2016 Kia Sorento SiriusXM Traffic Availability Peter Frampton

Kia Traffic Information is a Sirius Matter

Kia Sorento SiriusXM Traffic Availability and Features

Drivers of 2016 Kia models might be in for a bit of a surprise. Of course, there’s all the good surprises we might take for granted with new Kias, such as the 2016 Forte’s superior fuel economy or the 2016 Soul’s iconic design. But you might have also noticed, if you tried to use the SiriusXM Traffic feature that is available or standard in various Kias that your 2016 vehicle may not show you the traffic information you expected.

Never fear! The same kind of maps that work for 2015 Kia models and earlier years are also available for compatible 2016 Kias. We’ll focus on one of our more popular models for 2016, the Kia Sorento, and check out the SiriusXM Traffic application’s availability and features for the vehicle. We’ll also share how to find more information about SiriusXM Traffic.

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What the SiriusXM Traffic Feature Does

The SiriusXM Traffic feature is available or standard in some of the higher-end 2016 Sorento model options, such as the EX, EX V6, SX V6, Limited, and Limited V6 (not available in L, LX and LX V6 models). And when you add the mapping feature to your compatible 2016 Kia model, it will show you the way, just like Peter Frampton always wanted. Here’s what SiriusXM Traffic can do: 

  • Shows you traffic conditions for points on your route.
  • Coverage of about 1 million miles of roads in the US.
  • Keeps you up-to-date on accidents and road closures.
  • Suggests alternate routes if there are traffic incidents.

To go to the SiriusXM portal for Kia models and check on its availability, click here. To view a video about the features of the traffic service, click here.  And don’t fret if you get a 2016 Sorento and it doesn’t have the 2016 SiriusXM Traffic information just yet.  You still have all the performance (up to 290 horsepower with V6 engines available in some models), cargo room (up to 73.5 cubic feet) and flat-out-fun that Kia vehicles give you.  Below are just a few of the cool tech features you can enjoy with a 2016 Kia Sorento.

2016 Kia Sorento SiriusXM Traffic Availability Peter Frampton
2016 Kia Sorento SiriusXM Traffic Availability Peter Frampton

Some Highlights of the 2016 Kia Sorento’s Other Tech Features

  • Available for EX and EX V6 models, standard for SX V6, Limited and Limited V6 models:
    • Infinity Surround Sound Audio System
    • UVO eServices
  • Standard for all models:
    • CD/MP3/SiriusXM Audio System
    • Bluetooth wireless technology
    • USB input jack
    • Trip computer
    • EcoMinder fuel-efficiency indicator

[Related: What’s Better for Your Sorento: A V6 or Turbocharged Engine?]

See a Kia Sorento on the Lot

At Friendly Kia, we have plenty of Sorento models on the lot, along with SUVs like the Sportage and luxury sedans like the Optima and Cadenza, among others. So please come visit us, take a look at our available inventory, and take a model for a test ride. We offer a lot of perks to our valued customers: For starters, Friendly Kia is a dog-friendly lot. In addition, we offer lifetime free on-site car washes for every new car purchase.

Friendly Kia is located in New Port Richey, Florida, and we serve the area from Spring Hill and Trinity to the greater Tampa-St. Pete area, including Clearwater, and beyond. Please contact us, or for more information about upcoming Kia releases come back here and visit the official Friendly Kia blog.

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