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Kia Sorento Model Overview

New Kia Sorento

2015 Kia Sorento Overview
New 2015 Kia Sorento For Sale
MSRP: $24,100 - $41,700
Invoice: $23,285 - $39,233
Used 2015 Kia Sorento For Sale
Avg. Used Price: $30,474
2014 Kia Sorento Overview
New 2014 Kia Sorento For Sale
MSRP: $24,100 - $40,100
Invoice: $23,280 - $37,728
Used 2014 Kia Sorento For Sale
Avg. Used Price: $33,291

Kia Sorento Questions


I Have A 2005 Kia Sorrento And The Power Locks Will Not Work

I have a 2005 kia Sorrento and the power locks will not work key fob will not work and interior dome lights do not come on when door is open but work manually pls help

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Tony Momsen

Interior Lights Do Not Work When Door Is Opened

At first the back seat overhead light stopped working. Kia said it would be over $1,000.00 to repair it. Font overheads still worked but now they no longer work when a door is opened. Both front an...

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Kia Roof Rails

how do i remove the roof rails to reseal the the mounts as i have water getting in from the top

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Linda Beddingfield

What Makes The Rear End Whine In My 2006 Sorento?

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Bruce Ozella

Front Brakes

change front brakes

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About the Kia Sorento

Korea is a long way from Italy, but somehow the two names, Kia and Sorento, go together quite well.  The Sorento entered the market in 2003 as Kia's compact SUV, available in either rear-wheel or four-wheel drive.  Its sturdy truck platform and low-range gearing has made it a solid performer both on and off roads, and it is one of Kia's best-selling vehicles to date.
It has always been available in either LX or more luxurious EX trims.  Until 2007, it was equipped with a somewhat sluggish 3.5-liter, 192-hp V6 engine matched with either a 5-speed manual or automatic.  In 2007, it got a much needed boost to a 3.8-liter, 262-hp V6, but only came with a 5-speed automatic with sequential shift.  Sitting on 16-inch wheels (or optional 17-inch with a sport package that also adds on a rear spoiler, fog lights, and running boards), the Kia Sorento only offers two rows of seats for up to five people, unlike some competitors of equal size that offer a third row option.  The 60/40 seats do flip and fold, expanding cargo space to 66.4 cubic inches.
The LX is nicely equipped with power features, keyless entry, MP3 player and other conveniences, and the EX adds on more upscale items such as leather seats, roof rails, a sunroof, and heated mirrors.  The Sorento was always well equipped with airbags, traction control, and stability control, and finally made ABS standard with its 2007 models.  In 2007, in addition to the part-time 4WD, a new Torque-on-Demand option for the EX was added, for improved off-road capability.  It has been rated number one in customer satisfaction for its four-wheel drive performance according to J.D Powers.  
The Sorento offers a lot of features for its relatively low price tag, and now with a new engine, its performance, towing capability, and road handling are much more in line with comparable SUVs.  For 2009, the Sorento will likely go through another makeover, transforming into a crossover vehicle.