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Yakima StickUp 2 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Kia Sportage

Today on our 2013 Kia Sportage, we'll be test fitting the Yakima Stickup two bike, hitch mounted bike rack, part number Y02420. To begin our test fit, we'll slide that shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of the hitch, line up the pin hole, and thread in our anti-rattle bolt, tightening it with a wrench. Now, we'll go over a few clearance measurements. We have about 11 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the bike to the rear of our Sportage is about an inch and a half. We've added about 11 inches to the overall length of our Kia Sportage. We pull the red know at the base of the bike rack and allow it unfold. With the bike rack in this position, we have full access to our rear hatch. We'll pull the red know to raise up our center mast and we'll raise up our frame hooks and under a wheel strap. We'll grab our bike and place it onto our bike rack, securing it first with the frame hook.



Hollywood Racks Sport Rider 2 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Kia Sportage

Today on our 2013 Kia Sportage well be test fitting the Hollywood Rack Sport Rider 2 two bike rack for inch and a quarter and two inch hitches part #: HR1000. To begin our test fit well slide the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of the hitch, line up the pinhole and thread in our anti-rattle bolt tightening it with a wrench. Now well go over a few clearance measurements. We have about 16 and three quarter inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the bike rack to the rear of our Sportage is about 9 inches. Weve added about 21 inches to the overall length of our Kia Sportage.







Rampage TrailBlade Off-Road Wiper Blades Installation - 2013 Kia Sportage

Today on our 2013 KIA Sportage, well be test fitting the Rampage Trailblade Off Road Windshield Wipers using part numbers RA18000 and RA24000. Well begin here on the driver's side by removing the previous windshield wiper. In order to remove the previous windshield wiper, we need to push in on the tab and slide our windshield wiper out of place. Well take our new windshield wiper and put it in place. Well push on it until we hear it click. Well move to the passenger side and repeat this process. These wiper blades provide superior visibility in rain, snow, and sleet. The dual-blade design is perfect for off-road conditions.



Rain-X Weatherbeater Wiper Blades Installation - 2013 Kia Sportage

Today, on our 2013 Kia Sportage, we'll be test fitting the Rain-X Weatherbeater Wiper Blades using part number RX30218 for the 18-inch wiper blade and RX30224 for the 24-inch wiper blade. We'll begin here on the driver's side by removing the previous windshield wiper. In order to remove the previous windshield wiper, we need to push in on the tab and slide our windshield wiper out of place. We'll take our new windshield wiper and fit it in place. We'll push on it until we hear it click. We'll move to the passenger's side and repeat this process. The replacement all-weather windshield wiper blade provides superior visibility in rain, snow, and sleet.



Rain-X Latitude Wiper Blades Installation - 2013 Kia Sportage

Today on our 2013 Kia Sportage, we'll be test fitting the Rain X Latitude Windshield Wiper Blades using part numbersRX5079275 for the 18-inch beam style and part number RX5079280 for the 24-inch beam style. We'll begin here on the driver's side by removing the previous windshield wiper. In order to remove the previous windshield wiper, we need to push in on the tab and slide our windshield wiper out of place. We'll take our new windshield wiper and fit it in place. We'll push on it until we hear it click. We'll move to the passenger side and repeat this process.



U-Ace 3D Classic Custom Front Floor Liners Review - 2013 Kia Sportage

Today, I will be test fitting the 3D Classic Custom Auto Floor Liners from U-Ace for the front row, in gray, Part Number L1KA00712201, on our 2013 Kia Sportage. These are also available in black with Part Number L1KA00712209 and in beige with Part Number L1KA00712202. We'll begin here on the front driver side. We'll go ahead and fit in our new U-Ace liner and push it down into position. We'll fit the custom-molded cutouts over our factory anchor points for a great fit. One of the first things we noticed was the heel pad, here on the driver side mat, that provides extra grip and protects against wear and tear. The precision-molded mat covers a maximum floor area. It has the raised edges to help keep spills and melted snow from reaching onto your carpet. Here on the under side, we have the anti-slip max spider fibers to help pull the mats in place. Here on the passenger side, we'll lay in our new liner and fit it down into position.





U-Ace 3D Classic Custom 2nd Row Floor Liners Review - 2013 Kia Sportage

Today, I'll be test fitting the 3D Classic Custom Auto Floor Liners from U-Ace for the second row, in gray, Part Number L1HY03322201, on our 2013 Kia Sportage. This is also available in black with Part Number L1HY03322209 and in beige with Part Number L1HY03322202.Fitting our new liner in place, you'll notice that this liner is a one-piece liner. The custom fit, three-layer, carpeted floor liner provides a great fit as it extends from the driver side all the way over to the passenger side. Here on the front edge of our liner, it has a containment wall that keeps things from reaching underneath our front row seats. We also have the raised edges that helps contain spills and melted snow from damaging our carpet. On the under side, we have the max spider fibers, to help pull our mat in place without damaging or ruining our carpet. These liners are very easy to care for. You can simply vacuum them or wipe clean with a wet towel.



Yakima HighLite 2 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Kia Sportage

Today, on our 2013 Kia Sportage, we'll be test-fitting the Yakima HighLite Aluminum 2 Bike Rack, part number Y02438. We'll begin our test-fit by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the opening of the hitch. We'll line up the pin holes, and enter the pin with the red knob into the pin holes. We can then turn the black knob at the back of the shank to engage the anti-rattle device. With the HighLite secured to our Sportage, we'll go over a few clearance measurements and see how the two fit together. We have about fifteen and a half inches of ground clearance at the rear of the bike rack.



Surco Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2013 Kia Sportage

Today on our 2013 Kia Sportage, we'll be test fitting the Surco Cargo Carrier for 2-inch hitches, part number 52018. We'll begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the carrier into the opening of the hitch and securing it with a pin and clip. Now, with the carrier secured to our vehicle, we'll go over a couple of clearance measurements to see how the two fit together. At the rear of the carrier, we have about 10-1/2 inches of ground clearance. Closest part of the carrier to the closest part of our Sportage is about 1/2 inch away, and we've added about 26-1/2 inches to the overall length of our Sportage. Now, the vehicle's exhaust does exit on the passenger's side, about 10 inches away, and the cargo door does break over the surface of the carrier at about 17 inches. That will complete today's test fit for the Surco Cargo Carrier, part number 52018, on our 2013 Kia Sportage. .



Rola Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2013 Kia Sportage

Today on our 2013 Kia Sportage, well be test fitting the Rola Cargo Carrier, part number 59502. Well begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the carrier into the opening of the hitch and securing it with a pin and clip. Well now go ahead and go over a few clearance of measurement to see how the two fit together. At the rear of the carrier we have about 13-1/2 inches of ground clearance. Closest part of the carrier to the closest part of our Sportage is about 7-1/2 inches away. Weve added about 31 inches to the overall length of our Sportage.



Prorack 2 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Kia Sportage

Today on our 2013 Kia Sportage we'll be test fitting the Prorack hitch mounted two bike rack, part number Pr8062403. We'll begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the opening of the hitch. We'll line up the pin holes, thread our anti-ride out bolt through the pin holes and tighten with a wrench. With the bike rack secured we'll go over a few clearance measurements to see how the two fit together. We have about ten and a half inches of ground clearance at the rear of the bike rack. Closest part of the bike rack to the closest part of our vehicle is about four inches away.





MaxxTow Ball Mount Review - 2013 Kia Sportage

Today, on our 2013 Kia Sportage, we'll be test fitting the MaxxTow Ball Mount with two inch accessory receiver for two inch hitches with a two and one quarter of an inch drop rated at 5,000 pounds, part number MT70066. Before we begin our test fit, we'll first need to obtain the hitch height of our vehicle. The hitch height is the measurement form the ground to inside top of the receiver tube. The hitch height for this vehicle is 13 inches. Keep in mid this measurement may vary due to tire size, hitch style, or other after market accessories. We'll begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the ball mount into the opening of the hitch and securing it with a pin and clip. We can then measure form the ground to the top of the ball platform, getting a measurement of about 11 inches. If your vehicle's hitch height matches ours and your trailer's ride height matches this measurement, this would be an appropriate ball mount for you. This ball mount is a great way to carry a bike rack or a cargo carrier while towing your small boat or trailer. With our ball mount secured, that'll complete today's test fit for the MaxxTow Ball Mount with two inch accessory receiver, part number MT70066, on our 2013 Kia Sportage.



Curt Folding Aluminum Cargo Carrier Review - 2013 Kia Sportage

Today on our 2013 Kia Sportage, we'll be test fitting the Curt aluminum cargo carrier, part number C18100. We'll begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the carrier into the opening of the hitch and securing it with a pin and clip. Now that the carrier is secured we'll go over a couple clearance measurements to see how the two fit together. We have about nine inches of ground clearance with the platform folded up. Closest part of the carrier to the closest part of our Sportage is about a quarter of an inch away. I would use caution when carrying the cargo carrier in its folded up position as there is some rattle when using a normal pin and clip.





MaxxTow Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2013 Kia Sportage

Today on our 2013 Kia Sportage, we'll be test fitting the Max Tow Cargo Carrier for 2" hitches, part #MT70107. We'll begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the carrier into the opening of the hitch and securing it with the pin and clip. Now we'llgo ahead and go over some clearance measurements to see how to the two fit together. At the rear of the carrier, we have about 10-1/2" of ground clearance. The closest part of the carrier to the closest part of our Sportage is about 2" away, and wehavea total of about 21-1/2" to the overall length of our vehicle. Now the exhaust does exit on the passenger side about 10-1/2" away from the platform of our carrier and the cargo door does break over the surface of our carrier at about 18". Therefore, you can carry deer up to about 18" high and still have full access to the rear hatch. That will complete today's test fit for the Max Tow Cargo Carrier, part #MT70107 on our 2013 Kia Sportage.



Hollywood Racks Traveler 5 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Kia Sportage

Today, on our 2013 Kia Sportage, we'll be test fitting the Hollywood Racks Traveler 5 bike rack, part number HR9200. We'll begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the opening of the hitch. We'll line up the pinholes, thread our anti-rattle bolt though the pinholes and tighten it with a wrench. With our Traveler secured to our Sportage, we'll go over a few clearance measurements to see how the 2 fit together. We have about 10 1/2 inches of ground clearance at the rear of the bike rack. The closest part of the bike rack to the closest part of the Sportage is about 9 inches away. With the cradle arms folded down, we've added about 13 1/2 inches to the overall length of our vehicle. We can now loosen up the black hand knobs on the upper left- and right-hand side of the bike rack to lift out the cradle arms. With the cradle arms out, we've added about 37 inches to the overall length of our Sportage. To access the cargo area, we can pull the black pin at the base of the bike rack and tilt the mast down.



Hollywood Racks Traveler Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Kia Sportage

Today, on our 2013 Kia Sportage, we'll be test fitting the Hollywood Racks Traveler four bike rack, part number Hr8500. We'll begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the opening of the hitch. We'll line up the pin holes, thread in our anti-rattle bolt, and secure it with a wrench. With our Traveler secured to our Sportage, we'll go over a few clearance measurements to see how the two fit together. We have about 11 inches of ground clearance. The closest part of the bike rack to the closest part of the vehicle is about four inches away. With the cradle arms folded down, we've added about seven and a half inches to the overall length of our vehicle. We can now pull the black pin at the top of the mast to swing the cradle arms out.



Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE2 Bike Rack Review - 2013 Kia Sportage

Today, on our 2013 Kia Sportage, we'll be test-fitting the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE2 2 Bike Rack, part number HR1450. We'll begin our test-fit by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the opening of the hitch. We'll slide in our pin and secure at the lock on the other side. We can then turn the black handle at the back of the shank to engage the anti-rattle device. Now, with our bike rack secured to our Sportage, we'll go over a few clearance measurements, and see how the two fit together. We have about eighteen inches of ground clearance at the rear.



Draw-Tite Ball Mount Review - 2013 Kia Sportage

Today on our 2013 Kia Sportage, we'll be test fitting the Draw-TiteBall Mount with the 3/4-inch rise or 2-inch drop rated at 7500 pounds, part number 2923. Before we begin our test fit, we'll first need to obtain the hitch height of our vehicle. The hitch height is the measurement from the ground to the inside top of the receiver tube. The hitch height of this vehicle is 13 inches. Keep in mind this measurementmay vary due to tire size, hitch style, or other after market accessories. We'll now begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the ball mount into the opening of the hitch and securing it with a pin and clip. We'll then measure from the ground to the top of the ball platform, getting a measurement of about 10-1/2 inches. If the hitch height of your vehicle matches the hitch height of our vehicle and your trailer's ride height matches this measurement, this should be an appropriate ball mount for you. We can then flip the ball mount over into the rise position and again measure from the ground to the top of the ball platform, getting a measurement of about 13-3/4 inches.



Curt Tri-Ball Mount Review - 2013 Kia Sportage

Today, on our 2013 Kia Sportage, we'll be test fitting the Curt Tri-Ball Mount for 2-Inch Hitches, part number C45001. Before we begin our test fit, we'll first need to obtain the hitch height of our vehicle. The hitch height is the measurement from the ground to the inside top of the receiver tube. The hitch height for this vehicle is 13 inches. Keep in mind this measurement may vary due to tire size, hitch style, or other after-market accessories. We'll now begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the ball mount into the opening of the hitch and securing it with the pin and clip. Now, with the ball mount in this position, the 2-5/16 inch ball is at the top of the ball mount.



Curt Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2013 Kia Sportage

Today on our 2013 Kia Sportage, we'll be test fitting the Kirk 17 x 46 Cargo Carrier, part #C18145. We'll begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the Cargo Carrier into the opening of the hitch, threading in our ___ and tightening it with awrench. With the Cargo Carrier secured, we'll go over a few clearance measurements to see how the two fit together. We have about 10-1/2" of ground clearance at the rear of the Cargo Carrier. The closest part of the carrier to the closest part of our Sportageis about 1" away, and we've added about 20-1/2" to the overall length of our vehicle. Now the exhaust on this particular vehicle does exit on the passenger side about 9-1/2" away from the base of our Cargo Carrier. Now the cargo door does break over the surface of our carrier at about 18".



Convert-A-Ball Heavy Duty Ball Mount with 2 Inch Drop Review - 2013 Kia Sportage

Today on our 2013 Kia Sportage, we'll be test fitting the Convert-a-Ball cushion ball mount for two inch hitches, with a one inch rise or two inch drop, rated at 14,000 pounds, part number AMSC2HD Before we begin our test fit we'll first need to obtain the hitch height of our vehicle. The hitch is the measurement from the ground to the inside top of the receiver tube. The hitch height for this vehicle is 13 inches. Keep in mind that this measurement may vary due to tire size, hitch style or other aftermarket accessories. We'll begin our test fit in the drop position by sliding the shank of the ball mount into the opening of the hitch and securing it with a pin and clip. We can then measure from the ground to top of the ball platform, getting a measurement of about 11 inches. If your vehicle's hitch height matches ours and your trailer's ride height matches this measurement, this should be an appropriate ball mount for you.





Swagman Fork Down Roof Bike Rack Review - 2013 Kia Sportage

Today on our 2013 Kia Sportage, well be test fitting the Swagman Fork Down Roof-Mounted Bike Rack, part number S64710. We'll begin our test fit by placing the bike rack onto the vehicle's crossbars. We will then bring out our hardware starting with the front well take the silver bracket to go in underside of the front crossbar and insert them into the pre-drilled holes at the front of the bike rack. We will then thread on our black wing nuts and repeat these steps for the other side.We will then move to the rear, where this time we will just slide the silver bracket down through the predrilled holes in the bike rack and bring the black plate up against the underside of the rear crossbar, again using the black wing nut to tighten it down. We will then make sure all of the wing mats are fully tightened down and were ready to load our bike. We will double check to make sure our skewer is loose at the front and will undo the strap.We will place our bike onto the bike rack, sliding the forks down onto the skewer.





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