Kia Sorento

Software Update Delivers Apple CarPlay, Android Auto to More Kia Vehicles

By Matt Schmitz on July 19, 2016


CARS.COM — Kia is expanding the availability of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to more of its lineup via a software update. Eligible models include current and previous model-year vehicles equipped with either with a compatible AVN 4.0 navigation system… Read More

Software Update Delivers Apple CarPlay, Android Auto to More Kia Vehicles

By Matt Schmitz on July 19, 2016

CARS.COM — Kia is expanding the availability of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to more of its lineup via a software update. Eligible models include current and previous model-year vehicles equipped with either with a compatible AVN 4.0 navigation system… Read More

2017 Kia Sorento SUV Earns Top IIHS Safety Rating

By Fred Meier on July 15, 2016

CARS.COM — The 2017 Kia Sorento, a midsize SUV, has earned a Top Safety Pick Plus rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety thanks to a top superior rating for the performance of its optional front crash prevention system… Read More

2016 Kia Software Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on January 29, 2016

CARS.COM — Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2016 Kia Sorento 2016 Kia Rio 2016 Kia Soul 2016 Kia Sedona The problem: The infotainment system software has a glitch and needs to be updated. See More Service Bulletins Corrective action: Dealers… Read More

Study: Women Value Price, Practicality Over Performance, Prestige

By Matt Schmitz on December 22, 2015

Setting aside any debate over the validity — or perhaps lack thereof — of gender roles in society, men and women by some measures have been shown to value different attributes while car shopping. Men prize performance and prestige, while… Read More

Recall Alert: 2011-2013 Kia Sorento

By Tom Torbjornsen on October 15, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 377,000 model-year 2011-13 Kia Sorento SUVs manufactured between Oct. 19, 2009, and Jan. 31, 2013 The Problem: If excessive force is applied to the gearshift lever, the brake-shift interlock mechanism may chip or crack allowing the transmission… Read More

2016 Kia Sorento With Optional Third Row: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on September 24, 2015

For families who only need a third-row bench for carpooling, the Kia Sorento is an SUV to consider. This SUV has an optional third row that could work well for hauling kiddos to school and back, especially with its sliding second… Read More

2011-14 Kia Optima, Sorento A/C Problems

By Tom Torbjornsen on September 15, 2015

Vehicles affected by this service bulletin: 2011 Kia Optima 2012 Kia Optima 2013 Kia Optima 2014 Kia Optima 2011 Kia Sorento 2012 Kia Sorento 2013 Kia Sorento The problem: These vehicles may exhibit increased interior cabin temperatures after long periods… Read More

SUV Comparison: 2016 Kia Sorento Vs. 2015 Hyundai Santa Fe

By Joe Bruzek on September 14, 2015

Just a year ago, the Kia Sorento might have been out of place in a comparison with the three-row Hyundai Santa Fe. The outgoing Sorento was on the smaller side, but for 2016, the Sorento is more of a Santa… Read More

Recall Alert: 2016 Kia Sorento

By Matt Schmitz on July 28, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 2,600 model-year 2016 Kia Sorento SUVs manufactured between Oct. 23 and Dec. 10, 2014 The Problem: The front-passenger seat belt's buckle latch assembly may prevent the occupant from fastening the belt, increasing the risk of an injury… Read More

What Kids Think About the 2016 Kia Sorento

By Kristin Varela on June 5, 2015

The Kia Sorento received quite a makeover for 2016, upping its lux quotient (yes, I used the words lux and Kia in the same sentence) as well as its size. This better, bigger Sorento is now primed for use as… Read More