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Kia Sorento 2015 4-door SUV
The Sorento offers lots of interior space yet is easily maneuverable and not too bulky in day-to-day driving. Its refined 290-hp, 3.3-liter V6 averaged 20 mpg in our tests. Base models get a 2.4-liter direct-injected four-cylinder. The ride is a little jiggly, and handling, though responsive and secure, isn't exactly sporty. Comprehensive infotainment and electronic connectivity features are available and work well. The EX trim brings comfortable leather seats among its long list of features. An optional third-row seat is OK for small children. The Sorento scored a Poor in the IIHS small-overlap crash test.

Safety Equipment

ABS available, standard from 2007. ESC standard from 2007. Head protection air bags standard from 2011.

Road Test

The well-proportioned 2014-2015 Sorento is sized between small and mid-sized SUVs, with plenty of interior space and easy maneuverability. It's also simple to climb in or out and it offers an optional, though tiny third-row seat to bring seating to s...


  • Roomy inside but still easy to maneuver
  • Available third-row seat


  • Ride improved but still stiff
  • Interior trim could be better for the money

Best Version to Get

The EX trim makes the most sense. It gives you leather upholstery, a power driver's seat, push-button start, Bluetooth, backup camera, and a dual-zone automatic climate system. If you want the $1,000 third row, you need to choose the $4,000 Touring package, but its usefulness is limited. When in...


2 front, 3 rear, 2 third
Drive Wheels
AWD , Front

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Body Styles
4-door SUV
Transmissions Available
  • 6-speed Automatic
Engines Available
  • 2.4-liter 4 (191 hp)
  • 3.3-liter V6 (290 hp)