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Scooped: 2016 Kia Sorento Caught Again in South Korea

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From the side, it looks like the 2016 model will get a more upright grille similar to the recently introduced Cadenza premium sedan, compared with the more back-swept style on the current Sorento. Although retaining Kia’s trademark “tiger nose” grille, the grille on the 2016 mule appears to have a gently arching upper edge, as well as cutting a little deeper into the front fascia. Looks like if Kia is using the CrossGT Concept to inspire the next-gen Sorento.

Details are extremely limited at the moment but we expect more power from the 2.4-liter GDi and V6 3.3-liter GDi engines, along with a Hybrid version which could be available from day one. Although difficult to say with certainty, it appears the 2016 model may be adopting the longer wheelbase of the three-row Hyundai Santa Fe.

Photo Source: [DriveYourWay] & [CarReport]

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Jose Antonio López

Passionated about Korean cars from Kia & Hyundai. Photographer. I love being in nature, hiking. Tech lover.

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