The 2018 Kia Sorento is the Most Versatile SUV in Texas

Versatility. That word comes up a lot when you read anything about sport utility vehicles. In actuality, it’s probably one of the most overused descriptions you can use for vehicles in this market segment. Many automakers claim that their crossovers are versatile, but when it comes down to it, it’s just a lot of smoke and mirrors. So, we understand if you’re a little skeptical when we tell you that the 2018 Kia Sorento is a genuinely “versatile” SUV. That skepticism will disappear, however, when we present you with the facts.

Fact: The 2018 Sorento can be configured as a compact-ish, two-row sport utility vehicle. Fact: The Sorento easily transforms into a midsized SUV. Fact: The 2018 Kia Sorento can also be configured as a V6 powered, seven passenger people mover. Impressed? We thought you might be. The 2018 Kia Sorento is truly one of the most versatile and flexible sport utility vehicles on the market today. It’s been the recipient of numerous automotive awards over the years, and is a solid value whether you buy or lease.

Here’s another fact: the 2018 Kia Sorento is in stock and on sale today at Mike Shaw Kia. Robstown, Kingsville and Portland SUV shoppers can choose from a wide variety of new Kia Sorento models at our dealership located at 6802 S. Padre Island Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78412. Come see us today and take advantage of our Kia Sorento specials that will save you big money!

The 2018 Kia Sorento Interior: Technology, Comfort & Style

No matter how you configure it, the 2018 Sorento offers a spacious and well-equipped cabin. Available heated steering wheel, fourteen-way power adjustable driver’s seat, ventilated front seats, second-row heated seats and Napa leather trimmed upholstery are just a taste of the premium appointments you can get on this sport utility vehicle.

The 2018 Kia Sorento also comes with an incredible array of standard and available technology. You’ll find features like Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ courtesy of the Sorento’s UVO infotainment system. The available Infinity® Surround Audio system provides a superior music experience with its center speaker, sub-woofer, amplifier and surround sound technology. The 2018 Kia Sorento also has the Drive Wise safety technology package that includes Autonomous Emergency Braking, Advanced Smart Cruise Control, Blind Spot Detection and Lane Departure Warning systems. Plus, you and your passengers will stay fully connected when you take a trip in the Sorento with the sport utility vehicle’s eight power outlets, two USB rapid charging ports and one auxiliary/USB port.

You get all of this, along with Kia’s legendary warranty, at a price that’s much more affordable than the competition offerings. The 2018 Kia Sorento is the ultimate sport utility value in each and every way.

The 2018 Kia Sorento Exterior: Head Turning Style

The Sorento underwent a complete style redesign two years ago and the 2018 version of the vehicle carries over these elements. The low roofline and smooth lines give it an upscale look that’s bold and aggressive. Kia offers nine different exterior paint color options on the 2018 Sorento including Snow White Pearl, Sparkling Silver, Titanium Metallic, Platinum Graphite, Ebony Black, Blaze Blue, Remington Red, Sangria and Polished Walnut.

2018 Kia Sorento Performance Aspects: Three Power Plant Options

The 2018 Sorento is available with three engine options. The standard engine is a 2.4L four-cylinder option that provides 185 horsepower and 178 lb-ft torque. The next step up is a 2.0L turbocharged engine that increases horsepower wh ile maintaining optimal fuel efficiency numbers. At the top of the line is the 3.3L V6 engine that delivers 290 horsepower, 252 lb-ft torque and a towing capacity of 5,000 pounds.

The 2018 Sorento is also available with the Dynamax™ all-wheel drive system that continuously monitors road conditions and balances power between the rear and front wheels as needed. Sorento drivers have a choice of three driving settings via the drive mode selector on the 2018 Kia Sorento: Normal, Eco and Sport.

Available Technology Options

  • 8-inch Color Touch-Screen Display
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Infinity® 10-Speaker Surround System
  • Navigation System
  • CD/MP3 Player
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio
  • Bluetooth
  • USB/Auxiliary Input Jack
  • USB Charger Ports
  • 7-inch TFT Display
  • Steering Wheel Mounted Audio Controls
  • Remote Keyless Entry

Available Safety Features

  • Rear Camera Display
  • Rear Parking Assist System
  • Surround View Monitor
  • Blind Spot Detection System
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Advanced Smart Cruise Control
  • Autonomous Emergency Braking
  • Forward Collision Warning System
  • Lane Departure Warning System
  • Dual Front Advanced Airbags
  • Dual Front Seat Mounted Side Airbags
  • Side Curtain Airbags
  • Anti-Lock Braking System
  • Vehicle Stability Management
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Traction Control System
  • Electronic Brake Force Distribution

Why Buy at Mike Shaw Kia?

Mike Shaw Kia has just received a special allocation of new 2018 Kia Sorento models at our dealership. Stop in today and take advantage of special pricing on a new Sorento, along with the rest of our new Kia inventory! We’re conveniently located at 6802 S. Padre Island Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78412.


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