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For The 2.0-litre diesel engine combines strong performance with decent running costs, and KX-2 trim provides lots of luxury kit.

Against The engine could be a bit more flexible, and choosing this four-wheel-drive model means Sportage ownership costs more than it should.

Kia Sportage Crossover

What Car? says

2 out of 5 stars

The Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDi KX-2 is a good choice if your Sportage must have diesel power and four-wheel drive, but we prefer the cheaper – and still well equipped – KX-1 version.

What Car? readers say

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Comfort
Electric steering adjust Not Available
Electric Sunroof Not Available
Manual sunroof Not Available
Air conditioning Not Available
Cruise control Standard
Electric mirrors Standard
Heated mirrors Standard
Electric windows front Standard
Electric windows rear Standard
Seat height adjustment Standard
Climate Control Standard
Power Steering Standard
Steering adjustment reach Standard
Steering adjustment rake Standard
Power Seats Not Available
Heated Seats Not Available
Panoramic sunroof Not Available
Electric Panoramic Sunroof Standard
Power Folding Mirror Standard
Engine & Transmission
Auto £1,305
CVT Not Available
Tiptronic Not Available
Particulate filter Standard
Entertainment
Radio/Cassette Not Available
RDS Radio/Cassette Not Available
CD Standard
Multi CD Not Available
MP3/iPod Connection Standard
DVD Player Not Available
MP3 CD Player Standard
RDS CD Standard
Hard Drive Not Available
Exterior
Metallic paint £510
Alloy wheels Standard
Front Foglights Standard
Powered sliding doors Not Available
Interior
Hands Free Phone Kit Not Available
Satellite navigation Not Available
Leather Seats Not Available
Split/fold seats Standard
Bluetooth Standard
7 seat pack Not Available
Safety
Passenger airbag Standard
Side airbags Standard
ABS Standard
3 Point centre belt Standard
Driver's airbag Standard
Belt pretensioners Standard
Isofix Standard
Side Impact Bars Standard
Traction control Standard
Curtain Airbag Standard
Rear Parking Sensor Standard
Electronic stability programme Standard
On/Off Passenger Airbag Standard
Driver's knee airbag Not Available
Reversing Camera Not Available
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control Not Available
Lane Departure Warning Not Available
Front Parking Sensor Not Available
Passenger Knee Airbag Not Available
Security
Alarm Standard
Immobiliser Standard
Deadlocks Standard
Central locking Standard
Remote locking Standard
Unique fit stereo Standard
Marked Parts Not Available
Etched Windows Not Available
Locking Wheel nuts Standard
Visible VIN Standard
Secure spare wheel Standard
Satellite tracking Not Available
Laminated Glass Not Available
Options calculator Price
Auto £1,305
Metallic paint £510
Total Price: £23,600
Running costs
Town mpg 41.5
Out of town mpg 55.4
Average mpg 49.6
Tank capacity (litres) 58
CO2 Rating (g/km) 149
Carbon offset cost £22
Green rating F
Insurance group 17
Typical insurance £545.00
% Value retained (3yrs/36000 miles) 57%
Typical contract hire £289.00
Pence per mile 46
Servicing costs - 3 years £1,087.00
Service intervals 20k/1yr
Warranty period 7yr/99k + 5yr Paint + 12yr Perforation + 1yr Breakdown
Three-year cost£15,780
Company car tax
Percentage charge 25
Benefit in kind £5,850.00
Tax payable 20% £1,170.00
Tax payable 40% £2,340.00

Performance and measurements

Body type 4X4
Number of doors 5
Number of seats 5
Engine (cc/type) 1995/4
Number of Valves 16
Fuel type Diesel
Max power (bhp/rpm) 134/4000
Pulling power (lb/ft) 236
Engine position F
Driven wheels Four
Length (mm) 4440
Width (mm) 1855
Height (mm) 1635
Front headroom (mm) 992
Front legroom (mm) 1051
Rear headroom (mm) 977
Rear kneeroom (mm) 963
Boot space (min ltr) 564
Boot space (max ltr) 1353
Turning circle (m) 5.29
Towing weight (kg) 2000
Kerb weight (kg) 1754
Manufacturers figures
0-60 mph (secs) 10.9
Max speed (mph) 112
Euro NCAP Test Scores
Adult protection Unavailable
Child protection Unavailable
Pedestrian protection Unavailable

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