Kia Classic for Sale in Pakistan
The Kia Classic is an economical subcompact sedan and a rebadged version of Ford Festiva. It was the first vehicle launched by Kia Motors after it partnered with Ford Motor Company. The first generation (1986 – 1993) of this car was produced by different automakers for different markets such as Kia Motors, Mazda, Arab American Vehicles and SAIPA. Moreover, it was also marketed with different nameplates like Kia Pride, Mazda 121 and SAIPA Saba. The second generation of this vehicle was produced from 1993 to 2000, but this time it was named as Kia Avella. The sedan version of the first generation Festiva is specifically known as Kia Classic in Pakistan, while the hatchback variant is called the Kia Pride. Here are:
10 Things To Know Before Buying Kia Classic in Pakistan
1. What are Kia Classic Specifications?
As the Kia Classic car is majorly based on Mazda technology, the engines used in this vehicle are also derived from the Japanese automaker. The standard version uses a 1.1 liter Mazda B1 four-cylinder engine that produces 55 horsepower and 73 Nm of torque. Second in the line is a 1.3 liter Mazda BJ four-cylinder engine producing up to 88 horsepower and 117 Nm of torque, while the last one is a 1.3 liter Mazda B3 four-cylinder engine with an output of 73 horsepower and 110 Nm torque. From the very beginning, the Classic Kia has been equipped with either a four-speed or five-speed manual transmission. However in 1990, the automaker also made available an optional three-speed Mazda F3A automatic transmission.
2. What is Kia Classic Fuel Average?
The Kia Classic owners have reported an impressive fuel economy of around 11 km/L to 13 km/L, which makes it a preferable car for daily use. This fuel economy makes the Classic better than the Suzuki Margalla.
3. Here is our Kia Classic Review of Exterior Design
This Kia car was produced in a number of body configurations including sedan, hatchback, liftback and wagon. However, sedan and hatchback are the most looked upon and easily available variants in Pakistan. The design language of the Classic basically comes from Mazda design studios. This design was continuously upgraded through several facelifts. The standard exterior features of this vehicle are body-colored bumpers with impact absorption, body side protection strips, front and rear mud flaps, retractable aerial, 2-speed flick wipers, laminated windscreen, tailgate wiper, internally adjusted headlights with halogen lamps, high-level rear brake light and rear fog light.
4. What Kia Classic Colors Are Available in the Market?
The Kia Classic Pakistan is usually available in Red, White, Blue, and Silver colors. A lot of repainted models can be found too.
5. Check our Kia Classic Interior Review
Although it is a subcompact car, the driver cabin is made really spacious and comfortable. The standard facilities inserted into the interior include glove box, cigar lighter, parcel shelf, tool kit, courtesy lights, landscape lamp, reclining front seats and split folding rear seats. If you have a family of 5, you will not face difficulty in accommodating everyone inside the Kia Classic.
6. What are Kia Classic Safety and Security Features?
It also offers some basic safety specs such as childproof rear door locks, front and rear inertia-reel seat belts, rear center lap belt, side impact door beams, engine immobilizer, security window etching, key in reminder, Retain a Car security system and locking fuel filler cap.
7. Are Kia Classic Parts Easily Accessible in Pakistan?
Finding Kia Classic spare parts in Pakistan is not an issue. The air filter and oil filter may cost you PKR 150 and PKR 300 respectively, while a set of new headlamps can cost around PKR 500. You can get all the parts readily available at the major automotive markets like Japan Plaza (Karachi), Bilal Gunj and Montgomery Road (Lahore), Shoba Bazar (Peshawar) and Chah Sultan & Ahata Mithu Khan (Rawalpindi).
8. Should You Buy Kia Classic in Pakistan?
The Kia Classic car may be one of the most affordable sub-compact sedans you can buy in Pakistan. It’s cheap, stylish and spacious, plus offers some great safety and convenience features. The availability of spare parts and an amazing fuel efficiency helps increase its resale value too. Check our listings to buy Kia Classic used cars in different cities.
9. What Makes Kia Classic Standout in its Class?
There are various exciting features that add value to this Kia car, which range across entertainment, convenience, driver information, safety and security. The entertainment package includes detachable audio security panel, RDS radio/satellite and front/rear speakers. The convenience and driver information facilities encompass remote fuel flap release, remote tailgate/boot release, digital clock, trip counter, tachometer, lights on warning, rev counter and oil pressure warning light. It’s surprising for a car with such low price to offer such amazing features.
10. What is Kia Classic Price in Pakistan?
As the Classic car is not in production anymore, you can only get used versions of this subcompact sedan. It is a very cheap car that is even affordable by the low-income group. The price starts from as low as PKR 250,000 and may range up to PKR 750,000. Below you can find average prices of Kia Classic cars according to current Carmudi listings:
- Kia Classic 2005 Price: PKR 5.3 Lacs
- Kia Classic 2004 Price: PKR 6 Lacs
- Kia Classic 2003 Price: PKR 3.3 Lacs
- Kia Classic 2001 Price: PKR 3.5 Lacs
- Kia Classic 2000 Price: PKR 3.8 Lacs
Our Final Remarks on Kia Classic
The Kia Classic is an outdated model and usually competes with older generations of Honda City and Toyota Starlet. However, people still admire this small car for the utility it provides at an affordable cost.