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Kia Sportage

Model Year Comparison

Worst Model Year
2012
Worst Category
engine Problems

Here are total complaints by model year for the Kia Sportage. Overall the worst problem category is Kia Sportage engine problems.

The 2012 Kia Sportage has the most overall complaints, & we also rate 2012 as the worst model year ranked on several factors such as repair cost & average mileage when problems occur. The most-reported problem is also with the 2012 Kia Sportage for engine stopped working while driving.

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