2006 Kia Sportage User Reviews

2006 Kia Sportage Review Ratings

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  • Performance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Appearance:5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5
  • Build Quality:5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5
  • Overall: 4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5

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Katie writes:
2006 Kia Sportage LX V6 4WD Review
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5

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Great storage!

Cons

Gas mileage could be better!

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Awesome!! — I love the four wheel drive :) Gas mileage is kind of sucky, but no major problems...just regular maintenance so far! Needed tires and oil changes so far. And we need to charge air conditioner but that is all! Yay!

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acowan1221 writes:
2006 Kia Sportage EX V6 Review
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5
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Easy To Handle And Good Looking Too — Love the interior and exterior of the car. Handles like a dream. I get many compliments on the car.

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Ziad writes:
2006 Kia Sportage LX V6 4WD Review
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4

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engn.  power

Cons

nothing

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Good Car For Good Money — good car over all, powerful, looks good inside and outside compear with price and model, back view looks better than front but new models are amazing my adive to buy 2400cc or 2700 like mine which is very strong. but its good for spare parts.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Genie writes:
2006 Kia Sportage LX Review
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4

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the size and gas

Cons

needs a navigation system

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My Kia — I was born to drive an SUV! Its smooth and fascinating. My kia performs amazingly just not on broadway. The brakes are in great shape and I love the fact I can get into the back by opening the window. There is lots of space and my Kia helped me move. I love my Kia!

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TheJohnstons writes:
2006 Kia Sportage LX Review
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Gas mileage, roomy, a lot of options for a base model, routine maintenance only, handles great.

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Road noise

TheJohnstons
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Noisy But Dependable, Roomy Small Suv. — I bought this car brand new in 2006. We have 90K miles on it, and have spent money only on routine maintenance items to keep it running. It has plenty of cargo room in the back for packing luggage for a long trip, groceries, and for our 90-lb. labrador retriever to lay down. This model is a five-speed 4-cylinder engine, so gas mileage is better than I expected for an SUV (close to 28 mpg HWY). Since this is a 5-speed manual transmission, acceleration is quite easy, even when running the air conditioner. For a base model and being a 5-speed, there are many unexpected options: cruise control, automatic windows and locks, front and side airbags. My favorite feature is the air bag weight sensor in the passenger's seat that will turn off the front passenger airbag if the individual sitting in the passenger's seat is under 100 lbs. This allowed for booster seats and smaller children to sit in the front at times. Handling and breaking are as expected. If I could change anything, I would find a way to reduce the road noise and get a different colored interior. Black interiors are way to hot in this part of the country.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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1995 Kia Sportage Reviews

For What It Is It's Just Fine By BoholMark

As an American your putting a big target on your back if you drive a flashy car. All the Asian automobile are here as well as Ford and GM. Driving a new car would bring undue attention to myself and f... Read More

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1996 Kia Sportage Reviews

Safty By Daniel

I loved this car because it was a Manual, you had more control than you would if you had a automatic. The one i had had a spare tire on the back, I highly recomend it. The four wheel drive was wonderf... Read More

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1997 Kia Sportage Reviews

My Impression On A Kia Sportage By Steven

One of the first SUV's. Good on the road en good off the road. Very good for cruising, but not for speeding. Wich is good because i won't get finend... Can take a lot of luggage or other stuff in the ... Read More

Cute & Cheap By pickupman

I had my 97 kia from 98 to 2000 and 35,000 miles later I sold it. I was attracted to this vehicle from it's looks. The drive train seemed rough, the std trans shifted a little poorly and had to either... Read More

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1998 Kia Sportage Reviews

Economy Suv By Robweiser

Great first car for a first time driver/ Still compact Sorty looks/ economy SUV/ over all a good car for the price and not exspensive to insure/ could use more air bag protection and abs braking, and ... Read More

Good For Light Off Raoding After Some Up Grades. By Daniel

I love my car. I have the 2.0 straight four in it. I have the auto, and that is the only thing I don't like, auto everthing. I like the standard tranny better, and the electric windows drive me nuts. ... Read More

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1999 Kia Sportage Reviews

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

i like the style and smallish figure of the car nice to drive easy on gas can race if customized (like i plan on doing to this) small compact ish automatic bad for off-roading ... Read More

Its A Traveling Car So It Gets Good Gas Milage Out Side Of Town By JonSpawn522

i liked this car because its goes just about anywere you want it to. going up hills is a little tough but coming back down is really easy its got 4WD so its easy to get out of sticky situations, its a... Read More

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