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2016 Sorento SUV now available at Henderson Kia in the Valley Automall

The 2016 Kia Sorento sport utility vehicle available at Henderson Kia in the Valley Automall has a strong amenity package. In addition, the dealership offers $1,000 customer cash on all 2016 Sorento models through Nov. 2.

The 2016 Sorento has been hailed for being multifaceted. It’s perfect for the typical night on the town or the trip to the beach. It began mounting sales at the dealership about as quickly as it arrived and is touted as the perfect getaway vehicle.

Available packages include the L, LX, SX and SX Limited.

An impressive list of engines are highlighted with the 2.4-liter gasoline direct injection 4-cylinder with 185 horsepower; the 2.0-liter gasoline direct injection 4-cylinder turbo with 240 horsepower; and the 3.3 gasoline direct injection V-6 with 290 horsepower.

Henderson Kia sales consultant Shane Wellman, who has been in the car business for almost two years, said the buyer profile for the 2016 Sorento includes a wide profile.

“My buyers have included elderly people, families and people who are selecting the Sorento because the model is beating a lot of competitors,” said Wellman. “On average, I would say that we’re saving our buyers $10,000-$15,000 on upper-end models. Our top of the line Sorento isn’t even $50,000.

“The 2016 Sorento top line SXL models include backup cameras, navigation, XM radio, Pandora, the 2.4-liter turbo and the 3.3-liter six cylinder. It also has heated steering wheel, blind spot monitoring, push button start, lift gate, panoramic roof, Home Link, powered seats, third-row seats and LED lighting.

“In addition, the upper-end model includes heated and cooled seats, Bluetooth and Infinity Sound System. Even the entry-level models come complete with a long list of amenities.”

Wellman said the Kia Sorento has also won several safety awards including the Top Star Safety Pick from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety for 2015. The NHTSA Five-Star Safety rating was also awarded the Sorento for the third consecutive year in 2015.

Sorento safety systems include electric stability control, traction control, electronic brake-force distribution, brake assist system and hill-start assist control.

The Kia Sorento also comes with the industry-renowned 10-year, 100,000-mile power train warranty, the five-year, 60,000-mile limited basic warranty, the five-year 100,000-mile limited anti-perforation warranty and the five-year, 60,000-mile 24-hour roadside assistance.

Henderson Kia and Henderson Mazda are located at 260 N. Gibson Road in the Valley Automall. The dealerships are headed by General Manager Chance Slingerland and general sales manager Jeff Martin.

Further information regarding the dealerships can be found by calling 702-567-8000 or by visiting www.hendersonkia.com or www.hendersonmazda.com.

The dealerships are part of a locally owned umbrella of dealerships that also includes Planet Hyundai Sahara at 7150 W. Sahara Ave. and Planet Hyundai Used Car Superstore at 7100 W. Sahara Ave. Further information can by calling 702-938-1400 or by visiting www.planethyundaisahara.com.

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