2019 Kia Sorento

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2019 Kia Sorento Ratings


Consumer Rating

The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners.
J.D. Power
Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

Measures the level of defects, malfunctions, and design flaws experienced by vehicle owners. Covers the entire vehicle from engine to infotainment system. A higher rating means fewer problems.

Driving Experience

Owners' evaluation of the vehicle's design, performance, comfort, functionality, safety, and technology, comprise this rating. Newer and recently-redesigned vehicles tend to score better.


J.D. Power's forecast of depreciation (how much of its current value the vehicle will likely lose) over the next three years. Lower depreciation equals a higher rating.

Dealership Experience

Owners' experience with this brand's dealerships during the purchase and service process make up this rating. Key factors include customer service, dealership facilities, and the quality of work.

Best Midsize SUV of 2019

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2019 Kia Sorento after 90-days of ownership.
  • The vehicle's voice recognition and bluetooth
  • The vehicle's heating and air conditioning
  • Styling of the dashboard

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2019 Kia Sorento during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • Vehicle acceleration
  • Comfort of the 3rd row seats
  • Amount of trunk/hatch space

Performance Specs

MPG City

19 - 22


24 - 29


185 - 290


6 speed, Automatic w/OD, 8 speed, Automatic w/OD


Regular Unleaded I-4, Regular Unleaded V-6


All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive

Available Trims

2019 Kia Sorento Review

Looking for a mid-size crossover with full-size passenger capability? Want a family hauler that’s as luxurious as it is practical? With enough technology to keep everyone entertained? Then look at the Kia Sorento. Choose from five models starting with the L and moving through the top-of-the-line SX Limited . The Sorento is easy to maneuver—but it still seats seven. Heated and ventilated front seats are available and the second-row seats recline so everybody can get comfortable. Or fold down the second- and third-row seats and you’ve got 73 cubic feet of cargo space 2. You’ll need to keep all those passengers entertained. So the UVO infotainment system brings SiriusXM Satellite Radio and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility and to a touchscreen display . No matter how practical it is a car should be fun to drive. With two engines to choose from and available Dynamax fully active all-wheel drive the Sorento fits that bill. Choose from a variety of colors options and accessories and build a Sorento of your very own. The Kia Sorento. It’s just right.
Everybody stays connected in your Kia Sorento. The UVO infotainment system brings SiriusXM Satellite Radio and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility and to a touchscreen display. Navigation is available and comes with a bigger touchscreen. Download the free UVO eServices app= and you can use your compatible smartphone to access your Sorento’s features. Wondering if you need to make a service appointment? Use UVO Vehicle Diagnostics . The Kia Sorento. Connectivity comes standard.
When you think of safety think of the Kia Sorento. Available Drive Wise driver-assistance technologies include Blind-Spot Collision Warning Rear Cross-Traffic Collisions Warning and Forward Collision Warning. Sick of overriding cruise control when someone’s in front of you? Available Smart Cruise Control with Stop and Go uses radar to track your speed to the vehicle ahead. Ever wonder what’s around the corner you’re taking at night? Available Dynamic Low Beam Assist headlights track with your steering angle so you can see around curves better. The Kia Sorento. It’s the safer choice.
No matter how practical it is a car should be fun to drive. With two engines to choose from1 and available Dynamax fully active all-wheel drive the Kia Sorento fits that bill. A 2.4-liter inline-four2 develops 185 horsepower or go for the 3.3-liter V-6its 290 horses can tow up to 5 000 pounds. Dynamax fully active all-wheel drive features torque-vectoring corner control and four-wheel drive lock mode so you’re in control wherever you are. The Kia Sorento. Practical fun.

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