Top KIA Cars in Pakistan 2018

As most people know about the relaunching of top KIA cars in Pakistan 2018 by the collaboration of Korean KIA with lucky motors as a joint business partnership, lucky motors announced of investing about 12 billion Pak rupees. Dewaan motors also wishing to join with KIA lucky motors as a partner but no formal Mou has been signed. However, younus brother group joined with lucky motors to invest in it.

The launch date of KIA cars in Pakistan:

There is no formal announcement about when to manufacture, assemble and to launch cars in Pakistan, but inside information from lucky motors told that the launch date would be at the end of 2018 or at the start of 2019 before Renault and Hyundai launch date, Recently they displayed Grand Carnival and Rio for kia dealerships, yet to announce the price and date to launch so be patient.

KIA Models:

Models is due to be launch at that date as stated by kIA Lucky Pakistan, So what models are there? And do they compete against the rivals in terms of price and quality?

  • KIA Picanto
  • KIA Rio
  • KIA Sportage
  • Kia Carnival

These Four models expected to launch in Pakistan at the end of 2018.

KIA Picanto:

KIA Picanto is a small luxury car which hadn’t been launched in the past as KIA Sportage, therefore difficult to suggest about the quality and compatibility of the car. However Picanto offers so many features with the availability of different variants in Picanto, In Pakistan at this price, what KIA offers with the standard features or with the additional features soon be disclosed.

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Estimated price: 1.1 to 1.4 million Pak rupees

Rivals against Picanto:

  • Suzuki Cultus
  • Toyota Vitz
  • Suzuki Wagon.

Picanto specification as per international standard:

Manufacturer KIA
Model Kia Picanto 1.0
Engine Four-cylinder, 1000cc DOHC with dual CVVT
Torque 96 Nm
Transmission 5spd man, 4spd auto
Zero To Hundred 11.6sec
Top Speed 169km/h
Fuel Tank 35 litres
Fuel Consumption Six litres/100km
Weight 940kg
Boot Size 200 litres
Steering Electric power-assistance rack-and-pinion, 9.8m turning circle
ABS Yes
Airbags Yes
Tyres 165/60 R14, spacesaver spare
Front Suspension Independent with subframe-mounted Macpherson struts, coil   ,                                                                                          gas shocks and anti-roll bar
Rear Suspension  Semi-independent with coil springs and gas shocks

KIA Rio:

KIA also planning to launch this car as a small luxury car along with Picanto, around the world Rio comes with many version but the most selling one is the sedan one which comes with 1.6 litre engine, but sources told that KIA expecting to launch this car as a small compact with most advanced features.

Similarly lahore kia dealership unclassified a direct imported Rio 1.4i variants with full features that includes 4 Air bags, Auto climate control, Multi control Steering, ABS, TC, Power windows, Electric Steering in the one on display, however according to kia lucky the Rio would be at 1.0i Variant and features which assembled in pakistan might not up to the level of this displayed model.

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Estimated price: 1.4 to 1.6 million Pak rupees

Rivals against this car:

  • Suzuki Cultus
  • Faw v2
  • Toyota Vitz
  • Suzuki Wagon.
  • Toyota Passo

KIA focusing to launch small cars in Pakistan because in recent times the sale of small compact cars is increased by 20 percent and they expecting the trend continue to rise year by year.

Rio Features and Specification:

Power 99 bhp
Top Speed 185 kpl
0-60 mph 10.3 secs
Torque 171 Nm, 126 ft-lb
CO2 Emissions 102 g/km
Euro Emissions Standard 6
Miles Per Tank 900 kilometer
Doors 5
Seats 5
Luggage Capacity 325 litres
Engine Size 998cc
Cylinders 3
Valves 12
Fuel Type Petrol
Transmission Manual
Gearbox 5 Speed
Drivetrain Front wheel drive

KIA Sportage 2018:

Decade ago Sportage was famous for his style, comfort, and engine performance, it was available in diesel engine when Sportage first launched and got a good reaction in Pakistan, people loved Sportage. Therefore KIA decided to relaunch this model to compete against existing models present in Pakistan.

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Estimated price: 2.4 to 3.6 million Pak rupees

Rivals of Sportage:

  • Honda Vezel
  • Honda Brv
  • Nissan Juke

KIA Sportage would be launch in petrol engine with the power of 1600cc.

Features and Specification:

Power 174 bhp
Top Speed 200 kph
0-60 mph  8.8 secs
Torque 265 Nm, 196 ft-lb
CO2 Emissions 175 g/km
Euro Emissions Standard 6
Miles Per Tank 800 kilometer
Engine Size 1591cc
Cylinders 4
Valves 16
Fuel Type Petrol
Transmission Automatic
Gearbox 7 Speed
Drivetrain 4 wheel drive
Doors 5
Seats 5

Top KIA cars in pakistan 2018 can be change from above listed.

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