Kia Seltos will have 17-inch five-spoke dual-tone alloy wheels.
- Powering Kia Seltos will be a BSVI (BS6) compliant 1.4 turbo petrol engine.
- Seltos will have a tiger-nose grille with full LED headlamps on either side.
- The compact SUV will have a 10.25-inch touchscreen audio video navigation system.
The much-anticipated Kia Seltos made its world premiere in India today. Scheduled to be launched in the country in the second half of 2019, the the likes of Hyundai Creta, Nissan Kicks, Mahindra XUV500, Tata Harrier and MG Hector. Apart from Seltos, the South Korean carmaker will manufacture four new models in India.
Kia Seltos will feature newly developed Smartstream third generation BS VI compliant powertrain. There will be an option for a 1.4 turbo petrol, along with other petrol and diesel engines. One will get multiple automatic transmission options like IVT, 7-speed DCT and 6-speed AT and a 6-speed manual gearbox. Besides, the compact SUV will come with normal, eco and sports drive modes.
are concerned, there is plenty on offer. The front fascia will have the with full LED headlamps on either side. The LED DRLs run towards the centre of the grille from the edges of the headlamps, which have turn indicators placed below them. You also get vertically housed LED fog lamps. The rear looks sporty with LED taillights and dual exhaust pipes. The bumper comes with a metallic muffler effect. Apart from 17-inch five-spoke dual-tone alloy wheels, there are features like roof rails and shark fin antenna.
of the new Kia Seltos, there will be features like a with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. It will come with an 8-speaker Bose sound system. A three-spoke multifunction steering wheel will have premium quality switches for handling infotainment system and cruise control, among other functions. The compact SUV also gets features like 8-inch HUD (Heads Up Display), blind-spot view monitor, EPS (Electronic Power Steering), eco coating and push-button start/stop.
The upcoming Kia Seltos has an advanced high strength steel structure. Other than the standard safety features like multiple airbags, ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) with EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution) and BA (Brake Assist), reverse parking sensors and camera, the compact SUV also gets VSM (Vehicle Stability Management), ESC (Electronic Stability Control), TCS (Traction Control System) and HAC (Hill-start Assist Control). There will be a 360-degree camera as well.
We are expecting in India between Rs 10 lakh (ex-showroom) and Rs 16 lakh (ex-showroom). The compact SUV is based on the SP Concept, that we all saw during the 2018 Auto Expo.