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2008 Jeep Patriot

2008 Kia Sportage

  2008 Jeep Patriot FWD 4-door Sport Rear Exterior View 2008 Kia Sportage 2WD 4-door I4 Auto LX Side Exterior View
MSRP
$16,485
$16,050
Invoice $15,481 $15,270
MPG
City/Highway
22/28 17/25
Rating
7.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
6.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line Safe and city-friendly, yet tough enough for weekend camping—and bargain-priced—the 2008 Jeep Patriot has a lot going for it. Read Full Review If you can live without top-level refinement and the absolutely latest technology, 2008 Kia Sportage is a fine little SUV, and considering its price, a genuine value. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Great styling bestows rugged Jeep looks to a carlike vehicle
  • Handling and maneuverability of a small car
  • Easy to park
  • Quite frugal at the pump
  • Standard stability control in such an inexpensive vehicle

Dislikes:

  • Excessive engine noise on acceleration or in hilly terrain
  • Road noise on coarse surfaces
  • Interior has too much hard plastic

Likes:

  • Value, value, value
  • Right sized
  • Strong warranty protection

Dislikes:

  • Awkward exterior styling
  • Only four gears for automatic transmission
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