The 2017 fourth-gen Kia Sportage is a compact crossover that competes with the likes of Hyundai Tuscon, Mazda CX-5, Honda CR-V, Nissan X-Trail, and Subaru XV. Naza Kia Malaysia, the official distributor of Kia vehicles here offers this model in two variants - 2.0 2WD KX and 2.0 2WD GT priced at RM121,888 and RM141,888 respectively.
Powering the 2016 Kia Sportage line-up is the carmaker's naturally-aspirated 2.0-litre Nu MPI four-cylinder petrol engine that is carried over from its predecessor. It develops 154hp at 6,200rpm and 191Nm of torque at 4,000rpm. Power is put to the ground via a conventional six-speed automatic transmission. As the variant names suggest, the Kia Sportage is only available in 2WD format here in Malaysia.
Read our launch story below for more info on the 2017 Kia Sportage: