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We have a 2016 2.0 EX AWD Kia Sorento and we love it. 1500 mile road trip to NC & back to Fl. produced 28.4 mpg keeping Sorento at 70 mph. All around driving in the MT's & regular driving Country Roads we averaged around 25 mpg. Stop & go city driving down here in Florida your looking at 20 mpg or a pinch less, Hopefully when it's totally broke in we'll get a little better MPG? The only complaint is they could have put nicer looking wheels on the EX AWD Turbo. Quality SUV.
Best SUV I have ever owned.
As compared to the Hyundai and the Mitsubishi Out lander, appearance is cleaner inside and out. I purchased the 5 seat without the two extra seats available. The back two seats are not of great use unless for small child or the dog. I wanted the cargo area. The other two have drop down seats but the do not law as flat, and you give up the underfloor storage. They is also a few extra inches inside., makes a difference getting in. Back-up camera moves with steering wheel.
Purchased KIA Sorento 12/01/2011. Unable to give a complete rating at this point. But, so far I am very comfortable and enjoy driving this car. The SX Sorento has all the 'bells and whistles' for what I think is a reasonable price, compared to many SUV's that have similar extra's! The Berlin City KIA was excellent in accommodating me to purchase this vehicle! For a car i wouldn't have considered a few years ago, it is a very reliable and comfortable car!
Pros: Comfortable seating and 'zippy' acceleration
Cons: Gas mileage!This Kia has never been in the shop for any thing other than routine and regular maintenance. It has never failed to start (FL heat necessitated a new battery recently) and runs on a variety of surfaces very well...it can be taken off-road but it has not been.
Cons: I wish it had heat and ac both front and back.I love my KIA. I bought it used with 17000 miles. I love being able to call the shop if I have a problem and getting right in and getting it fixed. The only problem I have had is my tail lights kept blowing out. They finally put in a heavy duty plug and haven't had a problem since. I also had a sensor go out and it took a couple of days to fix it or get the part, but I was on a trip anyway, so it still wasn't a problem.
Pros: Most features, best priced, highest quality product available.
Cons: NOTHING!I love my Sorento! I researched 10+ SUV's and this one is hands down the best value out there in terms of overall quality and eye catching design. Gotta love the 10 Year Warranty. I bought mine from Jim Butler, Kia and dealt with Andrew and got it at a great value.