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By bill winters
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Vehicle

2002 Kia Sportage SUV 4WD 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


Review

4x4 rubber boot replaced,no other
problems


Best Features

4x4,size,design inside and outside.


Worst Features

more cup holders/better location for front.


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Sportage
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By bbbaker
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Vehicle

2002 Kia Sportage SUV 4WD 2dr Convertible SUV (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


Review

I was pleasantly surprised with the
power and comfort of such an economical
vehicle. Interior has a spacious feel.
Back seat folds down and was able to
haul items that I normally would have
borrowed a truck for.


Best Features

4-wheel drive enabled me to go everywhere dispite snow. Convertible was a lot of fun in summer.


Worst Features

The body style from the front view could be enhanced.


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2002 Kia Sportage
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By DanielleB11
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Vehicle

2002 Kia Sportage SUV 2WD 2dr Convertible SUV (2.0L 4cyl 4A)


Review

good on gas; fun to drive in the summer


Best Features

mileage; convertable top


Worst Features

better interior build


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Kia crumpled, but I didn't!
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By mamaofpits
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2002 Kia Sportage SUV 4WD 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


Review

I bought my Kia Sporty 4x4 as I wanted
something rugged, safe, and able to get
through flooded streets. It never let
me down, always started right up and
got me where I was going... except for
one day. I was stopped in traffic when
this monsterous extended van plowed
into me at about 45 - 50 mph and was a
chain reaction. I walked away with
minor injuries... no broken bones! The
paramedics were amazed. Either the Kia
is indeed built to be very safe and
sturdy and/or my guardian angel was
with my that day. Would I buy another
one... absolutely!


Best Features

Good seating position, very cute appearance, rugged build.


Worst Features

I agree... change the cupholder. Also more dealerships would be nice, I had to drive 45 min. or so to reach the closest Kia dealer.


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Luv my Kia
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By iceman8147
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Vehicle

2002 Kia Sportage SUV 2WD 2dr Convertible SUV (2.0L 4cyl 4A)


Review

I purchased (2) Kia Sportage
convertables over a year ago. Both my
wife and I love them. They are perfect
for the Florida beach / rush hour
traffic scene. You sit up nice and
high, but can zip in and out of
traffic. With the top off, you can
enjoy the fresh ocean air.
I have worked in the US automotive
industry for 20 years, but after
driving my little SUV, I am impressed.
The fit and finish on our Sportages was
as good as or better than vehicles that
I have seen at the NA assembly plants.
For the money, they are quite a value.
If they had a small V6 in it rather
than the I4, fuel economy would be
better as the 4 cylinder is worked
pretty hard.


Best Features

Styling, peppy, handling, driving fun. Value, fit and finish.


Worst Features

Placement of the cup holder. Needs a V6.


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