2018 Kia Sorento

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$25,900

starting MSRP

2018 Kia Sorento
2018 Kia Sorento

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

  • Seating comfort
  • UVO multimedia system
  • Cargo room and underfloor storage spaces
  • Wide array of available convenience features
  • Quiet cabin

The bad:

  • Steering feel
  • Eco mode
  • Turbo lag with 2.0-liter engine
  • Sport mode very harsh

5 trims

Starting msrp listed lowest to highest price

  • L

    $25,900

  • LX

    $27,200

  • EX

    $33,100

  • SX

    $39,200

  • SXL

    $44,500

Wondering which trim is right for you?

Our 2018 Kia Sorento trim comparison will help you decide.

Notable features

  • Backup camera now standard
  • Turbo four-cylinder engine available
  • Seating for five or seven people
  • Automatic emergency braking available

2018 Kia Sorento review: Our expert's take


What it is: The Kia Sorento is a mid-size SUV that seats five or seven people and is powered by a choice of two four-cylinder engines or a V-6. It competes with other SUVs such as the Ford Edge, Nissan Murano and Jeep Grand Cherokee.


A backup camera and automatic headlights that Kia says have improved performance are standard.

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.9
  • Interior design 4.8
  • Performance 4.8
  • Value for the money 4.8
  • Exterior styling 4.8
  • Reliability 4.9

Most recent consumer reviews

5.0

Really great car!

Never owned a Kia before and i am very happy with how it runs, looks, and feels.. its definitely a great choice.. we needed a 7 seat for the family and definitely way better then expected.

5.0

Classy SUV

I looked at other SUVs and nothing caught my eye like the KIA Sorento. The leather seats, driving mode and seat heater sealed the deal for me!

5.0

My second Sorento

I traded in my basic model Sorento LX for a 2018 EX. i am so glad I upgraded. I love the dual power front seats that are also heated. The leather interior, sunroof and the power controls are all user friendly. The LED lights are bright and positioned well. The Turbo 2.0 4 cyl. has all the power I need and great mileage. AWD is a bear in the snow and the select shift automatic helps to keep traction in deep snow and slow the car down from upshifting too soon. My dealer Destination Kia has provided me with great service for all my Kia's.

See all 391 consumer reviews

Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Kia
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
5 years or newer/less than 60,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
12 months/12,000 miles
Powertrain
10 years/100,000 miles
Dealer certification required
165-point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
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