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Ok so we all get a fantastic 7 year warranty, but who will take advantage of it? I plan on keeping mine a little longer than normal thanks to the warranty. Probably 4 years. I have normally changed after 3 or less to save keeping a car out if warranty. So how about you?
 

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Long term. We always keep cars until they drop. My last one was twelve years old when I swapped last year. The car Mrs Techno is swapping for the Sportage is also twelve years old. Both owned since new.
 

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At least seven years. Our last car was eight years old, owned from new.
 

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Until it falls apart or Mrs Dicko gets bored. I'm buying myself a sporty number. I love the sportage but it doesn't get your pulse racing.
 

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I will keep Sportage until the warranty expires...or I do, which ever comes first

Has anyone had any experience of warranty claims and did they go without a hitch?
 

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I had the alloys replaced on my FE due to salt/water starting to get under the laquer and causing white marks, I showed the dealer (not the one I bought it from) he took pics and did a report to kia, about 4-5 days later I had a call from the dealer to say they would be replaced but he didn't know how long they would be as they were on back order, about 5 weeks later they were in and fitted no probs. also had a rattle from the inside of the rear seat rectified something to do with a bolt in the locking mechanism new bolt ordered and fitted no probs again, good service all round. having said that I have had new Kias on and off since 1998 and have always had good service from the dealers and kia customer service.
 

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Only just orded but hope to see 7.
 

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3years probably, then trade in for new one.... Or that's the current plan anyway
 

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Had our first edition 11 months. Now own a sorento 2012 that I want rid of. 10 months old, any offers has 6 years and 2 months warranty left on it.
 

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I Paid £22.212 and got £18000 trade in with 8k on the clocks. Kia roof rails and detachable towbar and kia floor mats and boot mat.
 

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Mr Unhappy said:
I Paid £22.212 and got £18000 trade in with 8k on the clocks. Kia roof rails and detachable towbar and kia floor mats and boot mat.
Just remembered, I saw someone on here recently who sold a Sorento KX3 £31000 2012 and he sold it for £18000 after a few months with 2.5k on the clocks, so he had a worse deal than me.
 

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Mr Unhappy said:
Mr Unhappy said:
I Paid £22.212 and got £18000 trade in with 8k on the clocks. Kia roof rails and detachable towbar and kia floor mats and boot mat.
Just remembered, I saw someone on here recently who sold a Sorento KX3 £31000 2012 and he sold it for £18000 after a few months with 2.5k on the clocks, so he had a worse deal than me.

Probably what had a large effect on that loss was the reputation as a tow car and a new 2013 model with SLS.
 
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