When it comes to small, truck-based SUVs, this primitive model is among the worst of an unimpressive lot. With its body-on-frame construction, it isn't nearly as sophisticated as competitors like the Toyota RAV4. The Sportage's ride is stiff and jittery, and its handling is clumsy, with slow steering and lots of body lean. The overtaxed 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine is crude, weak, and noisy.
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Overall Owner Satisfaction

Consumer Reports’ Annual Owner Satisfaction Survey can improve the chances of finding a compatible car match. How? Our survey data reveals whether, all things considered, owners would buy the same car again. The answer to that question is what determines our owner-satisfaction rating, which is a powerful piece of intel because it predicts how well a particular model will satisfy other owners.

Overall Owner Satisfaction

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