Muddy 2020 Kia Sorento

When Does My Sorento Need Maintenance?

2020 Kia Sorento Maintenance Schedule 

Sticking to a routine automotive maintenance schedule can help keep your vehicle running as good as the day you drove it off the Friendly Kia lot. If you’ve recently purchased a new 2020 Kia Sorento and are curious to know how often it will need maintenance, this guide is here to help. Sticking to this 2020 Kia Sorento maintenance schedule will keep your vehicle running as good as new around Tampa Bay.  

Check out our detailed maintenance schedule for the 2020 Sorento below! 

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Kia Sorento Maintenance 

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It is best to keep your Sorento SUV’s maintenance in line with the Kia brand’s suggested maintenance schedule. The following schedule milestones are suggested for the 2020 model year Sorento and owners should inspect or replace the listed elements when they hit the given mile mark or timestamp — whichever comes first.  

7,500 miles or 6 months 

  • Inspect the battery condition 
  • Inspect the air cleaner filter 
  • Inspect the vacuum hose 
  • Rotate tires 
  • Replace engine filter and oil 
  • Add fuel additive 

15,000 miles or 12 months 

  • Inspect the battery condition 
  • Inspect the air cleaner filter 
  • Inspect the vacuum hose 
  • Inspect the air conditioning refrigerant 
  • Inspect the brake hoses and lines 
  • Inspect the drive shafts and boots 
  • Inspect the exhaust pipe and muffler 
  • Inspect the brake disc/pads 
  • Inspect the propeller shaft 
  • Inspect the steering gearbox 
  • Inspect the suspension mounting bolts 
  • Rotate tires 
  • Replace climate control air filter 
  • Replace engine filter and oil 
  • Add fuel additive 

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Service Your Kia at Friendly Kia 

If you have any specific questions about Kia vehicle maintenance, consult your vehicle’s owner’s manual or contact a member of the Friendly Kia service team today. Our certified technicians are happy to help you with all of your automotive needs, from regular maintenance to in-depth repairs. When you schedule a service appointment for your Kia at Friendly Kia, you can leave with confidence knowing your Kia will be running as a good as the day you first bought it. Check out the rest of our automotive tips and tricks to learn how to do some at-home automotive maintenance, such as how to detail your vehicle or how to tint your car windows.