Kia Announces 2023 Sorento PHEV

For the 2023 model year, the Kia Sorento PHEV has been streamlined to one range-topping SX-P trim, the automaker announced.

While the SX-P was already fully equipped with standard AWD, and a full suite of standard Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), including Highway Driving Assist and Rear Cross Traffic Collision Avoidance technology, it gains other features such as a retractable rear door sunshades, a 115-volt inverter, 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.



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

Fuel Economy – (EPA-est.)

  • MPGe: 79
  • AER: 32 miles

Highlighted Kia Drive Wise Advanced Driver Assistance Features

  • Lane Following Assist
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Driver Attention Warning
  • Forward Collision Avoidance Assist – Junction Turning – Junction Assist
  • Blind Spot Collision Avoidance Assist
  • Rear Cross Traffic Collision Avoidance Assist
  • Safe Exit Assist
  • Rear Occupant Alert
  • Highway Driving Assist
  • Navigation Based Smart Cruise Control – Curve
  • Parking Collision Avoidance – Rear
  • Blind View Monitor
  • Surround View Monitor


  • Overall Length: 189.0 in.
  • Overall Width: 74.8 in.
  • Overall Height: 66.7 in.
  • Wheelbase: 110.8 in.

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