(4.7) 20 reviews
MSRP: $2,849$10,777
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 19
Engine: 262-hp, 3.8-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: 4x2
Seats: 5
2007 Kia Sorento

Our Take on the 2007 Kia Sorento

Our Take

Kia's 2003 Sorento was the Korean automaker's first foray into midsize sport utility vehicles. At less than 182 inches long, the Sorento technically is a compact SUV, but interior dimensions are comparatively closer to midsize SUVs such as the Toyota Highlander, Ford Explorer and Toyota... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Unproven reliability
  • No third-row seat
  • Not as roomy as some competitors

Notable Features

  • New 262-hp V-6
  • Two available 4WD systems
  • Body-on-frame construction
  • Side-curtain airbags
  • Electronic stability system

Reviews

Consumer Reviews

4.7

Average based on 20 reviews

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only problem are the door handles

by td from La Crosse, WI on July 30, 2013

Both the driver and passage handles have broken. The outside door handles broke away from something inside. Of course they can't be repaired but have to be replaced. But here is the kicker, they have ... Read Full Review

5 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.

Safety

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NHTSA Ratings

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NHTSA Ratings

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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

Recalls

There are currently 3 recalls for this car.


Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

Safety defects and recalls explained

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