Kia Sorento 1.6 T-GDi HEV Edition 5dr Auto Review

Category: Large SUV

Section: Version review

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RRP£50,995
Fuel type:
hybrid
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors

The Kia Sorento is a brilliant seven-seat SUV and, while it's relatively expensive, it comes with loads of standard equipment and great practicality. Most buyers will be best served by the hybrid (HEV) model, although the plug-in (PHEV) will appeal to company car drivers.

This hybrid HEV model combines a 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol engine with a small battery pack and electric motor. The electric-only range is only for short distances in stop-start traffic, but fuel economy is reasonable for such a big SUV – in our real-world testing, it averaged nearly 38mpg. Performance is perfectly adequate too, with 0-60mph in 8.7sec, and it’s the cheapest way into a Sorento.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats7
0-62 MPHundefined seconds
Fuel TypePetrol/Electric Hybrid
GearboxAUTO

Available colours

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

608

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

168

g/km