Archive for the ‘Kia Sorento’ Category

The 2021 Sorento offers strong towing performance

Monday, January 25th, 2021
A photo of the Sorento badge used on the 2021 Kia Sorento.

How much can the 2021 Kia Sorento tow? 

The latest version of the Kia Sorento has started to arrive at the Team Gunther Kia showroom. To be sure, the redesigned crossover SUV has been the source of a lot of curiosity since it was first announced. However, the question, ‘How much can the 2021 Kia Sorento tow,’ has to be among the most common subject of texts, emails and phone calls our team of product experts will get each week. The wide range of available powertrains is what sets the 2021 Sorento apart from the rest of its class, and that decision will have a lot of sway over how much a given model can pull. Today, we’re just taking a look at the gasoline-powered versions of the Sorento. We are still waiting to learn more about the coming hybrid engines.  (more…)

The hybrid engine for the 2021 Sorento delivers efficiency and performance

Friday, November 6th, 2020
A left rear photo of the 2021 Kia Sorento hybrid parked in the mountains.

Performance Specs for the 2021 Kia Sorento hybrid engine 

It has been a few weeks since Kia announced they have completely redesigned the Kia Sorento for the 2021 model year. In addition to giving the updated Sorento a bolder exterior, the manufacturer has also introduced a wide range of new power plant options, including a hybrid engine as well as a plug-in hybrid powertrain. Our team has finally received some information about the performance specs for the 2021 Kia Sorento hybrid engine. We’re still waiting to hear about the PHEV Sorento when we get closer to its release date, which is scheduled for after the beginning of the new calendar year. Let’s take a closer look at what a more efficient 2021 Sorento has to offer.  (more…)

The 2021 Sorento X-Line is perfect for outdoor types

Monday, October 19th, 2020
A photo of the 2021 Kia Sorento X-Line parked by some rocks.

Is the 2021 Kia Sorento good for going off-road? 

The Kia Sorento was among the first midsize crossover SUVs produced by the automaker. In the several years that the Sorento has been in production, it has become one of the manufacturer’s most popular vehicles. For the new model year, the 2021 version has gone through a complete redesign that introduces new powertrains, best-in-class overall passenger volume (per Kia) as well as one most flexible interiors in the global automotive industry. However, the question that brings us here today is, ‘Is the 2021 Kia Sorento good for going off-road?’ If you plan on getting off the pavement and don’t mind getting your new Sorento a little dirty, we’d like to point you to the X-Line trim grade. Let’s take a closer look at what it has to offer.  (more…)

These videos will definitely get you excited for the 2021 Sorento

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020
A front right quarter photo of the 2021 Kia Sorento parked near some mountains.

2021 Kia Sorento Product Review Videos 

The Kia crossover roster contains some of the most popular model names in the global automotive industry. At, or near, the top of that list is the Kia Sorento. The vehicle has long been one of the best-selling Kia models found at the Team Gunther Kia showroom. For the new model year, we think these 2021 Kia Sorento product review videos will do a great job of why this trend is more than likely to continue. The automaker has completely redesigned the Sorento and is making it available with the industry’s first turbocharged hybrid engine platform. Additionally, the exterior has been redesigned with a bold and athletic style that will more than match its incredible performance. If you want to start the pre-ordering process, make an appointment with a Team Gunther Kia product expert today.  (more…)

Kia gives us an early peek at the 2021 Sorento

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
A right front quarter photo of the 2021 Kia Sorento.

Release Date and New Feature Info for the 2021 Kia Sorento 

The Kia Sorento is one of the most respected vehicles that has ever worn the automaker’s badge since it originally debuted during the 2002 model year. Kia is kicking off the fourth-generation Sorento with a totally redesigned platform that also offers a pair of more efficient hybrid powertrains and a new trim grade that offers additional off-road capability. Team Gunther Kia product experts have finally received the release date and new feature info for the 2021 Kia Sorento, and they’re are very excited to share it with as many people as possible. In addition to the performance and capability upgrades offered by the 2021 Sorento, Kia designers have also revised the crossover SUV’s exterior to look as athletic as the performance it can deliver. Let’s take a look at what you can expect to see when it goes on sale later this year.  (more…)

Get an early peek at some new Kia vehicles before they arrive

Monday, May 18th, 2020
A photo of the grille used by the 2020 Kia Forte GT.

What’s new for the Kia Forte and Kia Sorento? 

The lineup of new vehicles available in the Team Gunther Kia showroom represents a wide variety of sedans, wagons and crossover SUVs. Each of these vehicles has something special to offer its eventual owner in terms of performance, features and efficiency. If you have been wondering, ‘What’s new for the Kia Forte and Kia Sorento,’ Team Gunther Kia product experts found some interesting videos for you to watch. The 2020 Kia Forte GT is a compact sedan that borrows some inspiration from the Stinger. Customers interested in the newest version of the Kia Sorento crossover SUV are in for something very special for the 2021 model year. Take a look at these in-depth videos for an early look at both vehicles. Let us know if you have any questions about either of them.  (more…)

Kia offers smart options for accessing SUV cargo bays

Thursday, May 7th, 2020
A right profile photo of the 2020 Kia Telluride.

2020 Kia Crossover SUVs with hands-free liftgate near Mobile, AL 

Staying away from people and keeping our hands clean are two of the best ways to prevent catching and spreading COVID-19. Customers looking to avoid touching things that don’t need to be touched should be making an appointment with a Team Gunther Kia product expert. The dealership is home to several 2020 Kia crossover SUVs with a hands-free liftgate near Mobile, AL. Potential owners will be able to choose among three options, including the 2020 Kia Telluride, 2020 Kia Sportage and 2020 Kia Sorento. Our team thought that this would become a popular feature in these trying times and they wanted to make sure customers could quickly identify their available options. Let’s take a look at what they came up with.  (more…)

A six-pack of Kia vehicles take home IIHS awards for 2020

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020
A right profile photo of the 2020 Kia Telluride.

What are the safest 2020 Kia vehicles?

If there is something that every automaker has in common, it is a commitment to safety. Kia has already been recognized for making one of the most advanced safety monitoring systems available, winning a technology award from leading automotive website, Autoblog. The first rounds of safety ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety are becoming available and a six-pack of Kia vehicles have been awarded with the prestigious honor. Team Gunther Kia customers can see the lineup at our showroom during business hours. Let’s take a look at some of the 2020 Kia vehicles that made the cut. (more…)

Kia teases changes to one of its most popular models

Thursday, February 6th, 2020
A left profile photo of the 2020 Kia Sorento parked in a driveway.

Is the Kia Sorento getting redesigned? 

The Kia Sorento is one of the most popular models the automaker has ever produced. This is a trend that Team Gunther Kia product experts have noticed for quite some time. However, it has been a while since Kia designers reimagined what the vehicle has to offer its customers. So, is the Kia Sorento getting redesigned? According to the Road Show blog on, another redesigned Kia crossover SUV could be coming to our showroom in the near future. To support this exposition, the automaker’s foreign newsroom released some teaser images. The Chicago Auto Show opens to the public in a few days, but we’ll have to wait until March to learn more. Let’s take a look at what we can expect to see.  (more…)

These new Kia models have the most to offer for the least money

Wednesday, January 29th, 2020
A stock photo of someone doing some financial research.

Which 2020 Kia model offers the best value near Mobile, AL? 

Regardless of what is happening in the automotive industry at any given time, buyers are always looking to get the best deal for their money. So, which 2020 Kia model offer the best value near Mobile, AL? If someone were to ask anyone in the Team Gunther Kia showroom that question would probably say, ‘All of them.’ However, our team thought that our customers would like something a little more objective. Leading consumer affairs magazine, U.S. News & World Report picked a handful of Kia models that value-minded buyers should take a closer look at when visiting the dealership. As a brand, Kia has been on a hot streak as of late, and these picks by the U.S. News & World Report simply add to the run. Let’s take a closer look at these Kia vehicles.  (more…)