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2015 Kia Sorento SLi Review : Long-term report three

Our final instalment on the long-term Kia Sorento SLi, which has become a CarAdvice favourite over our time with it...

2016 Kia Sorento Platinum AWD Review : Long-term report one

The West Australian CarAdvice team welcome their latest long-term test car, the flagship 2016 Kia Sorento...

2015 Kia Sorento SLi : Long-term report two

The second instalment of our 2015 Kia Sorento long-term review sees the car move between members of the team, and everyone seems to like it.

2015 Kia Sorento SLi: Long-term report one

We've taken delivery of a new-generation Kia Sorento in the Sydney CarAdvice office for a long-term loan. We can't wait to see what it's like to live with.

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Kia Sorento Videos

2015 Kia Sorento SLi Review

For the past three months the Kia Sorento SLi has been a part of the furniture in the CarAdvice Sydney office, and now it’s time to send it back. So, what have we learned over our stint with seven-seat SUV? Everyone from the editorial team to the video crew, the marketing guys and the finance chief has spent some time in our diesel-powered Sorento SLi...

2015 Kia Sorento Platinum Review

Read the article here. On paper, the 2015 Kia Sorento presents all the right ingredients to make the perfect seven-seater family SUV, but how does that translate to real world ability? The third-generation Kia Sorento is the accumulation of all the knowledge and technical knowhow that the South Korean brand has gathered in the last few years...

2014 Kia Sorento - first look

2014 Paris motor show - Tony checks out the all new Kia Sorento 7-seat SUV - due to arrive in Australia next year...

2013 Kia Sorento Video Review

Updated seven-seater SUV is decent to drive and highly practical.

Kia Sorento Comparisons

Hyundai Santa Fe Highlander v Kia Sorento Platinum : Comparison Review

It’s said that competition breeds excellence, and it’s certainly served protagonists Hyundai and Kia with big forwards strides towards greatness in recent times. That they’re corporate cousins, with a degree of resource sharing, might have fostered laziness in badge-engineered camaraderie in difference circumstances, but quite the opposite is the reality...

Family SUV Comparison : Toyota Kluger v Nissan Pathfinder v Jeep Grand Cherokee v Ford Territory v Holden Captiva 7 v Kia Sorento v Mazda CX-9

In 2013 large SUV models formed the fourth most popular segment in the country. Fast forward to first quarter 2014 and the large SUV class is now the second most popular, overtaking utes and light cars. Australians clearly love big, high-riding practical cars, purchasing more than 10,000 large SUVs each month. Seven of the top 10 selling large SUV models are tested here...

Kia Sorento News

Kia Australia's sales on an upward march

Kia appears to be hitting its stride in Australia in 2015, given its annual growth rate of almost 20 per cent, or five times the market-wide figure. It was up 36 per cent in November alone. The Korean brand, which has been garnering critical respect for a number of years now, has nevertheless stagnated in sales over the past few years while sister company Hyundai has boomed...

Kia Sorento Trail Edition teased ahead of SEMA debut

An off-road ready Kia Sorento concept car has been teased ahead of its debut at the SEMA show in November. The new car is referred to as either the PacWest Adventure Sorento or the Sorento Trail Edition. Kia hasn't revealed much about the SEMA show car, expect that it's fitted with a custom suspension setup and a snorkel intake system...

2015 Kia Sorento pricing and specifications

The 2015 Kia Sorento range has launched with three specifications and two engine choices starting from $40,990 plus on-road costs and finishing at $55,990. The third-generation Kia Sorento brings about substantial changes highlighted by its new platform, which is shared with the recently launched Kia Carnival...

The safest SUV in Australia: 2015 Kia Sorento

The 2015 Kia Sorento this week scored the fifth-highest safety crash test score in ANCAP history with a mark of 36.62 out of a possible 37, making it the safest SUV in Australia. This puts the Kia Sorento at a safety rating above any model from the Japanese brands and even the likes of Audi. Only the BMW 3 Series, Mercedes-Benz B-Class, Volvo V40 and Hyundai Genesis have scored higher...

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Kia Sorento Owner Reviews

2014 Kia Sorento Platinum (4x4) Review

Background As our family grew, we were looking for a practical seven-seater towards the end of last year (2014). Living in a regional area, with occasional dirt trails, we were looking for a SUV, but not a true offroader with truck-like dynamics. We test drove the Ford Territory, Nissan Pathfinder, Mazda CX9, Hyundai Santa Fe, Kia Sorento, and Toyota Kluger...

2011 KIA SORENTO SLi Review

I bought my Sorento by default,I had a diesel Sportage ordered,but Kia after four months were unable to supply,I have now covered a hard 53,000 Kls in my default and have nothing but praise for it.On one trip I actually achieved 5.9 L.per 100K ,mainly in the low 6s around town high 7s low 8s.Still running first set of tyres,estimate they will do another 10-15,000Kl...

2012 KIA SORENTO Si (4x2) Review

Went to have a test drive of a Ford Territory, and saw that the local dealer had recently added a Kia franchise. Had a test drive of the V6 Sorento and was most impressed with its performance etc. Had also test driven a number of similar SUVs from other makers but the Kia to me was a much better vehicle, the size was right and in the end so was the price...

2009 KIA SORENTO Si Review

Just bought a Sorento 2 weeks ago and so far no regrets. I got the 2.2 Si in manual. I took it for a test tow with my 2 tonne caravan and it is fantastic! Wanted to get auto but towing capacity was only 2 tonnes so I bought the manual with a 2.5 tonne towing capacity...

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