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Kia Sorento Recalls & Reliability

Recalls

There has been 1 safety recall issued from NHTSA.

POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFTRecall Date: 08/12/2013
  • Summary: Kia Motors Corp. is recalling certain model year 2014 front wheel drive Sorento vehicles manufactured January 7, 2013, through March 12, 2013; and equipped with 2.4 liter engines. Due to a manufacturing issue, the right front axle shaft may fracture.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 9345
  • Consequence: A fractured front axle may result in a loss of power to the wheels. Additionally, if the vehicle is parked without the parking brake applied, it may roll away. Either condition increases the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front axle shaft assembly, free of charge. The recall began on September 9, 2013. Owners may contact Kia at 1-800-333-4542 . Kia's recall number is SC099.
  • Dates of Manufacture JAN 06, 2013 to MAR 11, 2013
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: SC099
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 13V356000

Reliability

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Warranty

The 2014 Kia Sorento comes with a five-year/60,000-mile limited basic warranty and a 10-year/100,000-mile limited powertrain warranty.

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