Kia Sportage: Second generation JE/KM (20042010)

Second generation JE/KM (20042010)

Second generation JE/KM (20042010)

After a two-year hiatus, the model-year 2005 Sportage returned, sharing its Elantra-based platform with the 2005 Hyundai Tucson. Critics and fans of the original, pre-Hyundai Sportage complain that it is considerably larger than the original Sportage and has none of the earlier off-road capability, the two keys for its success.

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Third generation SL (20102016)
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