7. Kia Sorento (V6)
The V6 Kia Sorento is next on the list, a midsize crossover SUV that just saw a major update from the Korean automaker for the 2014 model year. The first-generation Kia Sorento however, which started production in 2002, didn’t really attract much of the general public. Its second iteration came in 2009, where it gained popularity with a more modern style, but still seems to have its fair share of issues.
The Sorento sported a stiff ride with clumsy handling in Consumer Reports‘ testing, though much was improved with the 2011 model year. From 2004-2008, its reliability had poor rankings in Engine Major, Engine Cooling, Drive System, Fuel System, Climate System, Brakes, Exhaust, Paint and Trim, Squeaks and Rattles, Body Hardware, and Power Equipment. In 2004, its Audio System received poor marks but was improved since.