NEW FOR 2010:

– Standard voice-activated Bluetooth with steering wheel-mounted controls, Eco-Minder indicator, trip computer, fog lights, and automatic headlamps
– EX adds standard premium audio, auto-dimming mirror, and power-adjustable pedals
– New EX Luxury with Navigation trim lines

An all-new model for 2009, the 2010 Kia Borrego returns with several new features. All models feature Bluetooth connectivity, an Eco-Minder light, auto-dimming mirror with an integrated backup camera, trip computer, fog lights, and automatic headlamps, while the EX trim lines add a premium audio system and power-adjustable pedals. The EX-Luxury trims can be further optioned, with the EX-V6 Luxury with Navigation adding a navigation system, and the EX-V8 Luxury with Navigation further adding xenon headlamps.

Known as the Mohave in some global markets, the Borrego is a body-on-frame vehicle. It uses a 3.8-litre V6 with five-speed automatic or 4.6-litre V8 with six-speed automatic. LX models use a part-time, manually-activated four-wheel drive system; EX models use a Borg Warner full-time torque-on-demand four-wheel drive system that detects road conditions and distributes torque when needed.

Features on the LX V6 include 17-inch alloy wheels, air conditioning, heated mirrors, roof rails, privacy glass, two-tone bumpers with body side cladding, integrated trailer hitch, dual skid plates, power windows, heated cloth seats, six-way manual driver’s seat, 60/40 split-folding second-row seats, 50/50 split-folding third-row seats, chrome interior accents, tilt steering wheel with audio controls, CD/MP3 stereo with auxiliary input and USB port, Sirius satellite radio, Bluetooth connectivity, keyless entry, illuminated vanity mirrors, cruise control, rear cargo under-floor storage compartments, locking glovebox, backup warning system, and Eco-Minder indicator.

The EX V6 adds 18-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, eight-way driver and four-way passenger power heated leather seats, driver’s side memory, premium door scuff panels, auto-dimming rearview mirror compass, leather-wrapped power tilt and telescopic steering wheel, metal grain interior accents, power sunroof, heated mirrors with integrated turn signals, integrated side step, chrome door handles, rear chrome garnish, and fog lights.

The LX V8 is equipped similarly to the LX V6, but adds driver’s knee airbag.

The EX V8 is equipped similarly to the EX V6, but adds Smart Key system with pushbutton start.

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