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a very good car
Pros: 4 wheel drive
Cons: seats are cold in winter4 wheel drive works very well in winter snow and light off-roading. Drives nice on highway
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.
Love my Kia
Pros: fold down seats
Cons: Can't lock the car from the outside with engine runningGreat car, never any problems in 5 yrs!
good solid car
Pros: That it has been reliable
Cons: interior db levels are way too highI'm the first owner of this car and at 65000 miles have had no real problems with this vehicle. Maintenance has been been easy so far and I've been averaging 23.9 mpg city/country road driving.
Pros: Roominess and fold down rear seats
Advice: great buy!My Kia has been nothing but perfect for me. My travel experiences have put this SUV to the test with it's roominess, to comfort, and gas mileage.I live in Venice Florida, and did the overpacked with 2 passengers trips to the Smokey Mountains. We drove the Sportage up and down every mountain road there was in Ga.,Tenn.,N. Carolina, and had no complaints. Even packed luggage on the top rack of the car. I reccomend this vehicle to anyone looking for good price and gas savings. My Kia is the 4 cyl.
Pros: the seats fold into a bed..whoppeeee! If u know what i mean.
Cons: looks to Korean...need to buff it up a little.
Advice: Great little SUV. Buy the 4cylinder and the 5 speed tranny..bullit proof.I bought the 4 cylinder...town mileage has been a wopping 27-28mpg..the trick is to drive it under 3000rpm around town...4th gear is ok! Also highway mileage has ranging from a low of 26mpg to 33mpg depending on road conditions. Remember to use your cruise control and keep it at 70 mph. The car overall is great. Well thought out and lots of quality features.
Pros: great style and performance
Cons: no indoor/outdoor temp gauage,
Advice: while the 4cyl is great on gas ,if you want the extra power go with the 6 cyl.We wanted a suv that would be a great work horse with good gas mileage to get around town. The Sportage fits every requirement we asked for. Easy to park, plenty of room for groceries, flowers or quick runs to the hardware store. We have recieved alot of positive feedback from friends and people in parking lots on the great style from a small suv. Would recommend the Kia Sportage for anyone wanting alot for the money and with great style.