Amazing Car - Great ValueSportage NQ5 FWD 2.0L Petrol S (2021-2023)
I own a Kia Sportage S since March 2023. I love the performance, the features and the convenience of owning this beautiful machine. Fuss-free drives, excellent value for money. I highly recommend it.Show details
Value for money, and a great drive!Sportage QL GT-Line AWD, 2.0L Diesel, Automatic (2017-2021)
Over 45000km in, and the Sportage is still comfortable, quiet, and going strong!
-60km round trips to work 4 days a week
-3 round trips from the NSW Hunter to Qld Gold Coast
-Numerous trips to Sydney
-Plenty of shopping centre trips
It's not only easy to park, but also stable at freeway speeds. The Turbo Diesel also manages between 6.1 to 8lt per 100km, depending on the traffic. It's pretty rare to get over 7 on my commute though, which is nice. 700km per tank (50ishl refuel).
The sunroof is an added bonus, and makes it feel lighter and more open, especially for my 6ft4 frame!
Scheduled service comes in just under 12 months at my usage, and is every 15000km. Prices are fixed, and not too bad.
Overall, VERY happy with the purchase!Show details
Very impressed - first Kia purchaseSportage NQ5 AWD 1.6L Turbo Petrol GT-Line (2021-2023)
We've had a Kia Sportage NQ5 GT 1.6 Petrol since just after it was released in Australia and it has hardly missed a beat. Took it up to the North West of WA for a 4,000km+ trip and it was a pleasure to drive in. The smaller engine capacity was definitely improved by being a turbo. I don't get so many chances to drive it so much these days as it is my wife's car of choice:(. There are way too many great features to mention here.
The lane following assist function can be a bit erratic but the smart cruise control is a great help on longer journeys. I would highly recommend it for someone after a mid-sized SUV.Show details
Kia carSportage QL SLi 2WD, 2.0L Petrol, Automatic (2015-2021)
it is 3 months that my cars control panel has damaged. I take it to Kia black burn Melbourne and they told me that they ordered a part and will call me after about 6 weeks.
After six weeks they called me and I took my car there, and after one day ( without giving me a substitute car) they said:” it’s not received yet”!
And it’s again 7 weeks that I am waiting!!
I will sell it and never buy Kia again.
It’s the second major defect It has had!
I Bought a LemonSportage QL GT-Line AWD, 2.4L Petrol, Automatic (2017-2021)
We purchased a new top of the line Kia Sportage 2016, we had the car for four years & had no problems with it at all. In 2020 we purchased another Kia Sportage G line. A year into it we have been experiencing ongoing issues with the car. The car has been towed many times & has been examined by Kia numerous times. Kia consistently says they are unable to pinpoint the issue. However, they have acknowledged & confirmed there is an issue. On occasions whilst driving the car stops to a holt. The car seems to think it’s been in a collision & I’m una... Read moreble to drive forward or reverse. I’m also unable to push the car to a side street & the handbrake won’t release. The error seems to resolve after 2 to 5 hours, then I’m able to keep driving. This has now occurred approximately 17 times since Oct 2021. There are multiple warning messages that appear on the dash board on each occasion. Forward collision avoidance assist system, electronic stability control, all wheel drive lock indicator, Auto hold indicator light, Downhill brake control indicator. It’s extremely unsafe & dangerous when driving on the M5 middle lane at 110km’s & the car comes to a holt, we could have been killed by a truck. Feb 2022 discovered the issue was coming from the ABS, it was replaced. They had also re-calibrated the system, however 3 months later same issue would occur. The car was back at Kia service centre for 3 months, they have replaced the gear box. We have spent approx $1700 on Ubers, as Kia is unable to provide courtesy cars for more than 3 days. We bought the car with seven-year warranty to have peace of mind that if anything was to go wrong, we would be covered. However, this has not been our experience. The Kia service centre is appalling, I even called Kia head office, they said their hands are tied & unable to assist us.
Never have I wanted to fight a car so much in my life!Sportage NQ5 AWD 2.0L Turbo Diesel S (2021-2023)
Had this car as a loan car for a few days and I’ve never been so annoyed by a car so much in my life.
How anyone could want to buy a car that is constantly beeping at you is beyond me.
The lane assist is so annoying, any single time you move slightly not dead centre to the road the car beeps and pulls you back in. It feels like your constantly fighting the steering to get the car to do what you want.
Try to go around some dead ducks on the road and the car tries to yank me back in line while beeping at me. Try to avoid honkey nuts, it pulls you
Neck ache - headrestSportage QL SLi 2WD, 2.0L Petrol, Automatic (2015-2021)
Bad neck ache -- as a result, dizziness -- due to headrest [head restrainer] protruding too far out. Sold the SUV in 3 months. Everything was fantastic, but just the headrest.
Amazing car, great value for money!Sportage NQ5 AWD 2.0L Turbo Diesel GT-Line (2021-2023)
I've had my Kia Sportage GT-Line (diesel) for 8 months now and I absolutely love it! I previously owned premium vehicles and this was my first time buying a Kia. I just couldn't resist when I saw how amazing they looked inside and out, I was very drawn to the aesthetic appearance of the car and spent time doing my research on all the specs prior to buying.
Other than its good looks, I love the quality of the finishes, it's spacious inside and a great family car with a generous boot! The fuel consumption is excellent and it drives and handles... Read morewonderfully both in the city and on highways. The technology is fantastic, everything is easy to navigate (the infotainment system is great) Full size spare wheel is a bonus! Not to mention the standard features are what you'd expect in premium brands as extras which would cost 20k + to add on! So far, no complaints and I'm very satisfied with the new Kia Sportage.
Done 70,000 kms and very happy so farSportage QL (2015-2021)
Purchased the car as a demo. It gets used all the time for commuting for work and interstate travel. I love the diesel which purrs along nicely. Had no issues whatsoever to date and have done 70,000 km since February 2020. The diesel motor and the six speed gear box are older technologies so I would expect them to be reliable.Show details
Great economy and good performance, comfortable ........ but absolutely terrible headlightsSportage NQ5 AWD 2.0L Turbo Diesel SX (2021-2023)
I have the 2022 Sportage SX Diesel, overall I'm really happy with most aspects of the car, the fuel economy is great averaging 5.8L/100 over a total of 7000K , the engine delivers good power and smooth suspension and quiet ride. Great size boot area and comfortable seats, the Audio system is quite good too. The only downside really is the Headlights, and when I say they're bad I really do mean bad. So if you do much night driving I'd highly recommend taking one for a test drive at night prior to purchase. They're that bad that I feel they're actually dangerous.Show details
Sportage transmission is suspectSportage QL Si Premium 2WD, 2.0L Petrol, Automatic (2017-2021)
I have owned my 2019 Kia sportage from new. It has travelled 34000 km and the CVT is already playing up. Kia suvs get these great reports but have plenty of issues that no one reports. Poor braking, cheap materials, CVT issues, rattles etc. You get what you pay for. My ASX that I traded in on the Kia was probably a better vehicle.Show details
Good Car but not perfectSportage QL SLi 2WD, 2.0L Petrol, Automatic (2015-2021)
Purchased brand new. Nice to drive comfortable with lots included for the price. There are a few things wrong. The sat nav played up which was covered by warranty but it had to back three times they eventually replaced the head unit but were very stubborn about it. The engine is undersized for the car if you drive on the open road. Engine is okay driving around the city but its fuel consumption is very average. The boot is not that big if you have kids.Show details
Kia sportage lemonSportage QL SLi 2WD, 2.0L Petrol, Automatic (2015-2021)
bought a kia sportage from wayn Phil’s kia lemon dealers, suspension noise over bumps which they denied and issues with steering noise,seat had issue on bottom left on foam fabric is held on with plastic clip,carpet on drivers side is terrible with hole after 35000 kms dont be fooled by a kia dealer and you know who you are. Dodgy bros Kia motors also catch on fire had been I the news recentlyShow details
Great SUV with great economySportage QL Si (2015-2021)
Use this car for daily commuting and general transport. Only had it 2 months but will have it serviced regularly. Only a short time but no issues with this vehicle.Show details
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Almost perfect…butSportage QL Si 2WD, 2.0L Petrol, Automatic (2015-2021)
Cruise control loses over 5ks before re-engaging after going down hill. Can be dangerous. Kia say it’s normal. I think not. As no other car I’ve had as never lost that amount of speed before re-engaging cruise. All other aspects of the car are exceptional. Apple car play is great. Service per log book. Good price for service. Wonderful to do normal driving. Not an off road vehicle though. Good around town. Sits well on the highway at 110ks. Reasonable fuel consumption.Show details
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Questions & Answers
Hi I have the new Kia Sportage Gt line, it is almost unsafe how the car engages your break when it senses another car behind it when reversing. How do I turn this off?
I've had the Sportage for over a year and haven't had the problem you mention. Or at least I haven't regarded it as a problem. I just get the normal audible warnings escalating until I break. It did stop me reversing into my recycling bin once by breaking for me. Maybe yours is cutting in too soon - might be worth having Kia check it out. I'm not aware of a way to turn it of and I wouldn't want to anyway.
Thank u, its due for a service so I will mention it then
Im looking for a 2020 Kia Sportage pls ?
Is the diesel GT suitable for low km driving. Are there any issues with the filters .
How low are you talking. With diesel you need to have a nice drive say around 15 mins minimum highway speed fortnightly to burn the DPF. If you are in constant stop start traffic and do less than 15k a year I suggest a petrol if buying new due to cost difference. But diesel are nicer to drive hence why I like them and buy diesels.
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|Category||Midsize / Medium SUVs||Midsize / Medium SUVs||Midsize / Medium SUVs||Midsize / Medium SUVs|
|Warranty Distance||Unlimited kms||Unlimited kms||Unlimited kms||Unlimited kms|
|Transmission||Automatic||Automatic and Manual||Automatic||Dual-Clutch (DCT)|
|Drive Type||All Wheel Drive (AWD)||Front Wheel Drive (FWD)||All Wheel Drive (AWD)||All Wheel Drive (AWD)|
|Wheels||18" Steel||17" Alloy||19" Alloy||19" Alloy|
|Fuel Consumption||6.3 L/100km||6.3 L/100km||7.2 L/100km|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||54 L||54 L||54 L||54 L|
|Engine||4 Cylinder 2.0L||4 Cylinder 2.0L||4 Cylinder 2.0L||4 Cylinder 1.6L|
|Max Power||137kW @ 4,000rpm||115kW @ 6,200rpm||137kW @ 4,000rpm||132kW @ 5,500rpm|
|Max Torque||416Nm @ 2,000 - 2,750rpm||192Nm @ 4,500rpm||416Nm @ 2,000 - 2,750rpm||265Nm @ 1,500 - 4,500rpm|
|Phone Connectivity||Android Auto (Wired), Apple CarPlay (Wired), Bluetooth and USB||Android Auto (Wired), Bluetooth and USB||Android Auto (Wired), Apple CarPlay (Wired), Bluetooth and USB||Android Auto (Wired), Apple CarPlay (Wired), Bluetooth and USB|
|Steering Wheel Adjustment||Telescoping (Electric)||Telescoping (Electric)||Telescoping (Electric)||Telescoping (Electric)|
|Maximum Towing Capacity (braked)||1,900 kg||1,900 kg||1,650 kg|
|Maximum Towing Capacity (unbraked)||750 kg||750 kg||750 kg||750 kg|
|Manufacturer Warranty||7 year(s)||7 year(s)||7 year(s)||7 year(s)|
|Ignition||Keyless Start/Stop and Remote Start||Keyless Start/Stop and Remote Start||Keyless Start/Stop and Remote Start||Keyless Start/Stop and Remote Start|
|Boot||Automatic Open||Automatic Open||Automatic Open||Automatic Open|
|Cruise Control||Adaptive (ACC)||Adaptive (ACC)||Adaptive (ACC)|
|Parking Sensors||Front and Rear||Rear||Front and Rear||Front and Rear|
|Hazard Perception||Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM)||Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM)||Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM)||Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM) and Forward Collision Warning|
|Lane Assistance||Lane Keep Assist (LKA)||Lane Keep Assist (LKA)||Lane Keep Assist (LKA)||Lane Keep Assist (LKA)|
|Speed Sign Recognition||Yes, read only||Yes, read only||Yes, read only||Yes, read only|
|Ground Clearance||181 mm||181 mm||181 mm||181 mm|
|Built-In Navigation System||Yes||No||Yes||Yes|
|Heads Up Display||No||No||No||No|
|Digital Radio (DAB+)||No||No||No||No|
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