Once upon a time, there was a capable body-on-frame mid-size Kia Borrego SUV. Back then, the vehicle wasn’t a strong seller, so the Korean car producer chose to change it with an entirely new nameplate. That turned out to be a good move because the family-oriented replacement Sorento is amongst the finest in the automaker’s fleet. Nowadays, the automaker deals with the new 2021 Kia Borrego which will go back to North America as a more upscale alternative to the Sorento.
2021 Kia Borrego Design
The new Borrego (Mohave beyond the U.S.) has been previewed a couple of minutes ago the Seoul Motor Show. The manufacturer presented the Mohave Masterpiece concept that is a production-ready boxy-shaped SUV and a quite capable off-roader. In addition to the blocky shape, the SUV supplies a few interesting information which will hopefully stay when the production model arrives. To start with, the 2021 Borrego will keep the car manufacturer’s evolutionary tiger-nose grille and muscular fascia. The rugged, effective design has been spiced up with LEDs at both sides and metal skid plates.
2021 Kia Borrego Engine
According to Kia, the concept uses the all-wheel-drive system and supplies the go-anywhere ability. Nevertheless, they didn’t offer any closer information regarding the efficiency of the SUV, so we have no idea what’s going to power the returning Borrego. Still, keeping in mind that the concept hosts quad exhaust suggestions, there should be something quite powerful beneath the hood. The SUV may be using its old, yet improved 3.8-liter V-6 engine that powers the all-new Telluride as well. The transversely installed unit with direct injection technology pumps out 291 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque. Like we said before, the mill will be mated strictly to the all-wheel-drive system that’s going to get power through an eight-speed automated transmission.
2021 Kia Borrego Release Date
As far as we’ve managed to discover, the 2021 Kia Borrego/Mohave will be introduced either late this year or in early 2020.
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