2016 Kia Sportage Drivetrain Repair & Service

What Does the Drivetrain Do In Your 2016 Kia Sportage

The drivetrain is responsible for transferring power from your Sportage's engine to its wheels. It spans the length of your vehicle, from the transmission to the axles. It’s one of your Sportage’s most complex systems and includes everything after the engine transmission: differentials, driveshafts, joints, axles, and wheels. When you tune into you 2016 Kia Sportage drivetrain, you help maintain your vehicle’s overall power. You can help prevent repairs by checking and changing differential fluids, and lubricating bearings and gears according to Kia's recommendations.

When to Get Kia Sportage Drivetrain Repairs

You don't want to go to just anyone for drivetrain repair. Drivetrains for front, rear, and all-wheel-drive and 4WD vehicles are all different. You want to go to Firestone Complete Auto Care. We can take care of most 2016 Kia Sportage drivetrain components including the CV axles, joints, and driving shaft. Your Sportage might need driveshaft repair if you notice heavy vibrations in your floorboards, clunks when shifting, resistance when turning, or vibration as your vehicle accelerates. There isn’t necessarily a concrete timeframe for when drivetrain repair will be needed. There’s no expiration date on the system’s pieces and parts. So much depends on the climate and your driving style. That’s one reason it’s a wise idea to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign your Kia Sportage doesn’t drive like it used to.

You might be wondering: how much will it cost to fix the drivetrain in your 2016 Kia Sportage? Some smaller differential fixes, like gasket or seal replacement, can lean toward being more affordable. Big repairs, like gear or bearing replacement, can be a little more expensive since the labor is much more intensive.

Questions About 2016 Kia Sportage

When you have drivetrain problems, you have driving problems. Check out our top 2016 Kia Sportage drivetrain Q&A below, and visit your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care with any drivetrain concerns.

  • How does Kia drivetrain maintenance help save money? Servicing the drivetrain system can help you save money by saving other parts of your vehicle. A bad drivetrain can put undue stress on other vehicle parts and lead to premature wear and tear.
  • What are signs my Kia drivetrain is damaged? Noises toward the back of your Kia Sportage, leaking fluid, trouble turning — these could all be signs of drivetrain damage you want to address. Take action before something more severe happens.
  • How often should I come in for Kia Sportage differential service? We recommend getting your differential inspected and the differential fluid changed as a part of your regular vehicle maintenance routine. Your vehicle cannot function without a differential. Differential service frequency varies from car to car.

2016 Kia Sportage Repair

Nothing lasts forever. Even your Kia Sportage's many parts and pieces. When something breaks, we're ready. Click on a repair below to learn more about 2016 Kia Sportage repairs.

Get Kia Sportage Drivetrain Service

Maintain your vehicle power by maintaining your drivetrain. Firestone Complete Auto Care technicians are equipped to fix 2016 Kia Sportage drivetrain systems. Schedule your appointment.