Avtotor has started the production of the new generation of KIA Sportage

Avtotor has started the production of the new generation of KIA Sportage

Autostat – Avtotor factory, established in Kaliningrad, has started the production of the fourth generation of KIA Sportage crossovers on 14 March. The vehicle has gone through significant interior and exterior changes. The crossover is available in full or front-wheel drive versions and equipped with a Euro-6 standard engine. The new version of one of the most popular automobiles in Russia will be put on the Russian market on the first of April.

All of the three previous generations of KIA Sportage have been manufactured at Avtotor. The production of the first generation had started in 1998. In 2002, Sportage became the first automobile to be welded and painted directly at Avtotor. In total, the Kaliningrad plant has manufactured 189,239 vehicles of three KIA Sportage generations, between the years 1998 and 2016.