Kia Sportage Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Kia Sportage reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Should I buy a Toyota RAV4, Kia Sportage or Mazda CX-5?
Considering a 2020 RAV4 GXL, 2.0 petrol, two-wheel-drive automatic. Most reviews seem to be for Hybrid versions. How does the 2.0 petrol CVT auto stack up? Also considering Kia Sportage Sport Plus 2. ...Read more
Does the Kia Sportage 2019 have surging issues?
What do you know about surging/rev hunting issues with the 2019 Kia Sportage 2.0-litre diesel variants? I am one of a number of owners I know that has problems with the vehicle when the engine is ...Read more
What is the best car to tow a camper trailer?
I’m looking to upgrade my car to something that will sometimes tow a camper trailer what would be the best car? Read more
What SUV's are the most fuel efficient?
What SUV should I buy? I want something with good fuel economy, my car use is normally 30 min work commute on the highway, weekends camping, and dirt road driving. I currently drive a manual Hyundai ...Read more
Kia Sportage: How to check the model year
How do I make sure I have not been sold a 2018 model car as opposed to a 2019? The car in question is a Kia Sportage. Read more
What car do you recommend for towing a small camper trailer?
I need a car to tow a small camper trailer (600 kg plus luggage, water etc.). It needs space for a car fridge and an extra battery. What would you recommend? Read more
Kia Sportage 2012: Known transfer case problems
I’ve driven my 2012 MY13 Kia Sportage Platinum comfortably for the last six years without any major issues until it recently started making a thumping noise with acceleration at low speed. The Kia ...Read more
Kia Sportage: Accessories not available
I bought a MY19 Kia Sportage several weeks ago, but my dealer is saying the accessories – tow bar, roof rails, window weather shields and cargo liner – are not yet available.What can I do to pass on ...Read more
Toyota Kluger: What SUV would have less cabin noise?
I have a Toyota Kluger Grande, which is noisy in the cabin due to road noise. Would the Honda CR-V be less noisy, or would you recommend some other car. I need a small SUV. Read more
Subaru Outback: Does it have a good warranty?
I am interested in the Subaru Outback, but the 3-year warranty is disappointing. Should I still consider Subaru, or look at the Kia Sportage or Mitsubishi Eclipse? Read more
Kia Sportage 2018: engine power?
Please tell us the engine power of the 2018 Kia Sportage? Read more
What's a good first car?
I am a 19-year-old P-plater looking to purchase my first car. It’s mainly for city/suburban driving, but I generally travel to the snow each year and to properties/farms. I currently drive a hand-me- ...Read more
Does the Kia Sportage offer lumber support?
I am considering buying a new Kia Sportage SI Premium, but a problem with my back makes me ask this question. Are there any SUVs in the Sportage price range that have lumbar support in the driver’s ...Read more
What car is big enough to sleep in the back of?
I'm a piano technician who travels through NSW. The job can take me into the evenings and I end up somewhere curled up on the back seat. So I want to find a wagon or suv I can actually put the back ...Read more
Kia Sportage or Subaru XV?
I'm looking at the top of the range Kia Sportage and the top of the range Subaru XV for work. I travel 50,000 km per year. What would be better suited? Read more
What compact SUV can I buy for $10,000?
I'm hoping to buy a used car but am really looking for something a little larger than a sedan or hatchback – more like a compact SUV. My budget is roughly $10,000. Do you have any recommendations? Read more
What's the best family SUV for $25,000?
My wife and I have just had our first baby and we are looking to upgrade to a family car (SUV), but with so many different models on the market it's hard to know which one to plump for. Due to ...Read more
Hyundai, Mitsubishi, Kia, Land Rover, and Ram models recalled
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has announced its latest round of national recalls, with models from Hyundai, Mitsubishi, Kia, Land Rover and Ram impacted. Read more
Out of date navigation system on 2016 Sportage
The sat nav system in my 2016 Kia Sportage Platinum diesel has never worked properly from day one. It does not show roads that were built four to five years ago, often does not show correct speed ...Read more
Midsize SUVs with good fuel economy
My 2014 Ford Focus is getting another clutch put in it. I've opened up another case with Ford Australia asking for a buyback because they told me the last clutch would solve the problem. Anyway, I ...Read more