August 2016
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Exploring the Highlight and Features of the 2016 Kia Sorento LX

Kia Sorento

For many people having difficulty affording a good brand new CUV to drive this year, a good recommendation is to check out the 2016 Kia Sorento, which is an affordable and extremely versatile vehicle. The Sorento handles like a compact crossover yet contains the size of a mid-sized crossover. It also has an extremely powerful yet fuel friendly engine that goes well with the vehicles cutting edge technology and safety features. For those residing in Syracuse, N.Y, Kia of East Syracuse is a highly reputable dealership that offers their Kia vehicles at extremely affordable rates.


The 2016 Kia Sorento is a mid-sized CUV that contains a very sporty and sleek exterior styling. The LX trim has a wide front bumper that holds projection headlights, daytime running lights, and automatic fog lights. Moving to the sides of the SUV, the Sorento has 17” steel alloy wheels that mesh well with body-colored side mirrors. In the back of the vehicle is an automatic tailgate release that is powered by remote keyless entry.

Stepping inside the spacious and comfortable cabin of the 2016 Kia Sorento LX, up to 5 passengers can be transported with extra headroom and legroom to move around comfortably. There are two rows of seats as well as a third row that acts as suitable cargo space for personal items. In addition, the vehicle’s interior has leather front and rear seats with power and manual adjustment features as well as lumbar support.


The 2016 Kia Sorento LX is is packed with a lot of power in an engine that offers essential fuel economy that allows its users to save on fuel costs. It runs on a 3.3 liter V6 engine that allows the vehicle to travel on maximum speeds of 290 horsepower with 252 pound feet of torque. Its engine is also designed with a 6-speed automatic transmission and variable valve timing to allow the Sorento to save on fuel consumption while on the road.


The 2016 Sorento is protected by an excellent safety package designed by Kia’s brilliant engineering. The LX trim ensures total vehicular and passenger safety with features such as an anti-theft alarm system that efficiently monitors all outside movement on the vehicle. In the event of theft, the alarm system automatically deploys an engine immobilizer that keeps the engine suspended temporarily. Other exterior safety features include:

  • Tire-pressure Monitoring System
  • Vehicle Stability Assist with Traction Control
  • Anti-lock Brakes
  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Electronic Brake Distribution
  • 4-wheel ABS


One of the reasons why the 2016 Sorento is a bestseller for Kia is due to its amazing technology. The vehicle has so many high-tech features such as a smart keyless entry system that utilizes smart key fob sensing to lock/unlock all vehicle entrances simultaneously. The key fob sensing feature requires the vehicle key to be with drivers at all times. It also has power-adjustable mirrors which can be controlled inside the vehicle. These mirrors even have their own heating feature which is useful for driving in colder climates. Other tech features of the Sorento are:

  • Front Collision Warning - Sensors in the front of the vehicle that warn users when the vehicle is in close proximity with another vehicle or object.
  • Backup Camera - Transmits live video feed on the Kia UVO entertainment system inside the cabin to guide users in parking.
  • Backup Sensors - Help drivers by chiming in alert noises when the vehicle is in reverse.

The 2016 Sorento also has a lot of high-tech features inside its cabin. These features are highlighted by the following:

  • UVO Entertainment System
  • LCD Touch Screen
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio
  • Navigation
  • Bluetooth Hands-free Connectivity
  • Voice Control
  • USB/Auxiliary Ports for Mobile Device Synchronization


Kia of East Syracuse specializes in KIA new or used model cars and SUVs. Located in East Syracuse, New York. Serving customers near SyracuseFultonAuburnUtica, RochesterWatertownMorrisvilleRome, and Norwich.

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