Safety Ratings
2005 Kia Sportage
Front Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Number of Recalls3
Number of Complaints43
Number of Investigations0
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2005 Kia Sportage vehicles

2005 Kia Sportage (7/8/2005)  

Campaign Number: 05V318000

Component Name: PARKING BRAKE

Manufacturer: Kia Motors Corporation

Description: ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE PARKING BRAKE LEVER RATCHET PAWL WAS NOT PROPERLY MANUFACTURED AND MY DAMAGE THE TEETH OF THE PARKING BRAKE LEVER RATCHET. DAMAGED PARKING BRAKE LEVER RATCHET TEETH MAY PREVENT THE PARKING BRAKE FROM ENGAGING OR MAY ALLOW THE PARKING BRAKE TO RELEASE AFTER IT HAS BEEN ENGAGED.

Defect: THE INABILITY TO ENGAGE, OR THE INADVERTENT RELEASE OF, THE PARKING BRAKE LEVER MAY ALLOW YOUR VEHICLE TO ROLL WHILE IT IS PARKED AND MAY RESULT IN A CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE PARKING BRAKE LEVER ASSEMBLY. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 1, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KIA AT 1-800-333-4542.

2005 Kia Sportage (5/3/2005)  

Campaign Number: 05V212000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE

Manufacturer: Kia Motors Corporation

Description: ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, FUEL MAY LEAK FROM THE O-RING INTO THE INTERNAL VAPOR CHAMBER LOCATED IN THE FUEL TANK AT FULL TANK CONDITIONS.

Defect: THE ENGINE MAY STALL WHEN COMING TO A STOP. IT WILL BE HARD TO FILL THE GAS TANK AND EXTERNAL FUEL MAY LEAK FROM THE EVAPORATIVE AIR FILTER INLET. FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE FUEL TANK AND REPLACE THE CHARCOAL CANISTER FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 31, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KIA AT 1-800-333-4542.

2005 Kia Sportage (3/29/2005)  

Campaign Number: 05V120000

Component Name: SUSPENSION:AUTOMATIC STABILITY CONTROL (ASC)

Manufacturer: Kia Motors Corporation

Description: ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH ELECTRONIC STABILITY PROGRAM (ESP), THE YAW RATE SENSOR MAY BECOME TOO SENSITIVE AND MAY RECALIBRATE INACCURATELY. WHILE DRIVING THE ESP PROGRAM MAY CAUSE THE ENGINE TO REDUCE POWER AND MAY CAUSE A BRAKE AT ONE OF THE WHEELS TO BE INAPPROPRIATELY.

Defect: BRAKE APPLICATION CAUSED BY INADVERTENT ESP ACTIVATION MAY RESULT IN LOSS OF CONTROL AND A CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE ESP HYDRAULIC ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 13, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KIA AT 1-800-333-4542.

2005 KIA SPORTAGE for sale

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2005 Kia Sportage LX

$6,985

2005 KIA SPORTAGE LX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 104527 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Liberty Lake, WA
  • MPG: 19 City / 25 Hwy

2005 Kia Sportage EX

$10,599
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2005 KIA SPORTAGE EX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 69086 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Pompano Beach, FL
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy

2005 Kia Sportage LX

$11,599

2005 KIA SPORTAGE LX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 43660 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Clearwater, FL
  • MPG: 19 City / 25 Hwy

2005 Kia Sportage EX

$10,599

2005 KIA SPORTAGE EX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 91703 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Clearwater, FL
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy

2005 Kia Sportage EX

$7,488

2005 KIA SPORTAGE EX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 97144 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Peoria, AZ
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy

2005 Kia Sportage EX

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2005 KIA SPORTAGE EX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 122542 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Conshohocken, PA
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy

2005 Kia Sportage

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2005 KIA SPORTAGE

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 204432 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Perris, CA
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy

2005 Kia Sportage LX

$6,950

2005 KIA SPORTAGE LX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 126803 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Naperville, IL
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy

2005 Kia Sportage EX

$6,987

2005 KIA SPORTAGE EX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 106205 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Newark, DE
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy

2005 Kia Sportage EX

$6,692

2005 KIA SPORTAGE EX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 124859 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Fairfax, VA
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy

2005 Kia Sportage LX

$7,750

2005 KIA SPORTAGE LX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 66909 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Tallahassee, FL
  • MPG: 20 City / 25 Hwy

2005 Kia Sportage EX

$8,400

2005 KIA SPORTAGE EX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 89470 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Tucson, AZ
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy

2005 Kia Sportage EX

$10,545

2005 KIA SPORTAGE EX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 41865 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Leesburg, FL
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy

2005 Kia Sportage EX

$5,000

2005 KIA SPORTAGE EX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 132877 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Bensenville, IL
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy

2005 Kia Sportage EX

$6,988

2005 KIA SPORTAGE EX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 141761 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Wilmington, NC
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy
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