Kia Sorento Repair Manual 2003-2006

Kia Sorento 2003-2010

Kia Sorrento First generation (BL)
Naza Sorento (Malaysia)
Pyeonghwa Ppeokkuggi 2405 (North Korea)


3.5L Sigma V6
3.8L V6 DOHC

Automatic & Manual


Appeared in February 2002, the original Sorento was a conventional truck-put together body-with respect to outline SUV. All American Sorentos likewise accompanied double front airbags and double side-window ornament airbags in the front and back. A discretionary four-wheel drive framework with low range got acclaim for adding to the vehicle’s rough terrain capacity.

It had two transmission alternatives, a 5-speed manual or 4-and 5-speed programmed (pre-2005 models have a 4-speed programmed, while 2005 Sorentos accompanied a 5-speed tip-tronic style programmed). Original Sorentos are furnished with a Hyundai-made 3.5-liter 24-valve DOHC V6 motor delivering 192 hp (143 kW) at 5500 rpm, and 217 lb⋅ft (294 N⋅m) of force at 3,000 rpm. Basic highlights of the original Sorento were 4-wheel plate brakes (standard on all models), discretionary electronically monitored slowing mechanism (ABS), and a 21.1-gallon (79.9 liters) fuel tank.