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

Category: Large SUV

Section: Version review

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RRP£56,995
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.

The PHEV uses the same engine as the self-charging Sorento but has 261bhp, a quicker 8.4sec 0-62mph time and it will travel (officially) for up to 35 miles on a single battery charge. It's a great option for company car buyers looking to save tax, but not our favourite because it's more expensive than the HEV. If you can keep the battery charged up all the time it will save you a lot on fuel, though.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats7
0-62 MPHundefined seconds
Fuel TypePetrol/Plug-In Elec Hybrid
GearboxAUTO
Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

604

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

38

g/km