IRVINE, CA, September 19, 2022 – For the 2023 model year, the Sorento PHEV has been streamlined to one range-topping SX-P trim. While the SX-P was already fully equipped with an upscale interior, technology, standard AWD, and an expansive suite of standard Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), including Highway Driving Assist and Rear Cross Traffic Collision Avoidance technology, it gains other creature comforts such as a retractable rear door sunshades, a 115-volt inverter that can charge household items such as a laptop, and standard Homelink. With 32 miles of all-electric range, the Sorento PHEV can fully charge its battery in about 3.5 hours when utilizing a Level-2 charger. The Sorento PHEV continues to offer the most passenger room and second-row legroom of any PHEV SUV.

Pricing1 – MSRP (excludes $1,295.00 destination):



1.6T GDI I-4/ 66.9 kW electric motor– 6-speed automatic: 261 hp and 258 lb.-ft of torque

Fuel Economy2 – (EPA-est.):


32 miles

Highlighted Kia Drive Wise Advanced Driver Assistance Features3:

Forward Collision Avoidance Assist – Junction Turning – Junction Assist

Blind Spot Collision Avoidance Assist

Rear Cross Traffic Collision Avoidance Assist

Navigation Based Smart Cruise Control – Curve

Parking Collision Avoidance – Rear


189.0 in.

74.8 in.

66.7 in.

110.8 in.

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1 MSRP excludes destination and handling, taxes, title, license fees, options and retailer charges. Actual prices set by retailer and may vary.
2 Based on EPA estimates. Actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits and your vehicle’s condition.
3 These systems are not substitutes for proper and safe driving, parking, and/or backing-up procedures. These systems may not detect every object behind or alongside the vehicle or in the vehicle’s blind spot or direction of travel. Always drive safely and use caution.

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