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The 2020 Kia Sorento continues its tradition of excellent winter handling

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Sorento on Tuesday, November 12th, 2019 at 9:33 pm
A left profile photo of the 2020 Kia Sorento driving in the snow.

How does the 2020 Kia Sorento handle in snow?

Living in Minnesota means having a strategy for safe driving during the winter months, lest cabin fever becomes more than just a troublesome concept. When customers stop into the Kia of St. Cloud showroom to inquire about a new vehicle, they almost inevitably ask, ‘How does the 2020 Kia Sorento handle in snow?’ Like previous versions, the 2020 Sorento is a three-row crossover SUV that is well-equipped and is going to be a prime candidate for families looking for a convenient mode of transportation. When winter hits, future owners will be able to find confidence in traversing less than perfect road conditions. A few of our Kia of St. Cloud product experts took a closer look at the platform and they are excited to share what they found.

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Does the 2020 Sorento have all-wheel-drive?

There are a lot of things that customers have come to love about the Kia Sorento as a crossover SUV. However, as it applies to our purposes today, it’s important for future owners to know that they can find versions available with front- and all-wheel-drive. Furthermore, both driver trains are available with both engine options.

Is FWD or AWD better in snow?

The debate between which is better in the snow is one of those discussions that will likely never have a definitive answer. There are pros and cons to both drive systems. Certainly, front-wheel-drive is a marked improvement over old rear-wheel-drive systems because the weight of the engine pushes the drive wheels against the road surface. All-wheel-drive systems are able to apply additional torque to a wheel that is slipping. Basically, the 2020 Sorento is a great option for buyers who need a vehicle to get them through a cold, snowy and slippery winter driving season.

It’s also important to note that regardless of which vehicle a person chooses to take home from the Kia of St. Cloud showroom, careful driving is the most important element. All-wheel or even four-wheel-drive systems are not magic. Driving too fast for conditions is always dangerous and can lead to sliding off the road, if not much worse.

The 2020 Kia Sorento has arrived at the Kia of St. Cloud showroom. Customers can start the pre-ordering process or schedule a test drive when they make an appointment with one of our product experts today.

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