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Kia 4th-Generation Sorento with first 8-speed wet double-clutch transmission

2020-02-18

Kia has revealed its new Smartstream 8DCT, equipped for the first time in the all-new Kia Sorento and paired with a powerful, efficient diesel engine.

[Smartstream 8DCT Key features]
- +58% maximum torque capacity thanks to optimum clutch cooling performance (compared to a 7DCT models)
- +3% fuel efficiency due to highly efficient independent shift control system (compared to 8AT models) - Creates a more dynamic driving experience and enhances acceleration performance by up to 9% (compared to 6MT models)