IT’S ALL ABOUT KIA SELTOS – LAUNCH, PRICE, KEY SPECIFICATIONS AND REVIEW
LAUNCH & PRICING
Here is good news for all KIA lovers who are excitedly waiting for the Kia Seltos – a premium compact SUV. Ever since the feature-loaded Kia Seltos is unveiled in India on 20th June, it has received a lot of media attention as well as admiration from all the classes. Finally, this globally renowned South Korean brand – KIA is going to mark its entry into the Indian market with the launch of Seltos on 22nd August 2109. It is likely to be priced between Rs 10 lakh (ex-showroom) and Rs 16 lakh (ex-showroom). To add more surprise to your anticipation, Kia Motors has started dispatching Seltos to various dealerships across India. Automotive Kia, Hyderabad and PPS Kia, Bangalore with state-of-the-art showrooms are among them. With all the best-in-class features, superior style and topnotch technology the Kia Seltos is all set to give a tough competition to its rivals like Hyundai Creta, Renault Captur, Nissan Kicks, Tata Harrier, Mahindra XUV500 and the recently launched MG Hector.
You can choose from eight monotone and five dual-tone colour options. One of the best-in-class features of the Kia Seltos is its UVO Connect system – an advanced connected car technology that boasts a plethora of convenience and
safety features. It offers 37 smart features under 5 distinct categories such as Navigation, Vehicle Management, Safety & Security, Remote Control, and Convenience. Some of the other top-class specifications which make Seltos stand out from the race are 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system, a premium 8-speaker Bose sound system, auto AC, three-spoke multifunction steering wheel, 8-inch HUD (Heads-Up Display), cruise control and much more.
Needless to say, the exteriors of the KIA Seltos are stunningly inspiring and bring out a distinctive look which surely makes everyone’s heads turn. With dynamic front grille, LED headlamps, LED DRLs, LED taillights, LED fog lamps, and dual exhaust pipes Seltos is ready to hit the roads with ultimate style.
Undoubtedly it would be an unbelievable deal if you get to have an all-inclusive package with an array of comfort, stylish and safety features for your desired car, wouldn’t it be? If so get ready to be surprised with all the above features including the utmost safety specifications with Kia Seltos. On safety front Seltos didn’t compromise at all as it comes equipped with 6-Airbags, ESC (Electronic Stability Control), HAC (Hill-Start Assist Control), VSM (Vehicle Stability Management), ABS (antilock braking system), All wheel disc brakes and Tire Pressure Monitor.
Seltos offers three powertrain options to choose from. The 1.4-litre Turbo GDI petrol engine with a 6-speed manual gearbox and 7-speed DCT delivers 140 hp and 242 Nm of torque. Being the second petrol option the 1.5-litre petrol with a 6-speed manual gearbox and CVT delivers 115 hp and 144 Nm of torque. The 1.5-litre motor is the only diesel option which is mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox and a 6-speed torque converter. The diesel engine churns out 115 hp and 250 Nm of torque. The 1.5-litre petrol and diesel engine will produce around 115PS of power while the 1.4-litre Turbo GDI motor will deliver
140PS/242Nm of torque. You can expect not only powerful engines from Kia Seltos, but also you will get superior fuel-efficiency with the expected mileage figures ranging between 16.1 kmpl and 20.8 kmpl.
With 6,046 bookings for this most-awaited compact SUV on the very first day of pronouncement on pre-bookings on July 16, it is clearly evident that it has achieved an astounding popularity among its rivals. Interestingly, now PPS KIA as well as Automotive KIA is making the process of booking your favorite KIA Seltos easy and quite accessible by establishing contemporary showrooms with unmatched customer service. As you know that the Seltos will be available in Tech Line and GT Line trims, with further subdivisions. According to the sources the Tech Line trim will have five variants — HT E, HT K, HT K+, HT X and HT X+ while The GT Line trim with red bits and legendary GT Line badging will be divided into three variants — GT K, GT X and GT X+.