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Nice looker but tired and thirsty by Stu Clark NJ on 01/25/2013. Trim: 2013 Kia Sportage LX FWD, Owned 1 year.
Pros: We liked the styling and the 100k powertrain warranty. The advertised mileage ratings were ok. The car handles well and fit and finish is good.
Cons: The fuel mileage is poor. I am not a hard driver and am getting 18.5 around town and 23 highway. KIA has admitted overstating the mileage and created a program to compensate owners but it does not come near paying for the extra fuel I use. The power is not good, My 94 Voyager minivan could run circles around this car and it got better mileage. The cars computer always overstates the mileage by 1 or 2 mpg compared with mileage calculated at the gas pump.
Overall review: It is the right size car for my wife and I. It looks good and seems well made. I feel it is under powered and does not get near the rated fuel mileage.
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