2001 Kia Sportage User Reviews

2001 Kia Sportage Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 13 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 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5

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"ride" 4 reviews
"fuel economy" 3 reviews
"big space" 2 reviews
"speed" 2 reviews
CONS
"power" 2 reviews

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Displaying 1 - 10 of 13 2001 Kia Sportage reviews.

herrgunther writes:
2001 Kia Sportage Base Convertible Review
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4

Pros

It's paid for.

Cons

It isn't "perfect".

herrgunther
35

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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elputo2 writes:
2001 Kia Sportage Base Review
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3

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real nice car and very reliable.

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no complains.

elputo2
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The Best Kia Car I Ever Drive. — the car is very good on gas,plenty room for family of four,not a small and not a large car you can parking this car in almost any place,the best the air conditioner,feel very safe in this car.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Jason writes:
2001 Kia Sportage EX 4WD Review
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great on gas, unstoppable in the snow, shines up nice

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not brand new

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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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Jeannie writes:
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Easy on gas and fun to drive.

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Bad placement of vaccum hoses.

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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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pickvayne writes:
2001 Kia Sportage Base Review
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pickvayne
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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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Janice writes:
2001 Kia Sportage Base 4WD Review
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Pritty tuff, had it for 8 years, never broken down on me, quient smooth ride

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

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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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Joe writes:
2001 Kia Sportage Base 4WD Review
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Cheap fuel, cheap initial cost.

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Noisy, weak, and boring.

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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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michalmandak writes:
2001 Kia Sportage Base Convertible Review
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michalmandak
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Nice Little Toy — You have to love this car, because it's small, it's slow and the gas consumption is terrible :-))) But it's all about the hart. There's nothing better then driving without your roof on. And the terrain it can go through .... I just love mine!!! :-)))

Owner for 2 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:20,000

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Ruwanga writes:
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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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fun, quick, shined up nice

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

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

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1999 Kia Sportage Reviews

This Car Has Great Potential To Be A Small Race Car By cowcowcot

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