Paris Motor Show LIVE: 2015 Kia Sorento image

Kia has officially introduced the Euro-spec 2015 Sorento these days, during the 2014 Paris Motor Show.

The Kia Sorento in its 2015 model year and Euro-spec is now in its third generation and the model has increased in length by 95 mm, to 4, 780 mm, and in width by 5 mm, to 1,890 mm. The vehicle is now 15 mm lower too, at 1,685 mm and it can host up to seven people in its cabin. Speaking about its cabin, this is coming with the black or black and beige color scheme, with cloth or leather upholstery, a third row of seats which can be folded down and so on.

The cargo capacity of the model has increased from 515 liters to 605 liters and the cargo bay floor is now 87 mm longer. As far as the engine lineup goes, the petrol side includes a 2.4 liter four-cylinder unit, rate at 188 HP and 241 Nm of torque. The 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) sprint takes 10.4 seconds and top speed stands at 202 km/h (125 mph), when equipped with the 6-speed manual, and with the 6-speed auto, the model is 0.1s slower. The 2.0 liter diesel has 185 HP and 402 Nm of torque and the 2.2 liter diesel is rated at 200 HP and 441 Nm of torque, allowing the SUV to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 9 seconds with the manual and in 9.6s with the automatic, before reaching a top speed of 203 km/h (126 mph).