The Egyptian International Company for Trade and Agencies (EIT), agents for the Kia brand in Egypt, has launched the 2021 model of the brand’s Sportage SUV, with prices starting from EGP 399,900.
The model will be available in five different categories of equipment and accessories. The first LX category comes at an official price of EGP 399.900, while the second LX category comes at a price of EGP 404,900. The third category, the LX FO, is available for an official price of EGP 444,900, whilst the fourth category of Sportage LX FO+ is available for EGP 454,900. The Highline category was presented at an official price of EGP 489,900, with the highest-equipped vehicle, Topline, available for EGP 529,900.
The Kia Sportage comes with a drive system consisting of a four-cylinder 1.6 engine, a strength of 140 hp at 6300 rpm, and a top speed of 180 km/h for the first three categories. The fourth category boasts 170 hp and 201 km/h with an all-wheel drive system.
The model’s engine power is transmitted through a six speed Steptronic transmission in the first three classes, and seven speeds for the model’s higher classes.
The Sportage consumes 6.7 litres of fuel per 100 km, and has a fuel tank capacity of 62 litres, accelerating from 0 to 100 km in 11.1 seconds in front-wheel-drive models. In the fifth category, the model accelerates from 0 to 100 km in 9.1 seconds.
The Kia Sportage comes with six airbags to protect the driver and passengers, in addition to an ABS anti-lock braking system, ESP electronic balance programme, and electronic brake distribution (EBD) system.
The new Kia Sportage stands on 17-inch wide sports tires, and is supported by an anti-theft alert system, and front and rear fog lights.
The model also has multiple amenities, most notably automatic air conditioning, an 8-inch data display starting from the second category, and an audio player with AUX and USB input. It also has a multi-function steering wheel, a rear camera, and rear parking sensors, in addition to a wireless phone charger in the top category.