2012 Kia Sorento Repair and Maintenance Costs
A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2012 Kia Sorento
The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2012 Kia Sorento is between $405 and $495 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.
Repair Cost Index Score
2012 Kia Sorentoscores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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A defective AC compressor clutch assembly can cause excessive noise or vibration when the air conditioning is on. Improved parts are available. Replacing the faulty clutch assembly does not neces...
The airbag warning light may illuminate erroneously. This can be caused by an internal defect in the control module. Replacement of the airbag control module with a revised part may be necess...
Fuel pressure sensor needs to be replaced. How long can I drive with this problem?
Where is starter located, how to get to it without tearing apart the whole front end. Once out, w...
The smoke goes away after a few mins. But once the car has been sitting for a while it does it ag...
Kia Motor Company (Kia) is recalling certain 2011-2014 Optima, 2012-2014 Sorento and 2011-2013 Sp...
Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2011-2013 Kia Sorento vehicles manufactu...
Overall (6 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Electrical & Lights
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
July 09, 2012
2012 Kia Sorento
Bought a brand new Kia Sorento 3 months ago and the steering fluid is already leaking. I have had to top it off 3 times in the last couple weeks. Will be scheduling appointment to bring it in to g...
April 11, 2012
2012 Kia Sorento
Just bought a new 2012 Kia Sorento (6 cyl engine) and I love it except: I have a whistle noise coming from the drivers side mirror. Also, it was BAD out of alignment when I drove it off the lot. Pi...
March 03, 2012
2012 Kia sorento drivers side window will not open. I have checked the fuses, all the other windows work.