11 reviews
2006 Kia Sorento
2006 Kia Sorento
Available Price Range $2,626-$9,374 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 17-19 SeatsN/A

Our Take on the 2006 Kia Sorento

Our Take

Shortly after dropping its compact, first-generation Sportage, Kia introduced a larger, value-priced Sorento sport utility vehicle as a 2003 model. The midsize Sorento is available with rear- or four-wheel drive. Four-wheel-drive models can be equipped with either a part-time or full-time Torque-... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Ride quality
  • Unproven reliability
  • Engine noise

Notable Features

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


Consumer Reviews


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Best SUV bargain around

by mdndpm from Appleton, WI on May 2, 2009

My Kia Sorento EX has been an outstanding SUV. It's better than the Toyota 4-Runner, Highlander and Subaru Outback wagon that I used to own. The 4WD works great on-road and off-road. Very comfortable ... Read Full Review


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Crash-Test Reports


There is currently 1 recall for this car.

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