2015 Kia Sorento Kia Sorento 2015

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2015 Kia Sorento repairs by problem area

Engine (18%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (18%)

Brakes and Traction Control (12%)

Suspension and Steering (6%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (24%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (24%)

Other (0%)

Chart based on 17 repairs.
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2015 Kia Sorento repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (0%)

< $100 (100%)

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Chart based on 16 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2015 Kia Sorento 4dr SUV

290-horsepower 3.3L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Kia Sorento in Florida, United States
Apr 2015 - Jul 2015
Apr 2015

14000 mi
Had a smell like vinegar in the car and water leaking into the passenger side from under dash. 
Kia Sorento in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2015 - Jun 2018
Mar 2016

3100 mi
Incorrect cargo cover was finally replaced 
Kia Sorento in Colorado, United States
Mar 2014 - Oct 2017
Aug 2016

26000 mi
Boot on driver side drive axle torn and leaking grease and they replaced the left drive axle under warranty 
Apr 2017

32000 mi
Front drive axle boot replaced. Must not have been installed properly last November 
Jun 2017

35000 mi
Vibration in the front end it speeds of 70 mile an hour that was intermittent and would occur at different intervals 15 miles to 50 mile and soon as I would touch the brakes the vibration would stop. Dealer could not get it to replicate what I was stating but didn't take it on a long trip. They advised me that if it did it again bring it in immediately very willing to help solve the problem. They had previously replaced a driver side front drive axle and boot. 
Kia Sorento in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2015 - Jun 2018
Apr 2015

2040 mi
Intermittent slight hesitation, stumbling under acceleration. Reflashed transmission, but not successful. 
Jun 2015

6200 mi
Hesitation and stumbing when accelerating. Second attempt to try fix. Not successful. Dealer did not experience the problem. 
Oct 2015

11240 mi
Stumbling and hesitation under light highway acceleration. Changed accelerator pedal sensor, but this was not successful. 
Kia Sorento in New York, United States
Dec 2014 - Jun 2018
Aug 2015

5300 mi
When the push start/stop button is pushed to turn off the car, the radio, nav stay on even after the "Goodbye" and the car is locked. After another 3 minutes it then shut off. Dealer tested could not create problem or offer solution. 
Sep 2015

6000 mi
Same problem radio, gps not shutting done when car was off 
Kia Sorento in New Jersey, United States
Apr 2014 - Nov 2016
Jun 2016

13000 mi
Shift interlock failure 
Kia Sorento in Idaho, United States
Dec 2014 - Dec 2016
Nov 2015

9000 mi
Sunglass holder wouldn't stay up. 

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2015 Kia Sorento 4dr SUV

191-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Kia Sorento in Pennsylvania, United States
Jun 2016 - Jul 2019
Jul 2019

82000 mi

US $40
Low-pressure hose appears to have a leak. Refilled with a can of R134 pending parts arrival. 
Kia Sorento in British Columbia, Canada
Oct 2015 - Jul 2018
Jul 2017

39990 mi
UVO system rebooting by itself, sound not working anymore for USB and CD, odometers resetting randomly 
Kia Sorento in Maine, United States
Nov 2016 - Nov 2020
Feb 2018

55000 mi
Plastic shielkd behind rear tire filled with slush and snow. The weight caused it to break a snap connector and fall downward. Dealer acknowledged it was a flawed design and BOLTED it back in place to avoid having another snap fail. 
Nov 2019

76500 mi
Engine blew. Bad lower engine. Covered j fee Kia extended lifetime warranty on this particular issue. 
Jan 2020

81000 mi
Clunking noise. Loose part in brakes 

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