2022 Kia Sorento Hybrid Driving in the Mountains
2022 Kia Sorento 2023 Kia Sorento Hybrid 2023 Kia Sorento Plug-in Hybrid
Starting MSRP $29,590 $36,590 $49,890
Engine 2.5L 4-cylinder 1.6L turbo hybrid 1.6L turbo plug-in hybrid
Horsepower 191 horsepower 227 horsepower 261 horsepower
Torque 181 lb-ft of torque 258 lb-ft of torque 258 lb-ft of torque
Fuel Economy 24 city / 29 hwy 39 city / 35 hwy 79 MPGe

2023 Kia Sorento Model Comparison


Corona drivers can find diversity, reliability, and more with the help of Riverside Kia when they explore the Kia Sorento comparison of the hybrid, plug-in hybrid and traditional gas-powered models. If you are curious, what is the difference between each model? How do they run and operate? The team at Riverside Kia can help you explore each model and get all the details. Then, choose the model that works best for you.

Kia Sorento Comparison: Conventional vs. Hybrid vs. Plug-in Hybrid Engine Performance

Each of the Kia Sorento models provides reliable performance for your Corona and Fontana drives, but there are some distinct performance differences when you choose a hybrid or plug-in hybrid or a traditional model. Explore the details below:

Kia Sorento

  • 2.5L 4-cylinder engine
  • 191 horsepower & 181 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-speed automatic transmission

Kia Sorento Hybrid

  • 1.6L turbo hybrid powertrain
  • 227 horsepower & 258 lb-ft of torque
  • 6-speed automatic transmission
  • Available torque vectoring AWD

Kia Sorento Plug-in Hybrid

  • 1.6L turbo plug-in hybrid
  • 261 horsepower & 258 lb-ft of torque
  • 6-speed automatic transmission
  • Torque vectoring AWD
  • 79 MPGe
  • 32 miles all-electric range

Kia Sorento Hybrid vs. Plug-in Hybrid

What’s the difference between navigating the roads of Fontana with a Kia Sorento Hybrid vs. Plug-in Hybrid? Well, the hybrid Kia Sorento has a motor working in tandem with the gasoline engine that provides fuel-savings without a huge impact on your driving habits. The Kia Sorento plug-in hybrid works seamlessly with a hybrid combination of electric motor and gas engine, but in this case drivers can drive on gasoline power or electric power alone.

Kia Sorento Comparison: Maintenance

When it comes to saving money, most San Bernardino drivers will be thrilled by the savings you get from a hybrid option. Another area where you will be saving is the maintenance of your vehicle. Hybrid and traditional models are very similar in terms of maintenance, but some reports have shown that a plug-in hybrid costs less than a conventional gasoline engine to maintain on a regular basis. However, all Kia models are backed by extensive warranties, including:

  • 10-year/100,000-mile limited powertrain warranty
  • 5-year/60,000-mile limited basic warranty
  • 5-year/100,000-mile limited anti-perforation warranty
  • 5-year/60,000-mile roadside assistance plan

Test Drive the Kia Sorento, Kia Sorento Hybrid vs. Plug-in Hybrid at Riverside Kia Today!

After you compare Kia Sorento models online, come perform a Kia Sorento model comparison at Riverside Kia in Riverside. Our team is happy to show you each model and chat more about the differences of each. If you have any questions or want to set up a test drive, contact our team today!

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