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1999 Kia Sportage SUV

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Kia Sportage Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 2.0 L Inline 4-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 130 hp @ 5500 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 17/21 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 1999 Kia Sportage

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  • Safety
  • Pros

    Both the convertible and four-door models offer excellent standard features for a low price.

  • Cons

    Not quite as capable off-road as the comparably priced Toyota RAV4.

  • What's New for 1999

    A new two-door convertible model joins the four-door Sportage in 1999. The convertible comes in either a 4x2 layout with automatic transmission or a 4x4 layout with five-speed manual transmission. It also boasts dual front airbags and a driver-side front knee bag.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 17
  • cty
/
  • 21
  • highway
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What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews



Haven't had it long...

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Vehicle: 1999 Kia Sportage 2dr SUV 4WD

...but as a gift from my Dad when our second car let loose,the price was definately right. My Dad had it for 3 years (he was the 2nd owner),and used it only in bad weather to go to work,and to tote his garbage trailer around his 47 acres). It will need a top (I found hardtops online for under a grand shipped),there is a crack (that apparently doesn't hurt anything) in the exhaust manifold-making it sound like a "tin-lizzy"-and it has some rust issues (left fender,gas tank,and 2 larger holes in rear fender-wells I'll have to patch),but it has proven reliable for him,and so far has for me. They really hurts acceleration,but it fits 31x10.50" tires w/out mods...I like it so far,cheap&fun :)




Very unsatisfied

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Vehicle: 1999 Kia Sportage 2dr SUV 4WD

I have had my Kia for a little more than 3 years. At first it was really fun and exciting but within 1 year everything started to fall apart. It was way overpriced for what it is. Do not get a Kia Sportage.




Scooty puff jr.

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Vehicle: 1999 Kia Sportage 2dr SUV 4WD

Aside from a few gripes, I love this car. The gas mileage is more than acceptible (22-25 mpg), the 4x4 helps in MN winters, the conv. top is an easy enough affair, and the size is great for city living.




My new convertible

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Vehicle: 1999 Kia Sportage 2dr SUV 4WD

Just bought this vehicle. It has everything for a fraction of the price. Conv and 4WD!! Haven't taken it in the mountains yet, but runs great and the ride is very stable. Nice lookin too. Haven't seen too many around. Ride a lot better than more expensive vehicles, including the Jeep Wrangler, whose wind noise is beyond reproach....Very happy so far. 42,000 miles when I bought it.



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Full 1999 Kia Sportage Review

What's New for 1999

A new two-door convertible model joins the four-door Sportage in 1999. The convertible comes in either a 4x2 layout with automatic transmission or a 4x4 layout with five-speed manual transmission. It also boasts dual front airbags and a driver-side front knee bag.

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Talk About The 1999 Sportage

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hannahgrl
hannahgrl
12-06-2007
1999 kia sportage started fine this morning, however after running for a few minutes it made a hissing noise and started pouring smoke out. The smoke wasn't from the radiator, it started from the dri...


iluvmysephia1
iluvmysephia1
06-26-2013
all right! Nice car you chose there, the Kia Rio 5. Welcome to the Kia family. I have owned a 1999 Kia Sephia and a 2001 Kia Sportage 4X4. Both were solid vehicles. My wife likes the new Kia Souls in ...


srg2000
srg2000
12-18-2011
Signed up for 2010 Kia Sportage LX 4x4 A/T (46K ml), but decided to sleep on it before finalizing the deal....



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