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Old 03-22-2013, 12:04 PM   #1
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sort of off topic,

anyone have a strong opinion on a Kia Sportage SE. It has a v6 & 4wd Loaded! I need a auto for my daughter&wife. Found one for a good price according to KBB. I know nothing about Kia and that mfg quality. Please don't bash, just personal experience.
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Old 03-22-2013, 12:19 PM   #2
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Well, we own a Hyundai four door, a relative to the Kia. It has nearly 200K miles on it and has never never, i mean never broken or needed service beyond oil change, gas, tires. I would buy another one in a red hot minute.
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Old 03-22-2013, 12:36 PM   #3
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My wife had an early Hyundai when I met her, think it was a 90 or 91 Scoupe. Complete garbage.

However in the past 5 years their CR and JD Power ratings are on top of Honda/Toyota. I would not hesitate to get one.

The sportage can be a little small, the Sorrento is really a nice car.
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Old 03-22-2013, 01:28 PM   #4
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I test drove it a bit ago, it's nice, no marks outside, clean inside. ok power.
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Old 03-22-2013, 05:20 PM   #5
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well, wife and I just looked at a Toyota Highlander. I think tomorrow we're going back to buy the Toyota not the Kia.

The wife likes the Toyota and that is that
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If it helps, I like toyotas a whole lot better!
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Old 03-23-2013, 09:11 AM   #7
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I like my tundra. We're doing the paperwork to buy the highlander now.
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Old 03-23-2013, 09:25 AM   #8
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Congratulations !!! I would prefer a Toyota to a Kia too.
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Old 03-23-2013, 09:31 AM   #9
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My best friend has a Highlander. It is a very nice vehicle. Enjoy!
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Old 03-23-2013, 10:05 AM   #10
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It was never mentioned from the start, but was this idea for a vehicle ever being considered as a "toad" for your RV?

Not sure if this was ever a consideration or just as a discussion for a car for a memeber of the family. There is a very select list of vehicles that can be towed 4 wheels down.

Just wondering?

BTW.....my wife has owned 4 Hyundais and each one has been better than the last. She really racks up the miles!!!!!!!
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