"The 2011 Kia Sportage has received a much-needed makeover and has emerged much improved inside and out. Related to the similarly new Hyundai Tucson, the Sportage has new exterior styling, with attractive beveled sheet metal acc......" more
"Let's be clear right up front: The 2010 Kia Sportage is a good little crossover SUV. The only problem is that the hyper-competitive compact crossover segment is one of those places where being good might not be quite good enoug......" more
"Being the first in something doesn't necessarily guarantee commercial or critical success. The first-generation Kia Sportage was one of the original urban-friendly, small sport-utility vehicles, but it didn't exactly light the......" more
"YOU'LL LIKE THIS CAR IF...
If you're on a modest budget but don't want to give up comfort or convenience, you'll appreciate Kia's approach to the compact SUV segment. And, while its V6 engine produces little more power than Honda's in-line four, you'll appreciate the V6's smoothness with every tip of the accelerator.
YOU MAY NOT LIKE THIS CAR IF...
If you're an individual who cherishes an established nameplate, Kia (despite dramatic sales growth) lacks the long history of some other brands. And though Kia has definitely made strides versus segment leaders from Toyota and Honda, the Sportage might be a shade down from them in product refinement." more