(3.3) 11 reviews
MSRP: $1,389$4,093
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 19-21
Engine: 130-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: 4x2
Seats: 5
2000 Kia Sportage

Our Take on the 2000 Kia Sportage

Our Take

This Korean-made, pint-size sport utility vehicle comes in two-door convertible and four-door wagon body styles. Kia boasts that, unlike most small sport utes, the Sportage is designed for rugged off-road service. The company backs up this claim by pointing to the body-on-frame construction and ... Read Full Report

6 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.


It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.