Believe it or not, the all-new 2021 Kia Mojave pickup truck is coming. Although only available in the concept form as for now, the Kia Mojave will be a real refreshment in the pickup category. From what we heard, the forthcoming model will sit on the same platform as the Kia Sorento SUV.
Generally, the platform will be elongated, which means Mojave’s wheelbase is considerably longer. According to some news, this pickup truck will be available next year, and Kia is ready to expand its product line-up in the USA.
2021 Kia Mojave Pickup Truck Exterior
The design of the 2021 Kia Mojave pickup truck looks odd and unique. Basically, this model is riding on body-on-frame architecture, that underpins plenty of nowadays pickups. Generally, thanks primarily to BoF architecture, 2021 Kia Mojave pickup truck will be very competitive. The concept model that is present in 2010 from plenty of speculations will get some upgrades. The design will be more attractive with sharper lines. Some of the renderings are available and we can see the same treatment that is used on new 2021 Kia Sorento.
Moreover, the manufacturer will stretch its bed, delivering more higher towing capacity. Also, Kia Mojave will ride higher, and thanks to that it should offer better off-road performance.
Like the exterior upgrade, we are assuming some refreshments inside. From what we heard, this pickup will host a very spacious cabin and it will borrow plenty of cues from nowadays Kia SUVs. Generally, we are aiming at mid-size category SUV Kia Sorento.
This model provides excellent value and impressive, bold design and a spacious interior. Besides that, it comes with a vast of standard safety features. Generally, we are assuming that the Kia Mojave base model will be quite well equipped. Plenty of standard equipment can be expected like lastest touchscreen infotainment, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and excellent audio system.
The safety level will be highest. From some popular website statements, the upcoming model will include forward-collision warning with automatic emergency braking, lane-keeping assist, and adaptive cruise control. Blind-spot monitoring and the rear cross-traffic alert might be offered optionally.
2021 Kia Mojave Pickup Truck Powertrain
There is no official confirmation regarding what engine will power 2021 Kia Mojave Pickup Truck. Most likely that Kia will keep the same powertrain introduced in the concept model. However, many believe that besides the concept engine, the manufacturer would add two more new powertrains.
As we mentioned, the concept model is based on the Kia Sorento, and it sits on the same platform. The concept truck features a 3,8-liter V6 engine generating an estimated 280 horsepower. Interestingly, this unit uses a 5-speed automatic transmission.
Release Date and Price
The release of 2021 Kia Mojave might happen next year, according to some gossips. As we stated, there is no official confirmation about that. However, if this model happens, it will be for sure Kia’s big move to try to conquer the mid-size pickup market. Pricing is not yet declared, but we are hoping that it will be soon. Stay tuned for more upcoming information.