We've owned our 2016 Kia Sorento for 3 years and we love it. It's very comfortable, quiet, smooth, reliable, and luxurious. It has plenty of power for family motoring (147kw, 441Nm).
We went with the SLi over the base model for the leather seats, electric tailgate, better sound system and nicer wheels. Every other feature we could have wanted (GPS, reversing camera, 7 seats, front and rear parking sensors, climate control etc) is actually standard on the base model, which is amazing. Many people don't realise the difference between Kia standard...
Purchased in June 2016 for $48,500.00.
Second Sorento I have had and even better than the last one (previous model)
Bought the 2016 SLi as I felt it was the best value package in the range. This is the 2.2 Diesel version.
This car has been brilliant and after 3 years still feels new. Standout features are comfort, spaciousness, handling , refinement and power. Fuel consumption excellent considering I only drive inner urban 9-9.2 litres per 100 kms. Taking it out of town sees this drop to well less than 7 l per 100 kms. Never missed a beat in the 3 years!
The car has excellent climate control, good gps and premium sound system. Leather seats ultra comfy esp...
Sorento crdi 2018
Great car for the price, this is an update from our 2012 Sorento and the extra features and performance is great. car details is just getting better and changes in the suspension was the main purchase as the 2012 model did a diff and a pinion bearing at the end of warranty
Maybe a lemon
Good driving experience, easy to handle considering it’s a 7 seater. However I regret the purchase as it is a Kia and is spot on with the bad reputation. Not very reliable. The navigation sometimes doesn’t work, radio doesn’t turn on each time, randomly says out of petrol even after we fill it up.
The turbo has malfunctioned, no power when excelerating. Very dangerous to drive. This car left us stranded interstate. Out of pocket 2 k while it was being repaired. Kia dealer and Kia Australia know about it and do not want a bar of it. Do not purchase a Kia.
Love my car
Moved from a carols to the Sorrento upon the birth of my daughter. Love how it drives like a small car and is so good on fuel (diesel). Very quiet car, however the warning systems can be very loud and annoying (red light camera etc)... however I need to work out how to turn these off.
Took family (5) to see this car, I was surprised how much space there is inside, my 10 yo fit perfectly in the 3rd row and even I tried and felt comfortable. The way to get to the third row is a bit narrow, wish they have put seat as the caravan to access back row. The only down part is that the nice safety features (line departure warning, emergency braking, blind spot warning, cross traffic warning) are not standard and only available in the top range which requires like an extra 12k......which makes car not too affordable. The SLI interio...r is very luxury looking and does not look plastic or cheap. Being an AWD is pretty good, the only thing to think about is the tow bar vertical capacity of 100kg, for me is very low as they claim a breaked 2000kg capacity. Make your own conclusion. I test drove the car and feels plenty of power and handles well.
Brilliant Family Car - Just Misses
I completely love this car. The fuel Eno you, drive and general cabin comfort are brilliant. The amount of room Mackey it perfect for a family. The finish is 1st class.
Bad - the first thing that is missing is a cruise control that manages your speed. My wife's 2006 model car has cruise control that drops back a gear to assist in maintaining the correct speed when going down a hill, not my 2016 Sorrento. Surely this is just a software issue.
The second is the lack of phone control on the steering wheel for my phone. My previous vehicle allo...
Love my Sorento so much!
Coming from a 1.8l hatchback, I am very satisfied with the Sorento's handling, acceleration and power. The cabin is very comfortable and quite, in fact quieter than my petrol hatchback. On the safety, after getting one of ANCAP's highest score I am confident that my two toddlers are safe in this car. Having two toddlers, the cargo can swallow all their things, plus it has the convenient of having 7 seats. The only let down is there is no apple CarPlay support, but still i will give it a 5*
Good car but dealer service and follow up is ordinary
Good driving comfortable and the diesel is very economical. Seats are a little firm, I travelled to Adelaide from Melbourne on less than 3/4 tank really impressed. I would have liked better lights as I am used to spots but I don't want to put them on. Kia design needs to look at the Hyundai for the side steps the Hyundai blends in with a slight sweep whereas the Kia is a square shape and very truck like, hence i didn't get these fitted pity as my daughter would find it easier to get in.
The radio /sat nav needs replacing as it won't change and ...
Purchased in August 2015.
Sorento 2015 2.2 Diesel- Class Above The Rest!!!
Just wanted to share an honest feedback of the All New Kia Sorento SLI 2.2 Ltr Diesel. Its a class above the rest . Never drove/considered a Kia before. Was driving a Q5 but felt a need to upgrade to a 7 seater. Wanted something powerful (since Audi Q5 was) and economical at the same time. So my requirements ruled out Kluger/CX-9, since they are THIRSTY!!!
Saw the new Kia Sorento in the market and took 2.2 litre Turbo diesel for a test drive. I instantly fell in love with this car since it had AMAZING smoothness for a diesel car ...and SURPRISINGLY minimal cabin noise. In fact, once you accelerate slightly to a speed of 30 or more, you can barely hear any noise and bet you, it will be hard to figure out if u driving a petrol or a diesel machine. Kia has really raised its standard with the 2015 Sorento with European styling externally & internally. Only annoying thing is the bluetooth. Since you need to touch screen to look for people's name to call them, even though steering wheel has call receive/decline option. But I am more than happy to compromise on the blue tooth user friendliness for a drive that is to die for. The new Sorento offers 3 driving modes :Normal, Eco, Sports. My favorite is the Eco mode for daily city driving and Sports mode for highway. It will just CRUISE on the Sports mode. If you are in market for a spacious 7 seater that is feature packed/economical/powerful than I strongly recommend to test drive the 2015 Kia Sorento!!!
|Category||Large / 7 Seater SUVs|
|Fuel Consumption||7.2 L/100km|
|Engine||4 Cylinder 2.2L|
|Max Power||147kW @ 3800rpm|
|Max Torque||441Nm @ 1750-2750rpm|
|Country of Manufacture||South Korea|
|Maximum Towing Capacity (unbraked)||750 kg|
|Release date||Oct 2015|
|Discontinuation date||Dec 2020|
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