16 reviews
2005 Kia Sorento
2005 Kia Sorento
Available Price Range $2,302-$8,534 Trims4 Combined MPG 17-19 Seats 5

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
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Consumer 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

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.


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