The 2019 Sorento is Kia’s entry in the popular midsize-SUV category, where it competes with roughly a dozen rivals like the Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander. The Sorento is slightly smaller than competitors, but it’s also less expensive. Highlights include standard 3-row seating, a strong V6 option, ample amenities and a terrific warranty.
New Features and Revisions
For 2019, the Kia Sorento receives updated front and rear fascias, a freshened interior and active-safety options like lane-keep assist and a driver-monitoring system. All Sorento models are now 3-row/7-passenger (the 2-row/5-passenger setup is gone). V6 models get a new 8-speed automatic transmission. The 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine has been dropped.