The freshly redesigned 2014 Kia Sorento passes the rigorous crash tests of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) with flying color, earning the top five-star safety rating. After a temporary setback with the Forte, Kia seems to have got their game together safety-wise.
The five-start NHTSA rating for the 2014 Kia Sorento reinforces its position as a nice and affordable family crossover. It boosts the car’s overall value proposition, which is what the Sorento is really proud of.
The 2014 Sorento comes with redesigned front and rear fascias incorporate new lighting elements, the 17-inch and 18-inch alloy wheels have been redesigned and a larger 19-inch alloy wheel is offered on the SX as well as the all-new SX Limited. There is also a new V6 engine.
As for features and equipment, you get second row sliding sunshades and heated front seats, panoramic sunroof, a programmable powered lift gate, heated second row seat bottoms, and more. Using advanced sonar sensors, the 2014 Kia Sorento is also the first of many Kia vehicles to begin offering a blind spot detection system. The system continually monitors traffic around the Sorento and if another vehicle is detected within a set distance, audio and visual elements alert the driver to the issue.