Kia Sorento owners manuals
- Coolant overflow bottle might fail or crack and cause overheating, lack of coolant or there is a wet spot underneath the car.
- The crankshaft bolt is prone to break and can cause several issues to appear, including warning lights appearing on the dashboard, starting problems, or the crankshaft becomes off.
- Owners of the Sorento with automatic can experience gearbox problems produced by an issue with the electric plugs underneath the box.
- Black smoke or loss of power produced by the failure of the intercooler hoses.
The Kia Sorento is a mid-size crossover seven-seat SUV manufactured as 2002 by South Korean maker Kia Motors.
The Kia Sorento is available in five trim levels: L, LX, S, EX Sport, and SX.
The L and the LX are powered by standard with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine (185 horsepower, 178 lb-ft of torque) and a six-speed automatic. A more powerful 3.3-liter V6 (290 hp, 252 lb-ft) engine with an eight-speed automatic is standard on the S, EX Sport, and SX. All trims without the L can be equipped with all-wheel drive.
Kia Sorento known problems
Some of the common problems or complaints owners have about the Kia Sorento are: