If you’re looking for a three-row midsize SUV that’s great on looks and even better on practicality and fuel efficiency, then the all-new 2022 Kia Sorento Plug-in Hybrid at Frank Boucher Kia of Racine, WI is worth your consideration. The first-ever 2022 Sorento PHEV comes with the most powerful turbocharged hybrid engine in its class, cavernous cargo space, and ample seating, coupled with the longest EPA-estimated all-electric drive range of any three-row SUV. Click on the inventory link below to check it out in our inventory or continue reading below to learn more about the latest addition to the 2022 Sorento lineup here at Frank Boucher Kia of Racine.
Available in two trims; SX and SX Prestige, the 2022 Kia Sorento Plug-in Hybrid packs a 1.6L Turbocharged 4-cylinder DOHC Gasoline Direct Injection engine and an AC Synchronous Permanent Magnet Motor powered by a 13.8 kWh (38 Ah) lithium-ion battery. This hybrid powertrain puts out a combined 261 horsepower and 258 lb.-ft. of torque – the most of any three-row Plug-in Hybrid SUV. A 6-speed automatic transmission along with a Torque-vectoring All-Wheel Drive system with Center Locking Differential help the Sorento take on any terrain, asphalted or otherwise.
The 2022 Sorento PHEV delivers an EPA-estimated gas mpg rating of 35 mpg in the city, and 33 mpg on the highway along with an EPA-estimated 79 MPGe combined (gas and electric) and a 32-mile all-electric range when driving only on electric power. This means the three-row SUV can go 460 miles on a full tank and a fully charged battery.
As impressive as the performance specs of the 2022 Kia Sorento PHEV are, the list of its best-in-class features is equally impressive. For instance, the Sorento PHEV offers the most passenger room at 105.3 cu.-ft. and the most second-row legroom (40.3 cu.-ft.) of any plug-in hybrid SUV. The list of features doesn’t end there. The Sorento PHEV offers more standard features across both its trim levels than any other SUV in its class, including, 2nd-row captain’s chairs, 19-inch alloy wheels, a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system, heated front seats, window surrounds, roof rails, Smart power liftgate, privacy glass, sound-absorbing front windshield, high beam assist, LED DRLs, voice recognition and plenty more. Plus, there are the Kia Drive Wise safety tools to keep you and your family safe on the road.
Interested in learning more about the 2022 Kia Sorento PHEV? Want to take it out for a test drive around Racine, WI? Give us a call today or fill the form below.