We've given the unthinkable quite a bit of thought

Great effort was made to ensure the Sorento has exceptional safety performance, making it one of the safest SUV’s for occupants and pedestrians, and earning a 5-star ANCAP Safety Rating (2017 standard).

Advanced high strength steel

The Sorento uses more than 52.7% advanced high strength steel, reinforcing the front, rear and sides, as well as high stress points throughout the body.

Six airbags

Driver & front passenger dual front and side airbags, plus two side-curtain airbags (1st & 2nd row) to help protect occupants & potentially reduce injuries in the event of a collision.

Emergency fastening device

The first row seatbelts feature an emergency fastening device to remove slack and ensure proper seatbelt performance.

Lane Departure Warning System

The system detects the lane you’re in, and informs the driver with a visual cue and warning sound when the vehicle begins to drift outside of its lane, without the driver indicating.

5-star ANCAP safety rating

The 5-star ANCAP safety rating applies to all models under the 2017 standards

Blind Spot Detection with Lane Change Assist

The system can detect approaching vehicles within a distance of 70 metres. A visual and/or audible warning will alert you when they enter your blind spot zone, if you're indicating to change lanes.

Hill start assist

Hill start assist control, also known as HAC prevents the vehicle from rolling backwards when starting on a steep hill.

Downhill Brake Control

Downhill Brake Control, also referred to as DBC helps keep you nice and steady – and at a stable speed during steep descents.

Vehicle Stability Management

The Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) system controls brake force, engine torque and steering torque to provide improved vehicle stability when simultaneously braking and cornering – especially on wet, slippery and rough road surfaces

Optimum comfort
and flexibility

Designed with you in mind the Sorento interior, provides both comfort and convenience. 


7 seats

All Sorento models feature 7 seats, giving you numerous seating and cargo combinations for a perfect balance of passenger comfort and practicality. The second row seat auto-folds and slides 270mm to easily allow easy access for third row passengers.

Drive just the way you like

The driver’s seat can be electronically adjusted 10-ways, and has 4-way electric lumbar support plus a thigh extension, offering support and comfort for long-legged drivers. Two different drivers can store both seat and side mirror settings to their preferred positions. The front passenger also benefits from an 8-way electronically adjustable seat.

Dual-zone auto climate control A/C

The driver and front passenger can adjust their own personal temperature settings, while the system automatically maintains the desired climate.

Integrated memory system

Store customised seat and side mirror positions for two drivers, removing the hassle of repositioning the driver's seat each time. 

Heated & ventilated seats

The first and second row passengers can enjoy heated seats during cooler weather, while front passengers also benefit from soothing cool airflow on warm days. 

Heated steering wheel

A heated steering wheel makes it much more enjoyable to grip the wheel firmly on cold winter days. 

The award winning design of the Sorento gives off an undeniable air of confidence

Adaptive LED headlight system

LED headlights automatically point in the direction you’re heading based on travelling speed and steering wheel movements, resulting in improved visibility at night. Automatic lights also adjust your lights to suit your driving conditions.

Distinctive LED tail lights

Create an impact wherever you go with LED daytime running lights, side indicators, rear brake and tail lights.

Panoramic sunroof with electric blind

Create an even better interior ambience by enjoying the fresh breeze or the sun’s rays by a simple push of a button.

Integrated rear spoiler

Improving the airflow over the Sorento the integrated spoiler also holds the high stop brake light. 

Driving enjoyment
made easy

The Sorento is packed with the latest technology to keep you connected while you enjoy the journey. It’s driving enjoyment made easy.

Idle Stop & Go

Our intelligent ISG system switches off the engine when the Sorento is stopped in traffic, then restarts it immediately when you press the accelerator, helping you to reduce emissions and fuel consumption (Diesel models only).

Advanced Smart Cruise Control

ASCC uses a radar sensor at the front of the vehicle to monitor the distance between you and the vehicle ahead. The system preserves a pre-determined safe distance by applying the brakes, and stop the Sorento if necessary, until the vehicle ahead proceeds.

Smart power tailgate with memory function

The rear tailgate opens automatically when the smart key is detected for 3 seconds or more, and closes with a simple push of a button. Your preferred opening height can also be set and stored in memory.

Rear Cross Traffic Alert

Activated when you put the Sorento into reverse, the system will warn you if it detects any traffic approaching within 20 metres of the rear of the vehicle. 

Apple CarPlay™ & Android Auto™

Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ is a smarter, safer way to use your iPhone or Android while you're on the go. With a simple and intuitive interface, integrated into your vehicles  infotainment unit, it's designed to minimise distraction so that you can stay focused on the road.

Our latest 8-speed transmission

Our latest 8 speed transmission is paired with the reliable 2.2L CRDi turbo diesel or in the new 3.5L V6 MPI Petrol engine.

8-speed transmission

The new Sorento comes with the internally developed 8 speed transmission that gives you an all over smoother ride and gear transitions.

3.5L V6 petrol engine

 Available on indent order the Sorento offers  3.5L V6 petrol, which produces 206kW @ 6,300RPM and 336Nm @ 5,000 RPM 

2.2L CRDi turbo diesel

The 2.2L CRDi turbo diesel is the workhorse of the new Sorento; generating 147kW @ 3,800RPM and 441Nm @ 1,750 - 2,750RPM

Upright rear shock absorber

 A more vertically oriented rear shock absorber system helps to smooth out the effect of uneven surfaces for greater comfort.

Rear sub-frame

FWD models feature the sturdy rear subframe that AWD models are famous for, further improving driving stability