2012 Kia Sorento at Gary Lang Kia
The competition is stiff among midsize SUVs. There are many different versions from many manufacturers, and amongst the scramble to establish a top contender, Kia has designed a compelling offering. Enter the 2012 Kia Sorento: a single-body designed crossover utility vehicle with modern design cues and compelling performance. Another bonus in the 2012 Kia Sorento, currently available at Gary Lang Kia in McHenry, is that it can offer SUV-style storage and space with the pricing of recent crossover-type SUVs. This vehicle preserves all the things that are expected in SUVs?towing, storage, durability?with a few new additions in the area of technological improvements and economy.
Kia Sorento Details
The standard Sorento engine in 2012 is a 2.4-liter four-cylinder producing 175 horsepower and 169 pound-feet of torque. This power is routed either to a six-speed manual transmission (which is standard), or a six-speed automatic. There is also a 3.5-liter V6 available, which cranks out 276 horsepower and 248 pound-feet of torque. Whichever engine and transmission combination you opt for, you can expect sufficient power to accomplish everything you'd expect from an SUV, and reasonable fuel economy to boot.
In addition to the new Engine developments for the 2012 Kia Sorento, Gary Lang Kia is proud to be able to present offer a multitude of options like Bluetooth phone connectivity, satellite radio, USB input, back-up camera and rear parking sensors, a full navigation system, and dual-zone climate control. There are also expanded comfort and styling packages available on all trim lines of the Sorento, which you can learn more about on our inventory page.
Kia Sorento Safety and Special Features
The Sorento is an award-winning safety vehicle, with top-pick status from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), receiving their highest rating of "Good" for front and side-impact tests. It also received four out of five stars in government crash testing. These high ratings are due to standard features like stability control, hill-start assist and hill-descent control, and complete airbag and anti-lock brake packages. Beyond the safety features, the 2012 Kia Sorento also provides a lot of features and customizations, such as real-time traffic guidance from the navigation system, rear-seat DVD entertainment system, and panoramic sunroof.
Buying a Kia Sorento
If you considered the 2011 Sorento after it was redesigned, you've only got more to gain in the 2012 model. Everything that transformed this SUV is still there, with a few more features like the optional powerful V6 engine to sweeten the deal. At Gary Lang Kia, we've been proud to offer this forward-looking SUV concept to our customers for years, both new and used, and the 2012 Sorento brings enough safety, performance, luxury, and utility options to suit almost any need. If you'd like to learn more about the Sorento, visit our location in the Northwest suburbs, and find out how this Kia could be a fit for you.