CHICAGO –Manufacturing vehicles in Korea provides an undeniable cost advantage, says Kia Motors America Executive Vice President Peter Butterfield at a press event here to introduce the company's new Sorento midsize SUV. Thanks to several cost advantages, Kia's new Sorento drastically undercuts the competition The Sorento, a body on frame SUV with 106.7-in. (271-cm) wheelbase, is approximately the same size as a Jeep Grand Cherokee, yet is priced to sell for about $20,000 in ...

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