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Used Kia Sorento Ratings

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    3/22/2007 1:12:15 PM

    2006 Kia Sorento - EX (A5) 4x2

    Pros: The ease of handling the electronic features

    Cons: The wind noise and the very back seat

    Advice: If there is a wind noise take it back to the dealer and have them check the luggage rack is placed on correctly

    When car was bought it was later found that there was a bad 'wind' type noise when going over 45 mph. We promptly returned it to the dealer. Their explanation was the luggage rack was not put on correctly. Whatever they did, it fixed the problem. The car is lovely except for the very back seat which is a bit uncomfortable, but overall the car is wonderful.

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    3/9/2007 5:15:47 AM

    2005 Kia Sorento - LX (M5) 4x4

    Pros: nothing

    Cons: how the car had its mind of its own

    Advice: go and buy another car

    i was a proud owner of a kia sorento, the car was great until it kept on skiding from the rear. the car had on control. until i was driving to work and it went from the back and i hit the wall the abs did not work and it did not have any stabalising programs.

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    1/13/2007 1:37:37 PM

    2007 Kia Sorento - EX 4x4

    Pros: sportamatic shifter

    Cons: the car was what i hoped it would be

    Advice: drive this vehicle before any others and you will fall in love with it u will take it home that day

    i love the new sorento the drive is awesome and the new layout is great i love this car

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    11/15/2006 9:09:05 AM

    2005 Kia Sorento - LX (M5) 4x4

    Pros: Value.

    Cons: Initial quality after taking it from the lot.

    Advice: Take it for a long drive, overnight if possible. Initially it is impressive, but look closely.

    I had several disappointments with my Sorento and wish I had bought the Equinox I was considering. The brakes pulsated and the rotors were replaced at 600 miles. Now at 10k they are doing it again. The fog lamp just fell out of its mounting in the bumper. The paint had several flaws that were not evident until I looked very closely through the silver clearcoat. The transmission seems to not like the shift points. The dashboard has an awful reflection into the windsheild. Lastly, the E-brake lever is uncomfortable as it is too close to my leg. Like the size of the cabin, good power, warranty, and appearance.

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    11/7/2006 12:00:44 AM

    2006 Kia Sorento - LX (M5) 4x2

    Pros: engine

    Cons: none

    Advice: if your looking for a suv with power and style this is the one for you

    I recently purchased the 2006 model, and I love it... It is very powerful, and switching from automatic to standard transmission......perfect... If you going to buy one the metallic grey LX edition is great to have... Did I mention how powerful and fast it if???

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    10/26/2006 11:59:53 PM

    2005 Kia Sorento - EX (A5) 4x4

    Pros: The look

    Cons: not enough horsepower

    Advice: Its a nice car for the price

    I actually own a 2004 sorento ex 4x4. I love the car but I have had it in shop at least 8 times since I bought it. They have replaced the driveline 4 times, but now the rear differential might be bad. we will see if kia fixes my car. If not I will be calling the BBB.

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    10/21/2006 1:06:03 AM

    2004 Kia Sorento - EX (A4) 4x4

    Pros: turning radius and roomy interior

    Cons: transmission has unusual shifting pattern.tends to stay in gear longer than it should.

    Advice: you must like the characteristics of the sorento to enjoy this type of suv

    my wife and i both test drove our sorento the same day we bought it.we were very happy with the results compared with other vehicles in the same class.it is nice and comfortable at any speed without any squeeks or rattles.the power steering is the best feature i liked the most.it turns on a dime!it has a smooth feeling when cruising like a car,but yet it is an suv.also is quiet and handles any road situation with ease.kia put together a nice one this time.