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3.6

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
36,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2005 Kia Sportage engine problems

engine problem

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2005 Kia Sportage Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 172008

Sportage

  • 36,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2005 Kia Sportage. The contact stated that whenever the brakes were applied, the vehicle would suddenly shut off. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer but the failure could not be duplicated. The failure mileage was approximately 36,000. The current mileage was approximately 61,000.

- Chicago, IL, USA

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