Some details on the European version of the Kia Sorento have been recently released by the company ahead of its public debut which will take place during the 2014 Paris Motor Show, in a couple of days.
The 2015 Kia Sorento will be making its first public appearance at the 2014 Paris Motor Show, this Thursday, but until that will be happening, the carmaker has decided to pull the wraps off its body and to release its first details. The European variant is coming with a stylish exterior, plastic body cladding, chrome trim, a slightly sloping roof line, room for 7 in the cabin, high quality materials and so on.
As far as the engine lineup goes, this includes the 188 HP (138 kW) and 241 Nm (178 lb-ft) of torque 2.4L four-cylinder petrol, the 185 HP (136 kW) and 402 Nm (297 lb-ft) four-cylinder 2.0 liter diesel and the 200 HP (147 kW) and 441 Nm (325 lb-ft) of torque four-cylinder 2.2 liter diesel. All engines can be connected to a six-speed automatic transmission and the most powerful one is allowing the SUV to sprint from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 9.6 seconds before reaching a top speed of 203 km/h (126 mph).