really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
42,020 miles

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problem #5

May 222019


  • 63,000 miles
As I pulled onto my driveway, coming to a stop with my foot on the brake, the car unintentionally accelerated and crashed through the garage door.

- Delray Beach, FL, USA

problem #4

Jan 012019


  • miles
Once it woukd not ket me put car in reverse or park. Had to goigle the issue. Brakes had to be mashed to floor to engage. When slowing down or stopping at stop sign, the engine doesn't rev down and causes a severe jerking when you accelerate. It happens daily, many times daily. The check engine light is not on.

- Paris, KY, USA

problem #3

Jan 022017


  • 1 miles
#1 whenever it rains the right headlight goes out and has to be replaced. #2 when the car is driven there is a burning smell inside the car that smells like wires burning. And there is smoke coming from inside the enging compartment and flowing from under the hood. Between the battery compartment and the frame area. We have taken the vehicle to Kia for a diognostic and although they noticed the issue also, they could not find where it was coming from. Driving the Kia makes me very nervous and we would like to know what is causing the problem and how to fix it. We live in lawrenceville ga and the issue hapoens weather were on the streets or on the highway.

- Lawrenceville, GA, USA

problem #2

Jun 012018


  • 108,000 miles
While sitting in my car with the key in the ignition listening to the radio it would start up. It would start up in park and it would start up and neutral and it sounds like the starter armature is engaging and won't stop and gauging in neutral and stop I don't have to be in the vehicle for it to start all on its own why does start on its own it very easily can you be bumped into drive and take off down the road if I leave it in neutral or park now it sounds horrible and it sounds like you're trying to start the vehicle when it's already running so the only way for me to get the off and going now is to start the vehicle in neutral bye just sitting there soon as you start side drop it into drive and I hit the road never seems to happen while in gear but it always happens now in park and neutral. On top of that it has a code for a bank sensor in the second bank B bank or whatever and it is retarded and advanced in timing. The timing seems to be erratic and all the sensors have been replaced and it is not possible to get it smogged this year because the check engine light doesn't go off due to the timing I'm guessing. While in drive it seems to want to jump if I put it in neutral it's okay and doesn't jump until something happens and then the starter kicks on.

- Manteca, CA, USA

problem #1

Aug 212015


  • 39,100 miles
The part in question is good year tire Wrangler sr- a P265/60R18 (M&S) dot # M7C4 exwr 4913. While traveling at 55mph on the expressway the TPMS light came on. I was able to make to a dealership for repairs. Upon investigation from the dealership the tire in question could not be fixed so it was replaced. The tire looks to have split between the treads not caused by a road hazard. I'm concerned if this is a possible defect in the tire. I do have 4 tire of that kind on my vechile. I do have the tire in question in my possession.

- Elmwood Pk., IL, USA