Good news for Kia fans in Malaysia.Naza Kia Malaysia will launch the all-new Kia Sportage next week with a price that is said to be around RM140,000. The latest Sportage, which is the third generation, is currently Kia’s second highest-selling model globally with a total of 128,948 units sold in the first five months of this year.Read the full news by Jay WM Wong from Wemotor below.
NAZA KIA MALAYSIA TO LAUNCH THE ALL-NEW SPORTAGE! (RM140K OTR)
Naza Kia Malaysia, the official distributor of Kia Motors vehicles in Malaysia, will launch the award-winning and highly anticipated all-new Sportage next week.
The all-new Sportage offers a more urban and fluid silhouette than its predecessor as well as increased levels of performance, efficiency, comfort, convenience and the latest in-vehicle technologies.
“The all-new Sportage is a clear departure from its predecessor and has garnered many international awards.
“We are confident the all-new Sportage will be accepted well by Malaysian consumers,” said SM Nasarudin SM Nasimuddin, CEO of Naza Kia Malaysia.
With an indicative price of RM140,000, the all-new Sportage retains the functionality and versatility of the previous generation model but repackages the SUV with a sleek, modern and bold style.
The all-new Sportage will be equipped with Kia’s new fuel efficient Thetha II 2.0 petrol engine with dual continuous variable valve timing (CVVT) which produces 166 ps and 197 Nm of torque.
Among the premium features of the all-new Sportage includes a six-speed automatic transmission, LED day time running lights at the headlamps, a large panoramic sunroof, a rear view camera display, dual zone auto air conditioner, Bluetooth, AUX, iPod and USB connectivity as well as a five-star Euro NCAP safety rating.
The all-new Sportage has won numerous awards since its global launch in mid-2010. Among these awards include “2010 Top Safety Pick” by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety in the US, “Best Crossover” by Ruedas ESPN,
“International Truck of the Year” by Road and Travel Magazine and “Best New Model” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance.
The all-new Sportage will be launched on June 21 and will be the third model to be introduced by Naza Kia Malaysia this year following the launch of the Forte 6-Speed and Forte Koup.
“The all-new Sportage is set to change the landscape of the compact SUV segment in the market. The Sportage is currently Kia’s second highest selling vehicle globally with a total of 128,948 units sold in the first five months of this year,” said Datuk Hafiz Syed Abu Bakar, COO of Naza Kia Malaysia.