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Written on: 01/08/2016 by TabbysDad (2 reviews written)
With its chunky off road styling and impressive standard kit you'd be forgiven for thinking the Kia Sorento is a premium SUV....It isn't. Having owned various Mercedes ML's and the like over the years, I can only say that Kia misses the mark by quite some margin. The vehicle we very briefly owned was a 2006 model with a mere 75,000 on the clock and a fully stamped service book, so expectations were high. However, the reality was a huge disappointment. The interior is extremely cheap and nasty… Read Full Review
Written on: 23/01/2011
Have owns several big name 4x4's the Sorento is as good as any of them,more comfortable and definately more miles per gallon,getting 38.
Taking price into account this has to be of the best buys on the market today.
Travelling through Yorkshire in up to 500mm snow,no problem at all,eats up the miles on the motorway,had a small problem with the cruise control,took it in and they fixed it while I waited,overall I am well impressed and would have another.
Have yet to tow with it,but there is so… Read Full Review
Written on: 21/12/2010
Avoid ,ride is awful ,useless in the snow ,turbo went ,automatic gearbox is rubbish for towing,radio is a joke.Plus points quite well equipped (XT) but the air con has a mind of its own as does the alarm.Can not wait to get rid of it… Read Full Review
Written on: 07/08/2010
I got my sorrento xs about 3 months ago and i really love it.It is brilliant for towing with and a very comfortable jeep to drive.It does 34 mpg which im quite happy with as other jeeps only do between 24 and 30. For value for money and comfort i would recommend the sorrento jeep to anyone. I looked at jeeps same age and low miles and they where all 6 to 10 grand more expensive than the sorrento.Also it has heated seats full leather interior and sat nav, and is generally well finished. I hope… Read Full Review
Written on: 06/08/2010
Ive had my Kia Sorento for two months now and to be honest, for value for money you can't beat it. Its a little sluggish but its a big car but thats my only niggle. Otherwise the build quality is amazing for the on-road price. It feels as good as the Aude Q7, you get loads of extras that would cost you a fortune with the other 4X4's. It feels solid when your driving and the interior is a work of art, easy to use the controls that feel very expensive. Its practical as a seven seater and with the… Read Full Review
Written on: 24/04/2010 by Keith A (1 review written)
A great car for every thing from general family use to towing, Pulls a loaded caravan or a large horse trailer plus 2 horses with no problem at all. Only 2 Gripes so far; Watch your dealers when they quote prices for services (I have had a variation of nearly £150 for a 20k service.from Kia main dealers - Why?? ). also am at present having trouble locating M&S tyres at a sensible price for 465/60/18 wheels.They seem to be like the proverbial Rocking Horse Poo… Read Full Review
Written on: 13/02/2010
I collected my new 2010 Kia Sorento (in silver) - top of the range and I love it. What a difference. It is no longer just a 4 X 4 car, but it is sophisticated and good looking! I would say that it is coming into the same league as the Volvo, Audi, etc, but not as expensive. Lots of extras and a joy to drive. The best bits are the keyless entry and drive and the drive itself. The new Sorento actually has some power behind it, even though it is a smaller engine. In the old Sorento, if I… Read Full Review
Written on: 07/02/2010
I have just placed my order for the new Kia Sorento and am due to collect it next Saturday. The car looks completely different to the old model and is now coming into a class of its own. Really elegant looking. Only downside is that there is no option to buy sat nav which is a bit strange and as the facia inside is different to the old one, I am not sure my current one will fit in. It hasn't put me off though. What i find disappointing is that there are more options available if you buy… Read Full Review
Written on: 28/01/2010 by carolinebentley (1 review written)
Love everything about the sorento, tows very well. However, I have only managed to get around 350 miles from a full tank!! Most of my journeys are short but this seems ridiculously low. Any comments?… Read Full Review
Written on: 24/01/2010 by jeffg (1 review written)
great car good runner comfortable great driving position.All my family think its a great runner,kept me going through the snow and ice and not a problem… Read Full Review
Written on: 17/01/2010 by elaineekky (1 review written)
kia sorento bought brand new 12 months after buying kept cutting out went back to garage where it was bought there for 5 weeks 12 months later did the same again so sent it to another kia dealer was there for 8 months sent it back 5 times went back 5 times they said they put new cylinder head ,radiatoe turbo bottom half of engine came back radiator was losing water engine has now siezed up altogether on exmas eve garage won,t take it back kia head office don,t want to know now in hands of… Read Full Review
Written on: 21/11/2009 by alam24 (1 review written)
I have just bought a new Kia Sorento XT 2.5 auto. In the first week I had the back sensors on the back bumper replaced. On the second week I had the back lights replaced due to condensation inside the lens. I have just found out that the front headlights have condensation inside the lens aswell, I am guessing that it is a factory problem because it is on both sides in the exact same place.
If anyone as any advice on this vehicle then my e-mail is below:
p.s it is my… Read Full Review
Written on: 18/11/2009
This is my second Sorento, they are unbreakable workhorses ! Big enough to cope but small enough to care, fantastic off road and brilliant for towing. No reliability issues and a reasonable dealer network. The only downside are other peoples image of the brand… Read Full Review
Written on: 13/10/2009
I've had my sorento for 3 years and 3 days before the warranty ran out the gearbox went. 2 teeth sheared off. Took it into dealers on the Saturday (warranty ran out on the Monday) showed them the problem and the service guy said to come back next week as the guy I needed wasn't in. Went back on the Tuesday to see the 'right' guy and he said it's too late, the warranty ran out last night. Even though the Saturday man remembered seeing me they refused to acknowledge that I had reported it to them… Read Full Review
Written on: 25/09/2009
The Kia Sorento 2.5 CRDi XS is a fantastic all round car, I have driven all types of off road vehicles as I have a farm and big family who tour europe as often as we can.
This car allows us to travel in comfort with ease.
The kia dealership I purchased the car from have been immense wih any of my queries.
would have no problems recommending this car to anyone… Read Full Review
Written on: 05/07/2009 by rushnz (1 review written)
I have owned my Kia since new on November 2006. Done 90,000 faultless Kms over all terrain. We do some serious 4WD offroad trips through bad roads, snow, ice and sand. The Kia travels as well as any 4WD I have driven and I am now thinking about replacing it with the new Sorento. Shame the new shape isn't here yat. Value for money nothing tops it… Read Full Review
Written on: 09/05/2009
i really like my kia sorrento.i have gotten 21.3 miles per gallon hwy/city. anxious to see what hwy is alone. only 2000 miles on car. i'm trying to drive following all the advice by experts on getting the most mileage out of any car… Read Full Review
Written on: 07/04/2009
The Kia Sorento 2.5 CRDi X has a Cheap and gutsy diesel engine. Many standard features are optional for competitors. More for less, quality and comfort, indifferent ride, handy features… Read Full Review
Written on: 26/03/2009 by davierj (1 review written)
I bought a new Kia Sorento in Spain in September 2007. So far the car has done 26500kms, including a European tour. It is a comfortable tourer, as well as a competent cross country vehicle, coping with Spanish dirt roads effortlessly.
Apart from some minor complaints with the built in GPS, so far the only problem has been a small oil leak which appeared 2 weeks ago. The car is due for service in April and the leak will be assessed at that time.
I have found the dealership (a small, 2… Read Full Review
Written on: 12/03/2009 by buster321 (1 review written)
I have owed a sorento 06 plate from new, great car, good fuel consumtion, nice smooth ride, it has been a great car UNTIL NOW gear box has just gone on it at 70,000. ten days left on the warrenty, so watch this space for an up date on how i get on with dealers and kia, as far as replacement is concerned, as a re-build is not an option in my opinion… Read Full Review
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