15 reviews
2004 Kia Sorento
2004 Kia Sorento
Available Price Range $2,457-$8,341 Trims4 Combined MPG 17 Seats 5

Our Take on the 2004 Kia Sorento

Our Take

Shortly after dropping its compact Sportage, Kia introduced a larger, value-priced Sorento. The Sorento is “a tough, true sport utility vehicle,” said Peter Butterfield, Kia’s chief operating officer, during the vehicle’s unveiling.Rear-wheel-drive and four-wheel-drive version... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Ride quality
  • Unproven reliability
  • Engine noise

Notable Features

  • 192-hp V-6
  • Choice of 4WD systems
  • New manual gearbox
  • Body-on-frame construction
  • Side-curtain airbags


Consumer Reviews


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Just rolled over 300000 miles

by Highway Traveler in Asheboro from Asheboro, NC on February 1, 2012

This is getting fun...My Sorento rolled over 300,000 miles this past week and just keeps going and going. I have only had 2 other cars surpass the 300K mark and in both cases they were tired and ready... Read Full Review

4 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 2004 Kia Sorento.

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