2018 Kia Sorento SUV Crossover Pros & Cons

Pros & Cons of the 2018 Kia Sorento SUV Crossover

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 Pros Front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive can be configured for the majority of the trims.

 Pros Apart from the base trim, higher trim levels have more than one engine option.

 Pros The V6 engine and the transmission deliver enough power to haul its weight around.

 Pros The steering is responsive and doesn’t need much effort needed to turn.

 Pros The brakes perform predictably and stop the vehicle in a decent distance.

 Pros Excellent safety ratings provide a sense of security to the buyer.

 Pros The understated and elegant design looks more expensive than its price.

 Pros It is a breeze to enter the vehicle because of the low ride height and wide-opening doors.

 Pros The first and second rows offer good legroom and headroom for most passengers.

 Pros The seats are comfortable and they provide adequate support during long drives.

 Pros The leather upholstery and interior have a good fit and finish.

 Pros The ride quality feels supple and impacts are absorbed well.

 Pros Road noise and wind noise are minimized well and the interior ambiance is relaxed.

 Cons The base trim cannot be configured with all-wheel drive and only has one engine option.

 Cons Pushing the limits of its cornering speeds causes it to understeer significantly.

 Cons There is a lack of noticeable feedback from the pavement.

 Cons The brake pedal feels soft when pressed.

 Cons There are no package options for the base trim.

 Cons More advanced safety and driver aids cannot be added to the base trim.

 Cons There no options for bigger wheels in all trims.

 Cons Roof rails and a sunroof are not available for the base trim

 Cons The third row feels tight for adult passengers and is better suited for kids.

 Cons The front-row cushion is short for tall passengers.

 Cons Higher trim levels have reduced fuel efficiency because of their more powerful engines.