The lineups for the 2023 Kia Sorento Hybrid and Sorento Plug-In Hybrid have each misplaced one trim and elevated their costs over 2022. Beginning with the Sorento Hybrid, the entry-level S trim isn’t any extra, the EX stays as the brand new entry-level, and a brand new SX-P (Status) trim takes excessive spot. The EX presents front- and all-wheel drive, its two new options being an eight-way energy entrance passenger seat and a frameless rear view mirror.
The SX-P solely comes with every part, the outside function set together with AWD and Drive Mode Choose with Snow Mode, LED fog lights, 17-inch alloys, and Sensible Energy Tailgate. Upgraded inside options embody a 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster, second-row captains’ chairs, perforated leather-based seats, and Bose premium audio. The protection and driver help record will get Navigation Sensible Cruise Management – Curve, Ahead Collision Avoidance Help, Encompass View Monitor, Blind View Monitor, and Parking Distance Warning Entrance and Rear.
The 2023 Kia Sorento Hybrid EX begins at $37,885 with front-wheel drive after factoring in a vacation spot cost that is climbed $40 to $1,295. This makes the brand new beginning value for the hybrid vary $2,540 dearer than in 2022, due to the lack of the Sorento Hybrid S. Evaluating like-for-like, the EX is $700 dearer for 2023 than it was in 2022. The kit-and-caboodle SX-P begins at $43,685.
Kia sprinkled the identical give-and-take mud on the 2023 Sorento PHEV. The entry-level SX trim exits stage left for 2023, leaving the SX-P. The mannequin picks up retractable rear door sunshades, a 115-volt inverter, and normal Homelink. This one is available in at $51,185 after vacation spot. With the lack of the SX, this makes the opening bid for the PHEV $5,020 dearer in 2023 than in 2022. The 2023 model of the SX-P prices $1,800 greater than it did in 2022.