PT Kia Mobil Indonesia (KMI) will introduce the model sport utility vehicle (SUV) Sportage diesel engine that uses the end of this month. "Kia Sportage model that we will take still as the latest product introductions SUV KIA. We have not been officially launched for the Indonesian market, "said Lawindri, public relations manager of KMI.However, he asserted, Kia Sportage diesel will be officially rolled in the country this year. There is a possibility of the launch will be made in September or October. As the newest SUV, the Sportage diesel engine equipped with a 2.0 liter CRDi turbo diesel is capable of producing up to 181 hp and torque of 392 nm at 1800-2500 rpm rotation. The whole energy delivered via two options namely automatic transmission and six-speed manual.The best acceleration from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour can be reached within 9.4 seconds, with a top speed of 193 km / h. For fuel consumption, which is 7.5 liters / 100 kilometers.Although merely introduced, but KMI will serve orders for consumers who are interested in bringing the Kia Sportage diesel.