Last chance to buy Kia Sportage and Kia Sorento - to be discontinued in Malaysia soon

Jerrica · Mar 13, 2020 03:28 PM

2019 Kia Sorento

After the discovery that Naza Kia Malaysia has discontinued sales of the Kia Picanto, our radar also picked up that sales of the Kia Sportage and Kia Sorento will soon been discontinued in Malaysia too.

At the moment, you can still purchase a brand-new Kia Sorento but only in the range topping 2.2-litre TCI Diesel engine guise. But once the remaining units of the 2.2-litre diesel are sold out, Naza Kia Malaysia will not be importing anymore new units.

Some dealers still have stock of the Sorento, and are offering these at very attractive discounts of at least RM 10,000.

2019 Kia Sportage

Naza Kia Malaysia introduced updated versions of both Sportage and Sorento in 2019. Both models came with 2 variants, updates were mostly infotainment and safety related such as the inclusion of Blind-Spot Collision Warning and Rear Cross Traffic Alert.

It looks like Naza Kia Malaysia is planning to focus all their efforts on the Kia Seltos, the upcoming B-segment SUV that was previewed earlier this year.

2019 Kia Sorento

With the Sportage and Sorento now no longer on sale, the Seltos will be the only SUV that Naza Kia Malaysia will have to offer.

Other Kia models that are still on sale are the Kia Cerato and the Kia Grand Carnival.

Jerrica

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There isn’t a time in memory that doesn’t involve staring at cars. After discovering the excitement of watching Schumacher vs Hakkinen, Formula 1 became a major part of life. The love for cars and F1 ultimately led to a job with CAR Magazine. The untimely death of the magazine meant a hiatus from cars at lifestyle women’s magazine Marie Claire before another opportunity came knocking again.

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