2008 Kia Sorento User Reviews

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    2008 Kia Sorento LX Review
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    65

    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.

    Pros: 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.

    Cons: 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.

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    2008 Kia Sorento EX 4WD Review
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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.)

    Pros: is so fun

    Cons: the petrol

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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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    2008 Kia Sorento LX 4WD Review
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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

    Pros: comfort, quiet, affordable

    Cons: good car

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    2008 Kia Sorento LX Review
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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.

    Pros: Looks Great! Drives Great!

    Cons: LX does not have keyless entry

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2015 Kia Sorento Reviews

    Fun And Family By klassenz

    Overall, this a very versatile vehicle that is safe, enjoyable, and functional. From the outstanding crash test ratings to the quiet smooth ride, there is much to like about this Kia Sorento. Anyone l... Read More

    Horrible By SeaSick

    I own a GMC Terrain that is in the shop for some body work, and the rental car company gave me a 2015 Sorento to drive. It is HORRIBLE. It maneuvers like a bumper car at Kennywood. If I had children, ... Read More

    2014 Kia Sorento Reviews

    2014 Kia Sorrento Lx By stime34

    Overall this is a great family vehicle. Able to move a large amount of cargo for errands and price is very reasonable. The value is head and shoulders above any competitor. Maintenance and reliabil... Read More

    Attractive, Comfortable, Good Fuel Economy. By uspspow

    Very nice economical vehicle, comfortable to drive, easy handling, cargo space will carry a foldable wheel chair easily.Back up camera is really nice. Controls on steering wheel nice and convenient an... Read More

    2013 Kia Sorento Reviews

    This Vehicle Is A Catch Your Eye Kind Of Sorento - Looks Alone Sold Me On It. By pamp50

    I have never had an issue with acceleration or braking. The handling is superb in every way. The sunroof makes it fun to drive on a spring or summer or fall day. I have never had any maintenance i... Read More

    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

    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

    2011 Kia Sorento Reviews

    Great By Kbyrum

    I like this car because it is a great family car and I have never had anything go wrong with the car. It is very reliable and will take you anywhere you want to go. Rides very smooth and would buy an... Read More

    Awesome Secondary Vehicle. By Dcp_1

    Fun comfortable vehicle. Roomy. Drove 2k mile round trip recently and am pleased with performance and reliability. 330 mile range between fuel stops. Recently changed 4 wheel brakes and rotors. Fairly... Read More

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