Kia Seltos dispatch today: Price, variations, highlights, opponents and every single other detail
Kia Motors is prepared to launch Seltos in India today.The compact SUV could be the first of the numerous products the South Korean carmaker plans to introduce inside our country. Kia Seltos is one formidable vehicle and has generated a lot of interest on the list of customers even before its launch. The number of bookings Kia Seltos has received stands testament to its popularity.
Kia Seltos bookings had were only available in India on July 16 for a token amount of Rs 25,000 and within three weeks, the company garnered 23,311 bookings.Our dealer sources have confirmed that so many individuals have been enquiring about Kia Seltos that they are finding it pretty difficult to appeal to all. This must certanly be very pleasing for Kia Motors though.
Those people who have already driven Seltos cannot stop praising the vehicle. In his First Drive Review of Kia Seltos, Auto Today Editor Yogendra Pratap wrote: “Overall, Seltos has equipment degrees of vehicles not merely one but many segments higher and has a number of unique firsts that are not even within India. An air-purifier integrated into the automobile or cameras on rear view mirrors useful for turning visibility or lane-change – definitely segment and at times industry firsts.” However, before Kia Motors finally launches Seltos in India, here are typical the facts you need to find out about it.
Kia Seltos Price
It’s this that all we’ve been waiting to locate out. Expectations are that Kia Seltos price in Indiawill hover in the number of Rs 10 lakh (ex-showroom) and Rs 16 lakh (ex-showroom).
Kia Seltos Variants
Kia Seltos is likely to be obtainable in two trims — Tech Line and GT Line. Now, Tech line can have five variants — HT E, HT K, HT K Plus, HT X and HT X Plus. On the other hand, GT Line can have three variants — GT K, GT X and GT X Plus.
Kia Seltos Rivals
The major challenge to Kia Seltos can come from the segment leader Hyundai Creta. Another challenger is likely to be the recently-launched MG Hector.Other rivals include Renault Captur, Nissan Kicks, Tata Harrier and Mahindra XUV500.
Kia Seltos Engine
Kia Seltos gets three BSVI-compliant engines — 1.5-litre petrol (115 PS and 144 Nm of torque), 1.5-litre VGT diesel (115 PS and 250 Nm of torque) and 1.4-litre Turbo GDI petrol (140 PS and 242 Nm of torque). All the three engines are mated to a typical 6-speed manual gearbox. The automatic options include IVT in 1.5-litre petrol, 6-speed AT in 1.5-litre VGT diesel and 7-speed DCT in 1.4-litre Turbo GDI petrol.
Kia Seltos Features
The upcoming Seltos comes with all the current features you could want and ends up offering more than you can have imagined. The compact SUV looks fabulous on the exterior with features like tiger-nose front grille, LED headlamps, LED DRLs, LED fog lamps, LED taillights and dual exhaust pipes. The spacious cabin of Seltos gets most of the premium features like 10.25-inch touchscreen AVN system having an 8-speaker Bose speakers, three-spoke multifunction tyre, 8-inch HUD (Heads Up Display), blind-spot view monitor, cruise control, push-button start/stop and eco coating.
Kia Seltos Connectivity Technology
We have seen most of the recent launches being connected vehicles. Hyundai Venue is one. So is MG Hector.Kia Seltos gets connectivity technology in the shape of UVO Connect system, with 37 smart features.