2011 Kia Sorento accessories - interior NHTSA complaints: Electrical System:Instrument Panel

NHTSA — Electrical System: Instrument Panel Problems

CarComplaints.com Seal Of This Might Hurt

CarComplaints.com Notes: Kia really changed the design of the Sorento in the 2011 model year. Instead of a truck-like body-on-frame more capable of offroad adventures, the newest Sorento is a unibody construction and is much more crossover than sport utility. The changes brought a whole slew of problems, including a frustrating problem where the door that won’t open. Is it too late to go back?


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
75 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2011 Kia Sorento accessories - interior problems

accessories - interior problem

Find something helpful? Spread the word.
Get notified about new defects, investigations, recalls & lawsuits for the 2011 Kia Sorento:

Unsubscribe any time. We don't sell/share your email.

2011 Kia Sorento Owner Comments

problem #2

Jun 202010


  • 150 miles


The contact owns a 2011 Kia sorrento. While driving at an unknown speed in sunny weather, the contact stated he as unable to read the speedometer due to the glare from the sun reflecting off the instrument panel. The contact stated the failure would occur whenever there was sunny weather. The manufacturer advised that the failure was a factory defect but did not provide any assistance. The vehicle was not repaired and the failure persisted. The VIN was not available. The failure mileage was 150 and the current mileage was 1,500.

- Lindstrom, MN, USA

problem #1

Apr 292010


  • 0 miles
The contact owns a 2011 Kia sorrento. The contact stated when driving in very sunny weather conditions, the sun would reflect off of the chrome around the instrument cluster and blind the drivers view of the roadway. The dealer informed the contact that a repair did not exist for the instrument cluster. The contact was concerned with the possibility of a crash due to his vision being obstructed by the blinding chrome. The failure mileage was 0. updated 11/03/10.

- Wofford Heights, CA, USA

Not what you are looking for?