- Both the convertible and four-door models offer excellent standard features for a low price.
- Not quite as capable off-road as the comparably priced Toyota RAV4.
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.