'21 Kia Sorento SX Prestige, FWD, Gravity Gray, 2.5L Turbo
Same for me, but I made them (Glendale Kia) deduct the cost for the brake pulse system. That's a BS add-on to enhance dealer profit.I got it from dtla. They were one of the only dealerships that honored the price they quoted me online. I went to Van Nuys, Cerritos, Huntington Beach, Temecula, El Cajon, and Covina Valley. They almost all bait and switched. Glendale honored their price quote, but wanted me to buy their brake pulse system option that they didn't want to take off, because they prewire it into the car.
Hi Dave,Your AWD GT is probably similar to our X-Line model in the USA. Does that diesel engine have a Turbo? I would imagine it gets better mileage than any of the gas models. We don't get the diesel engine on KIA's here in the USA, probably because Volkwagon screwed the pooch by fudging the pollution numbers a few years back.
Your $65,000AUD equates to $50,271US, currently. That's much higher than any of us in the USA pays! Was your Sorento made in the USA? That shipping cost might be part of the reason the price is higher. My '21 Sorento SX Prestige (FWD) had a sticker price of $42,020US. I did a 36-month lease, paid $2,000 down (included first month lease payment), and $450/month for 35 months. So, mine will cost me $17,750 over 3 years, then on to a new one! (I'm tired of keeping vehicles for 5, 10, or 15 years and paying for tires, batteries, and repairs!). (A wise investment guy once told me, "Never buy a depreciating asset".)
I went to Van Nuys Kia. I would get quotes through True Car. A bunch will come back with numbers lower than what's online. You can compare based on that, and you should be able to negotiate a lower price than the True Car price. For example, Kia Carson offered $31,791, but they didn't have the color I wanted, so I called Van Nuys, said another dealer offered this, and that I'm at $31k. Held strong and ended up paying $31150 (after the $500 rebate).What dealership did you go to? I'm in SoCal as well. Thanks!
Can we get some interior shots? Would love to compare the seats between the north American and Australian versionTop of the line here in AUS is the GT Line, it's similar to the SX Prestige I believe.
Comes standard with panoramic sunroof, Bose sound system, 10.25" entertainment screen, AWD, 2.2L Diesel, Napa Leather Interior, powered tailgate, Full LED lights in and out (except reverse light and vanity mirror lights), 12" Instrument cluster and upgraded 20" wheels (although I've already swapped mine out to 22").
Going rate for this model is about $70,000AUD, but can haggle a better deal.
I got mine with Tow Bar, Window Tint, Roof Racks and Floor Mats with 12 months registration for $65,000AUD
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Hi Mate,Can we get some interior shots? Would love to compare the seats between the north American and Australian version
14-way power driver’s seat (including 4-way lumbar support and cushion extension), IMS(Integrated Memory System) driver’s seat with 2 seating position memoryI wish I had that turn knob to shift with. My big cups get in the way of the shifter in my N.A. model. Ditto on the memory seat.