Kathmandu: Kia has taken a major step forward in its strategy for Hybrid vehicles in Nepal with its first hybrid SUV in Nepal.
Korean auto giant Kia, however, has managed to find a way to make the concept very compelling with its Kia Sorento Hybrid packed with 7-seater capacity, the company said in a statement.
Kia SUVs have made an impact on the brand with its record-breaking sales figures in the past year, now presses ahead into a future in which, the new Kia Sorento Hybrid will not just devour the roads but also endeavor the environment faster than we can imagine, reads the statement.
Powered by a 1.6l TGDi turbo petrol engine and a 1.49 kWh battery mated with a 44.2 kW electromagnetic motor, the 2021 Sorento is not only the big SUV that can take on any terrain but is also a green alternative towards our cleaner and greener future.
The hybrid motor is based on TMED structure with a parallel drive system that shifts by wire through a full gearbox making the drive thrilling. The new Sorento not only gives an unmatched power but also unmatched fuel tank mileage of 1054 km on a full tank.
The new Sorento uses both the Electric Motor as well as the TGDi petrol engine to lunge for a stationary position. At first, the Kia Sorento uses its electric motor to drive 25kmph, then the TGDi petrol engine takes over. However, it uses both the electric motor and TGDi petrol engine through power-split transmission while accelerating.
The new Sorento Hybrid comes with exceptional drive modes; normal, sport, eco, smart, sand, mud and snow modes which give unmatched thrill on the road.
With 7 airbags, lane-keeping system, electronic stability control, traction control system, smart cruise control, surround-view monitor, lane following assist and many more safety features it makes sure the four-wheel is planted to the ground and ensures maximum safety to its wheelers.