The 2011 Kia Sportage thread

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    The 2011 Kia Sportage thread



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    Re: The 2011 Kia Sportage thread

    I had originally wanted one of these instead of the liberty but I didnt wanna wait. Im actually glad I didnt. Its really not that much bigger than a hhr, I have pics of the 2 side by side I should upload for comparison.
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    Re: The 2011 Kia Sportage thread

    Quote Originally Posted by alex725 View Post
    I had originally wanted one of these instead of the liberty but I didnt wanna wait. Im actually glad I didnt. Its really not that much bigger than a hhr, I have pics of the 2 side by side I should upload for comparison.
    It's not very long, but it is fairly wide and tall.

    But yes, the HHR and other wagons are more space-efficient.

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    See if you can figure out why they chose such an incredibly stupid name.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Olds88 View Post
    See if you can figure out why they chose such an incredibly stupid name.
    The name dates to the mid/early 1990s, before Kia had a US presence. They just never changed it, presumably because the car has sold well.

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    Re: The 2011 Kia Sportage thread

    Back-to-back Sportage vs. Tucson:

    http://www.examiner.com/autos-in-nat...hyundai-tucson


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    Re: The 2011 Kia Sportage thread

    Interesting that the KIA gets the extra features like the cooled seats and keyless entry.

    I was really blown away by these cars design when the press photos came out. But the more I see real life pictures and see them on the road I find them less and less appealing.
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