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The flagship 2019 Kia Sorento GT-Line is packed with stacks of gear at a relatively affordable price.
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Serenity now! New Kia Sorento has built-in calming sounds to ease the daily grind

Do you love the sound of rain, the ocean, a fireplace, or crisp footsteps through snow? The 2021 Kia Sorento aims to transport owners to a place of peace and quiet even while they are battling the daily grind. Kia has installed a choice of six built-in calming sounds in the top-of-the-range Sorento seven-seat SUV...

2021 Kia Sorento V6 petrol delayed by two months

The more affordable petrol-powered versions of the 2021 Kia Sorento will arrive two months after their diesel siblings. The 2021 Kia Sorento went on sale in Australia this week and dealers have already begun delivering cars. However, initial shipments will only include diesel variants which are $3000 dearer than their respective petrol V6 equivalents...

2021 Kia Sorento Hybrid and plug-in hybrid (PHEV) confirmed for Australia

Australian families looking for a seven-seat SUV hybrid will be spoiled for choice next year, with at least three models from which to choose among mainstream brands. In addition to the Toyota Kluger and updated Hyundai Santa Fe – both of which will be available with hybrid power for the first time in Australia – Kia has confirmed the all-new Sorento will have the choice of both plug-in hybrid and conventional hybrid power...

2021 Kia Sorento price and specs

Australian pricing and specifications for the 2021 Kia Sorento seven-seat SUV have been released online ahead of the model’s arrival in local showrooms in the coming weeks. As reported last week, according to preliminary pricing, the 2021 Kia Sorento range will increase by up to $3880 depending on the model...

2021 Kia Sorento: prices rise by up to $3880

The 2021 Kia Sorento seven-seater family SUV will go up in price by between $2160 and $3880 when it arrives in showrooms next month. The new-generation Kia Sorento will continue to be available with a choice of 3.5-litre V6 petrol (200kW/332Nm) front-wheel-drive, or 2.2-litre four-cylinder diesel (148kW/440Nm) all-wheel-drive; both matched to eight-speed automatic transmissions...

Cars for sale: five deals on seven-seat SUVs

New-car bargains are becoming harder to find after bigger-than-expected sales in June left showrooms empty, and factory shutdowns during the coronavirus crisis delayed the arrival of fresh stock. With that in mind, there are still savings to be found if you’re patient and prepared to shop around...

Around the tracks: A footballer's rare Ferrari, a Mustang GT drifts into a creek and a free Batmobile movie

When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world. Here’s a handful of the photos, articles, videos or social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay? 1...

Exclusive: New Kia Sorento gets remote parking tech, centre airbag and other firsts

EXCLUSIVE The new Kia Sorento will enable drivers to squeeze the vehicle into a tight parking spot using a remote control – while standing outside the car – a confidential dealer bulletin obtained by CarAdvice has revealed. The remote parking technology has until now been exclusive to top end limousines and electric cars...

New Kia Sorento SUV to get blind-spot camera

The new-generation 2020 Kia Sorento SUV is poised to get blind-zone camera technology on top-end models. Utilising a wide-angle, high-definition camera under each side mirror, the technology shows vehicles in the adjacent lanes that would normally be in a driver’s blind-spot. This image is shown on the 12...

2020 Kia Sorento revealed ahead of Australian debut

Full details on the 2020 Kia Sorento - its “most high-tech car ever” – have been revealed ahead of a still-expected Australian launch in the middle of this year. While we have already seen images of the new Sorento’s exterior and interior, and been privy to engine details, the company laid-out the whole lot today...

2006-2010 Kia Carnival and 2006-2009 Sorento recalled for electrical fault, potential fire hazard

Kia Australia has issued a recall of 18,091 of its Carnival and Sorento models affected by an electrical issue that may result in a fire. The issue extends to model year 2006-2010 Carnival 'VQ' (of which 14,803 vehicles are affected) and 2006-2009 Sorento 'BL' models (of which 3288 vehicles are affected)...