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Kia Sorento Hybrid- First Hybrid SUV from KIA launched in Nepal

The Kia Sorento Hybrid is ready to help you write your next chapter of adventure with confidence-inspiring performance, driver aid technologies, substantial seating and an available turbo powertrain.

Kia has announced the arrival of its first Hybrid SUV, KIA Sorento, in Nepal. The authorized distributor of Kia vehicles in Nepal, Continental Associates Pvt.Ltd, has announced the launch of the Kia Sorento Hybrid. Kia Nepal takes a huge step forward in its Hybrid vehicle strategy with the launch of the brand’s first hybrid SUV in Nepal. In the meantime, let us look at Kia Sorento’s first Hybrid SUV.

Kia Sorento Hybrid Overview

Kia has managed to make the concept quite appealing with its Kia Sorento Hybrid, which has a 7-seat capacity with a customization offer. Similarly, Kia offers a 10-years/100,000-mile limited powertrain warranty, letting you drive with confidence event at the off-road. Moreover, the Torque vectoring cornering control improves stability by delivering braking force to the inside corner of the front and rear wheels. It will help maintain traction on-road or off-road terrain. Let’s look at the new Kia Sorento Hybrid features, specifications, price, and availability in Nepal.


Kia Sorento Hybrid
Kia Sorento Hybrid

The Kia Sorento redefines the luxury feel with a unique appearance inspired by the Kia Telluride. Similarly, the exterior and interior lines of the Kia Sorento are also impressive. The front section has a robust and firm feel to it, whereas the side profile has a slim and streamlined appearance. Similarly, the front end boasts a wide-sweeping grille with conventional LED lighting. Likewise, the side profile features Exquisite C-Pillar Windows and 19-inch Machine Finish Alloys. Meanwhile, the same stylistic concept continues throughout the back with rear LED triple lines. It emphasize the contemporary appearance of the vehicles.

Moreover, the 12.3-inch all-digital instrument cluster in the Kia Sorento has an easy-to-read display. The interior with Nappa Leather is one of the most luxurious segments. Meanwhile, the Mood lights, a heads-up display, and vented electric seats adds up to the premium feel. In meantime, the five different colors Runway Red, Gravity Blue, Snow-white Pearl, Arora Black Pearl, and Steel Grey give the mystical feel.


Kia Sorento Hybrid
Kia Sorento Hybrid

This off-road capable SUV adds these features to the base model Sorento with its unique X-Line external design and exceptional handling. Now, let us look at the features of this Kia Sorento.

  • Torque-Vectoring All-Wheel Drive
  • Center Locking Differential
  • 1-inch Higher Ground Clearance
  • Capable Roof Rails for additional cargo
  • Aggressive X-Line Front and Rear Bumpers
  • Exclusive Matte Black Lower Body Cladding
  • Unique Wheels with all-season tires
  • 1.6L TGDi EcoHybrid Engine
  • 2.2L CRDi Engine
  • Modern SUV Styling with Muscular Undertones
  • Tri-LED Head Lamp and Tri-LED Tail Lamp
  • Uniquely Styled LED DRLs
  • All-Leather Interiors
  • 7-Seater with Configurable Settings
  • Multi-Connect Infotainment System
  • 12.3-inch Color TFT LCD Supervision Cluster
  • Premium Sound System
  • Interior Mood Lighting
  • Junction Assist
  • Color Head-Up Display
  • Multi-Collision Brake
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • Traction Control System (TCS)
  • Hands-Free Smart Power Tailgate
  • Machine Finish Alloy Wheels
  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • Blind Spot View Monitor
  • 7 Airbags
  • Parking Collision-Avoidance Assist
  • Smart Cruise Control
  • Lane-Keeping System


Kia Sorento Hybrid
Kia Sorento Hybrid

 The Sorento is not just a huge SUV that can take on any terrain, but it’s also green alternative thanks to a 1.6L TGDi turbo petrol engine and a 1.49 kWh battery coupled to a 44.2 kW electromagnetic motor. It has a maximum power output of 227PS and a maximum torque output of 350Nm.

Similarly, the diesel engine is a 2.2L SmartStream E-VGT CRDi in-line four-cylinder engine. It has a maximum power output of 201PS at 3800rpm and a maximum torque output of 440Nm at 1750-2750rpm. It also comes with an 8-speed Dual Clutch Transmission and Active AWD.

Moreover, Kia SUV with seven seats can be customizable into 5-6 seats. Similarly, the 7 airbags, lane-keeping system, electronic stability control, lane following assist, and other safety features ensure the four wheels are planted to the ground.

Kia Sorento Hybrid Specifications

Engine TypeTwo: 1.6L 4-Cylinder Turbo Petrol + 44.2kW AC Synchronous Motor, 2.2L in-line 4-Cylinder Diesel Engine
Dimension4810 x 1900 x 1695 mm
Displacement1598 cc in Petrol, 2151 cc in Diesel
Transmission6-Speed AT (with Drive by Wire) in Petrol,8-Speed DCT in Diesel
Wheelbase2815 mm
Max Power227 PS in Petrol, 201 PS @ 3800 rpm in Diesel
Max Torque350Nm in Petrol, 440 Nm @ 1750-2750 rpm in Diesel
Drive TypeAWD
Top Speed199 Kmph
Emission StandardEURO5
Fuel Tank Capacity67 liters
Mileage10.6 Kmpl
Front Tyre235/60 R19 – Disc
Rear Tyre235/60 R19 – Disc
Tubeless TyresYes
Safety SystemAirbags, ABS, EBD, ESC, TCS, HAC
Suspension SetupMcPherson Strut, Independent Multi-link Stabilizer Bar
Storage Capacity453 liters
Ground Clearance165 mm
Kerb Weight174 mm
ColorsRed, Blue, White Pearl, Black Pearl, and Steel Grey
Sorento Hybrid Specifications

Kia Sorento Price and Availability

Sorento, the first hybrid SUV from Kia, will be available in two engine configurations, with prices ranging from Rs. 1, 69, 90,000 to Rs. 1, 89, 90,000. Meanwhile, KIA has confirmed the sale of the Sorento Hybrid with a 2.2L Dsl EXI A/T variant across all KIA showrooms in Nepal for NPR 1, 69, 90,000.

Kia AutomobilesPrice in NepalVariants
Kia Sorento HybridNPR 1,69,90,0002.2L Dsl EXI A/T
Kia Sorento HybridNPR 1,89,90,0002.2L Dsl Executive A/T
Sorento Hybrid Price and Availability in Nepal

Final Thoughts:

To summarize, the All-New Sorento Hybrid is stylish, elegant, and equipped with several unique features. It offers different safety features and a hybrid engine for environmentally friendly options. In addition, the Kia Sorento Hybrid is the newest and most unique Sorento to arrive in Nepal. To discover more about the Sorento Hybrid, visit this website.

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