Words by Niky Tamayo | Photos by Christopher Kho
At the recent 4th Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS), Kia’s booth was a stand-out, in more ways than one. Show-goers might be forgiven, however, for missing the new facelifted 2014 Sorento. In many ways, it looks a lot like the current 2012 Sorento.
That’s not quite a bad thing. The current model is a hit. It’s powerful, stylish, and very affordable. With the smooth 2.4 liter Theta II gasoline powerplant and the astonishing 190 horsepower 2.2 liter R-eVGT diesel, the Sorento is already a compelling package. You know how the saying goes: “If it ain’t broke, don’t break it.”
But of course, it would be cruel to leave things unchanged...