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KIA Sorento receives ‘overwhelming response’ on the launch

KIA Sorento

KIA Sorento has received an overwhelming response from the market on its launching.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Lucky Group Mohammad Ali Tabba took on Twitter to share the overwhelming response, wrote, “Alhamdulillah we have received an overwhelming response on the launch of the KIA Sorento. Thank you to our customers in having confidence in @KiaMotorsPK”

The seven-seater SUV was recently unveiled by the KIA which is available in three different variants. It is the fourth car launched under the banner of KIA, aims to give a stiff competition to Toyota Fortuner.

The SUV is available in three different variants – 2.4L FWD, 2.4L AWD and 3.5L FWD. All three variants have 18-inch alloy wheels, LED headlights with DRL, LED taillights and LED foglights. They also have up to 6 airbags, powered seats, automatic climate control and AC control for the third row.

The 2021 Kia Sorento in Pakistan has been priced as:

  • 2.4L FWD: PKR 6,999,000/-
  • 2.4L AWD: PKR 7,999,000/-
  • 3.5L FWD: PKR 8,399,000/-

The vehicle can be booked against Rs 2,500,000 with deliveries set to commence soon. With a price that undercuts Fortuner, the Sorento will compete against Toyota’s flagship model in Pakistan and will entice elite segment buyers, military officials, bureaucrats & politicians alike.

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The company is also selling its compact SUV Sportage, hatchback Picanto, and minivan Carnival.

Kia has been assembling cars in the country under green-field status, which it received following the government’s Auto Development Policy (ADP 2016-21). The policy was launched to attract foreign investment and help increase competition in the auto sector, which was dominated by three Japanese companies for a long time.

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Moreover, the petrol engines available on the Sorento offer unparalleled torque for a smooth and comfortable drive, while its impressive fuel economy is ingeniously aided by precise transmissions that balance the car’s power and efficiency.

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