KIA Sportage Problem Trends and Complaints

Based on 12 problem areas, owners have reported the following issues with this vehicle that range in severity ratings from low to high.

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Problems; window regulator failure on 3 windows

Model Year:

2017

Manufacturer:

KIA

Model:

Sportage

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

Window regulator failure on 3 of the 4 windows in 6 weeks $445 to fix each; the A/C is poor; radio is wimpy; road noise is loud; large blind spots

Review submitted by:Pud

Bad air conditioning!

Model Year:

2020

Manufacturer:

KIA

Model:

Sportage

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

Just now driving in summer head and realizing that the AC does not come on for fully 5 to 10 minutes when started from hot. Took it to dealership and they said everything is fine, no problem. Yet the problem persists. Five or 10 minutes of a 100° cabin blowing

Review submitted by:B

Pros:Engine, style

Cons:AC, blind spot monitor, seat comfort

Problems; window regulator failure on 3 windows

Model Year:

2017

Manufacturer:

KIA

Model:

Sportage

Complaint Resolution:

Yes, by an independent shop

Window regulator failure on 3 of the 4 windows in 6 weeks $445 to fix each; the A/C is poor; radio is wimpy; road noise is loud; large blind spots.

Review submitted by:Pud

Bad air conditioning!

Model Year:

2020

Manufacturer:

KIA

Model:

Sportage

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

Just now driving in summer head and realizing that the AC does not come on for fully 5 to 10 minutes when started from hot. Took it to dealership and they said everything is fine, no problem. Yet the problem persists. Five or 10 minutes of a 100° cabin blowing

Review submitted by:B

Pros:Engine, style

Cons:AC, blind spot monitor, seat comfort

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