and TGDi petrol engine through power split transmission while accelerating. The new Sorento Hybrid comes with different drive modes; normal, sport, eco, smart, sand, mud and snow.

It also comes with 7 airbags, lane keeping system, electronic stability control, traction control system, smart cruise control, lane keeping system, surround view monitor, lane following assist and many more safety features.

2021 Kia Sorento offers a commanding line of exterior and interior features.

Kia Sorento Hybrid
Kia Sorento Hybrid

The front end features a wide sweeping grille that integrates seamlessly with the LED lights that come as standard. The 12.3- inch all-digital instrument cluster display makes the screen much more advanced in Kia Sorento.

The interior is flourished with ‘Nappa Leather’. Mood lamps, Heads up display, Ventilated electric seats are some features.

All new Sorento has 19” alloy wheels, dual LED projection headlamps, full panoramic sunroof and sharper body lines.

It comes in five different exotic color variations Runway Red, Gravity Blue, Snow white Pearl, Arora Black Pearl and Steel Grey, with a price range of NRS. 1,69,90,000.


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