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Kia Sportage Reviews from Consumer Reports

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Kia Sportage Reviews

The Kia Sportage is a 4-door SUV offered in a 2WD 4dr LX, 2WD 4dr EX, AWD 4dr EX, 2WD 4dr SX, AWD 4dr LX and AWD 4dr SX. The powertrains include 2.0-liter 4 turbo (260 hp) and 2.4-liter 4 (176 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic transmissions. It is Front or AWD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 20 mpg city to 25 mpg highway. The Sportage SX 4-cyl uses Regular fuel.

Competing models include Subaru Forester, Mazda CX-5 and Honda CR-V.

Last Model Reviewed: 2012

Reviewed Kia Sportages from Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports has placed the following models through over 50 tests at our test track:

  • 2012 Kia Sportage SX 4-cyl
  • 2011 Kia Sportage LX 4-cyl
  • 2007 Kia Sportage EX V6

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