First South Korean company Lunching Car in India. we Expecting end of Sept – Oct 2019, KIA Motors start their manufacturing in India, World class manufacturing unit setup in Ananthpur District, Andra Pradesh production capacity around 3 lakhs vehicle in a year. upcomming KIA cars are SP Concept, Sportage, Stinger, RIO, stonic, Soul etc may be by 2020 we can see these car in Indian Road.
First Planning to Launch SP Concept in around September 2019. Car will be like Hyundai Creta or Renault Duster in the compact SUV Segment. This will be 5 seater and same digital instrument console price may around 14 to 18 lakhs in India.
KIA SP exterior will be stylish, May be slightly reworked grille, bonnet etc. The wheels to be receive a bit of restyling and creases at side muscular look. May be roof of sportier look may changes as per the image shown, LED Lighting, include headlamps fog lamps etc.
Interior may be as per Hyundai Creta or rework may be done slightly, 5 seat capacity, come with bells and whistles in terms to Technology. Features could be include a touchscreen infotainment system supported by smartphone connectivity application, Steering-mounted controls, rear AC vents. All power window and power steering, 4 Airbag etc.
Engine & Mileage :
Capacity of Engine will be 1.6 liter in both Petrol and Diesel engines. The engines could be tuned for different output, Transmission choice could be included. Mileage not disclosed in Indian Road. It has be tested.
Driver side Airbag, co-passenger airbag, with back sided also. Anti lock breaking system with Electronic break force. Breaking power come from disc unit at front and drum break at the back.
We should wait till the car launch in India and need to get Test drive. Let us know that Indian People are accepting or not? Whether this car will do any changes in Automobile industry or not? We can get the answer for this all question after Sept 2018 on wards.