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2020 Kia Sorento Sport diesel review

What's on offer one step up from the entry point in Kia's new seven-seat SUV range?

2021 Kia Sorento S diesel review

The new Kia Sorento S AWD diesel is the most affordable entry into the Korean brand's seven-seater range.

2021 Kia Sorento GT-Line diesel review

Kia's all-new large SUV promises to be better in every respect, but is it enough to take on such polished segment leaders?

2019 Kia Sorento GT-Line long-term review: Farewell

Our final thoughts and conclusions on Kia's big family SUV. Is it the best choice?

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Kia Sorento Videos

Video: 2020 Kia Sorento S review

How does Kia's new base model Sorento S stacks up as a family car? We grab a baby seat and stroller to find out.

Video: 2021 Kia Sorento GT-Line review

With an onslaught of incoming fresh metal, the large-SUV segment is going to get a shake-up. And the latest new kid on the block is the 2021 Kia Sorento. Our first taste of Kia’s new large SUV comes in flagship form: GT-Line, with the more expensive diesel all-wheel-drive powertrain.

Video review: 2019 Kia Sorento GT-Line long-termer farewell

It's time to draw the curtains on our time with the Kia Sorento GT-Line, after a few months of long-term testing. It's been passed around to a few in the CarAdvice office.

2020 Kia Sorento Black Edition review

The Kia Sorento has always been a firm favourite at CarAdvice, its blend of practicality and refinement a standout in a crowded Large SUV segment. We know there’s an all-new Sorento coming later this year, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t consider snapping up a current model, especially if you can nab yourself a sweet runout deal.

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Kia Sorento Comparisons

2021 Volvo XC90 v Kia Sorento comparison

Making the leap from mainstream to premium is not a simple task. Volvo managed it with the XC90, but is Kia on the right track with the new Sorento? We line them up to see which is the better category-crossing prestige SUV.

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Highlander v Kia Sorento GT-Line comparison

While the designs may be different, key mechanical and electronic tech is shared between the closely related Hyundai Santa Fe and Kia Sorento. Is that enough to put one ahead of the other?

Kia Sorento GT-Line V6 petrol FWD v Kia Sorento GT-Line diesel AWD comparison

Petrol versus diesel; what is the best choice when it comes to Kia's big family SUV?

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Kia Sorento News

2021 Kia Sorento plug-in hybrid detailed with 70km all-electric range

Specifications for the 2021 Kia Sorento plug-in hybrid (PHEV) have been revealed for Europe, ahead of an Australian arrival in the third quarter of 2021 (between July and September inclusive). The seven-seat SUV mates a 132kW/265Nm 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol engine to a transmission-mounted electric motor to develop a combined 195kW/350Nm, sent to all four wheels via a six-speed automatic transmission...

Top 20: Your most-read reviews in 2020

Yesterday we took a look at the vehicle models which garnered the most review-reads in 2020, but what happens when we break it down further and look at the individual reviews you read most? There were some big launches across a lot of key segments in a year where traditional launch programs and motor shows were all but non-existent...

2021 Kia Sorento earns five-star ANCAP safety rating

The 2021 Kia Sorento has been awarded a five-star safety rating by Australian crash-test body ANCAP – however, there's a catch. The maximum five-star score applies only to 2.2-litre turbo-diesel, all-wheel-drive variants of the Sorento, with front-wheel-drive, 3.5-litre petrol V6 models going unrated without a safety score...

2021 Kia Sorento recalled for fuel line fault

Kia Australia has issued a recall for 630 examples of its new-generation 2021 Sorento SUV, citing a potential fault with the fuel line. The affected vehicles were sold between August 1 and September 30, 2020 (model year 2021). The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says “fuel may leak from the low pressure fuel line hose clamp”...

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Kia Sorento Owner Reviews

2011 Kia Sorento SLI (4x4) review

At the start of 2011, our Honda Odyssey was approaching 200,000 kilometres, and was starting to develop some high servicing costs and reliability issues, so we decided to look for a suitable replacement. We looked at a Nissan X-Trail, Toyota Prado and Kluger, Mitsubishi Pajero, Ford Territory, Hyundai Santa Fe and a Skoda Superb...

2014 Kia Sorento Platinum (4x4) review

This is a follow up of my earlier review here on CarAdvice. The previous review was submitted at the one-year mark. I have now owned my Kia Sorento for four years, and I would like to share my experiences over those years. At the risk of repeating myself, we were looking for a family hauler at the end of 2014...

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...

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