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Kia Sorento: new platform, tweaked styling for large SUV

The upgraded Kia Sorento will get an all-new platform and mild design revisions when it goes on sale later this year. Images of a heavily camouflaged prototype captured by CarAdvice’s spy photographers at the Nurburgring confirm the body of the updated Sorento will carry over largely unchanged...

Kia Sorento gets minor update in North America

North American markets are set to enjoy a minor update to the popular Kia Sorento, with the Korean SUV now sporting an updated interior and more features. Although cosmetically it appears to have remained unchanged in North America (for the time being), Kia Australia is expected to release a proper facelifted Sorento in the second half of this year, but details of that update are still under wraps...

Kia Australia adds satellite navigation to Optima, Sorento, Sportage

Kia Australia has announced the availability of satellite navigation in three of its vehicles for the first time in the local brand’s history. The sat-nav units will become standard in the flagship Platinum models in the Optima, Sorento and Sportage line-ups – adding $990 to the price of those models – and will be a $1500 option in the SLi variants of the two SUVs...

Kia Sorento facelift spy photos

Our spy photographers have sent us pictures of a facelifted Kia Sorento undergoing winter testing. The Kia Sorento, which found more than 2600 buyers in Australia last year, has been a well received SUV worldwide. Although it had many elements of Kia's new design language, it wasn't a complete implementation like its smaller brother, the Sportage...

2011 Kia Sorento revisions

Kia has announced the release of the new 2011 model Kia Sorento, now with Bluetooth connectivity as standard across the range, and a leather-wrapped instrument cluster for range-topping models. Kia expresses that all trim levels now come with Bluetooth as standard, from the base model Si to the top line Platinum...

Kia Soul and Kia Sorento Australian recall now official

A couple of weeks ago we mentioned the global Kia recall that was announced concerning a wiring problem that could cause heat problems, affecting the Kia Soul and Kia Sorento. Kia Australia has now confirmed the recall for the Australian-sold cars. Kia Australia says it has the replacements parts for the recall issue and will rectify the issue free of charge...

Kia Sorento diesel leads in Global Green Challenge

At the end of day one of the Global Green Challenge Kia Australia are leading the medium SUV class with the two of its new next-generation Kia Sorento diesels. The first day saw the group travel 317km from Darwin to Katherine in the Northern Territory. The new Kia Sorento shows off the new R-series CRDi turbo-diesel with class leading fuel efficiency...

2010 Kia Sorento details

Update: Kia Sorento Review. Kia Sorento Launched CarAdvice is currently attending the launch of the new generation 2010 Kia Sorento. The Sorento which is one of Kia's best selling models has been regarded as the 'landmark' vehicle which opened the eyes of many consumers to the Korean brand as more than just a small-car manufacturer...

2010 Kia Sorento

Kia Australia will tomorrow launch the all-new Kia Sorento SUVs, the update comes a week ahead of the launch of sister company Hyundai's all-new Santa Fe. Both cars will be available with high-tech 2.2-litre R-series turbo diesel engines, in Kia guise it will produce 145kW of power and 422Nm of maximum torque (436Nm with automatic transmission)...

Kia c'eed petrol hybrid, Sorento diesel hybrid on show in Frankfurt

Kia has used the Frankfurt Motor Show as a stage to release its innovative cee'd petrol-electric and Sorento diesel-electric hybrid cars. These vehicles will be tested over many thousands of kilometres across Europe and will generate data for inclusion in the design process of Kia vehicles during the next decade...

2010 Kia Sorento crossover leaked

Kia is now well and truly stealing the limelight from sibling company Hyundai, similarly reforming the brand with a raft of new models - the latest being the 2010 Kia Sorento. These first images have been leaked onto the web ahead of the crossover's official scheduled debut at the Seoul Auto Show in April...