Was looking for a SUV and actually went to look at Explorers. Wife noticed the Sorentos parked next to the Explorers so we inquired about them and we ended up test driving it. We were sold after the first mile. It has as much interior room as the Explorers and plenty of power and has a similar look. The interior is well done and quiet as well. For the price difference between to two it was a no brainer after we drove it. We have been pleasantly surprised the more we drive the vehicle! Would recommend the Sorento to anyone thinking about an SUV.
Luxury base model
2011 Kia SorentoKonica McKoy - Charlotte, NC02/05/2017
I have a 2011 Kia Sorento, base model, but with all of the bells and whistles I feel like I have a luxury addition! The Sorento is great on gas mileage. I am able to drive a little over 400 miles between each fill up. I have owned my car since September of 2016 and the gas light has never come one. I fill it up when I get down to 30-50 miles to empty. The only cons I can think of for this car is that the truck isn't automatic so it makes it difficult to get groceries in the back when you're carrying them. The seats don't provide good lumbar support either, but I've added a pillow for comfort. Other than those minor things I think the Kia Sorento is a wonderful first SUV.
My First SUV
2015 Kia SorentoStacie Helm - Fort Collins, CO12/31/2015
Is handles like a car but has all the room inside that you could ever want!! Being a first time SUV owner, I was worried about the rollover factor, but my Sorento has an amazing center of gravity and feels stable even in high winds. I am so happy with this vehicle!!
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