Transmission Services for 2019 Kia Sorento

What Does Your Kia Sorento Transmission Do?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, a tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 2019 Kia Sorento transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Kia Sorento transmission trouble you might notice your fuel economy decrease or find that you can't drive your Sorento at all.

Kia Transmission Recommendations for 2019 Sorentos

Your Sorento’s transmission should be inspected routinely, according to Kia. Specifically, your Sorento differential and transmission fluids should be exchanged at regular intervals with Kia-approved products. Our technicians know how to service your 2019 Sorento up to Kia-recommended standards. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help keep your Kia running for miles and miles.

How Much Do Kia Sorento Transmission Repairs Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Kia Sorento transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your Sorento’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or repair, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

2019 Kia Sorento Transmission Q&A

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Kia? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Keep that in mind when driving in hilly terrain and remember to use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can my Kia tow?   Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • Does my Sorento's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Caring for your Kia Sorento’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it perform. About every 30,000 to 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your transmission fluid inspected and perhaps changed. Service intervals can vary depending on how you use your Kia, so check with your technician first. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.

Take Time for Your Kia Sorento Transmission

Automatic or manual transmission, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help. Schedule a transmission service or repair today.