(3.4) 17 reviews
MSRP: $1,086$5,634
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 19-21
Engine: 130-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: 4x2
Seats: 5
2001 Kia Sportage

Our Take on the 2001 Kia Sportage

Our Take

Kia’s SUV gets minor changes this year, but bigger news is in the works for 2002, when a longer-wheelbase model is expected to arrive in the United States, perhaps with a V-6 engine. Until then, the Sportage continues as a two-door convertible and a four-door wagon.Kia is based in South Kor... Read Full Report


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Been there for me

by conbred from Gibsonville NC on July 16, 2012

My parents got me this car when I got my license, and I am now married and 21, and it's still going. I have put a ton of miles on it I know. Yes it has some issues, but most of them being minor, but t... Read Full Review

8 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.

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