Safety Ratings
2008 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
Rollover 4.0000
Number of Recalls1
Number of Complaints25
Number of Investigations0
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2008 Kia Sportage vehicles

2008 Kia Sportage (4/1/2013)  

Campaign Number: 13V114000

Component Name: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT

Manufacturer: Kia Motors Corporation

Description: Kia Motors Corporation (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2007-2010 Rondo and Sportage, model year 2007-2011 Sorento, model year 2007 Sedona, model year 2010-2011 Soul, and model year 2011 Optima vehicles. The stop lamp switch in the affected vehicles may malfunction. A malfunctioning stop lamp switch may cause the brake lights to not illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed or may cause an inability to deactivate the cruise control by depressing the brake pedal. Additionally, a malfunctioning stop lamp switch may also result in intermittent operation of the push-button start feature, affect the operation of the brake-transmission shift interlock feature preventing the shifter from being moved out of the PARK position and causing the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) malfunction light to illuminate.

Defect: Failure to illuminate the stop lamps during braking or inability to disengage the cruise control could increase the risk of a crash. Additionally, when the ignition is in the 'ON' position, the transmission shifter may be able to be moved out of PARK without first applying the brake. This may lead to unintentional movement of the car which may increase the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action: Kia will send an interim notification to owners in May 2013. When parts are available, owners will receive a second notification and dealers will replace the stop lamp switch, free of charge. Owners may contact Kia at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's recall campaign number is SC098.

2008 Kia Sportage (4/1/2013)  

Campaign Number: 13V114000

Component Name: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

Manufacturer: Kia Motors Corporation

Description: Kia Motors Corporation (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2007-2010 Rondo and Sportage, model year 2007-2011 Sorento, model year 2007 Sedona, model year 2010-2011 Soul, and model year 2011 Optima vehicles. The stop lamp switch in the affected vehicles may malfunction. A malfunctioning stop lamp switch may cause the brake lights to not illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed or may cause an inability to deactivate the cruise control by depressing the brake pedal. Additionally, a malfunctioning stop lamp switch may also result in intermittent operation of the push-button start feature, affect the operation of the brake-transmission shift interlock feature preventing the shifter from being moved out of the PARK position and causing the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) malfunction light to illuminate.

Defect: Failure to illuminate the stop lamps during braking or inability to disengage the cruise control could increase the risk of a crash. Additionally, when the ignition is in the 'ON' position, the transmission shifter may be able to be moved out of PARK without first applying the brake. This may lead to unintentional movement of the car which may increase the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action: Kia will send an interim notification to owners in May 2013. When parts are available, owners will receive a second notification and dealers will replace the stop lamp switch, free of charge. Owners may contact Kia at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's recall campaign number is SC098.

2008 KIA SPORTAGE for sale

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2008 Kia Sportage

$9,959

2008 KIA SPORTAGE

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 101930 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Jasper, AL
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy

2008 Kia Sportage LX

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$10,995

2008 KIA SPORTAGE LX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 96097 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Hiawatha, IA
  • MPG: 19 City / 25 Hwy

2008 Kia Sportage

New Listing
$10,995

2008 KIA SPORTAGE

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 66403 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Mount Pleasant, MI
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy

2008 Kia Sportage EX

$8,954

2008 KIA SPORTAGE EX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 129068 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Mentor, OH
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy

2008 Kia Sportage LX

$8,995

2008 KIA SPORTAGE LX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 117688 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Mentor, OH
  • MPG: 19 City / 25 Hwy

2008 Kia Sportage LX

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2008 KIA SPORTAGE LX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 81008 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Canandaigua, NY
  • MPG: 19 City / 25 Hwy

2008 Kia Sportage LX

$11,795

2008 KIA SPORTAGE LX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 84333 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Houston, TX
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy

2008 Kia Sportage LX

$12,998

2008 KIA SPORTAGE LX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 50808 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Harrisonburg, VA
  • MPG: 19 City / 24 Hwy

2008 Kia Sportage LX

$14,998

2008 KIA SPORTAGE LX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 9888 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Houston, TX
  • MPG: 19 City / 25 Hwy

2008 Kia Sportage EX

$14,599
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2008 KIA SPORTAGE EX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 35042 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Tampa, FL
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy

2008 Kia Sportage LX

$13,599

2008 KIA SPORTAGE LX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 43897 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Fayetteville, NC
  • MPG: 17 City / 21 Hwy

2008 Kia Sportage LX

$11,998

2008 KIA SPORTAGE LX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 39952 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Greensboro, NC
  • MPG: 20 City / 25 Hwy

2008 Kia Sportage LX

$12,995

2008 KIA SPORTAGE LX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 89992 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Antioch, TN
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy

2008 Kia Sportage LX

$14,595

2008 KIA SPORTAGE LX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 68910 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Tulsa, OK
  • MPG: 19 City / 25 Hwy

2008 Kia Sportage LX

$12,395

2008 KIA SPORTAGE LX

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 91371 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Birmingham, AL
  • MPG: 19 City / 25 Hwy
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