Used 2016 Kia Sorento SUV


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2016 Kia Sorento

2016 Highlights

The Kia Sorento has been completely redesigned for 2016.


Pros

  • User-friendly controls
  • well-made and attractive cabin
  • versatile second-row seat
  • ample features for the money
  • long warranty
  • excellent crash test scores.

Cons

  • Turbo engine isn't as punchy and efficient as expected
  • less spacious than most seven-passenger competitors.

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Kia Sorento 2016 LX 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A) Titanium Silver Black cloth48,034 miles
Used 2016Kia SorentoLX
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Used 2016Kia SorentoLX
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Used 2016Kia SorentoLX
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Platinum Graphite Black cloth25,059 miles
Used 2016Kia SorentoLX
List:$17,457
Est.Loan: $318/mo
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Dark Cherry Black leather30,718 miles
Used 2016Kia SorentoSX
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Titanium Silver Black cloth22,761 miles
Used 2016Kia SorentoLX
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Ebony Black Black cloth89,273 miles
Used 2016Kia SorentoLX
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Ebony Black Black cloth50,353 miles
Used 2016Kia SorentoL
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Ebony Black Black leather52,160 miles
Used 2016Kia SorentoSX
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Ebony Black Gray leather23,826 miles
Used 2016Kia SorentoSX
List:$27,998
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Titanium Silver Black Metallic premium leather67,118 miles
Used 2016Kia SorentoLimited
List:$23,991
Est.Loan: $437/mo
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Snow White Pearl Black Metallic premium leather46,695 miles
Used 2016Kia SorentoLimited
List:$25,421
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Original MSRP of $47345.00!!! Super Nice 1 Owner 2016 Kia Sorento SXL Limited AWD Loaded With Navigation, Panoramic Roof, Blind Spot, Accident Avoidance, Lane Departure. Rear View Camera, Heated & Cooled Leather Seats, 3rd Row Seats, Alloy Wheels, Power Lift Gate, Push Button Start, Trip Computer, Cruise Control, Power Windows and Locks, ABS Brakes, Tilt & Telescoping Steering Wheel, Power Mirrors, Bluetooth, Amazing Upgraded 10 Speaker Stereo System and Much Much More!! This vehicle is still covered under the Fantastic Kia Factory Warranty!Why pay Carmax or Franchise Dealer Pricing when you can buy directly from the distributor! Member car has a 30 year history of selling preowned vehicles to dealers wholesale, and is now selling directly to the public!Welcome to MemberCar of Rockville! We are a family owned and operated dealership catering to the DMV area and beyond for over 30 years. We offer tremendous value by pricing our vehicles below market value and offering a truly stress-free purchasing environment. We are very transparent in our purchase process, offering the easiest terms available with every vehicle in stock. Having our own extensive Wholesale/Purchase Division allows us to purchase mostly Local, One-Owner, Low Mileage, exceptional vehicles directly from the best sources, (Private Owners) instead of auctions. MemberCar has built our reputation upon successful, long-term relationships with our clients. During that time, we have become one of the areas preeminent providers of carefully selected, Maryland Safety Inspected, low mileage, local vehicles. We offer competitive Finance and Extended Warranty options, and we do accept all trade-ins. Our staff looks forward to the opportunity to earn your business, and we thank YOU for your time and consideration.If you just can't seem to find the time to come to us, we are also more than happy to bring a vehicle to your home or place of business!!!Don't take our word for it, check out what our customers are saying.http://www.cars.com/dealers/193733/membercar/reviews/

Snow White Pearl Beige leather25,414 miles
Used 2016Kia SorentoEX
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Ebony Black Black cloth56,148 miles
Used 2016Kia SorentoLX
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Titanium Silver Black cloth18,100 miles
Used 2016Kia SorentoLX
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Est.Loan: $346/mo
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Ebony Black Black cloth35,971 miles
Cpo 2016Kia SorentoLX
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**1 OWNER **CLEAN CARFAX HISTORY**SAFETY PACKAGE**AM/FM/CD/MP3 AUDIO SYSTEM** SIRIUS/XM**BLUETOOTH**HEAT SEATS** KEYLESS REMOTE**HEATED OUTSIDE MIRRORS WITH TURN SIGNALS**CONVENIENCE PACKAGE** HEATED STEERING WHEEL TOW HITCH**PLEASE CALL (703)331-8080 FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO SCHEDULE YOUR FREE TEST DRIVE TODAY!!

Ebony Black Black leather53,418 miles
Used 2016Kia SorentoEX
List:$19,968
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Shannon Auto Sales
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Snow White Pearl Black Metallic premium leather41,418 miles
Used 2016Kia SorentoLimited
List:$25,500
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Navigation w/Backup Camera,Technology Package Includes HID projector beam headlights with auto-leveling, surround view monitor with multi-view camera, advance smart cruise control, Forward Collision Warning System, Lane Departure Warning System, and electronic parking brake with auto hold.Panoramic Sunroof,Heated and Cooled Seats,Full Balance of Kia Factory Warranty until March 2021 or 60,000 miles and Drivetrain Warranty until March 2026 or 100,000 miles.

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Features & Specs

LX 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A)EX 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)LX 4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr SUV (3.3L 6cyl 6A)EX 4dr SUV (3.3L 6cyl 6A)EX 4dr SUV AWD (3.3L 6cyl 6A)L 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A)LX 4dr SUV AWD (3.3L 6cyl 6A)EX 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)Limited 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)SX 4dr SUV AWD (3.3L 6cyl 6A)Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)SX 4dr SUV (3.3L 6cyl 6A)Limited 4dr SUV AWD (3.3L 6cyl 6A)Limited 4dr SUV (3.3L 6cyl 6A)
MPG242323212121242122231922211921
Seating555777575575777
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic
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Horsepower185 hp @ 6000 rpm240 hp @ 6000 rpm185 hp @ 6000 rpm290 hp @ 6400 rpm290 hp @ 6400 rpm290 hp @ 6400 rpm185 hp @ 6000 rpm290 hp @ 6400 rpm240 hp @ 6000 rpm240 hp @ 6000 rpm290 hp @ 6400 rpm240 hp @ 6000 rpm290 hp @ 6400 rpm290 hp @ 6400 rpm290 hp @ 6400 rpm

Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

    Overall5/5
    Driver5/5
    Passenger5/5
  • Side Crash Rating

    Overall5/5
  • Side Barrier Rating

    Overall5/5
    Driver5/5
    Passenger5/5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

    Front Seat5/5
    Back Seat5/5
  • Rollover

    Rollover4/5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover15.8%

IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    G
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    G
    Good
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    G
    Good
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    G
    Good
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    G
    Good

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Love This New Kia Toy!
Do your homework. The only things I miss in the technology area is a compass, the front passenger seat has no height adjustment, remote start is not standard equipment. There is a lot of stuff I will never use. We were looking for an SUV with lots of leg room in front and this has it, an impressive 44 inches. Way more than others, even Jeep. Another selling point was the 60,000 mile warranty. Mileage is outstanding. I drive mostly highway and am averaging 31-33 mpg combined in Eco Mode. On my way home from the dealership I was in Standard Mode and got 31.8 mpg for the 75 mile trip. Overall we love this vehicle. Comfortable and quiet. Winter in Iowa will be the real test! Update: It will soon be 2 years, we still love this Sorento. No issues whatsoever. I thought there was an issue with heater fan, took it in and the compartment was full of acorns! Simple fix! Darn ground squirrels! Will keep it for a long time.
I tested them all!
I started searching over a year ago for the best 3 row SUV that was affordable, great looking, and gas worthy. I first liked the Rogue but quickly changed my mind on that. It has great gas mileage but the third row was ridiculous. The new Rogue has the second row raised as if you are sitting in a movie theatre. I hated that and it felt really strange being higher up than the front row. That was a deal breaker for me. The Murano is over priced and so is the Pathfinder. The Pathfinder was gorgeous but the base model doesn't have the basics like blue tooth and Sirius Radio. The next trim model that offered it was 6,000 more. The Pathfinder also received weak reviews for reliability. I drove the Mazda 9 and loved it but the extremely low gas mileage (combined) is only 16. That's unacceptable for a car like that. One would think Mazda would make a car with better gas mileage. I also drove the Highlander and it has a lot of room, but I felt it over priced and not very attractive. I do remember driving a 2014 Kia Sorento and was not impressed back then. However, I read the Sorento was getting a face lift so I went and checked it out. What a surprise. It is gorgeous and the fit and finish is great. I read all reviews on all SUVs and took the time to finally select the 2016 Kia Sorento. I love it. It feels like a luxury car and it is very quiet. Kia has come a long way with their line of cars and SUVs. I have one in Black with a black interior. I am a picky shopper and I am glad I purchased the new design.
Kept my family safe in a serious collision!
Coming off of a Lexus RX, I was concerned that it wouldn't feel as luxurious. Although it's stiffer and less "designed", I fell in love with the Sorento immediately upon driving it off the lot. It's tough but not trucky, comfortable but not couch-like, and big but not cumbersome. It has great pick up and drives like a car, and I happen to think it looks pretty darn cute on the road. Having said this, the reason I'm writing this review is that I was in my first car accident in my 38 years just this week. I was T-boned, and before I knew what had happened I realized the car was flipping. SUV's by nature may be more likely to roll, and that may be a deterant to some, but in this instance I think it was a blessing. I believe the roll helped lessen the force of the hit, which struck my child's door. As I understand it, T-Bones can be very catastrophic, especially to the person in the receiving seat. Between the airbags, restraints, and general contour of the car, when the car came to rest we were completely unscathed. Completely. The moment I can, I will go get another Sorento and will feel safer than ever. And thank you to the designers of this car for helping me walk away with my son!
More About This Model

Quick Summary
The 2016 Kia Sorento represents a complete redesign for this family crossover, which sees it growing up both literally and figuratively. It is bigger in most dimensions, increasing room for passengers (especially those in the third row), while also boasting more sophisticated styling, driving manners and interior trappings. As a result, what was previously a bigger, more spacious alternative to compact SUVs is now a smaller, less cumbersome alternative to some of the larger three-row vehicles in the segment.

What Is It?
The 2016 Kia Sorento is a midsize SUV available in five- and seven-passenger configurations as well as five trim levels: L, LX, EX, SX and SX-L. The base 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine is standard on the L and LX trim levels. A 3.3-liter V6 is an option on the LX, standard on the SX and one of two available engines on the EX and SX-L. The other available engine is a new 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder. Note that all V6-powered Sorentos come with seven-passenger seating, while all turbo Sorentos and the base L are five-passenger. The four-cylinder LX can be had as either. All-wheel drive is available on every trim level and even the most basic trim comes with generous feature content.

2016 Kia Sorento

How Big Is It?
In many ways, the previous-generation Sorento could be viewed as a slightly bigger alternative to compact SUVs like the Toyota RAV4. For 2016, the Sorento moves up in the world and in many ways can now be viewed as a slightly smaller alternative to larger three-row crossovers like the Toyota Highlander. With 3 inches added to its wheelbase and overall length, the 2016 Sorento gains some welcome interior volume that moves it well clear of so-called compact SUVs (most of which aren't that compact anymore anyway).

The second row gains 2 extra inches of legroom, while still reclining for added comfort and sliding to bring the kids closer up front or to provide extra legroom for the folks in the third row. As for those folks, they no longer have to be children to occupy the Sorento's aft-most quarters. A pair of 6-footers will technically fit back there with their knees awkwardly pointing toward their chins due to the low-mounted seats, but adults of average height will be good for short trips and more importantly, kids will be more comfortable. Plus, there are air vents back there to prevent things from getting stuffy.

2016 Kia Sorento

Behind that 50/50-split folding third row are an additional 2 cubic feet of cargo space, creating a more useful space for a pair of small suitcases or several grocery bags. Folding the seat down or opting for the five-passenger configuration yields 38 cubic feet, which is basically on par with bigger compacts like the Honda CR-V and midsizers like the Ford Edge. With all seats folded, the Sorento provides 73 cubic feet of maximum cargo space, which is bigger than both of the above.

Now, the Highlander is still longer and wider, boasting 10 extra cubic feet of maximum cargo space and enough room to squeeze a middle seatbelt into its third row for eight-passenger capacity. However, the distance between it and the Sorento has noticeably shrunk, and for families in search of a three-row vehicle, the Sorento should certainly be cross-shopped against Toyota's big crossover that netted a top "A" rating from the Edmunds editors.

2016 Kia Sorento

What Is the Interior Like?
Although the last-generation Sorento's dimensions differentiated it from compact SUVs, its interior design and quality were in keeping with that less expensive segment. Plastics were hard, the design was rather plain and even when loaded up with every leather-lined and heated extravagance possible, the cabin never attained a truly luxurious feel.

You can see where this is going. The 2016 Sorento moves up in the world figuratively as well. Although the $25,795 base L trim is a shell of the fully loaded SX-L we drove, every Sorento nevertheless gains an abundance of soft-touch materials with richer textures on its dash and doors. Like an increasing number of redesigned vehicles, stitching has been applied to the dash top to supply a degree of elegance, while available two-tone color schemes (including those that feature a tasteful light gray across the lower dash portion) create a much warmer, distinctive environment. The top-of-the-line Sorento SX and SX-L models we drove give up nothing in terms of luxury compared to other optioned-out competitors (the title of class best is certainly possible) and really aren't that far away from luxury-branded models.

The same could be said of its interior design, which is interesting to look at without sullying Kia's reputation for user-friendly controls. The Sorento LX and EX trims come standard with a 4.3-inch touchscreen, while the 8-inch screen you see here in photos includes a navigation system and is optional on EX trims and standard on the SX ones. Based on past experiences with other Kias, both are intuitive to use, with the latter in particular benefiting from large virtual buttons.

2016 Kia Sorento

What Engines Are Available?
The Sorento is once again available with four- and six-cylinder engines, but for 2016 it gains an intermediate 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that provides better fuel economy than the V6 along with a smooth power delivery that some drivers may prefer. It produces 240 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. As with every Sorento, a six-speed automatic transmission is standard. The EPA estimates that it will return 23 mpg combined (20 city/27 highway) with front-wheel drive and 22 mpg combined (19 city/25 highway) with all-wheel drive.

In Edmunds testing, an all-wheel-drive Sorento with the 2.0-liter turbo reached 60 mph in a rather slow 8.7 seconds. In order to accelerate with any authority, drivers will feel the urge to floor the pedal, which negatively affects fuel economy. As a result of this, we only achieved an 18.4-mpg average in its time with us. On our highway-heavy evaluation loop, we averaged 23.6 mpg.

The base 2.4-liter four-cylinder now features continuously variable valve timing for improved efficiency. It produces 185 hp and 178 lb-ft of torque, which is a bit less than the last Sorento, but is on par with the four-cylinder available in the Highlander. We didn't get a chance to drive a Sorento with this engine, but given that the vehicle weighs 110 pounds more than the last version, expect it to be slightly slower than before. The EPA estimates fuel economy at 24 mpg combined (21/29) with front-wheel drive. This would be 1 mpg combined better than the last Sorento and 2 better than the four-cylinder Highlander, but is 2 mpg shy of the Toyota RAV4 and 3-4 mpg lower than other bigger compact SUVs. Again, it falls somewhere in between the two segments.

2016 Kia Sorento

Kia expects the base four-cylinder to once again be the volume choice, but given the 2016 Sorento's clearly more upscale positioning, it also expects the more powerful engine options to gain in popularity. And given the base engine's power deficiency, we'd certainly recommend at least opting for the turbo-4 or (especially if you want the third row) the 3.3-liter V6, which produces 290 hp and 252 lb-ft of torque. Kia estimates it'll return 21 mpg combined (18/26) with front-wheel drive, which would match the combined figures of the V6-powered Highlander and larger three-row Hyundai Santa Fe.

2016 Kia Sorento

How Does It Drive?
A stiffer structure for 2016 and numerous improvements to the suspension have resulted in a more comfortable, composed and sophisticated ride. The Jeep Grand Cherokee was tabbed as a benchmark for ride quality by Kia's engineers, and although it can't match the heavyweight Jeep's feeling of road-crushing solidity, it certainly contributes to the overall sensation that the Sorento now belongs in a different, higher-priced segment. Even with the optional 19-inch wheels, the Sorento did a good job of soaking up rugged pavement.

Every 2016 Sorento comes standard with Driver Mode Select, which alters transmission shift points and steering effort in Normal, Sport and Eco settings. Although we noticed the more eager downshifts and later upshifts in Sport, it was difficult to tell much of a difference in the steering (it's much more noticeable in Hyundai's multimode steering settings). This is more of an observance than a problem, as the Sorento SX's steering proved to be precise, competent and seemingly vice-free for the segment.

It's important to note, though, that the SX trims we experienced have a different steering system than the other trims, with the electric motor mounted to the steering rack rather than inside the steering column. This typically results in improved steering feel, so it's safe to assume that the SX and SX-L will be better to drive than their lesser brethren.

The overall handling is solid, and the Kia's smaller dimensions and commendable visibility make it feel less cumbersome to drive than a Grand Cherokee or Highlander. On a variety of surfaces, the interior remains impressively quiet, to the point of rivaling true luxury SUVs. Braking ability is also praiseworthy, stopping from 60 mph in a short 118 feet while remaining very composed and controllable.

2016 Kia Sorento

What Features Do You Get?
The base L trim for $24,900 isn't luxurious, but it does provide welcome features like alloy wheels, LED running lights, stain-resistant fabric, satellite radio, a USB/iPod interface and Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity. The LX trim adds a few extras like an acoustic windshield for a quieter cabin, two rapid-charge USB ports, a rearview camera, a 4.3-inch touchscreen and UVO eServices (Siri hands-free, numerous smartphone apps and secondary driver security functions like geo-fencing and speed warning), but it's in the EX trims where the Sorento begins to truly resemble a high-end SUV.

Bigger wheels, more interior sound-deadening, dual-zone climate control, leather seating and steering wheel, and heated power seats are some of the items standard on the EX, while many of the SX trim's standard features like a panoramic sunroof, push-button start, navigation, 10-speaker Infinity sound system, second-row sunscreens and power liftgate (with proximity hands-free opening) are optional. The SX and SX-L essentially add power-adjustable driver thigh support and a variety of exterior and interior trim upgrades, while the SX-L in particular opens the door up to the Tech package that includes adaptive cruise control, lane-departure and collision warning systems, and an "around-view" multi-angle parking camera.

2016 Kia Sorento

How Much Does It Cost?
The five-passenger Sorento essentially splits the price difference between the pricier midsize SUVs like the 2015 Ford Edge and smaller, less-equipped compact SUVs like the Honda CR-V. Seven-passenger versions also start off between $1,000 and $3,000 less than bigger models like the Toyota Highlander and Hyundai Santa Fe. In general, it represents strong value.

However, that doesn't mean its upper trim levels are inexpensive. A fully loaded SX-L V6 with the Tech package hits the register at $46,720, which is actually slightly more than a similarly equipped Highlander. Now, most other loaded competitors are on par or even more, but that price tag still speaks to Kia's belief that its redesigned Sorento is a higher-quality product worthy of a higher price. All-wheel drive can be added to any trim for $1,800.

2016 Kia Sorento

What Are Its Closest Competitors?
The Toyota Highlander is presently our highest-rated three-row family crossover, boasting a well-rounded blend of road manners, passenger space, interior quality and feature content. The fact that we've compared the Sorento so heavily to Toyota's big crossover speaks to how good it has become.

In terms of its exterior and interior dimensions, the Sorento fits between its two corporate cousins: the five-passenger Hyundai Santa Fe Sport and seven-passenger Santa Fe. The Sorento's base price and feature content are similar to the smaller Sport, while its third-row and cargo space are less than the bigger Santa Fe. Both Hyundai models can't quite match the cabin quality of the newer Kia.

The Jeep Grand Cherokee is the five-passenger midsize SUV that Kia used as a benchmark for the new Sorento. Although the Jeep's greater weight, tremendous off-road capability and more powerful available engines make it considerably different, it is another comfortable, composed and thoroughly competent choice for those who don't need three rows (and if they do, the mechanically related Dodge Durango is a good alternative as well).

Why Should You Consider It?
Its improved driving manners, classy design and elevated cabin quality make the Sorento a viable competitor to the best crossovers in the class. A wide range of features and configurations make it flexible enough to meet most budgets.

Why Should You Think Twice?
The price point of its base model may seem appealing, but the base four-cylinder engine doesn't possess a lot of power for such a large vehicle. On the other end of the spectrum, a loaded Sorento tops $46,000, which puts it deep into luxury territory.

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Used 2016 Kia Sorento SUV Overview

The Used 2016 Kia Sorento SUV is offered in the following styles: LX 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A), EX 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A), LX 4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 6A), LX 4dr SUV (3.3L 6cyl 6A), EX 4dr SUV (3.3L 6cyl 6A), EX 4dr SUV AWD (3.3L 6cyl 6A), L 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6A), LX 4dr SUV AWD (3.3L 6cyl 6A), EX 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A), Limited 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A), SX 4dr SUV AWD (3.3L 6cyl 6A), Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A), SX 4dr SUV (3.3L 6cyl 6A), Limited 4dr SUV AWD (3.3L 6cyl 6A), and Limited 4dr SUV (3.3L 6cyl 6A).

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Save up to $945 on one of 194 Used 2016 Kia Sorento SUV for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $12,990 as of 07/20/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from 1 to 5 out of 5 stars.

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  • The Used 2016 Kia Sorento SUV Limited is priced between $23,800 and $30,995 with odometer readings between 9928 and 83385 miles.
  • The Used 2016 Kia Sorento SUV L is priced between $12,990 and $18,000 with odometer readings between 8481 and 70689 miles.

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