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Kia Ratings

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    2006 Kia Sorento

    GREAT Vehicle

    Pros: Comfortable seating and 'zippy' acceleration

    Cons: Gas mileage!

    This Kia has never been in the shop for any thing other than routine and regular maintenance. It has never failed to start (FL heat necessitated a new battery recently) and runs on a variety of surfaces very well...it can be taken off-road but it has not been.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 5 years
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    2011 Kia Optima

    Sweet Ride

    Pros: Styling

    Cons: N/A

    We have only owned the car for 2 weeks and have yet to make a 'trip' in it, but after driving small SUVs and 'little toy cars' for many years, this appears to be an excellent car...especially when factoring in the price.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 1 year
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    2005 Kia Sorento

    Cons: I wish it had heat and ac both front and back.

    I love my KIA. I bought it used with 17000 miles. I love being able to call the shop if I have a problem and getting right in and getting it fixed. The only problem I have had is my tail lights kept blowing out. They finally put in a heavy duty plug and haven't had a problem since. I also had a sensor go out and it took a couple of days to fix it or get the part, but I was on a trip anyway, so it still wasn't a problem.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 5 years
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    2006 Kia Sportage

    a very good car

    Pros: 4 wheel drive

    Cons: seats are cold in winter

    4 wheel drive works very well in winter snow and light off-roading. Drives nice on highway

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 4 years
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    2006 Kia Sportage

    Loved the car when I bought it. Very comfortable great performance. We are selling it because we have 129,000 miles on it and last year I spent $2600 in repairs and this year already $600. Kia repair shops are by far the worse i have ever dealt with. Many times took it back two and tree times to get the same thing fixed. After $3000 miles took it in for my first oil change. They did something wrong and it threw a rod because of it. Had to replace the engine. Of course it was on guarantee but that was just the beginning. Will never own another Kia.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? No
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 4 years
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    2011 Kia Sorento

    Car Reviews

    Pros: Most features, best priced, highest quality product available.

    Cons: NOTHING!

    I love my Sorento! I researched 10+ SUV's and this one is hands down the best value out there in terms of overall quality and eye catching design. Gotta love the 10 Year Warranty. I bought mine from Jim Butler, Kia and dealt with Andrew and got it at a great value.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 1 year
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    2011 Kia Forte Koup

    Great car!

    Pros: Bluetooth, 6-speed auto, USB inputs

    Cons: Car could have more power to match the looks

    The Koup is my 4th Kia and I have to say the best. over all I love the car-looks great, drives good and is very comfortable. I have the EX. Power could be better, but not bad for a 156HP 4cy with 6-speed auto. I love this car and recomend it to anyone that wants a nice looking 2 door car for a good price.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 1 year