The 2022 Kia Sorento is a three-row SUV that’s big enough to cart around your kids plus their friends while still being small enough to not cost an arm and a leg in gas. If you’re in the market for a midsize SUV, the 2022 Kia Sorento may be just up your alley. With trims ranging from the 2022 Kia Sorento LX to the 2022 Kia Sorento SX, you have a wide variety of features and add-ons to choose from in the Sorento. Yet it’s the top-of-the line 2022 Kia Sorento SX Prestige where you’ll really notice all the luxuries that come in your new SUV.
What is the 2022 Kia Sorento SX Prestige?
The 2022 Kia Sorento SX Prestige is the highest trim level you can buy in the 2022 Kia Sorento family. The new 2022 Sorento already has a good number of trim levels available – five – and the 2022 Sorento SX Prestige combines all of these into one high-end package that will give you a whole lot – and cost you.
The 2022 Kia Sorento SX Prestige costs $42,265, according to Edmunds. This is a good amount more than the base model 2022 Kia Sorento LX, which costs $29,490. All 2022 Kia Sorentos include a second-row 60/40 split-folding bench seat and third-row split-folding seats. The 2022 Kia Sorento LX comes with an 8-inch infotainment touchscreen, while higher trim levels, including the 2022 Kia Sorento SX Prestige, have a 10.25-inch infotainment touchscreen.
The SX Prestige combines everything good about the Sorento into one package
The SX Prestige includes everything that lower trim levels have, including 18-inch wheels, remote engine start, and black exterior trim. You’ll also get roof rails, simulated leather upholstery, and heated front seats. The 2022 Kia Sorento SX Prestige engine is a 2.5-liter four-cylinder that makes 281 hp and 311 lb-ft of torque. You’ll get a wireless phone charger in the SX Prestige, as well as an optional sunroof and ambient lighting. It also has power-folding mirrors, a digital instrument panel, ventilated front seats, and a heated steering wheel. The Kia Sorento SX Prestige also gives you a 12-speaker Bose sound system and front parking sensors.
Other features of the Kia Sorento SX Prestige include leather seats, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, and a 360-degree camera system which gives you a top-down view of the Sorento. This makes parking in a small spot much easier. There’s also a blind-spot camera which “displays live camera footage to the instrument panel of your blind spots when changing lanes.”
You can even upgrade to the SX Prestige X-Line
As with the other Kia Sorento trims, you can add the X-Line package to the 2022 Kia Sorento SX Prestige. This will bring the 2022 Kia Sorento SX Prestige X-Line price to $44,265. What is the X-Line package? It makes the Kia Sorento even better than it already is.
In the Sorento SX Prestige, the X-Line package adds all-wheel drive. It also includes styling upgrades, like silver exterior trim, a restyled bumper, and raised roof rails. The X-Line Sorento SX-Prestige also includes dark gray wheels, 20-inch wheels, and a panoramic sunroof.
The SX Prestige is not just the best Kia Sorento you can buy, it’s an all-around great SUV. Its smaller stature makes it easy to navigate. Its bells and whistles will make you feel like you’re in a luxury SUV. And its three rows mean that you won’t have to worry about having enough passenger space. All in all, the 2022 Kia Sorento SX Prestige is a really nice SUV.