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  1. 3G 2011 - 2016 Sportage
    Hi, I just bought an EX that came with the mounting space but no rails. The local dealer said there was a problem with that year and rails are now discontinued. They offered no other options. Can anyone help? Are racks that clip under the opened doors my only fix? Thanks, J
  2. 5G 2022+ Sportage
    I find it to be lackluster unfortunately. I remote start my car and have it run for about 8 minutes while it’s 95 outside, and it’s barely cool when I get in. I find it takes awhile before it really starts working well. What are your opinions?
  3. 5G 2022+ Sportage
    Hi All, Which fuel are you folks using? Are you using the premium or else non premium one in USA? Are there any recomendations for this? Is anyone getting a higher mileage if they are using the premium fuel?
  4. 5G 2022+ Sportage
    Hi Folks, I have been using kia access and starting the engine. Its starting the engine remotely but the problem is that it is starting the AC as well. How do i disable AC startup once i start the engine remotely?
  5. 5G 2022+ Sportage
    I have been contacting different NJ dealerships for buying a KIA Sportage 2023. The dealer markups being asked for X line are 4000$ and higher (non-negotiable as stated by the dealers). Does anyone know any dealerships in NJ which doesn't charge excessive dealer markups ?
  6. 2G (2003-2010) Sportage
    Hi all, We bought a high mileage Sportage 2005 and have gotten good use of it. It's needing tires, brakes and struts. With 270K on it are we unwise to keep fixing it? It's had regular maintenance. What's likely to go major wrong next? How far have loving owners managed to get?
  7. The 10K Lakes Blueberry

    Has had lots of love, but it needs a lot more.
  8. 4G 2016-2018+ Sportage
    No this isn't a, It's cold, car didn't start needed jump... there is an extra layer of confusion here. I have a 2020 Sportage EX 2.4L. Two times today, on lunch and after work, when the temp is hovering around 0F My car didn't start. I live in North Dakota, so I know cold! Now where this gets...
  9. 2G (2003-2010) Sportage
    Hello, I'm fitting rear view camera and need to take off the rear hatch. However, I cant figure out how to take off the rear hatch and I cant find any instructions online for the model of Kia I own. Can anyone help me out? Currently the camera is in the bottom of the rear window which works...
  10. 3G 2011 - 2016 Sportage
    At about 88k started using 1qt/1000mi. Never had to add between 4k changes before. Took to KIA dealer. Told had to do oil consumption test protocol for $125. Okay started that. Service called said lots of oil on rear of engine need to clean and put dye in to find leak. Car parked in same place...
  11. 4G 2016-2018+ Sportage
    Hello, I am new on this forum since I recently got my new Kia Sportage 1.6 GDI (132 HP) LX Edition. The car is located in Europe (Croatia) if this makes any difference. So here is my problem: When I connect the mobile phone (Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G) via USB cable to use Google Maps navigation...
  12. 2G (2003-2010) Sportage
    I have an 06 Sportage LX and I got it with a front bumper, very minor aesthetic problem but I want to change it. Does anybody know about any type of bumper that would fit the O6 Sportage besides the stock. I prefer the Off road looking ones as it provides better clearance at the front, I just...
  13. 4G 2016-2018+ Sportage
    Hello all! My Kia Sportage is a 2018, and I got it from the dealer last fall, and the rear wiper stopped working. I thought maybe it was a fuse, but the 15A fuse for the rear wiper was fine. I checked some settings on the car, and the system tries to enable it, but no motion. The sprayer...
  14. 4G 2016-2018+ Sportage
    Hi, We bought our 2021 EX in December of 2020. Yesterday when I was sitting in a parking lot gathering my things before turning my car off and all of the sudden the dash started flashing a bunch of warnings: -Check Front End Collision Warning System -Check Lane Keep Assist System -Check High...
  15. 2G (2003-2010) Sportage
    Hello fellow forumers, my uncle has a 2006 Sportage in wonderful condition, and we are trying to “update” his radio... I’ve done this kind of thing a few times, so generally I save the money and just cut the wires, wiring it to the new harness. I can’t find an accurate guide for this puppy! Why...
  16. 3G 2011 - 2016 Sportage
    Hi there, I’m new when it comes to car maintenance but I’m always willing to try. My drivers side low beam has been out and I’m trying to replace the bulb. Well I tried to do that and it looks like the connector is melted? If I replace the whole headlight assembly, will this solve this issue or...
  17. 1G (1993 - 2002) Sportage
    Hi Everyone, I recently took on a project Sportage (2002 model with a lift) The issue is: When I bought the car, it had seemed that someone just snipped the ECM plugs clean off (Not really sure how many there are supposed to be - but I have three in the passenger foot well. I have since bought...
  18. The CheepJP

    2" straight pipe, 40mil spacers above struts, front led bar, rear rock lights, custom spare relocate, shovel mount, and hi-lift mount. Currently being fitted is a roof rack water heater, RR crossbars(I forget the brand, half roof basket(~22" wide), rhino-rack batwing awning, Jerry can holder...
  19. 2G (2003-2010) Sportage
    I am building an 06 2.7 Sportage for an overland rig. I put 40mm spacers above the struts but still need 1-2" of space. I was thinking that maybe if I can find heavier springs that would do it. I need to replace the struts anyways. Does anyone have any suggestions on springs, struts, or any...
  20. 4G 2016-2018+ Sportage
    Hey all, I have a 2017 Sportage with about 35k miles, but my Sportage started to make this whining but more like rattling noise when I accelerate at 1300-2300 rpm, I recorded the noise on my phone and it sounds more like metal rattle noise, can someone please listen to it and let me know...
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