SUV (Sport Utility Vehicle) is all the rage these days, with all the major car brands launching more and more SUVs, it's inevitable to not notice this huge shift in customer preference. Leading the SUV arena from day one, Kia Sportage has now acquired the title “Pakistan’s most favorite SUV”. It's not easy to maintain this kind of distinction in the crowded SUV family but Kia Sportage has made its mark with its powerful design to stand out at the front of the pack.
Awarded with “The Best Medium SUV” by the Business Motoring Awards, Kia Sportage is in a league of its own. There is plenty of hype about the specs (specifications) and highlights but it's the ultimate driving experience that gives Kia Sportage a leading edge. The most anticipated 5th generation of Kia Sportage codenamed NQ5 is going to launch in Pakistan in 2023 and will be available in AWD (All-wheel drive) and FWD (Front-wheel drive).
Starting with the engine capacity, Kia Sportage comes with a Nu 2.0 Gasoline MPI and 6-speed automatic transmission, ready to tow up to 1,900 pounds. Kia Sportage is classified as the compact crossover SUV launched by the South Korean auto giant Kia Motors. The fourth-generation Kia Sportage is among the most popular SUVs and has been a huge success since its launch back in 2019 in Pakistan. It comes in three variants namely Sportage Alpha, FWD (Front Wheel Drive), and AWD (All Wheel Drive). While the 5th generation will be available later in the year 2023 but the hype is already raging about Kia Sportage NQ5.
With a sleek modern design, the front of Kia Sportage sports the signature tiger-nose grille. The SUV has stylish chrome work along with fog lamps and roof rails. The side mirrors are electrically adjustable, retractable, and heated.
The front of the Kia Sportage (Alpha variant) has bi-function projection headlights and LED headlamps in the AWD & FWD. Daytime running lights and LED side indicators are present in all variants. The car has welcome lights that flash whenever the sensor detectors are on.
Kia Sportage AWD and FWD variants have an exotic panoramic sunroof, designed to make you look forward to all those road trips that you have been planning for. The rear of Sportage has stunning brake lights with shark fin and a roof spoiler that has come with a built-in high-mounted stop lamp. The roof rack is designed to hold maximum luggage and accessories so whenever you wish to drive off limits, you are packed for the journey.
To make the drive more comfortable, the Kia Sportage AWD has a power tailgate with a memory function with adjustable height. A rear camera is also available in all variants so you may park and move around freely without missing a blind spot.
In terms of the exterior, Kia Sportage has a sporty feel with a muscular build that's ready to rope you in with all its distinctive features.
Kia Sportage boasts a modern tech-infused interior that one expects from a world-class SUV. The seats are encased in premium fabric to make the drive all the more comfortable and give a more luxurious feel. The Sportage AWD variant comes with 2-way powered seats for both passenger and the driver with adjustable lumbar support in the front seats. The seats are adjustable in all variants. With a 60:40 split in rear seats.
The steering wheel is powered up by all kinds of tech controls from audio control, voice recognition, cruise control, call function, LCD, and TFT cluster that provides critical information on fuel average, total drive, and drive modes speedometer.
The 8- inch infotainment multimedia is compatible with Apple car play, Android Auto and supports videos as well. The blue tooth connectivity also helps you to stay connected with all your devices on the go. Kia Sportage is perfectly designed and angled for both the passengers so all utility features like air conditioning are within easy reach.
Kia Sportage swanks a powerful 6 speakers audio system that is definitely going to sweep you off your feet. The car is also equipped with a front and rear USB port to provide easy access for all on board. With a dual climate control function, the car provides room lamps, overhead console lamps, an electro-chromatic rearview mirror, and an illuminated vanity mirror.
Kia Sportage is not just all flashy modern tech-infused vehicle but also comes with premium safety features like Electronic Stability Control, Hill-Start Assist Control, Vehicle Stability Management system, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), airbags, and Downhill Brake Control.
To make your car scent fresher, a built-in air purifier takes care of that for you. It comes with additional comfort features like 6 cup and bottle holders, power windows, cigar lighter, and ashtrays. Kia Sportage is not just a fair-weather drive, it is designed to get you through any weather with rain sensors and automatic window defogger, you are set to explore more.
Kia Sportage roars a 2000 cc engine capacity, 2.0-liter gasoline MPI engine that produces 196 Nm torque. The engine is powered with a 6-speed automatic and sportsmatic transmission with three different drive modes (Normal, Eco, and Sport Mode).
In addition to the powerful engine, Kia Sportage has a commanding grip that you can trust on any road. The suspension system is designed to make your drive smoother than ever. Whether you are driving on a highway, off-road, or city route, you can sit back and relax as Kia Sportage is going to cruise along any journey you take.
So far Kia Sportage has garnered some amazing performance reviews to add more to its already high esteem. It is in fierce competition with Honda CR-V, Proton X70, MG HS, DFSK Glory 580 Pro, Hyundai Tucson, and Haval H6 among many others. But with its robust build, it has taken the SUV market of Pakistan by storm and is ready to launch more trims to hold the position.
To maintain a drive that comes with so many built-in features along with impressive drive modes. Kia Motors Site is now providing car inspection, car service, and genuine auto parts, it has become way too easier to take care of your Kia Sportage. Maintain your Kia Sportage without any hassle with 4-year best-in-class warranty. Book your Kia car care services along with periodic maintenance so that you can drive off-limits without a second thought.