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By yore
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1999 Kia Sportage EX 4dr SUV


Review

The acceleration is horrible but I
suppose I am not at the Nascar, so I
guess it will do. Everything else about
the car is great!!


Best Features

Highly maneuverable and fuel efficient. The Cargo room is just right and it is really Quiet.


Worst Features

Just a little more power behind the wheel(please),and more traction in factory installed tires.


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Kia Sportage Sucks!
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By John B.2004
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1999 Kia Sportage 4dr SUV 4WD


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My 1999 Kia sportage has been broken
more times than I can keep up with. The
Courtesy Ford dealership that I bought
it from does not honor their warentee
and either does the Kia dealerships.
Now I have a lemon on my hands.


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By Jason L.
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1999 Kia Sportage 4dr SUV 4WD


Review

Bought my 99 Sportage used with 33,000
miles. Have only had one problem,
which was the starter going bad.
Other than that, it has been very
reliable. It now has 61,000 miles and
is still running well. It's pretty
utilitarian, which is what I like and
it is great in the snow and offroad.


Best Features

Sporty handling for an SUV. Good cargo capacity. Fun to drive.


Worst Features

Tire should be mounted on the door. Hatch should have inside and outside release, rather than having to use key.


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trouble-free rugged SUV
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By mach0017
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1999 Kia Sportage 4dr SUV 4WD


Review

First vehicle I've owned that never
needed wheel alignment in five years.
23 mpg average, crusing at posted
interstate speed limits. Ride & noise
level fine; better than I expected.
The ONLY change I would want is more
power. Maintaining cruise speed on
extended upgrades with a headwind in
Wyoming (high-altitude) was sometimes
difficult. Consumer Reports
is 'unfair;' interior materials &
finishing quality is just as good as
Honda & Toyota, in my experience.


Best Features

Excellent driver comfort, seating position. Better handling and high- speed cruising capability than I expected.


Worst Features

Bigger engine would be good.


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Way Too Many Issues
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By Janon
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1999 Kia Sportage 2dr SUV


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I would never repurchase this car or
the make. Thank God it's gone!


Best Features

The beachy look.


Worst Features

Reliable mechanics so that it actually runs long enough to pay for it!


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