2008 Kia Sorento User Reviews

2008 Kia Sorento Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 5 reviews

  • Performance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Appearance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Overall: 4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5

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mre7three writes:
2008 Kia Sorento LX Review
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4

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Very reliable and well built SUV. Decent Power. Handling is mushy, wish it cornered better. This is the 1st generation Sorento, and IMO was the test bed for the successful 2nd gen Sorento.

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Maintentance costs overall have been minimal w/the exception of brakes; front brakes. I've gone through two sets of brakes since I bought car new in 2008 and am in need of another new set. Front brake discs warp.

mre7three
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Reliable, And Very Under Appreciated. — This SUV was a great value for what I paid. Overall it's austere vehicle, but very solid, well built and reliable. I'm not someone who pays extra for catchy/cliched marketing and Kia definitely fit that bill. I would definitely buy another Kia. Korean engineering is the best around these days, better than Japan, Germany, US - I think.

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Mohammed writes:
2008 Kia Sorento EX 4WD Review
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is so fun

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the petrol

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Iiiiiiiiiii — it good accelatration braking handling it is very fun to drive this car it has mileage over 43000 its very stylish and hopeful car it is about 90000 dhs its very fun its sunroof camera and cd player its very specfic

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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2008 Kia Sorento EX 4WD Review
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08 Kia Sorento — Rear seats do not fold down all the way flat which is dissapointing when trying to "haul" stuff. Would be nice to have driver's side window go up automatically in addition to going down automatically. Other than that, really like the car - fabulous to drive!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Guy writes:
2008 Kia Sorento LX 4WD Review
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comfort, quiet, affordable

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good car

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Test Drive And Buy — I have had the oppertunity to drive several Sorentos since i own a used car dealership, the 08 i have been driving is the best of all that i have had, performance good only 1 semi bad comment not best on turns

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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treesas writes:
2008 Kia Sorento LX Review
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Looks Great! Drives Great!

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LX does not have keyless entry

treesas
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2008 Kia Sorento — I love this SUV! It is roomy and comfortable. The price is very reasonable. It looks terrific and gets better gas mileage than expected. The Sorento is quiet and has a smooth ride. It handles great. I had a Sportage and loved it but needed something a little bigger. The only negative is that it does not come with keyless entry, which is easy enough to add on your own. I would recommend this SUV to everyone. The performance, appearance and quality are excellent.

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2014 Kia Sorento Reviews

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2013 Kia Sorento Reviews

Versatile And Economical. By NFavazzo

I love my Sorento. It's perfect for a family day with 4 kids under 10. When everyone's not in the Sorento, the seats fold up and there's ample cargo space. The GDI 4 cylinder has a lot of pep and the ... Read More

Pretty Decent By MikeRivera

I like this car and enjoy driving it. It handles well and is great on gas mileage during road trips. The only thing bad about this car is that when we use the third row cargo space is very limited. We... Read More

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2012 Kia Sorento Reviews

Family Car Fun To Drive By khemetsubs

Handling, fuel economy, roomy, fun to drive, price, reliable, long warranty, comfortable, nice design, lot of standard options lack sometimes power on hilly roads, suspension may be stiff for some pe... Read More

Love My Kia! By kendelld

The Sorento is a great car. Great for trips around town and comfortable for long road trips. Smaller than a full sized SUV, but the cargo space is still huge. And then when you put the seats down, ... Read More

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2011 Kia Sorento Reviews

Great Family Vehicle By Dustin

I like this vehicle. I would recommend it to anybody. Its safe and efficient, spaceous and comfortable. We bought it with 11, 000 miles, now have 70,000, never had an issue. It is a smaller SUV, b... Read More

Kia Quality 95k Still Going Strong By yawlshutup

This Kia is a good quality vehicle. The cons out weigh the pros in my situation. You will get tired of this SUV real quick if you travel with a family of 3 or more point blank. The third row seat is a... Read More

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