2012 Kia Sportage Consumer Review: Just What I Wanted
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2012 Kia Sportage - Consumer Review

2012 Kia Sportage

Average Consumer Rating

38 Total Reviews

EX 4dr SUV (2.4L 4-cyl. AWD 6-speed Automatic)

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8 of 8 people found this review helpful
Just What I Wanted
By sakenstein on

Vehicle

2012 Kia Sportage EX 4dr SUV AWD (2.4L 4cyl 6A)

Review

I traded my Infiniti G37x (which I loved) for the Sportage primarily because the Infiniti was too fast for my soon-to-be-driving son. The gas mileage is not as good as I expected.
In the first few hundred miles (I have 2500 now), I was getting about 25 mpg combined.
That has since been averaging about 20-21 which is still better than the G37x.
As for the price, I don't think there's a better value for what you get: AWD, Uvo system, nice cloth seats, backup camera.
Drove the Mitsu Outlander Sport and Tucson, but the Mitsu 140hp was anemic and like the looks of Sportage better than Tuscon. Also, the Sportage's ride is not stiff, it's downright harsh, but I knew that going in.
Great value.

Best Features

Exterior styling Nice/Functional interior Price

Worst Features

Better gas mileage for 4 cyl. Less harsh ride.
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