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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.
Pros: body style
Advice: test drive to see smoothness of travelI have no complaints. I love the way it drives and all of the space it offers. Price is good too.
Pros: body shape
Cons: vibrating brakes
Advice: do your homeworkThis SUV had everything I wanted,at a price I could live with. It handles well. Back seat people aren't crunched together. It has plenty of space for cargo. The reliability has been great so far. I will look at getting another when the time comes for a new vehicle.
Pros: small but very roomy
Cons: wish I had the door look remote
Advice: great if you have a child.Nice small SUV. Great on gas.