Is anyone having trouble with 2015 Kia Sportage suddenly surging forward when braking into a parking space?

Asked by Mar 11, 2016 at 02:56 PM about the 2015 Kia Sportage EX

Question type: General

Driving slowly in a parking lot, pulled into a parking space; braking to very slow
then to stop. the Kia Sportage surged, jumped a curb, crossed a fairly wide
sidewalk, and finally stopped hitting a solid stone faced pillar.  damage
estimate $11,200.  anyone else having trouble with power surges like this when
moving 5 miles/hour or less and BRAKING?

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Definitely get it checked out during the repair, it is not normal.

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Yes it happened to me yesterday. Exactly the same. It scared . The hell out of me. out of me, aprox. $7000 damage, new Kia Cerato. I refuse to drive it, has happened twice in the last month. Kia have got to do something about it, I could have killed myself or somebody else,very dangerous.

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