2015 Kia Sorento was named Best Family Vehicle by the Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA). This happened during the annual "Mudfest" competition in Snoqualmie, Washington.  More than 20 NWAPA automotive journalists evaluated vehicles on an autocross course as well as paved and moderate off-road routes during the two-day event and selected winners in five categories.

"The U.S.-built* Sorento is one of Kia's most popular vehicles and sports dynamic and sophisticated design elements, inside and out," commented Michael Sprague, executive vice president of sales and marketing, Kia Motors America.

"Winning the Best Family Vehicle by NWAPA is further validation of the Sorento's appealing blend of all-around style and capability with an abundance of safety features.", he added.

2015 Kia Sorento comes with powerful Gasoline Direct Injected (GDI) V6 engine, a high-style interior, next-generation infotainment system and Kia's Blind Spot Detection system. There are four trim levels including - LX, EX, SX and SX Limited.

Options in the 2015 Sorento include a programmable power liftgate, panoramic sunroof with a one-piece, power-operated shade, integrated 2ndrow sliding sunshades, available dual ventilated air-cooled front seats, a 115-volt power inverter, and illuminated door handle pockets.

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Source: Kia