Problems With 2021 Kia Sorento Specs.
Kia Motors UK has issued a anamnesis for its new Sorento SUV afterwards anecdotic a botheration with the vehicle’s eCall SOS active system.
A absolute of 965 of its seven-seat flagship models, which went on auction in August aftermost year priced from £38,845, are included in the recall, according to a account issued by the brand.
The afflicted cartage were all produced amid September 1 and December 14, 2020.
Kia’s account said: “In case of an accident, the Sorento’s eCall arrangement commonly transmits the agent identification cardinal (VIN) to the emergency alarm centre.
“However, if an airbag were to be deployed in one of the afflicted cartage the VIN would not be transmitted.”
Kia said that its franchised car retailers were able to displace the eCall arrangement so that the VIN is transmitted accurately, aback appropriate. The antidote would booty about 30 minutes, it said.
The Korean carmaker is now contacting owners with afflicted cartage to align an arrangement at their abutting Kia dealership for the eCall affection to be displace and updated.
Kia said that it was not acquainted of any injuries or accidents acquired by the issue.
The new Kia Sorento was the accountable of an AM annual barrage address aback in the December edition.
The fourth-generation adaptation of the SUV – aboriginal apparent aback in March, 2020 – is accessible in ‘2’, ‘3’ and ‘4’ appointed trim levels and a best of amalgam petrol or 2.2-litre turbodiesel engines.
A constituent hybrid, powered by a 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol agent and a 13.8kWh battery, is set to accompany the