The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 2011 Kia Sportage, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. Scope and Timeliness NHTSA Defect Investigation #RQ17003

    • Status:
    • Date Opened: May 18, 2017
    • Date Closed: Pending
    • Recall: possible recall

    Component(s): Engine

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

    NHTSA: For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning investigation #RQ17003 »