After the announcement of the new auto policy 2016, KIA along side Hyundai decided to enter the Pakistani automobile industry. There was tons of media attention given to those two companies, given the longstanding monopoly of Suzuki, Toyota and Honda over the local automobile market. Along side many other models, KIA Motors is now ready to release the 2020 edition of its Sportage SUV.
This is a feature-packed car that appears sporty and is extremely practical to drive. It’s a five-seater car designed for extreme comfort; the rear leg space and headroom for both the front and rear passengers is ample.
The fuel average of the 2020 edition of KIA Sportage is around 9 km/l within the city and 11 km/l on highways and motorways. These mileage figures are like that of Honda Civic which isn’t even an SUV.
The suspension of the KIA Sportage is additionally very efficient in reducing the impact of unpaved roads.
KIA Sportage 2020 comes with 6-speed transmission + SportMatic. it’s a 2.0L Gasoline MPI engine which produces 154hp at 6200 RPM and 196nm torque at 4000 RPM. Sportage has 10.3 compressions ratio and 81×97 bore & stroke.
It comes with a panoramic sunroof, leather dashboard, hill assist feature, along side control , auto xenon headlights and automatic windscreen wipers. There are three modes of driving which incorporates sports, regular, and economical. Hence, fuel consumption are often managed by the users consistent with their needs. It also has rear vents for air conditioning which evenly distributes temperature within the car, and a 12V socket to charge your mobiles.
Such sophisticated features provides it a foothold over its competitors within the market. Speaking of which, Suzuki Vitara, Honda BR-V, Toyota Rush and Honda Vezel are a number of the competitors of KIA Sportage within the Pakistani automobile market.
The current model also has dual airbags and an auto tailgate which is extremely convenient for users. it’s a JBL audio system with Bluetooth connectivity which offers loud and clear music on the go.
According to some people within the industry , KIA Sportage fails to supply some features like Lane Keep Assist and a large-screen infotainment system. thanks to this, its competitors acquire some edge over it.
Launch Date and Booking Starting in Pakistan
KIA Sportage 2020 had offially launched and will hit market of Pakistan in August. KIA Sportage are going to be launched with both All Wheel Drive (AWD) and Front Wheel Drive (FWD) options. KIA has started booking of Sportage 2020 officially.
The best part is, as KIA has officially begun its operations within Pakistan, owners have the choice of getting some additional features installed from KIA service centers for the Sportage 2020 model.
KIA Sportage Price in Pakistan:
|*Ex Factory Price||PKR 4,899,000||PKR 5,399,000|
|Booking Amount||PKR 1,500,000||PKR 1,700,000|
KIA Sportage 2020 Detailed Specifications:
|Engine Order Code :|
|Engine Type :||Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4|
|Displacement :||2.0 L/122|
|Fuel System :||Gasoline Direct Injection|
|SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM :||237 @ 6000|
|SAE Net Torque @ RPM :||260 @ 1450|
|Drivetrain :||All Wheel Drive|
|Trans Type :||6|
|Trans Description Cont. :||Automatic w/OD|
|First Gear Ratio (:1) :||4.65|
|Second Gear Ratio (:1) :||2.83|
|Third Gear Ratio (:1) :||1.84|
|Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) :||1.39|
|Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) :||1.00|
|Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) :||0.77|
|Reverse Ratio (:1) :||3.39|
|Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) :||3.32|
|Suspension Type – Front :||Strut|
|Suspension Type – Rear :||Multi-Link|
|Suspension Type – Front (Cont.) :||Strut|
|Suspension Type – Rear (Cont.) :||Multi-Link|
|EPA Fuel Economy Est – Hwy : MPG||23|
|Cruising Range – City : mi||328.00|
|EPA Fuel Economy Est – City : MPG||20|
|Fuel Economy Est-Combined : MPG||21|
|Cruising Range – Hwy : mi||377.20|
|Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx. : gal||16.4|
|Cargo Area Dimensions|
|Cargo Volume to Seat 1 : ft³||60.1|
|Cargo Volume to Seat 2 : ft³||30.7|
|Cargo Volume to Seat 3 : ft³||30.7|
|Brake ABS System :||4-Wheel|
|Brake ABS System (Second Line) :||Yes|
|Disc – Front (Yes or ) :||Yes|
|Disc – Rear (Yes or ) :||Yes|
|Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness : in||12.6|
|Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness : in||11.9|
|Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year :||8.4|
|EPA Classification :||Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD|
|Passenger Capacity :||5|
|Passenger Volume : ft³||98.6|
|Front Head Room : in||37.6|
|Front Leg Room : in||41.5|
|Front Shoulder Room : in||57.1|
|Front Hip Room : in||54.3|
|Second Head Room : in||37.9|
|Second Leg Room : in||38.2|
|Second Shoulder Room : in||55.1|
|Second Hip Room : in||51.2|
|Dead Weight Hitch – Max Trailer Wt. : lbs||1650|
|Dead Weight Hitch – Max Tongue Wt. : lbs||165|
|Wt Distributing Hitch – Max Trailer Wt. : lbs||1650|
|Wt Distributing Hitch – Max Tongue Wt. : lbs||165|
|Maximum Trailering Capacity : lbs||1650|
|Front Tire Size :||P245/45HR19|
|Rear Tire Size :||P245/45HR19|
|Spare Tire Size :||Compact|
|Front Wheel Size : in||19 X 7.5|
|Rear Wheel Size : in||19 X 7.5|
|Spare Wheel Size : in||Compact|
|Front Wheel Material :||Aluminum|
|Rear Wheel Material :||Aluminum|
|Spare Wheel Material :||Steel|
|Steering Type :||Rack-Pinion|
|Turning Diameter – Curb to Curb : ft||34.8|
|Wheelbase : in||105.1|
|Length, Overall : in||176.4|
|Width, Max w/o mirrors : in||73|
|Height, Overall : in||65.2|
|Track Width, Front : in||63.3|
|Track Width, Rear : in||63.8|
|Min Ground Clearance : in||6.8|
|Rear Door Opening Height : in||N/A|
|Rear Door Opening Width : in||N/A|
|Liftover Height : in||N/A|