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2008 Kia Sorento Transmission Problems and Repair Histories

35 TrueDelta members own a 2008 Kia Sorento. 4 of these members (11.4%) have reported transmission and drivetrain repairs for their car. A total of 4 transmission and drivetrain repairs to 2008 Kia Sorentos--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2008 Kia Sorento problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2008 Kia Sorento problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2008 Kia Sorento problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2008 Kia Sorento repairs by problem area

36% of the 2008 Kia Sorento repairs were to the engine, 14% to the transmission, 11% to the brakes, 36% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, and 4% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 28 repairs.
Non-members can see only ten 2008 Kia Sorento Transmission and Drivetrain problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2008 Kia Sorento

Engine not specified

Kia in North Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2010 70000    
75000 2000 Transmission went out at 64,000 miles. Car would not go forward nor in reverse. Had to replace transmission. 

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2008 Kia Sorento 4dr SUV

turbocharged 168hp 2.5L I4 Diesel 5-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

Kia Sorento in Great Britain
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
0 Rear Differential replaced under warranty. 
43000  

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2008 Kia Sorento 4dr SUV

242-horsepower 3.3L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Kia Sorento in Georgia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2012 46000    
60000 0 Humming Noise was being heard coming from the rear of SUV. Rear Differential Assembly needs to be replaced. Rear Differential Repair Dealer quoted 1850.00 N Metro Atlanta. Pricing other. 

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