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Maybe I'm mad, but I'm about to sell my 2000 Alfa 156 Sportwagon (2.4JTD) and get a Sorento XS 2.5CRDi. 35 years old, married with one daughter, into skiing, mountain bikes and cider, although not all together.

Got the diesel bug when I bought the Alfa, had it remapped to 170bhp+ and it now 0-60s in under 8 seconds. After 3 years I'm starting to find the go-kart handling and niggly ride tedious so started looking for a replacement.

My wife has a Mitsubishi L200 double-cab that she uses for her work (horticulture) and I really enjoy driving it. We ski 2 or 3 times a year and I prefer driving the L200 to the Alfa when heading down to the Alps from the UK, so a 4x4 was a good starting point. I regularly ride my mountain bike and needed something that would take bike, skis and other paraphenalia, so a "toy" 4x4 wasn't going to do it.

Test drove a Merc ML, X-Trail and looked at the new Discovery, then had a look at the Sorento. Test drove one today and I'm sold on it. Just need to sort out a few things then an order will be going in (and I'll be looking to get a remap done asap :blush: and will probably have a light tint added to the glass rear of the b-pillar)

But what colour? :blink: Black looks cool, but I'm not the sort to wash and wax every week. Silver is ok, but I keep looking at indigo blue. Haven't seen one in the flesh and wonder if it looks ok with the silver/grey mouldings or does it clash like a, well, a clashy thing?

Thoughts on colour (pics?) and recommendations for a remap or powerbox would be appreciated.
 

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Sport Blue is only availble on the XSE - I'm looking at the XS as I don't want the larger alloys, chrome mirrors or the VDODayton head unit.

Been googling like mad and Black it will be I think!

Any suggestions on remaps/power chips? I used one from dieselchiptuning on the Alfa.
 

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I've always been partial to the black color, maybe silver as well Great look anytime of the year, but that's my opinion. But NEWayz, if you have comments/questions about the Sorento then please direct them to the Sorento forums. Thanks!

OH, and btw welcome to KIA-forums.com! :57:
 

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your better off with silver because you would be putting the skiis,bikes,luggage,etc in/on the Sorento which cause scratches and you be waxing and washing it after every trip you go on,if you decide to go with black.
 
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