A new generation of safety technology

The Sorento introduces safety technology that not only thinks ahead, it actually looks around corners for you. 

Collision Avoidance technology

Sorento boasts all new collision avoidance technology, Forward Collision Avoidance assist (car, pedestrian, cyclist, junction) Blind Spot Collision assist and Rear Traffic collision avoidance are featured throughout the model range. 

Parking Collision Avoidance Assist not available on LX+ model 


Remote Smart Parking Assist

Remote Smart Parking Assist enables you to move the Sorento autonomously out of a front or rear parking space remotely using the key fob, making it easier and safer to get in and out of the vehicle in tight parking spaces.

Not available on LX+

Head Up Display

Head Up Display, an excellent driver safety feature projects information in the instrument cluster onto the base of the windscreen, allowing you to see driving information without taking your eyes off the road.

Not available on LX+

Rear Occupant Alert

Rear Occupant Alert uses ultrasonic sensors inside the vehicle to detect passengers (or pets) located in the second and third row seats, alerting the driver before leaving the vehicle. The system issues three separate warnings to help prevent passengers, such as small children, from being left behind in the vehicle.


Safe Exit Assist

Safe Exit Assist prevents the rear doors opening if the system detects a hazard approaching from behind the vehicle, such as a cyclist or another vehicle.

Stay in your lane

Lane assist systems work to detect road markings along with other vehicles on the road, and then assist in keeping the vehicle centred safely on the road

Multi-Collision Braking

The Multi-Collision Braking system helps to reduce the danger of secondary collisions by automatically applying the brakes once the airbags have been deployed after an initial impact.

Seven airbags with front centre-side airbag

New Sorento comes with seven airbags, including one in the left side bolster of the driver's seat, designed to prevent the driver and front passenger's heads coming into contact during a collision - another first for a vehicle in this segment.

Optimum comfort
and flexibility

Welcoming and luxurious on one hand, the cabin is also highly functional, enhancing the driver and passenger experience.


Seven seats

All new Sorento models feature 7 seats, giving you numerous seating and cargo combinations for a perfect balance of passenger comfort and practicality. The second row seats automatically fold & slide at the touch of a button to allow easy access for third row passengers.

12.3” colour LCD touchscreen

Easy to read and operate, the vivid 'floating' 12.3 inch colour LCD touch screen combines important vehicle information with controls that can play audio files from connected devices.

Luggage capacity

The new Sorento has one of the largest luggage capacities in it's class, up to 1,996 litres! The increased cargo space swallows up surf boards, fishing gear, golf clubs and everything else for a great getaway.

Remote folding rear seats

Controls in the side wall of the cargo area allow the second row seat backs to be folded remotely at the touch of a button.

Mood lighting

Soft, ambient downlighting is emitted from beneath the dashboard and door trim. Choose from one of seven pre-set core colours or from the full range of 64 colours.

Available on Deluxe and Premium models.

7x USB charging ports

Deluxe and Premium models offer all seven occupants the ability to keep their mobile devices charged thanks to 7x charging points in the first, second and third rows, as well as 2x 12v power outlets.

Design excellence in every detail

Athletic and dynamic, the new Sorento immediately grabs you with its elongated, sculpted silhouette and purposeful stance.

Refined boldness

Built on an all-new platform and with an unmistakably athletic profile, the 2021 Sorento rewrites SUV style.

LED headlights

LED Headlights are simply unbeatable at casting a clear, white and powerful beam of light, ideal for unlit, backcountry roads.

Standard across the range

Panoramic sunroof

A new dual-pane panoramic sunroof lightens the interior and is perfect for those sunny beachside days.

Available on Premium model.

Alloy wheels

Sorento offers new 18, 19 and 20 inch aluminium alloy wheels.

Intelligent interactivity

The new Sorento features the latest connectivity and infotainment technology, enhanced by superior ergonomics and a more intuitive user experience. It’s driving enjoyment made easy.

Surround view monitor with dynamic guidelines

This intuitive system combines four wide-angle images from cameras at the front, rear and sides of the Sorento to give you a bird’s eye view of your surroundings while parking or moving at speeds below 20km/h.

Not available on LX+

BOSE® Premium sound system

Deluxe and Premium models are equipped with a powerful BOSE® 12-speaker premium surround-sound system, delivering a more immersive in-car audio experience.

Available on Deluxe and Premium models

Wireless smartphone charger

Easily charge a compatible smartphone while you're on the go using the wireless smartphone charging pad at the front of the centre console. The centre console tray will also alert you if you leave your phone behind when exiting the vehicle.

Works with Qi compatible devices only.

Height adjustable smart power tailgate

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.

Available on Deluxe and Premium models.

Localised handling 

Whether you're cruising the highway, negotiating rush hour traffic, or in the twisty backroads, Sorento will be as relaxed or responsive as you want it to be. With a handling package that's tuned for local conditions you can be sure that your Sorento is up to the task.

8-speed Wet Dual-Clutch transmission

In a segment first, the new Sorento introduces a brand new wet double-clutch automatic transmission that makes gear changes silky smooth, improves performance and reduces fuel consumption.

2.2L CRDi turbo diesel

The 2.2L CRDi turbo diesel engine features a new engine block made exclusively from aluminium saving 19.5kgs from the block itself and 38.2kgs overall. This reduction in engine weight improves handling and saves fuel. 

Terrain mode system

The Sorento features a new terrain mode, which enables the driver to select the most appropriate setting for the terrain, allowing the vehicle to self-adjust parameters such as stability and traction control, engine response and AWD torque to suit.

2,500kg Tow rating

The Sorento tow rating has been increased by 25% from the previous model. The maximum braked tow rating is now 2,500kgs allowing a far broader range of towing options.