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2021 Kia Sorento S V6 review

When you strip away a lot of the fancy features – as well as asking price – how does Kia’s cheapest Sorento stack up?

2021 Kia Sorento long-term review: Introduction

What’s it like living with our 2021 Drive Car of the Year winner?

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.

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Kia Sorento Videos

Video: Kia Sorento the 2021 Drive Car of the Year Overall Winner

The Drive Car of the Year 2021 - Kia Sorento While it remains a functional family car at heart, the inclusion and integration of the next-generation of safety and assistance technology is what impressed the judges the most, and is why the Kia Sorento is the 2021 Drive Car of the Year. Consider the bar lifted...

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.

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Kia Sorento Comparisons

2021 Toyota Kluger GX V6 v 2021 Kia Sorento S V6 comparison

Powered by V6 petrol engines, both of these vehicles are the cheapest tickets into the new Toyota Kluger and Kia Sorento ranges. Here's how they compare.

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?

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Kia Sorento News

Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid, Kia Sorento Hybrid delayed to early 2022

Hybrid versions of the 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe and 2022 Kia Sorento large SUVs won't reach Australian showrooms until early 2022, Korea's two largest manufacturers have confirmed. Previous confirmation from Kia Australia and Hyundai Australia had placed the Sorento Hybrid for a local launch around mid-2021, followed by the Santa Fe Hybrid in the second half of 2021 – though both manufacturers now expect their Toyota Kluger Hybrid rivals to arrive locally in the first quarter of 2022 (January to March)...

2021 Kia Sorento, Carnival V6 recalled over fuel pipe fault

Kia Australia has recalled a total of 767 examples of the 2021 Kia Sorento and 2021 Kia Carnival, fitted with 3.5-litre 'Lambda' V6 engines. According to the recall notice lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), "The fuel supply pipe may have been damaged during manufacturing, which may result in a fuel leak...

The 2021 Drive Car of the Year – Overall winner

2020 and 2021 have been difficult years for the new car market both domestically and overseas. And yet, sales in Australia have remained strong, with buyers still looking to secure their next new car and manufacturers have kept their end of the bargain releasing a range of high-quality new models into the Australian market...

2021 Drive Car of the Year – Best Large SUV

Drive Car of the Year 2021 - Best Large SUV Finalists: Ford Everest Hyundai Santa Fe Kia Sorento Skoda Kodiaq Given Australia’s penchant for SUVs, the large sub-$70K segment is a fierce battleground. Alongside the promise of roominess and fantastic cargo areas, there’s also the option of seven seats – as all three of our finalists have...

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Kia Sorento Owner Reviews

2021 Kia Sorento SPORT 7 Seat review

After a run of issues with our first and second CX-5 diesels, we decided that the family hauler needed to be something different. Our neighbour bought a 2019 model Sorento diesel and raved about it every time we chatted over the fence, so we figured because the new one won Drive Car of the Year, we better check out what everyone seemed to be talking about, having never owned a Kia before...

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...

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