Kia Sorento

In published reviews,
critics awarded this
vehicle an average
overall score of:

83
Priced From $23,150
MPG 25.0
Styles Reviewed
SUV/TruckSUV/Truck

LeftLane News

11/09/09
2009-11-09
88
100

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Mark Elias Mark Elias 7.2 out of 10 2011 Kia Sorento SUV/Truck

We’re always on the lookout for a value-loaded vehicle, and the 2011 Kia Sorento easily fills the bill. Kia continues to impress us with features and build quality that heretofore were reserved for cars that came from Japan.

AutoWeek

10/27/09
2009-10-27
87
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Bob Gritzinger Bob Gritzinger Score Pending 2011 Kia Sorento SUV/Truck

We have a feeling that the Kia Sorento, with its Equinox-beating seating options, styling, key options and pricing, is about to be discovered.

Associated Press

07/07/10
2010-07-07
87
100

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Ann Job Ann Job Score Pending 2011 Kia Sorento SUV/Truck

The newest Sorento is upscale in its exterior appearance, handles well and has the best ride of any Sorento ever.

AutoGuide.com

07/06/10
2010-07-06
87
100

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Mark Atkinson Mark Atkinson Score Pending 2011 Kia Sorento SUV/Truck

Those few who mourn the old Sorento and its simple, rugged construction will certainly be outweighed by the much larger group of customers looking for a great value on a good looking, well-equipped crossover.

AutoGuide.com

03/15/10
2010-03-15
86
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Lee Kasper Lee Kasper Score Pending 2011 Kia Sorento SUV/Truck

Even though the name stays the same, everything else changes on the 2011 Sorento. And the makeover equals a mighty fine crossover utility that straddles the line between a compact and mid-size crossover.

New Car Test Drive

02/05/12
2012-02-05
86
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Ted West Ted West Score Pending 2012 Kia Sorento SUV/Truck

The Kia Sorento is an attractive crossover with surprising levels of luxury, versatility and sophistication. It offers a good value among midsize SUVs. The cabin is attractive, and it’s smooth and quiet underway.

AutoGuide.com

01/06/11
2011-01-06
86
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Ken Glassman Ken Glassman 7.3 out of 10 2011 Kia Sorento SUV/Truck

Fun to drive and aggressively styled, and competitively-priced compared to rivals, even a high-zoot model Kia Sorento comes off as a bargain.

Car and Driver

11/09/09
2009-11-09
86
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

Reviewed By Critic Credibility [?] Style Reviewed
Steve Siler Steve Siler 6.1 out of 10 2011 Kia Sorento SUV/Truck

All told, Kia has created a comfortable and quiet crossover out of the Sorento. We think that’s a sound deal for a vehicle that is decent looking, competitively equipped, and seems well screwed together.

Edmunds.com

07/22/11
2011-07-22
86
100

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Staff Review Edmunds.com 7.8 out of 10 2012 Kia Sorento SUV/Truck

No longer simply just a good value, the 2012 Kia Sorento is now an excellent pick for a small or midsize crossover SUV.

Edmunds.com

04/24/12
2012-04-24
86
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Staff Review Edmunds.com 7.8 out of 10 2012 Kia Sorento SUV/Truck

Well equipped and just the right size for small families, the 2013 Kia Sorento is an excellent pick for a small or midsize crossover SUV.

Chicago Sun-Times

12/29/09
2009-12-29
85
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Jeff Taylor Jeff Taylor Score Pending 2011 Kia Sorento SUV/Truck

The new 2011 Kia Sorento is a huge leap from the previous version due to its attractive looks, power, seating for seven, competitive amenities, good build quality and value for the segment.

Rides Magazine

10/19/11
2011-10-19
85
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Branden Peters Branden Peters Score Pending 2012 Kia Sorento SUV/Truck

The Sorento zips in and out of traffic with the ease of a sedan and the vantage point of an SUV. It’s the best of both worlds.

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