We often have to upgrade in life, take a minute to think about it. We went from feature phones to smartphones, bicycles to motorcycles, and from compact cars to family-sized SUVs.
It a part of life, and we all go with the flow. But sometimes, a downgrade is not such a bad idea, if the odds are working in your favor.
If you are considering upgrading your ride, you’re in luck as the new KIA Sportage LX has now launched in Pakistan. However, it is also essential that you know that the LX does not come with some of the features as the original Sportage variant.
The Sportage is one of the most popular variants by the manufacturer. The LX had been expected to launch in Pakistan for quite some time now, creating a lot of excitement in the markets.
One of the most exciting questions in everyone’s mind was if the LX would be able to launch at a competitive market price given that the novel coronavirus pandemic is still upon us. To find out, keep scrolling!
Are you interested in the new KIA Sportage LX? Here’s everything you need to know about it!
Under The Hood
As the rumors had it earlier, the Sportage LX was expected to launch with a 2.0-liter petrol engine powering it with 155 horsepower and 196 Nm of Torque.
The rumors were spot on! The LX has been launched with the same engine, as mentioned above. It also comes with 6-speed automatic transmission.
Specs & Features That Set The Sportage LX Apart
If you are wondering what features set the LX apart from the other variants, we’ve compiled an entire list for you! Unlike its sister variants, the LX comes equipped with 17′ alloy wheels, projector halogen headlights, manual parking brakes, halogen taillights, 7’in infotainment screen, no panoramic sunroof, no parking sensors, no fog lights.
While it does have a 2L 155HP engine, 225/60/ 17” alloy wheels, 6-speed automatic transmission, front-wheel drive, two front airbags, power, and retracted able side view mirrors, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Bluetooth, fabric seats, rain sensors, and an immobilizer.
However, we will miss the fact that the Sportage LX doesn’t come with a few features like its sister variants, which include vehicle stability control, rood rack, panoramic sunroof, parking sensors, hill start assistant, and brake hold.
KIA Sportage LX Price In Pakistan
The Sportage LC can be yours for a price of Rs. 4,399,000, while the booking is set at Rs. 1,500,000.
The Sportage LX is a direct competitor to the Toyota Fortuner, which is more pricey compared to the LX. The basic variant of the Fortuner starts at Rs. 7,699,000, meaning that there’s an Rs. 3,300,000 price difference between the two cars.
Despite some of the downgrades the LX has received, the price-tag seems justified given that its still the same KIA Sportage, which gives its driver and passengers a comfortable ride experience.
What do you think of the new KIA Sportage LX?
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