Kia Sorento

2004 Kia Sorento

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  • (4.2) 17 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,897$8,557
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 17
  • Engine: 192-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: 4x2
  • Seats: 5
2004 Kia Sorento

Our Take on the 2004 Kia Sorento

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

2004 Kia Sorento Reviews

Consumer Reviews


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Still Going Strong ay 180K

by Highway Traveler in Asheboro from Asheboro, NC on September 27, 2009

I had submitted a review 2.5 years ago(see above) and I thought I would give it an update. My '04 Sorento has now clocked just over 180,000 Miles and is still going strong. I am still very pleased wit... Read Full Review

4 Trim Levels Available

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2004 Kia Sorento Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports


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

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