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KIA Sorento Costs

KIA Sorento Costs of Ownership
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The average cost of owning a KIA Sorento for 5 years is $38,012. This total will vary per vehicle, driver and location. These ownership expenses include:

The interactive chart below illustrates the relative proportion of each of the major costs of ownership. Click on any of the expenses boxes to see more detail.

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KIA Sorento Depreciation

A KIA Sorento will depreciate in value by $16,012 after 5 years. Depreciation is difficult to avoid, but it can be managed. Depreciation is the difference between the original sales price, and what the vehicle will be worth in the future. We use 5 years as an example in our analysis.

When new, a typically-equipped KIA Sorento sells for $40,293 on average. After 5 years of depreciation, the average residual value will be $24,281. This represents the vehicle's retail market price. Trade-in and private sale prices will likely be lower. Use our KIA Sorento Depreciation Calculator to see how model year and mileage will affect your resale value.

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KIA Sorento Insurance

The average annual cost for auto insurance for a KIA Sorento is $1,449, which adds up to $7,245 after 5 years of ownership. These insurance costs are estimates based on national averages for a 40 year old, with full coverage, a good driving record, and good credit. They also assume a single-car policy, and won't reflect any multi-car discounts. See our KIA Sorento Insurance Tool to view rates by state, for different driver ages, credit ratings and driving history.

KIA Sorento insurance rates will vary significantly between providers for the same coverage. If you've been with your current insurance company for more than a few years, you should get new quotes to make sure you're not overpaying. Try our Competitive Quote Tool or the form below to get free quotes to lower your insurance costs. Advertising Disclosure

KIA Sorento Maintenance

Maintenance and repair costs for a KIA Sorento will amount to $2,116 after 5 years. Expenses include scheduled maintenance, normal wear and tear items and expected repairs. These estimates exclude any free warranty work performed.

The region you live, and the way you care for and drive your vehicle can have a big impact on these costs. So, your results may vary significantly from our estimates. Our KIA Sorento Maintenance Cost Estimator shows how much you are likely to spend, and the probabilities of a major repair over 10 years.

KIA Sorento Financing Costs

The average cost to finance a new KIA Sorento would be $4,719 after 5 years. This assumes a 72-month loan with an APR of 4.75% and a 20% down payment. Financing costs are a vehicle cost that you can control. Your interest expense can be greatly reduced by changing your loan term, improving your credit score, or increasing your down payment.

Our KIA Sorento Loan Calculator allows you to build a loan that's best suited for you. This handy utility will also help to keep you from becoming upside down, where you end up owing more than the vehicle is worth. You can estimate monthly payments and download the full amortization schedule as well. We've highlighted some typical loan scenarios in the table below. See what a difference a larger down payment will make in lowering your financing costs and your monthly payments.

KIA Sorento Loans

Condition Term Down Payment
New 72 Month 0% Down 20% Down
New 60 Month 0% Down 20% Down
Used 48 Month 0% Down 20% Down
Used 36 Month 0% Down 20% Down

KIA Sorento Fuel Economy

A KIA Sorento gets an average of 23 MPG, which will cost a total of $7,920 for fuel after 5 years, or about $1,584 annually. These estimates are based on recently collected national average fuel prices, assuming 12,000 miles driven per year - 55% city and 45% highway. These figures also reflect current EPA estimates. Fuel costs will vary based on your driving style, fuel prices in your area, and the engine that will be in your vehicle. We used the KIA Sorento models and engines below for our estimates:

KIA Sorento MPG

Model Powertrain MPG (combined) City Hwy
Sorento AWD 6cyl, 3.3L, Auto(S8) 20 18 24
Sorento AWD 4cyl, 2.4L, Auto(S6) 23 21 26
Sorento FWD 6cyl, 3.3L, Auto(S8) 22 19 26
Sorento FWD 4cyl, 2.4L, Auto(S6) 25 22 29

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