Kia Sportage Problems

Find the most common issues based on car owner complaints

Most Common Kia Sportage Problems

A defective AC compressor clutch assembly can cause excessive noise or vibration when the air conditioning is on.
Check Engine Light illumination—combined with a lack of power or a stumble on acceleration—may be caused by the throttle position switch (TPS).
Vehicles driven in areas where roads are heavily salted in winter may experience corrosion of the fuel tank, which can result in a leak.
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2 Known Kia Sportage Brake Problems

1 Known Kia Sportage Drive Train Problem

1 Known Kia Sportage Electrical & Lights Problem

1 Known Kia Sportage Engine Problem

1 Known Kia Sportage Exhaust & Emissions Problem

1 Known Kia Sportage Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

1 Known Kia Sportage Miscellaneous Problem

8 Known Kia Sportage Problems

Years to Avoid
Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Kia Sportage years 2000, 2012, and 2009 are the most likely to experience problems.
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