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News2022 Kia Sorento Plug-In Hybrid Priced From $44,995 in Canada

2022 Kia Sorento Plug-In Hybrid Priced From $44,995 in Canada

At this price, the Kia Sorento Plug-In Hybrid will put some hurt on the competition

  • The all-electric range is estimated at 51 km.

  • Three versions will be offered including a loaded SX.

  • The hybrid iteration arrives later this year.

The Hyundai Motor Group is deadly serious about its desire to become a global leader in electrification. It already offers a few interesting EVs but for those still on the fence about taking the electric plunge, Kia’s got a new Sorento PHEV that will deliver EV range, performance, capability, and value.

2022 Kia Sorento PHEV | Photo: Kia

The 2022 Kia Sorento PHEV will be powered by a turbocharged 1.6-litre 4-cylinder engine combined with a 66.9 kW electric motor. The total combined system output is a compelling 261 horsepower and 258 lb.-ft. of torque. Thanks to the 13.8 kWh battery, the Sorento will be able to cover up to 51 km without petrol.

The Sorento PHEV will exclusively be offered with AWD. The base $44,995 EX is priced $5 more than the Toyota RAV4 Prime, a smaller but still considerable opponent. The next trim up is the EX+ priced from $50,595. It includes a number of sophisticated driving aids, a 10.25-inch touchscreen display, heated 2nd-row seats, and more.

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The EX+ is followed by the SX which has an MSRP of $54,995. It features real leather, 4-way driver and 2-way passenger power lumbar support, cooled front seats, a 12.3-inch digital IP, and far more.

2022 Kia Sorento PHEV | Photo: Kia
2022 Kia Sorento PHEV | Photo: Kia
2022 Kia Sorento PHEV | Photo: Kia
2022 Kia Sorento PHEV | Photo: Kia


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Matt St-Pierre
Matt St-Pierre
Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai


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