Reliable Kia SUV under 9000 euros
The third generation of the Kia Sportage is available on the used car market for less than 9,000 euros. However, there is a catch with this compact SUV!
All diesels only meet the Euro 5 emissions standard
Not a great luxury in the interior, but the technology of the Sportage is considered solid.
A look into the AUTO BILD used car market shows well-groomedfirst hand is now available at a really affordable price! Like this black Sportage 1.7 CRDI from 2013. The compact SUV has covered 142,970 kilometers in seven years and makes a good impression. The equipment is not a blast, but important features such as rear parking aid, xenon, speakerphone and comfort package are already on board. Seat heating front and rear as well as air conditioning and a detachable trailer hitch are also available. The Sportage is currently said to cost 8,990 euros, including a used car guarantee. The is driven of a 1.7-liter four-cylinder diesel with a manageable 115 hp. This engine was only offered with front-wheel drive and six-speed manual transmission. The only catch: Even the small diesel only meets the Euro 5 emissions standard and is therefore affected by any driving bans.
The Sportage relies on solid technology
The trailer hitch is removable, the maximum trailer load for small diesel is 1200 kilos.
Who can overlook it receives with thea very solid SUV, as the AUTO BILD used car test proves. Even if early models suffered isolated engine damage, the technology is considered mature. Rust is not a known problem with . The above-average brake wear and knocked-out axle joints are striking. The cheapest there are from about 7000 euros, but then with mileage of well over 200,000 and mostly from private hands. 2013 models from dealers start at around 8,000 euros.
* Further information on the official fuel consumption and the official specific CO2 emissions and, if applicable, the power consumption of new cars can be found in the “Guide to Official Fuel Consumption”, which is available free of charge from all sales outlets and from “Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH” (www .dat.de).