Kia Sportage for Sale in Pakistan
Introduced in 1993, the Kia Sportage is a compact crossover manufactured by Korean automaker during its alliance with Ford and Mazda. By now, the company has produced three generations of Sportage i.e. 1993 – 2004: first generation, 1994 – 2010: second generation and 2010 – Present: third generation.
The Sportage was initially sold in five-door crossover and two-door soft-top convertible body styles. Kia also developed the wagon in standard length form, but in late 1996, they released an extended length version, which was mainly sold in Asian markets under the name "Kia Sportage Grand", also known as "Grand Wagon".
The latest generation of this vehicle sports a bold and dynamic design that puts an everlasting impression on the audience. As there is no authorized dealership of Kia in Pakistan, Kia vehicles are unfortunately not officially sold here. However, interested customers can still easily find a used Kia Sportage for sale. Here are:
10 Things To Know Before Buying Kia Sportage in Pakistan
1. What are Kia Sportage Specifications?
The recent models of Sportage are offered in three powertrains which include two petrol engines and one diesel mill. The petrol units include a Nu 2.0 liter D-CVVT engine with 158 horsepower and 192 Nm torque and Theta II 2.4 liter D-CVVT engine with 177 horsepower and 227 Nm torque. The R 2.0 liter VGT diesel engine generates 184 horsepower and 392 Nm torque. The 2.0 liter petrol engine features front-wheel drive, but is also available with four-wheel drive system. On the other hand, other two engines come standard with four-wheel drive system. The first and second generation Kia models usually found in the Pakistani market are equipped with 1.5L, 1.8L, 2.0L, 2.2L and 2.4L engines paired with either manual or automatic transmission. The Kia Sportage 2016 is also available in some markets in a number of trims where base model carries a 2.4L 4-cylinder engine producing 182 HP.
2. What is Kia Sportage Fuel Consumption?
The latest Kia Sportage 2015 has a fuel economy of around 9 km/L while the previous generation models have comparatively lesser fuel average. This is not very impressive, but it’s relatively better than the new Toyota Fortuner.
3. Here is Our KIA Sportage Review of Exterior Design
The third generation of Kia Sportage AWD has an upgraded design that adds more sophistication and refinement to each styling element. It features a new front grille and a pair of headlamps that make it more sporty and stylish. The front fascia is further adorned by a pair of fog lamps embedded in the bumper. Moreover, hi-tech rear combination lamps intersect the corners and tailgate to make a promising impression.
4. What Kia Sportage Colors Are Available in the Market?
The all-new Kia Sportage is available in eight stunning exterior colors, which include Clear White, Sand Track, Beige Silver, Metal Silver, Sage Green, Vintage Blue, Black Cherry and Signal Red. The Kia Sportage Black and Red are the most attractive shades, while Kia Sportage White looks more elegant than sporty.
5. Check Kia Sportage Interior Review
The interior has also been redesigned using refined materials and highly advanced equipment. It is majorly crafted with high-quality plastic, which can be easily replaced once damaged. However, the road visibility from the driver’s seat is very limited, which is a safety concern. The telescopic power steering wheel has mounted audio controls while the front panel features an LCD display. Overall, the interior is very spacious with comfortable heated seats and provide a pleasurable journey. Even if you have not been a fan of KIA cars, the interior of new Sportage will definitely change your perception.
6. What are KIA Sportage Safety Features?
If you are still not convinced why the KIA Sportage new model is the most attractive crossover you can buy in Pakistan, then check its safety specs. The Sportage offers superlative handling and safety through Antilock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Vehicle Stability Management (VSM), Brake Assist System (BAS), Hill Assist Control (HAC), Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Traction Control System (TCS) and Downhill Brake Control (DBC). The premium versions of this crossover even come with Parking Assistance System and Back Camera Display. Besides, the Sportage Kia incorporates comprehensive range of safety features including Six Airbags (two at the front, two at the sides and two curtain airbags).
7. Are KIA Sportage Accessories Easily Accessible in Pakistan?
The Kia Sportage parts should be easily available at the major automotive markets in the metropolitan cities. These include Japan Plaza in Karachi, Bilal Gunj and Montgomery Road in Lahore, Shoba Bazar in Peshawar and Chah Sultan & Ahata Mithu Khan in Rawalpindi.
8. Should You Buy A Kia Sportage in Pakistan?
The used Sportage may be the most affordable crossover available in the Pakistani markets. Its practicality is what makes it preferable by a lot of people both within city and in the interior regions. It can be used as a family car or for off-roading purposes in the interior Sindh and Baluchistan regions. If you are interested in buying a 4WD, but have a limited budget, then go for Sportage car. Check our listings to buy KIA Sportage used cars in your city.
9. What Makes KIA Sportage Stand out in its Class?
The standout feature of the 2015 Kia Sportage is certainly its spaciousness, which while in itself is not an extraordinary quality, but is hard to find in compact SUVs. The Crossover designs compromise on size for fuel efficiency, therefore if the fuel economy is good, generally a crossover does not have any storage space. The Kia Sportage avoids this conundrum by adding a trunk to design. The new KIA Sportage 4x4 2015 also features some major enhancements which include a 4.3-inch TFT LCD touch screen, Folding key and remote keyless access with panic function and Infinity™ premium audio system with seven speakers and Sirius XM satellite radio.
10. What is KIA Sportage Price in Pakistan?
Kia does not assemble or market Sportage in Pakistan, but you can easily find Sportage for sale in Pakistan. It is a direct competitor of high end Nissan, Mazda and Toyota crossover family of cars. It has become so popular over the years that it is preferred over locally manufactured SUVs thanks to the convenience it provides. The 2015 Sportage starts from $21,900 in the international markets, while the used models might vary from PKR 1,500,000 to PKR 2,500,000 depending on the condition and mileage.
KIA Sportage Average Price List:
- Kia Sportage 2004 Price: 6.7 Lacs
- Kia Sportage 2003 Price: 7.6 Lacs
Our Final Remarks on KIA Sportage
The Sportage won the 2011 Car of the Year in SlovaKia and "Truck of the Year" nomination of International Car of the Year. It was on top of the JD Power Survey for 2012, and also was the only car in the survey to score five stars across all categories, from mechanical reliability to ownership costs and the dealer experience. The Sportage is the only Kia SUV to be sold simultaneously in all five continents i.e. Asia, Africa, Americas and Europe. As the Standard Bank chose third-generation Sportage for the People’s Wheels Award in SUV and Crossover segment, we can convincingly endorse it for customers in Pakistan.