According to Business Recorder, sources close to Kia Lucky Motors in Pakistan have revealed that the automobile manufacturer will start the production of Kia Picanto and Kia Sportage from August. The report states that the company is going to launch the car within the next three months in Pakistan.
The facilities in which the cars will be produced have been completed and now the company is getting ready to start the manufacturing of cars.
The Kia Sportage is a 2000cc Petrol vehicle while the Kia Picanto is a 1200cc petrol vehicle.
According to sources, the booking of the two cars will also start in August this year while the delivery is expected to be made in October for Picanto. For Sportage, Kia is planning to take bookings in June with delivery in August.
More About Kia Picanto
Kia Picanto is a city car produced by Kia. It has been around since 2004 but will be making its way to Pakistan for the first time.
The Picanto is equipped with a Euro-6 compliant engine and has great fuel economy which is around 23km/l. The Picanto is expected to be priced at around 13 lakhs and it will directly compete against Suzuki’s Wagon-R and Cultus.
More About Kia Sportage
The Kia Sportage is an SUV that comes equipped with a THETA 2.4 GDI engine type 4.8 liter direct injection. The car is expected to launch at a price tag of 55 Lakhs and will go head to head against cars like Honda’s BRV.
The 4th generation of the Sportage was launched in 2016 and there is speculation that the car will launch with its latest generation in Pakistan.
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