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

New Listing
$12,395

2005 KIA SPORTAGE

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 84316 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Batavia, OH
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy

2005 Kia Sportage

New Listing
Contact Dealer For Pricing

2005 KIA SPORTAGE

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 100374 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Saint Peters, MO
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy

2005 Kia Sportage EX

New Listing
$9,899

2005 KIA SPORTAGE EX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 54700 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Charleston, SC
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy

2005 Kia Sportage EX

$9,995

2005 KIA SPORTAGE EX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 139698 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Houston, TX
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy

2005 Kia Sportage LX

$8,484

2005 KIA SPORTAGE LX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 59125 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Antioch, IL
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy

2005 Kia Sportage LX

$6,626

2005 KIA SPORTAGE LX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 121159 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Worthington, OH
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy

2005 Kia Sportage LX

$4,988

2005 KIA SPORTAGE LX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 131546 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Gadsden, AL
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy

2005 Kia Sportage EX

$7,882

2005 KIA SPORTAGE EX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 124830 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

$9,288

2005 KIA SPORTAGE LX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 76106 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Roseville, CA
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy

2005 Kia Sportage LX

$12,995

2005 KIA SPORTAGE LX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 32019 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Woodinville, WA
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy

2005 Kia Sportage LX

$6,950

2005 KIA SPORTAGE LX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 140178 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Tucson, AZ
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy

2005 Kia Sportage EX

$6,991

2005 KIA SPORTAGE EX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 99138 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Orlando, FL
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy

2005 Kia Sportage EX

$8,900

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 LX

$8,695

2005 KIA SPORTAGE LX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 75383 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Rock Hill, SC
  • MPG: 19 City / 25 Hwy

2005 Kia Sportage LX

$10,354

2005 KIA SPORTAGE LX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 70472 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Huntington, NY
  • MPG: 19 City / 25 Hwy
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