Kia Sorento Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Kia Sorento reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Best manual mid-size SUV?
Can you please offer any advice/recommendation in regards to the best new SUV between Hyundai Santa Fe, Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4, manual versions only? I am an avid manual driver, doing approx. 15, ...Read more
Which SUV should I buy?
I am looking at purchasing a new SUV along the lines of a Kia Sorento, Hyundai Tuscon/Santa Fe, or anything else in that price range that you would recommend. Is there some form of comparative ...Read more
Best 7-seat SUV to replace Camry?
I'm looking to replace my amazing 2010 Camry Ateva with a new 7-seat SUV to cart all the kids and their stuff around town. I don't really need an off-roader, but an SUV seems to be the right fit for ...Read more
Best used 7 seat SUVs under $30k?
I am looking at a 2011 Mazda CX-7 Luxury Sports that has done around 30,000 km. The one I am looking at is also under $20,000 and the owner simply stopped driving it due to a change of circumstances ...Read more
Sorento steering pulling to the left
Has Kia had trouble with steering alignment on the new Sorento? I bought one last year and from day one it has pulled to the left. At the service department I was quoted $65 for a wheel alignment ...Read more
Opinion on Kia Sorento as a package?
Your thoughts on Kia Sorento V6 petrol two-wheel drive SLi, please. It's not as big as a Toyota Prado and bigger than a Subaru Outback, just about the right size for me. I like it because it is not ...Read more
Best options when buying a mid-size SUV?
Can you recommend a car for me, the same class as a Ford Territory. It needs to be less than $42,000, a diesel and good for driving 60,000km a year as a sales rep? Read more
Best people mover for a family?
With the recent addition of a baby girl, we are looking for a safe, reliable people mover for mum, dad and two kids with baby seats. Under normal circumstances I would head for the new Kia Sorento as ...Read more
Sorento limited towball weight?
I have a 2015 Kia Sorento Platinum, which in the main is a fantastic car and we are extremely happy with it. The only problem I have with it is the towball weight, which is limited to 100 kg. The ...Read more
Sportage ANCAP rating?
I took your advice and recently updated my Honda Accord V6L with a new Kia Sorento Platinum diesel. It’s a great vehicle and I love driving it. My wife and I have also recently been for a test drive ...Read more
Family SUV for small amounts of towing?
We are looking for a vehicle that can do family car duties and tow our small 750kg caravan (although we may upgrade to a bigger one). We have looked at and like the Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk but I'm ...Read more
Is the CX-5 the mid-size SUV benchmark?
You rate the Mazda CX-5 as the benchmark in the mid-sized SUV category but I have been having a very close look at the 2016 Kia Sportage Platinum. It's only just released but I wonder if you believe ...Read more
Best SUV replacement for Mercedes C-Class?
My wife wants a new car to replace her 2008 Mercedes-Benz C-class. She would like a more reliable, more comfortable and better quality vehicle, maybe a Ford Territory or something that has been ...Read more
Holden Captiva: What's a good replacement?
I made a rookie mistake and gave the Holden Captiva LX diesel the benefit of the doubt. I love how it drives, parks, its 7 leather seats, and all the perks, except it is ridiculously unreliable. I am ...Read more
Sorento transmission problem
My husband and I bought a 2015 Kia Sorento Platinum in June. At about 60km/h and 80km/h the engine is misfiring, shunting, surging. The dealership has yet to find a solution. It occurs when you ease ...Read more
Best 7-seater SUV?
We are considering the purchase of a 7-seater SUV and have test driven three contenders. The Nissan PathFinder ST-L, enticed by the current finance deal, good features, spacious and fuel efficiency; ...Read more
Sorento electronics replacement under warranty?
Several months ago I bought a 2008 Kia Sorento from a Ford dealer. During the 3-month warranty period I raised an issue of the ESP light coming on. The dealer asked Kia what to do and cleared the ...Read more
Is auto emergency braking necessary?
I thought the new absolute requirement in safety features was auto emergency braking. I don't see that as a consideration in choosing your Car of the Year. If, as I believe, the Sorento does not have ...Read more
Updating a Falcon XR6?
We are considering changing our 2006 Falcon XR6 and I’d appreciate your opinion and what order you would rate the vehicles we’re looking at: Mazda CX-9, Kia Sorento, Hyundai Santa Fe and Subaru ...Read more
Holden Captiva7: Criticisms
I like the Holden Captiva7, diesel top-of-the-range, but you have bagged them at every opportunity so please list the things that make you dislike them so much. The 2.2-litre diesel motor has good ...Read more