Kia Sportage 2007

This generation of Kia Sportage has been produced from January, 2007 to January, 2008. We can provide information about 5 modifications of this generation. 2007 Kia Sportage is available with four wheel (4x4) drive (3 versions) and front wheel drive (2 versions).

This Kia is available with two petrol engines with displacement from 2.0 to 2.7 litres and power of from 141 to 175 horsepower un one diesel engine with displacement 2.0 litres and power of 140 HP. All engines have a timing belt driven camshaft, which requires more frequent service than a timing chain, but replacing timing belt is less expensive, and these engines are generally slightly more fuel efficient and quieter (What is an engine chain and belt?).
The car is available with both manual (4 versions), as well as automatic (1 version) gearbox.

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Kia Sportage 2007 average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 8 to 10 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 7 to 7.2 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Kia Sportage 2007 petrol engine version is Kia Sportage 2.0 2WD, consuming 8 litres per 100km. While the most fuel efficient Kia Sportage 2007 diesel - Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDi 2WD for 100 kilometers consumes 7 liters of diesel.
According to user reviews, Kia Sportage real-world fuel consumption is on average about approximately for 19 percents higher as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy (on average +21% for petrol engines and +16% for diesel engines). For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific Kia Sportage modification.

Kia Sportage 2007 CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 190 to 237 grams per kilometer, but for diesel engine - approximately 184 grams per kilometer. From Kia Sportage with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has Kia Sportage 2.0 2WD which produces an average of 190 grams of CO2 per kilometer.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 10.4 seconds has Kia Sportage 2.0 2WD version, conversely the tardiest one is Kia Sportage 2.0 CRDi 4WD reaching this speed only in 12 seconds. The maximum top speed is 180 km/h for the 2.7 petrol 6-cylinder 175 hp version (Kia Sportage 2.7 4WD).

Lenght of Kia Sportage is 435 cm, it is medium size car. For comparison - Kia Sportage is about 1 cm longer than Toyota RAV4, but 2 cm shorter than Mitsubishi Pajero. Kia Sportage gross weight is from 2140 to 2270 kg (depending on modification), which is approximately the same as the average for cars of this age and class. Kia Sportage trunk space is 667 litres, by folding down all rear seats boot capacity can be increased to 1886 litres.

This Kia is relatively cheap - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 4000 €. According to user reviews, average Kia Sportage repair costs are 25 € per year. Users calculated Kia Sportage 2007 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 2800 € cost per year and 0.27 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 51%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 25% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of Kia Sportage for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about Kia Sportage prices and costs.

Kia Sportage modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox Drive type
Kia Sportage 2007 2.0 2WD

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 10.4 seconds
Most fuel efficient petrol version

2.0 Petrol 141 HP 8.0 l/100km Manual (5) Front wheel
Kia Sportage 2007 2.0 4WD 2.0 Petrol 141 HP 8.2 l/100km Manual (5) All wheel
Kia Sportage 2007 2.0 CRDi 2WD

Most fuel efficient diesel version

2.0 Diesel 140 HP 7.0 l/100km Manual (6) Front wheel
Kia Sportage 2007 2.0 CRDi 4WD 2.0 Diesel 140 HP 7.2 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
Kia Sportage 2007 2.7 4WD

Most powerfull petrol version (175 HP)
Only version with automatic transmission

2.7 Petrol 175 HP 10.0 l/100km Automatic (4) All wheel
Kia Sportage service and maintenanceOil change intervals, capacities and specifications, service information for filters, spark plugs, belts etc.

Kia Sportage prices

Kia Sportage 2007 - 2008 crossover price in Latvia is from 4000 € to 4100 €.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Kia Sportage price is below average - Kia Sportage is approximately for 27 percents cheaper then average crossovers of this age (compare crossovers 2007 - 2008 prices). The reason of Kia Sportage low price could be its poor quality (see below) so we recommend particularly examine the car before purchase and do not choose it only by price.

Kia Sportage 2007 price 4000 € 4000 € 4100 €

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Kia Sportage reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service Kia Sportage reliability is more below average. In the roadworthiness tests in 2019 defects were detected in an average of 32.9 percent of Kia Sportage of this generation (on average 12 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 28.4%.

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Kia Sportage 2007 features (options)

Percentage of Kia Sportage with corresponding feature (option)

Metallic paint
Climate control
Roof bars (railings)
Adjustable steering wheel
Heated seats
Cruise control
Leather upholstery
Rain sensor

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Kia Sportage reviews

Total 15 Kia Sportage owner reviews

Kia Sportage 2008 Petrol, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2008 (new car) Owned for:1`000 kilometers (9 years)
Average fuel consumption: 8.0 litres per 100km (10% urban driving)
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