New 2017 Kia Sorento Smart Phone Features

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Sorento, Kia Technology, New Kia Models on Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 at 7:57 pm
2017 Sorento UVO eServices Android Auto

Kia’s latest model year lineup is packed with new technologies for both safety and convenience. The technology most want to hear about, however is whether new 2017 Kia Sorento has smart phone features such as Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Driving around town, people want to know how they can get more connectivity while avoiding collisions and still never miss a text.
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Kia fans get ready to download the app for your smart phone because yes, the 2017 Kia Sorento’s new smart phone features are Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability when it hits dealerships later this year. As part of Kia’s latest UVO infotainment system, UVO3, drivers will be able to enjoy Android Auto or Apple CarPlay in addition to a variety of other new features.

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Available on all of the 2017 Sorento trim levels, excepting the base trim, the UVO3 system has 14 new telematics services, 8GB of music storage, SiriusXM Radio, a 7-inch touch screen display and the latest in in-car navigation.

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What are the new safety features of the 2017 Sorento?

Releasing the 2017 Sorento under its DRIVE WiSE sub brand, Kia has accordingly equipped the new model with state-of-the-art driver assistance systems as well as new smart phone features. In addition to increasing the availability of systems already on the market including Blind Spot Detection and Lane Departure Warning, Kia has added two new safety features – Autonomous Emergency Braking and Dynamic Bending Headlamps.

  LX 2.4L EX 2.0T LX V6 EX V6 SX V6 SXL V6
Autonomous Emergency Braking OPT OPT OPT OPT OPT STD
Forward Collision Warning OPT OPT OPT OPT OPT STD
Lane Departure Warning OPT OPT OPT OPT OPT STD
Advanced Smart Cruise Control OPT OPT OPT OPT OPT STD
Blind Spot Detection - OPT OPT STD STD STD
Rear Cross Traffic Alert - OPT OPT STD STD STD
Dynamic Bending Lights - - - - OPT STD

You can stay up to date on the latest news on the 2017 Kia Sorento right here with Hometown Kia in Mount Hope, WV. If you’d like to check out the 2016 Sorento contact our dealership for more information or schedule a test drive online.