• (3.5) 21 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,517$8,745
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 17-19
  • Engine: 192-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: 4x2
  • Seats: 5
2005 Kia Sorento

Our Take on the 2005 Kia Sorento

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Ride quality
  • Unproven reliability
  • Engine noise

Notable Features

  • 192-hp, 3.5-liter V-6
  • Two 4WD systems available
  • New five-speed automatic
  • Body-on-frame construction
  • Side-curtain airbags


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 21 reviews

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Almost happy with the Sorento

by Petite woman in West Virginia from Morgantown, WV on December 9, 2009

Bought it on Halloween. Switched to the Sorento, after looking at the Sportage a lot (monthly payment for Sportage couldn't fit my budget). Not comfortable at all with R-WD. Already have it listed fo... Read Full Review

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