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Review Great car all in all. I bought it in Feb 09 for $15,000. I was looking at used cars and found this to be cheaper brand new than the used 4 cyl. 07 Ford Escape. I love the way it drives and it looks awesome. VERY SPORTY!!! My only complaints are the tires wore out around 20,000 miles and it cost around $700 to get 4 new ones! Kia told us that the tires for this vehicle are expensive and thats just the way it is. Gas mileage is my other complaint when i fist bought the car I was getting almost 23 on the highway and after replacing the tires with "gas saver" tires I now get about 19.5 highway. No one seems to know why the mileage has gone down. Except for those things I LOVE THIS CAR!
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Available Kia Sportage 2008 Submodel Types: SUV
Available Trims: LX, EX, SX, Base
Exterior Colors: Black Cherry, Mineral Silver , Clear White, Sparkling Silver, Hyper Red, Twilight Blue, Pacific Blue, Bright Silver, Burnished Copper, Signal Red, Sand Track, Snow White Pearl, Sage Green, Satin Silver, Volcanic Red, Royal Jade Green, Smart Blue, Steel Silver, Verdant Green, Smokey Brown, Champagne Metallic, Natural Olive, Techno Orange, Black, White
Interior Colors: Black leather, Black cloth, Black premium cloth, Alpine Gray cloth, Gray cloth, Gray leather, Beige cloth, Alpine Gray premium cloth, Alpine Gray leather, Beige leather, Gray premium cloth, Black, Brown, Brown leather
Popular Features: Fold Flat Rear Seats, Rear Bench Seats, Stability Control, Alarm, Tire Pressure Warning, Aux Audio Inputs, USB Inputs, Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, Bluetooth, Trip Computer, Back-up camera, AWD/4WD, Auto Climate Control, Heated seats, Multi-Zone Climate Control, Power Driver Seat, Leather Seats, Parking sensors, Keyless Entry/Start, Apple Carplay/Android Auto, Sunroof/Moonroof, Electronic Folding Mirrors, Cooled Seats, Navigation, Blind Spot Monitoring, Lane Departure Warning, Pre-collision safety system, Post-collision safety system, Power Liftgate/Trunk, Upgraded Stereo, Upgraded Headlights, Remote Start, Towing Hitch
Engine/Mechanics: 4, 6 cylinders
Transmission: AUTOMATIC, MANUAL
Fuel Types: regular unleaded
Drivetrains: all wheel drive, front wheel drive, four wheel drive, rear wheel drive