The Lucky Motor Corporation (LMC) introduced the KIA Sportage to the Pakistani market in August 2019, where it is manufactured locally. This SUV offers a reliable and efficient option for drivers seeking a high-quality vehicle.
KIA Sportage is available in seven distinct colors, including Fery Red, Black, Grey, Blue, Maroon, White, and Sparkling Silver.
The SUV is launched in three variants including KIA Sportage Alpha, KIA Sportage FWD and KIA Sportage AWD. The prices of these variants as on March 31, 2023 are given below:
The ex-factory price of KIA Sportage Alpha is Rs7,050,000.
The ex-factory price of KIA Sportage FWD is Rs7,940,000.
The ex-factory price of KIA Sportage AWD is Rs8,570,000.
KIA Sportage is equipped with a 2.0-liter gasoline MPI engine, with a displacement of 1999cc, capable of generating 115/6200kW/rpm and 196/4000 Nm/rpm of torque. The engine is paired with a 6-speed automatic and sportmatic transmission, offering a smooth and efficient driving experience.
Furthermore, the vehicle offers three distinct driving modes, including Normal, Eco, and Sport mode, allowing the driver to tailor their driving experience to their preferences.
Exterior of KIA Sportage:
Kia Sportage has a sleek and modern exterior design that exudes confidence and sportiness. The front of the SUV is marked by a larger, tri-dimensional high-gloss black painted front grille, situated between wrap-around headlamps and prominent fog lamps. This distinctive design element gives the Sportage a more dynamic and athletic appearance.
In addition to the striking grille and fog lamps, the front of the Sportage also boasts LED headlamps with daytime running lights (DRLs). These lights are designed to remain illuminated whenever the engine is running, making the vehicle more visible to other drivers on the road. This not only enhances the vehicle’s safety features but also adds to the overall aesthetic appeal of the SUV.
On the side profile of the Sportage, you’ll find an innovative feature called the smart welcome system. By approaching the vehicle with the smart key fob, the all-new Sportage instantly springs to life once you’re within range. The welcome lights illuminate, and the outside mirrors automatically unfold into position, ensuring you’re ready to get moving as soon as you step inside the vehicle. This convenient feature adds to the overall ease and comfort of driving the Sportage.
The Sportage features LED rear combination lamps that offer excellent visibility and a unique design that sets it apart from other vehicles on the road. The unmistakable design of the tail lamps adds to the vehicle’s overall appeal. The LED lights also provide better illumination and energy efficiency, making them a practical choice for drivers.
Interior of KIA Sportage:
Kia Sportage features a modern and stylish interior design that is both practical and comfortable. The cabin is well-built and features high-quality materials, including soft-touch plastics and premium leather upholstery. The SUV offers generous space for passengers and luggage, with ample headroom and legroom, making it an excellent choice for families and long-distance journeys.
The dashboard is sleek and modern, with a user-friendly infotainment system that includes a large touchscreen display, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto. The vehicle is also equipped with a range of convenient features, such as keyless entry, push-button start, and dual-zone automatic climate control. The Sportage also offers a panoramic sunroof that floods the cabin with natural light and gives the vehicle a more open and spacious feel.
The Kia Sportage’s interior also features an auto defogger system that uses a sophisticated sensor to detect fogging on the front windshield. This system works by automatically adjusting the climate control settings to clear the fog, ensuring that the driver has clear visibility at all times. The auto defogger system is particularly useful in humid or rainy weather conditions, where fogging can occur more frequently. This feature adds to the overall comfort and convenience of the Sportage, allowing the driver to focus on the road ahead without having to worry about fogging on the windshield.
The steering wheel of the Sportage is designed for convenience and ease of use, with audio remote controls mounted directly onto the wheel. These controls allow the driver to adjust the audio settings without having to take their hands off the wheel, making it easier to stay focused on the road ahead.
Behind the steering wheel, there is 3.5-inch Monochrome TFT-LCD display that provides the driver with valuable information about the vehicle’s performance and status. This display shows important data such as total mileage, outside temperature, average speed, and distance traveled, allowing the driver to stay informed without having to take their eyes off the road ahead.
Comfort and convenience features of KIA Sportage:
KIA Sportage features some comfort and convenience features including door lock system, park assist sensors, cruise control, rear view camera, air purifier, window defogger, seat belts, parking brake, auto hold, central door lock, tailgate, immobilizer and rain sensor.
Safety features of KIA Sportage:
The safety features of Sportage include SRS airbags, hill-start assist control, downhill brake control, parking assist system, vehicle stability management, cruise control and drive mode select.