Kia Motors America sells first 2011 Sorento

Kia Motors America (KMA) has sold the first retail 2011 Sorento CUV, which was built at Kia Motors M

According to Kia, it is poised to continue its momentum and will build the brand through design, quality, value, safety features and with new technology.

The new Sorento employs a unibody design with an ability to fit up to seven passengers. It also features an AM/FM/CD/MP3/Sat audio system with SIRIUS satellite radio capabilities and three months complimentary service, auxiliary and USB audio input jacks for connecting personal MP3 players, and bluetooth wireless technology connectivity with steering wheel-mounted voice activation controls, said the company.

The model also offers a push button-start ignition with smart key, rear sonar back-up sensors, voice-activated navigation, rear view back-up cameras and air ionization purification technology.

The new 2011 Sorento CUV built at it's first US based manufacturing facilities in West Point, Georgia, will further enhance lineup and is now arriving in dealerships.

B M Ahn, group president and CEO of KMA and KMMG, said: "The all-new Sorento, Kia's first US built vehicle, marks a turning point for the brand and further solidifies Kia's commitment to the US market. On behalf of the thousands of team members at KMA and KMMG, and our network of more than 670 dealers nationwide, we are honored that Chick-fil-A, one of Georgia's most prestigious companies, will add the first retail Sorento to Cathy's collection of displayed vehicles at its corporate headquarters."