Kia's lightly updated 2019 Sorento three-row SUV is a competent entry into the class, according to Cars.com reviewer Brian Wong. According to Wong, the Sorento doesn't do anything spectacular, but it doesn't really do much poorly, either — it's just a solid, versatile SUV.
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"With the V-6, the Sorento drives well enough to get out of its own way," Wong said in his review. "It isn't especially agile, but it pours on power easily and rarely feels taxed unless you really put your foot into it. The steering is too numb, but it thankfully avoids that over-assisted feeling you get from some electric power steering setups. It meshes well with the suspension to give the Sorento a comfortable ride and an easy driving experience — about all you can ask for in this class. It's also got a surprisingly quiet cabin that's nearly devoid of road, tire and wind noise. I didn't get a chance to give the all-wheel drive a true off-road test, but a couple of launches with two of the wheels on gravel didn't trip it up."
Find the link to Wong's full review in the list below, where it sits in fourth place.
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