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The Shortlist: Petrol seven-seat SUV under $50,000

Doing what we do, CarAdvice writers are often asked by friends and family, and through our contact page: which car is best for me? Most buyers can identify the top three non-negotiable factors that will guide their purchase decision. But… where to from there? In this series, we look at these cases and single out three cars that fit the brief...

The Shortlist: Medium SUVs under $30,000 with rear-view camera and parking sensors

Doing what we do, CarAdvice writers are regularly asked by friends and family members as well as through online enquiries – what car do you recommend for me? Most people can usually identify the top three non-negotiable factors that will guide their purchase decision. In this new series, we look at these cases and single out three cars that fit the brief...

2016 Kia Sorento Platinum AWD Review: Long-term report three and farewell

After racking up more than 3000km, the CarAdvice WA team bids farewell to their 2016 Kia Sorento Platinum long-termer...

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

Our 2016 Kia Sorento Platinum long-termer turns heavy hauler, helping out our West Australian-based BoatAdvice team...

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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 v Mazda CX-9 Touring v Nissan Pathfinder ST-L comparison

Sales of large family crossover SUVs continue to boom, and buyers in the market are faced with a bewildering array of options. Here we gather four of the better-selling offerings, headlined by the most recent arrival to the class — the new-generation Mazda CX-9 out of Japan...

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

2018 Kia Sorento facelift revealed ahead of Q4 Australian launch - UPDATE

The subtly facelifted 2018 Kia Sorento has surfaced this week in its home market of South Korea, serving as the mid-life refresh of the company's large SUV. Compared to the version currently on sale, the Sorento has been nipped and tucked inside and out, though some may struggle to identify the changes...

Kia tops US JD Power quality survey again, VW beats Toyota

Kia has once again come out on top of the JD Power Initial Quality Study in the United States, making it the second year in a row the Korean manufacturer has ranked highest in the independent survey. Last year the company was the first non-premium automotive brand in 27 years to outdo the competition, and once again Kia has beaten premium manufacturers like Porsche, Lexus and Audi, along with mainstream players like Ford, Hyundai and Toyota...

Kia Optima, Sorento recalled for engine fix

Kia Australia has issued a recall for 4963 examples of its previous-generation 2011-2014 'TF' Optima sedan, and 16 units of its 2013 'XM' Sorento SUV, over concerns the 2.4-litre 'Theta' petrol engine could suddenly stall. The Korean manufacturer reports a manufacturing fault could cause premature bearing wear within the engine...

The Shortlist: Petrol seven-seat SUV under $50,000

Doing what we do, CarAdvice writers are often asked by friends and family, and through our contact page: which car is best for me? Most buyers can identify the top three non-negotiable factors that will guide their purchase decision. But… where to from there? In this series, we look at these cases and single out three cars that fit the brief...

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Kia Sorento Owner Reviews

2016 Kia Sorento Platinum AWD review

I have seen a few young people write reviews and have seen such positive comments that I thought I would write my own! I am a 17-year-old Learner driver, and this is my mum's car. It has done about 18,000km in nine or so months, and I have put on approximately 8000km...

2016 Kia Sorento Platinum (4x4) Review

Having worked for Audi for eight years, it was the biggest surprise to find just how much I love this car. It feels like an Audi on the inside and drives so well. I looked at ALL vehicles in the market and I do mean all. This car could have been $10,000 more and it would still represent better value than its competitors...

2016 Kia Sorento SLI (4x4) Review

After reviewing all available new seven seaters SUVs, we narrowed it down to the Sorento and Mazda CX-9. We decided to go with the Sorento as we did not want to wait for the Mazda and given the price points, couldn't be happier with our decision. The thing that stands out with the Sorento is the value for money equation you get when you actually look deeper into every objective criteria...

2016 Kia Sorento Platinum (4x4) Review

After trialing various seven seaters SUV, we narrowed our list down to only three: Hyundai Santa Fe, Toyota Kluger and Kia Sorento. I still think that Toyota Kluger has the best ride and handling amongst the three, but it is very thirsty. Both Santa Fe and Sorento that we tested were using diesel and they were very good...

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