March 04, 2015

Source: National Highway Transportation Safety Administration's (NHTSA) Office of Defect Investigation (ODI)

A recall has been issued for approximately 12,361 Kia Sorento vehicles manufactured October 27, 2014, to January 29, 2015. These model year 2016 vehicles may contain an auto defect affecting the accelerator pedal assembly that could prevent the driver from accelerating the vehicle.

This recall was scheduled to begin on February 19, 2015.  Dealers will inspect the vehicle and perform the necessary service free of charge.  Owners may contact Kia directly at 1-800-333-4542 and reference safety recall No. SC115.  Additional details can also be found by referencing NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 15V089000.

Owners are encouraged to contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) or go to www.safercar.gov with any questions or concerns surrounding these or any other recalls or safety campaigns.