Kia Sportage Repair & Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your Kia Sportage

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The annual maintenance cost of a Kia Sportage is $450. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.

Most Common Kia Sportage Problems

Kia Sportage vehicles have 8 reported problems.The most commonly reported Kia Sportage problem is: Failure of AC Compressor Clutch
A defective AC compressor clutch assembly can cause excessive noise or vibration when the air conditioning is on. Im...
Check Engine Light illumination—combined with a lack of power or a stumble on acceleration—may be caused by the throt...

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Kia Sportage Reliability Rating

The Kia Sportage Reliability Rating is 4.5 out of 5.0, which ranks it 4th out of 26 for compact SUVs. The average annual repair cost is $450 which means it has poor ownership costs. The severity of repairs is average and the frequency of those issues is low, so major repairs are uncommon for the Sportage.

Kia Sportage Reviews

Kia Sportage vehicles rate highest in Heating and needs improvement in Brakes
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Most Common Kia Sportage Questions

There are 699 related questions for Kia Sportage vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked Kia Sportage questions.
Just asking for preventive maintenance. When does the timing belt need to be changed—2007 Kia sportage
The exterior handle does not open the latch from the outside. I can get out, (the interior handle works as expected) ...