2001 Kia Sportage User Reviews

2001 Kia Sportage Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 12 reviews

  • Performance:3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5
  • Appearance:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5
  • Overall: 4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5

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Displaying 1 - 10 of 12 2001 Kia Sportage reviews.

Jeannie writes:
2001 Kia Sportage Review
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5

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Easy on gas and fun to drive.

Cons

Bad placement of vaccum hoses.

95

Great Car In My Book! — All in all it's a good car handles well brakes good and shifts smoothly. The size is a little small on the older ones but it fits me just fine. Only problem is where they ran the vaccum hoses for the four wheel drive. They tend to break easily.

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Joe writes:
2001 Kia Sportage Base 4WD Review
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4

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Cheap fuel, cheap initial cost.

Cons

Noisy, weak, and boring.

85

If You Need A Beater It'll Do The Job. — Very functional car. It isn't much fun, it isn't pretty to look at. It has a small engine, and if it was an automatic transmission, it would be completely useless. The previous owner never serviced it well so i had to replace the whole front end once, but other than that, it runs non stop!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Janice writes:
2001 Kia Sportage Base 4WD Review
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5

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Pritty tuff, had it for 8 years, never broken down on me, quient smooth ride

Cons

acceleration when going 60 or more is sssslllloooooowww :(  To much body roll

65

2001 Kia Sportage — Love the simple smooth deassign. Big chunky tires, built on a truck frame. Interior is comfortable, but could have more leg room in the back. It has more than 100,000 miles on it but still drives almost like new. My BF drove it and said it almost feels like your floating.

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Ruwanga writes:
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3

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Speed (guess)

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appearance (outer)

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Good — Its a super car its comfortable and appearance looks good except the exterior look. Four wheel drive helps a lot and turbo super.But i dont thing you can go offroading in it but some doooooooooo. i really like the car its SUPER.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Jason writes:
2001 Kia Sportage EX 4WD Review
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5

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great on gas, unstoppable in the snow, shines up nice

Cons

not brand new

45

The Kianator — Get truck no bads, great tow vehicle for the sidekick and absolutely amazing in the snow with full size tires on it.

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pickvayne writes:
2001 Kia Sportage Base Review
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A Decent Car For The Money — I bought this vehicle after my 1996 Buick Century was totaled. State Farm bought me out and I had a check to buy a car of my choice. The Sportage was under the cost of my check and I bought it outright. After fixing a few minor problems, the car runs well. I just need to fix the a.c. and everything will be fine.

Owner for 0 years, 3 months

Miles Driven per Year:6,000

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herrgunther writes:
2001 Kia Sportage Base Convertible Review
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4

Pros

It's paid for.

Cons

It isn't "perfect".

herrgunther
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Not Too Bad — We bought this used and are in the process of correcting the neglect of the previous owner(s). Nice and compact, half-convertible, needs some work though. Wish it had cruise control but perhaps we have just been spoiled. It is quite hot as the a/c has a difficult time keeping it cool in direct sunlight but the convertible top is nice so you can't have the best of both.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Jason writes:
2001 Kia Sportage EX 4WD Review
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3

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fun, quick, shined up nice

Cons

Not big enough for all the crap I need to haul around.

45

Great For The Time — I traded it in for something bigger for the family

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Cindy writes:
2001 Kia Sportage Base 4WD Review
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5

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i like being able to see better when driving

Cons

nothing

25

It Is Cool — lots of room good for shopping and moving small and mediun things

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mommydee31 writes:
2001 Kia Sportage Base 4WD Review
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5

Cons

Uses more gas than I thought it would.

mommydee31
25

My Kia Handles So Easy. — I feel safe in my Kia. It doesn't seem like I,m in a smaller vehicle and I love to drive it.

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2008 Kia Sportage Reviews

Pretty Good Car On A Budget But Get The Warrantee, As It Will Eventually Have Issues! By Ashayinfla

The low mpg was a surprise to me (I didn't do my research) as I was expecting 25-30mpg from a newer 4 cylinder engine but this only gives me 18 on a good average day! Add to that a small transmission... Read More

Served Our Children Well. Was There What We Needed It For By rosebid

No issues with the vehicle. Well maintained. It's a good student car for short trips to high school and running errands for parents. You can park it anywhere. Great Color for night driving. Reflectiv... Read More

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2007 Kia Sportage Reviews

Winter Vehicle By tigergirl

Drives well, comfortable, no blind spots, great gas mileage, there has been two recalls on this vehicle, both items have been fixed, This is great for hauling things the rear seats fold down along wit... Read More

I Like It, If It Lasts I Will Love It By SUVhunter

Don't know a thing about them yet. Time will tell hoping its dependable. I love it so far. Drives great, appearance is good. No squeaks or rattles. breaks great. So far it does what I need it to do. G... Read More

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