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Kia Sorento Reliability

You won't find Kia Sorento reliability information like this anywhere else. Actual repair frequencies, not just vague dots. So you can tell how much the Kia Sorento truly differs from competing car models in reliability.

These stats are promptly updated four times a year, to much more closely track Kia Sorento reliability as the cars age. Others tell you how reliable the Kia Sorento was a year ago, when the cars were a year younger and had 12,000 fewer miles on them. Only TrueDelta tells you how reliable the Kia Sorento has been recently.

Kia Sorento Reliability:
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Year Make/Model Repair Frequencysuccessful repair trips per 100 cars per year Compared to all models for the same year  
2014 Kia Sorento   19 Sorentos, 7.0 months of data per Sorento, average 7700 miles

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2006 Kia Sorento   11 Sorentos, 9.6 months of data per Sorento, average 61700 miles

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2012 Kia Sorento 47 Sorentos, 9.0 months of data per Sorento, average 24200 miles29
30% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2007 Kia Sorento   15 Sorentos, 8.3 months of data per Sorento, average 78500 miles

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2013 Kia Sorento   20 Sorentos, 11.0 months of data per Sorento, average 17000 miles

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2008 Kia Sorento   10 Sorentos, 9.0 months of data per Sorento, average 58700 miles

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2011 Kia Sorento 65 Sorentos, 9.3 months of data per Sorento, average 40900 miles

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60% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2005 Kia Sorento   10 Sorentos, 8.0 months of data per Sorento, average 109400 miles

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2003 Kia Sorento   10 Sorentos, 7.5 months of data per Sorento, average 114000 miles

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What People Are Saying about Reliability and the Kia Sorento

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What Our Members Are Saying about Kia Sorento Reliability and Durability

Reliability and Durability of the Kia Sorento: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2012 4dr SUV 276-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
No issues so far at 30,000 miles.
2011 4dr SUV 276-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Owned for 14 months and 15K miles with ZERO problems! No issues whatsoever!
2007 4dr SUV 262-horsepower 3.8L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
3 years owned, aside from replacing wear items, it has visited the shop twice for warranty repair items.
2007 4dr SUV 262-horsepower 3.8L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic RWD
Have over 62,000 miles and only now have a minor problem.
2005 4dr SUV 192-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
47K miles and no issues. Kept on strict Kia service plan.
Reliability and Durability of the Kia Sorento: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2013 0 This has been the worst car I have ever owned for needing maitenance and repairs. Shocked and dissappointed.

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