At the top of Kia Motors lineup is the Kia Sorento and the Kia Optima. The Optima actually started off as a rebranded variation of the Sorento. A mid-sized 4-door sedan, the Kia Optima has been through many facelifts and now features a streamlined profile that has helped boost sales. In the past few years, a Kia Optima hybrid has reached the markets.
The Kia Sorento is a crossover SUV that is now in its third generation. This latest version, released for 2015 model year, is available with either a 5 or 6-speed manual or automatic transmission. Most models will include a 3.3-litre Lambda V6 engine with 276 horsepower. Not only is a the Kia Sorento a big-seller for Kia Motors, it is one of the most favorably received SUV’s in the market right now.