Kia Sportage for Sale in Nigeria
Kia Sportage has been on the local and international market since 1995 manufactured by Kia Motors as part of the compact crossover SUV product range. The first generation Sportage had a 5-door and a 3-door convertible body design. The latest generation was introduced in 2010 which represents three generations of the product line all together. But the first two generations that was released earlier was targeted at customers with low budgets who are looking for SUVs. It was a cheaper version of SUV compared to the mainstream SUVs on the markets.
In Nigeria, Kia Sportage is officially distributed by Kia Motors Nigeria which provides after sales services for its customers. There are also customers who are interested in Nig used and tokunbo Kia Sportage cars and therefore car dealers try to satisfy these customers Kia Sportage cars from other foreign markets and offer it for a relatively cheaper price.
What to know when Buying Kia Sportage
How is the design of Kia Sportage
The third generation Kia Sportage is available in three different models: a 2.0 liter gasoline engine with 4x2 or 4x4 drivetrain, a 2.0 liter diesel engine with 4x2 drivetrain and a 2.4 liter gasoline with all-wheel drive, also called the Deluxe edition. All three models have a standard 6-speed automatic transmission.
The available engines for the Ghanaian market are the 2.0 liter gasoline engine that has a 163 horsepower and 197 Nm of torque and the 2.4 liter gasoline engine with a 174 horsepower and 226 Nm of torque. Kia Sportage has an average acceleration capacity from 0-100 kph in 11 to 13 seconds and has a fuel consumption of 13 km/L.
What are the standout features of Kia Sportage
The 2.0 Liter engine Sportage models have a standard front engine and front wheel drivetrain with a unibody design while the 2.4 liter engine spec Sportage is offered in a different criteria. The compact crossover SUV is built on a McPherson front suspension and a Multilink suspension in its rear. Its standard exterior features includes halogen lights, fog lamps among a new upgraded grille design.
The interior cabin space of the Kia Sportage SUV when compared to class leaders in the compact crossover segment is considered to smaller. But however, the SUV is equipped with useful amenities such as cruise control, a Bluetooth-synced entertainment system, all power features and optional security alarm and keyless entry. Standard safety features such as ABS, front airbags and fog lamps are new advanced features to enhance safety.
What are the standout features of Kia Sportage
Kia Motors strategy to make the Sportage SUV a distinctive vehicle among compact crossover SUVs is the enhancement of its base engine for more performance, telescopic steering wheel for convenient driving, and a new premium audio system that gives passengers a wonderful entertaining experience. The production of manual transmission Kia Sportage SUVs has been called off.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Kia Sportage in Nigeria
The Kia Sportage SUV is a vehicle type that can be found in Nigeria often in tokunbo or Nig used versions. The most recent Sportage year models are mostly available in tokunbo versions while the older one are Nig used Kia Sportage. Car dealers in major cities like Abuja and Lagos are the right places to visit when looking of used Kia Sportage in Nigeria.
The Best Kia Sportage year to Buy
The two most common and searched Kia Sportage year model are the 2015 Kia Sportage and the 2014 Kia Sportage. These edition are the latest ones you can find in the country but ofcourse the used vehicle industry offers older versions that are even much cheaper in price.
Kia Sportage Price in Nigeria
The selling price of used and tokunbo Kia Sportage cars in Nigeria is now fixed because of the frequent increase in import and custom charges. But however, there are other factors that affect the selling prices such as car specs, year model, general condition and mileage. Most Nigerians prefer to buy Nig used or tokunbo Kia Sportage cars because the selling prices are negotiable. Carmudi Nigeria offers interested customers used Kia Sportage cars for sale at reasonable prices.
- 2000 Kia Sportage – 2006 Kia Sportage: ₦400,000 – ₦1,600,000
- 2007 Kia Sportage – 2009 Kia Sportage: ₦1,600,000 – ₦2,500,000
- 2010 Kia Sportage – 2014 Kia Sportage: ₦3,000,000 – ₦6,000,000
Overall Impression of Kia Sportage
The overall general remarks of the Sportage has a few negative comments such as the cabin and trunk space which is regarded to have a tight back seat space. Nevertheless, Kia Sportage ranks here in Nigeria for its affordability and fuel efficiency when compared with Hyundai Tucson and Ford Escape which are its close competitors.