Here are 3 pics of my 2002 Sporty with the 3" UPYOURKIA installed. 235/75/15 tires on stock rims. Good example of tire and wheel well clearence also for visual reference.
http://i703.photobucket.com/albums/ww39/2002Sporty/2002Sportage.jpg?t=1241656501
http://i703.photobucket.com/albums/ww39/2002Sporty/2002Sportage6.jpg?t=1241656693
http://i703.photobucket.com/albums/ww39/2002Sporty/2002Sportage9.jpg?t=1241656708


2002 4dr Kia Sportage 4X4
Tires:235/75/15, Wheels: Black 15x8 Steel ProComp 2.5" B.S., Hubs:Warn Manual, Lift:3" UPYOURKIA, Trailer Hitch, Cargo Rack, Clinometer.