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New Kia Borrego

16.11.2007

Kia Motors has revealed that the corporation’s all-new mid-size SUV will bear the name ‘Kia Bor-rego’ when it makes its world premiere at the Detroit Motor Show in early January 2008.

Kia Motors has revealed that the corporation’s all-new mid-size SUV will bear the name ‘Kia Borrego’ when it makes its world premiere at the Detroit Motor Show in early January 2008.

The Kia Borrego, which is named after the bighorn sheep native to California/>/>’s largest desert state park.

Kia Borrego will be manufactured in Korea/>/>. It will go on sale in its home market early in 2008, with sales in the USA/>/> and other export markets commencing in the late spring or early summer. 

Kia Borrego provides the room for up-to-seven occupants and the third-row seating is designed to comfortably accommodate two adults. 

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Kia will boast largest-ever towing capacity and this model will be available with a choice of V6 or the company’s first V8 gasoline engines, depending on market.

The latest example of Kia’s commitment to designing products to suit specific markets, the Borrego is primarily intended to meet the needs of consumers in the USA/> and there are no plans to market this model in Europe/>. 

The Kia Borrego styling is derived from the Mesa/>/> concept vehicle first shown by Kia at the Detroit Motor Show in 2005 and is larger than Kia’s popular Sorento model.