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Kia Sportage vs. Kia Sorento Reliability by Model Generation

Results are for year ending June 30, 2018. Only successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
Year and Model % of Average Repair Frequency  
2016 - 2018 Kia Sorento Reliability by Generation2016 - 2018 Kia Sorento
35.1428571429% Best 99% Worst
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2011 - 2013 Kia Sorento Reliability by Generation2011 - 2013 Kia Sorento
28.8571428571% Best 88% Worst
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability And Durability of the Kia Sportage

Kia Sportage Reliability And Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2014 4dr SUV While the car does not feel all that "solid", the car has been relible and durable full 2014 Kia Sportage review
2008 4dr SUV turbocharged 138hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
6-speed manual AWD
My previous Kia was totally reliable. The Sportage has the same engine & gearbox and many common fittings so I am hoping for the same (it has positive consumer reviews). The interior is designed for work with a well lined cargo area. full 2008 Kia Sportage review
2006 4dr SUV 173-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Very reliable and durabile at a very reasonable price. full 2006 Kia Sportage review
Kia Sportage Reliability And Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2012 4dr SUV turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Remains to be seen. Kia motors is on it's way up and I still think it could go either way as far as durability and reliability are concerned. full 2012 Kia Sportage review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability And Durability of the Kia Sportage

Kia Sportage Reliability And Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2014 4dr SUV While the car does not feel all that "solid", the car has been relible and durable full 2014 Kia Sportage review
2008 4dr SUV turbocharged 138hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
6-speed manual AWD
My previous Kia was totally reliable. The Sportage has the same engine & gearbox and many common fittings so I am hoping for the same (it has positive consumer reviews). The interior is designed for work with a well lined cargo area. full 2008 Kia Sportage review
2006 4dr SUV 173-horsepower 2.7L V6
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Very reliable and durabile at a very reasonable price. full 2006 Kia Sportage review
Kia Sportage Reliability And Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2012 4dr SUV turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Remains to be seen. Kia motors is on it's way up and I still think it could go either way as far as durability and reliability are concerned. full 2012 Kia Sportage review