Kia Seltos India 2019
The Korean automobile manufacturer KIA Motors has decided to launch the first model Kia Seltos will be a Hyundai Creta-rivalling five-seat, mid-sized SUV in the Indian market on 22 August 2019. The car has to roll out mass-production units of the Seltos from its manufacturing facility in Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh to dealers across India, which was earlier revealed at the Auto Expo 2018 the Kia Seltos specially designed and developed for the Indian market with aggressive, sharp and muscular looks with pricing between rupees 10-17 lakhs. The face presents the wide Tiger-nose grill there is chrome surrounding around it the KIA emblem on bonnet sleek LED headlamps with DRL’s with a floating effect and an LED fog lamps, bold cladding on the arches, turn indicators on ORVM’s. A bit of Creta flavor is also visible in the side, especially with the way pillars have been designed
Kia Motors will offer Seltos with three BS6-compliant engine options.
- 1.5-liter petrol engine
- 1.4-litre turbo-petrol engine
- 1.5-liter diesel engine
Transmission & Engine
The transmission comes with manual as standard in all three units and also gets automatic as an option. 1.5-litre petrol coupled CVT, the 1.5-liter diesel coupled with a 6-speed torque converter, and the 1.4-liter petrol is coupled with a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic.
The Kia makes the Seltos available with two distinct variant line that consists of different trims.- Tech line and GT line. Kia Seltos Tech-line variant that will be available in HTE, HTK, HTX, and HTX+ trims. The Tech-line will be available with either the 1.5-liter petrol or the 1.5-liter diesel engine. Kia Seltos GT line will include GTE, GTK and GTX trims and will be available with the 1.4-liter turbo-petrol engine option only.
Kia Seltos Rear Section
The rear section of the looks very urban entails a sleek chrome bar LED tail lamp cluster and a metallic muffler effect. What it receives are silver roof rails and 17-inch machined alloy wheels.
Kia Seltos Interior
Kia Selros interior 8-inch heads up display with UVO connectivity feature with 37 other features, voice command, steering-mounted controls, wireless charging, and an in-built car Wi-Fi system. There’s also Apple Carplay and Android Auto on offer IRVM which hosts 3 buttons meant for calling roadside assistance in an emergency there are rear AC vents, Bose sound system, air purifier, and smartphone connectivity feature to operate the climate control system and lock/unlock the car. The Kia brand is also offering first-in-segment features.