kia sportage

Recall Alert: 2011 Kia Sportage

By Matt Schmitz on July 1, 2015


Vehicles Affected: Approximately 7,700 model-year 2011 Kia Sportage SUVs manufactured between March 7 and June 8, 2011 The Problem: The brake-light switch may intermittently fail and the brake lights will not illuminate. This reduces the ability to warn other motorists… Read More

Recall Alert: 2011 Kia Sportage

By Matt Schmitz on July 1, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 7,700 model-year 2011 Kia Sportage SUVs manufactured between March 7 and June 8, 2011 The Problem: The brake-light switch may intermittently fail and the brake lights will not illuminate. This reduces the ability to warn other motorists… Read More

Top 10 Best Compact SUVs for Towing

By Aaron Bragman on June 8, 2015

Compact SUVs are flying out of dealer showrooms. These popular, car-based utility vehicles provide a great combination of efficiency, a high seating position, comfort and versatility. And unlike their truck-based predecessors, they're not too big or unwieldy. One thing they're… Read More

2015 Kia Sportage: What's Changed

By Rick Popely on August 27, 2014

Most significant changes: Navigation, power folding mirrors and push-button start standard on turbocharged SX models Price change: Base prices are up $150 on LX and EX models, up $1,200 on SX On sale: Since mid-August Which you should buy, 2014… Read More

What's the Most Affordable Compact SUV for 2014?

By David Thomas on June 18, 2014

  If you're shopping for a compact SUV, the bevy of competitive options to choose from may overwhelm you. Since our last comparison test in 2012 new models from Jeep, Nissan and Toyota have gone on sale, and they're selling… Read More

Top 10 Used Cars for $10K

By Kelsey Mays on March 17, 2014

Although new cars offer the latest design, tech and safety features, shoppers buy more of their used counterparts: about 2.7 used cars for every new car sold in 2013, according to CNW Marketing Research. It's hard to blame shoppers. The… Read More

Recall Alert: 2014 Kia Sportage

By Jennifer Geiger on February 17, 2014

Vehicles Affected: 11,961 model-year 2014 Sportage crossovers manufactured from Sept. 30, 2013, through Jan. 11, 2014. The Problem: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is reporting that the tire pressure information label in these vehicles contains incorrect tire pressure information.… Read More

Top 10 Most-Improved Cars from the Past 15 Years

By Kelsey Mays on October 14, 2013

If you read our series on the business of redesigns, you know that reimagining a car from the ground up can be a billion-dollar feat to implement the industry's latest technology, keep up with ever-improving competition and ultimately (hopefully) increase… Read More

Cars.com Reviews the 2013 Kia Sportage

By Jennifer Geiger on August 28, 2013

Cars.com reviewer Kelsey Mays says Kia's compact crossover is stylish and nimble, but if you're traveling with kids and gear, the Sportage isn't your best choice in this class. Many competitors offer more passenger space, cargo room and better fuel… Read More

What Hyundai-Kia's Latest Strike Means to Car Shoppers

By Kelsey Mays on August 14, 2013

Hyundai-Kia's troubled home-turf labor relations continue. The latest chapter has Korean labor unions voting to strike over wage and benefit disputes with the South Korean automaker. The result could mean a production stoppage in its home country. Hyundai-Kia, which together… Read More

The Top 10 Biggest Recalls of 2013

By Matt Schmitz on July 22, 2013

Each year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issues recalls on millions of vehicles. In 2012, NHTSA recalled just shy of 18 million, and 15.5 million in 2011. While some recalls affect just a handful of vehicles, others impact millions.… Read More