2011 Kia Sorento User Reviews

2011 Kia Sorento Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 6 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • Appearance:5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Overall: 4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5

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franxalot writes:
2011 Kia Sorento LX 4WD Review
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Well designed, quality emphasized

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Cant think of a negative yet.

franxalot
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"how Do You Like Me Now??" Very Nice Wheels At A Very Nice Price. — Excellent quality, many items that are optional elsewhere are standard equipment in the 2011 Sorento. Handling is good, braking excellent with the stability package. Ours is an I-4 with the 6 spd auto and third seat. Acceleration is good and fuel economy seems good also with 600 mi on the clock--20 mpg in suburban and city driving with no trips yet. I expect that on a road trip it will exceed the 28 mpg EPA rating. This is a comfortable, good looking SUV with a lot going for it. Don forget the warranty! We live in Maine and drive our cars and trucks into the ground, kept the last SUV for 9 yrs and 130,000 mi. I looked at all of them and chose the Sorento. Expect that it will last and be reliable for a long time. Recommend it to anyone who needs AWD and elbow room.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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lrand28289 writes:
2011 Kia Sorento SX 4WD Review
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5

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Warrenties, Voice activation controls including phone nav radio

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MPG could be better but 24.5 MPG for a V6 isn't to bad

lrand28289
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Fun Car To Drive And Great In Snow — Seating is comfortable with the lumbar support and the heat Acceleration was surprisingly good Driving in snow does outstanding with the differential lock option Great looking front end style and the Dark Cherry color makes this SX look good Handling is a bit stiff but for a 4 wheel drive -- normal All in all Great Car!!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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MKenn531 writes:
2011 Kia Sorento EX V6 Review
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Comfortable interior

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None yet

MKenn531
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So Far, Love It!!! — Only have it 1 week and a half but so far so good. have only done local driving. Love the heated seats and mirrors. getting used to the backup camera and the Sirius radio stations.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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SpicyRed writes:
2011 Kia Sorento EX 4WD Review
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Electronically advance as standard

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stiffness

SpicyRed
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Have A Great Value For Money With 5 Years Bumper To Bumper Warranty! — 2.4L not bad for acceleration for a relaxed driver but aggressive after you pump a gas. 6 speed sportsmatic gives a choice of preference for a specific needs. When Im on rush I can select into electronic manual for fast acceleration and manuevering. Otherwise, I can use my cruise control for much more relaxing drive. Quality is awsome in and out. Seems like KIA is on a real world of COMPETETION. The design as well as the technology merge on the right timing. KOREAN architecture + European perspective + American worksmanship makes this vehicle have an edge for a new level of KIA generation. Appearance is competetive...not too big nor small with decent angles and shapes. It cost much cheaper than CR-V and Highlander with the same FEATURES! Let's say a matter of USD 5,000.00 with 60,000 miles bumper to bumper + 100,000 miles powertrain warranties. A 50.00 USD full tank and it run 300miles and more. Maintenance under the dealership for 100,000 miles it brings a lot of value so far. Roomy and quite cabin with bluetooth and satellite on board bring much more exciting!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Warren writes:
2011 Kia Sorento EX 4WD Review
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comfort

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no built in sat nav

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Great All Rounder — Great car - excellent gearbox and all mod cons Added a set of 20" alloys and these make it hold the road even better. Twin sunroofs make it great for the kids to view all out there. Space make it ideal to hold all my fishing gear and more.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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guillaume writes:
2011 Kia Sorento EX 4WD Review
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what you get for the price ...

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missing the giant sunroof, on my version.

guillaume
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Nothing.. — like the overall of it , I have nothing really to dislike on this car .. of course you maybe want the dash navigation system but the off price for the package , was not available with the 4 cylinder engine ... power everything and 3 row seats are just perfect for the needs .

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2014 Kia Sorento Reviews

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2013 Kia Sorento Reviews

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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2009 Kia Sorento Reviews

I Love My Sorento! By jimlux1

Excellent man, I couldn't afford the Toyota or Audi so my friend said like "Hey why not get a try on a Sorento? " and I immediately went to the agent and reserved one after the test drive almost immed... Read More

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