Kia Seltos compact SUV will be Kia Motor India’s first ever product that will be launched in the country today. With pre-bookings already open for the compact SUV, the company received an excellent response in India with over 23,000 bookings. The deliveries for the Seltos SUV will begin from August 22 onwards. The company also mentioned that the GTX Plus DCT variant has received the maximum response and it is currently the most popular model of Seltos among buyers. Kia Seltos SUV To Be Launched in India Tomorrow; Expected Prices, Features, Variants, Bookings & Specifications.
It is also rumoured that the company will soon introduce GT Line of Seltos with a diesel engine. The launch event of Kia Seltos will kick off from 12PM IST onwards in Mumbai. You can watch the live streaming here.
The new Kia Seltos SUV will be offered in two trim levels – GT Line and Tech Line. The Tech Line trim will get five sub variants – HT E, HT K, HT K+, HT X and HT X+. On the other hand, the GT Line trim will get three sub variants – GT K, GT X and GT X+.
Kia’s first product in India will be offered with BS6 compliant engine options. The SUV will be offered with 2 petrol and 1 diesel powertrain options. The petrol units will be 1.5-litre unit and 1.4-litre GDi whereas the diesel engine will be 1.5-litre oil burner. Transmission functionalities will be carried out by 6-speed manual gearbox as standard along with CVT for petrol and AT for diesel. The GDi unit will also be offered with 7-speed DCT. Kia Seltos Pre-Bookings Start at Rs 25000 in India; Specifications, Expected Price, Where And How To Book – Here’s All You Need to Know About The Compact SUV.
On the exterior front, the SUV carries a signature style Tiger nose grille upfront complemented by full LED headlights and vertical fog lamps. At the rear, it gets dual exhausts and LED taillights. The top end model will get a17-inch 5-spoke dual-tone alloy wheels along with roof rails and shark fin antenna.
On the inside, the Kia Seltos will pack a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system with navigation and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Features include an 8-inch Heads Up Display, blind-spot view monitor, Electronic Power Steering, eco coating, three-spoke multifunction steering wheel and push-button start/stop.
As far as safety is concerned, the compact offering from Kia Motors will be equipped with dual airbags, ABS with EBD and Brake Assist, reverse parking sensors and camera, 360-degree camera and much more. The price of Kia Seltos is expected to range between Rs 10 lakh to Rs 16 lakh (ex-showroom).