• Summary

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What does this car say about you?

    I like my toys and i don't care if you don't.

    What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?

    My dad likes it better than his freelander. My girlfriend loves it too

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    Yes because there aren't many 4x4s you get for this sort of value

    What are you likely to buy next?

    A newer sportage. The two-tone one

  • Buying experience

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?


    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    October 2006

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    I thinks so as it had 6 months tax a years MOT and had only covered 59k with full dealer service history

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    Always had a soft spot for it and saw this one cheap

    What was the dealer like?

    Car was very clean when i picked it up

  • Driving it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Very smooth pwer delivery. A bit bumpy around town. Great handling on b-roads. I had an escort before this and the sportage is on par with it for handling

    What's it like to park?

    Good foward vision but a thick rear pillar makes revers parking a bit tricky.

  • Living with it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    Clutch release bearing failed in January this year of after a long drive and the fuel tank split a couple of months ago but i still love it.

    What's most practical about your car?

    The 4-wheel drive is excellent. Especially the hi and low ratios i've had it off road and its good

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    My 7" in dash dvd player and aftermarket heated seats