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What's New for the 2022 Kia Sorento Hybrid?

The Kia Sorento Hybrid 2022 is a three-row SUV and Kia's second-largest hybrid vehicle. Since there are few three-row hybrids on the market, this vehicle stands apart. With its new plug-in hybrid powertrain, the Sorento can now go as far as 32 miles on power generation alone. The Sorento Hybrid is now available with all-wheel drive for the first time.

2022 Sorento Hybrid Trims & Features

If you're not acquainted with automotive trim levels, each one is identified by a phrase composed of letters. The cost of technology, design, and materials varies with trim level. The 2022 Kia Sorento Hybrid comes equipped with larger wheels and a more opulent design.

Its roof rails will appeal to outdoor enthusiasts, while smart power lift gates will simplify the owner's life. It also has seat ventilation, which keeps passengers cool while driving. The inside has higher-quality materials like leather and a bigger touchscreen display.

2022 Kia Sorento Hybrid Interior

2022 Kia Sorento Hybrid Horsepower

The 2022 Kia Sorento Hybrid has a turbocharged 4-cylinder engine and an electric motor to deliver 227 horsepower. This SUV accelerates rapidly from a standstill, and power increases as you combine or pass at greater speeds. It's also unlikely that you'll notice the shift from gasoline to electric propulsion.

The Sorento, unlike many other hybrids, comes equipped with a six-speed automatic gearbox. The precision of the powertrain is further improved by silky-smooth gear transitions.

The fuel economy of the 2022 Sorento Hybrid is rather impressive for a hybrid SUV. According to the EPA, it achieves 39 mpg in the city, 35 mpg on the highway, and 37 mpg with front-wheel drive. All-wheel drive vehicles get 36 miles per gallon in the city, 33 miles per gallon on the freeway, and 35 miles per gallon on the highway.

The PHEV offers a 32-mile all-electric range, which is sufficient for local errands or a short daily commute. It gets 79 MPGe on electric power alone in mixed city and highway driving, which is typical for all plug-in hybrid cars.

Kia Sorento Hybrid Safety

The 2022 Kia Sorento received the highest possible rating of Good in all six crash tests from the IIHS.

The IIHS grades collision avoidance features on a scale. The Sorento Hybrid received Superior for its standard frontal collision prevention features.

Despite the fact that the NHTSA has not completed its research, the Sorento Hybrid has the highest five-star rating for side crash safety. Some of the available safety features include:

  • Lane departure warning
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  • Adaptive cruise control
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  • Front and rear parking sensors
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  • Intersection collision avoidance

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