Kia was introducing in North America last month. Now, the carmaker is putting a price tag in the 2022 Sorento Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV). Available in two trim levels, the electrified variant of the mid-size crossover is on its way to the dealers.
Kia Sorento Base Model
The Sorento SX is the base model. $44,990 is the starting price. It does exclude the $1,175 destination and handling charge. In fact, The Sorento SX-P (SX-Prestige) can be ordering for $47,890. In fact, both will are eligible for a $6,587 Federal Tax Credit. Additionally, there are other state incentives. This would include the single rider carpool lane access for California.
It kicks off at $29,490 for the LX FWD which sets it apart from the rest of the 2022 Sorento family. Plus $31,290 for the AWD model. They are dedicating to the badge on the tailgate and the charging port that is placing on the right rear quarter panel.
2022 Sorento PHEV
The cabin of the 2022 Sorento PHEV does boast 143.8 cu-ft (4,072 liters) of passenger cars. It has room for seven occupants. That would be on three rows of seats. It would depend on the specification. In fact, you could get either synthetic or perforated leather. Also 10.25-inch infotainment system, a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, 8 USB charging ports, and a wireless charging pad for compatible smartphones.
There are assisting drivers on the go. They are for highway assist. Also navigation-based smart cruise control-curve. Plus 360-degree surround-view monitor. In addition, the UVO link connected services and Bose premium sound system with the 12 speakers are also present.
Turbocharged, Four-Cylinder Engine
There is also a 2022 Sorento PHEV lineup with a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine and a 90 hp (91 ps / 67kW) electric motor that is fed by the 13.8 kWh battery. In fact, the electrified crossover has a combination of the output of 261 hp (265 ps / 195 kW), which is directing to the all-wheel-drive system through the six-speed automatic transmission.
The Sorento PHEV, on a full battery, can travel for 32 miles (52 km) in complete silence. Then the EPA-estimated total driving range is 460 miles (740 km). It returns to 79 MPGe on average.