hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
63,824 miles

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problem #2

Jan 162012


  • 29,452 miles
Our Kia Borrego has been nothing but problems since we purchased it. A rough ride and difficult to steer. Doesn't stay aligned and tires wear excessively. When ever we had vehicle serviced dealership would say"vehicle drives as designed, or tire pressure out of spec, once they even had the nerve to tell us the manager drives one and again drives as designed. Funny thing is thou on work order they wrote test drive. Found vehicle drives as designed. But mileage is the same when brought in 'exactly'. we have had to buy 2 and 1/2 full sets of tires. And still vehicle is hard to steer and rough ride to say the least. It is very uncomfortable to ride in, my 4yr old protests every time we have to drive anywhere other then corner market. Door actuators on front driver side and passenger side have broke 2X. Had to wait for parts they said they would call and never did. Instead we called to find out parts had been there. Notified dealership power outlets do not work dealer could not resolve issue. Driver seat belt unexpectedly unlatches while driver intermittently. Clear coat finish is peeling. Inside door handles metallic peeling leaving sharp edges.we get terrible customer service from Kia had car towed there 2X and were not offered rent-A-car either time. This vehicle is defective and I'm sure their are many more with these same issues. However Kia motors does not want to except responsibility on any level. 2 recalls already.I'm hoping other Borrego owners will make complaints in order to get investigation opened. We would like Kia motors to buy back our vehicle, so we can purchase something other then a Kia.

- Lake View Terrace, CA, USA

problem #1

Aug 262014


  • 98,197 miles
I have a 2009 Kia Borrego it has cost me $900 to replace the sway bars on both sides my car has almost 100,000 miles on it and now I have the flashing check engine light on my SUV I have had it looked about and it is going to cost me $1,300 more because it is the catalytic converter I have had this car for 5 years now I got it used and it is becoming a money pit I have been experiencing some lagging on the accelerator and some shifting noises when in park to reverse it will sound like the transmission falling out and now my truck sounds like a diesel for some unknown reason Kia needs to do a recall on all the 2009 Kia Borrego and give people a choice to take an replace the SUV.. now my family love Kia but this has been the worst experience ever with this car now we're thinking about changing to Ford...

- Lamont, CA, USA