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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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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Chris16583 writes:
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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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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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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Reviews From Other Years

2003 Kia Sorento Reviews

It Is Nice Car By anbebe3

run great a solf in regular street. this is a safe car and it soft handles. is a fast car,and it's a wonderfull ,I can hull every thing ,and the more that I like is because is shipper.has a lot of pa... Read More

Not The Right Choice For Me By Gilles

Biggest mistake I've done in years. Costed me an awful lot in maintenance already, and troubles are not finished yet. Was thinking I was going for reliability with a Kia SUV, looks like I did not inf... Read More

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2004 Kia Sorento Reviews

I Love My Car By kieva_brymer

Everything about the Kia Sorento is great. Off-road is fun but still safe and driving in the snow and ice is safe and comfortable. I like the looks of this car and on the radio a system was put in w... Read More

Great Daily Driver By Greg

My wife and I were debating between the Kia Sorento, Chevy Equinox and Ford Escape. The Chevy was ruled out, only because it was the first year of the new model. I normally like to wait until the 2n... Read More

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2005 Kia Sorento Reviews

Excellent Used Kia Sorento - Great Buy! By KimiHadley

I bought this car brand new and have been the only owner of the vehicle. Since I have owned this car it has always proven to be very reliable and I have found the scheduled maintenance on the vehicle ... Read More

Not Worth Getting Into By dsppspc123

Before the year was up, I had to have the engine replaced. The dealership set the timing incorrectly when they replaced the engine. It took over 5 years to get the timing set correctly, and it ended... Read More

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2006 Kia Sorento Reviews

Not So Great. By dxxsolomon

I bought this vehicle when it had about 20,000 miles on it and proved to be reliable until at about 50,000 miles. Immediately past 50,000 miles I began to experience multitude of problems with the ve... Read More

Fairy Satisified. By Mike

Terrible on gas, and the car blows front headlight bulbs often. $15 each this is a constant pain. Very poor resale value on Kia Products. Probably won't buy another Kia Product. Should be a recall for... Read More

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2007 Kia Sorento Reviews

Its Very Safe. By kiachamp

The sorento is a very nice vehicle. Its has a 5 star crash rating. Once you test drive this vehichle you will fall in love with it and you will not wanna go test drive anythig else. You cant find a b... Read More

Exellent Car , Especially For A Family. Tons Of Space No Matter Where Your Seating! By hopecardenn3469

This car is in very good condition. Brakes work great! The air condition is so cold. Radio is loud! The car's appearl is eye catching to me, it can shine so bright! It is also very fun to drive. It al... Read More

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