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Year Make/Model Repair Frequencysuccessful repair trips per 100 cars per year Compared to all models for the same year  
2015 Kia Sorento   12 Sorentos, 7.3 months of data per Sorento, average 5800 miles

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2013 Kia Sorento   24 Sorentos, 9.5 months of data per Sorento, average 31100 miles

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2014 Kia Sorento 26 Sorentos, 10.6 months of data per Sorento, average 16200 miles

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2006 Kia Sorento   12 Sorentos, 8.8 months of data per Sorento, average 70300 miles

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2012 Kia Sorento 36 Sorentos, 9.7 months of data per Sorento, average 36600 miles28
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2011 Kia Sorento 44 Sorentos, 10.8 months of data per Sorento, average 50300 miles

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2008 Kia Sorento   11 Sorentos, 10.6 months of data per Sorento, average 66600 miles

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2005 Kia Sorento   11 Sorentos, 7.2 months of data per Sorento, average 123900 miles

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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.

What People Are Saying about Reliability and the Kia Sorento

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability and Durability of the Kia Sorento

Kia Sorento Reliability and Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2012 4dr SUV 290-horsepower 3.3L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
No issues so far at 30,000 miles.
2011 4dr SUV 290-horsepower 3.3L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Owned for 14 months and 15K miles with ZERO problems! No issues whatsoever!
2007 4dr SUV 274-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Have over 62,000 miles and only now have a minor problem.
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.
2005 4dr SUV 262-horsepower 3.8L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
47K miles and no issues. Kept on strict Kia service plan.
Kia Sorento Reliability and Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2013 0 This has been the worst car I have ever owned for needing maitenance and repairs. Shocked and dissappointed.