The pre-bookings for the soon-to-be-launched Kia Seltos compact SUV will start in India from the second week of July 2019. Slated to be launched someday in August, the all-new Kia Seltos made its world debut in India this week and upon launch, it can go up in opposition to the likes of Hyundai Creta, Tata Harrier, and presumably even the MG Hector. The Kia Seltos will likely be obtainable in two distinct design traces – Tech Line and GT Line, and is more likely to be provided in a number of variants with a view to have a aggressive beginning worth, whereas the top-end mannequin, with all of the bells and whistles, will include a premium price ticket. We anticipate the SUV to be priced between Rs. 10 lakh and Rs. 17 lakh (ex-showroom).
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The upcoming Kia Seltos may even be BS6 compliant from the day of the launch, and will likely be provided in two engine choices – a 1.four litre Turbo GDI petrol and a 1.5-litre diesel engine. Whereas the specs are but to be introduced, Kia will likely be providing 4 completely different transmission choices with the Seltos. Whereas the 6-speed guide gearbox comes as customary, the petrol fashions will get the choice of a CVT unit a 7-speed Twin clutch transmission (DCT) for the petrol fashions, and the diesel model will include a 6 Velocity Torque Convertor Computerized as elective.
Visually, the SUV seems to be sharp and well-equipped and largely stays equivalent to the SP2i idea. Up entrance, you may have a daring Tiger Nostril grille with chrome surrounds, flanked by inverter L-shaped LED headlamps with LED daytime operating lights. The SUV additionally will get a muscular bumper with one other set of LED DRLs with chrome bezels, a large central airdam, and silver skid plate. On the rear, it comes with pair of sharp-looking LED taillamps, with a sculpted tailgate with daring character traces and a beefy rear bumper with brushed silver styling ingredient and a big diffuser. The highest-end mannequin additionally will get a set of latest diamond lower alloy wheels, with the shark-fin antenna and silver roof rails.
Just like the Hyundai Venue, the Seltos may even include linked know-how, which Kia calls UVO. The system might be accessed through a segment-first 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system with navigation. Different options embody an Eight-speaker sound system by Bose and an air air purifier which has been positioned between the entrance two seats and supplies for an AC vent for rear seat passengers. There is a 360 diploma encompass digital camera added to the phase first record as properly which supplies for higher visibility. With UVO, you should utilize your telephone to function the automotive’s ignition, AC controls and extra. There’s additionally a sound temper lamp, rear sunshade curtain and a 7-inch color TFT unit for the instrument console.
he Kia Seltos additionally comes with a full vary of energetic, passive, well being security, safety and upkeep options. This consists of 6 airbags, ABS with EBD, ESC, HAC, VSM and is constructed utilizing superior excessive power metal (AHSS). Moreover it will get entrance and rear parking sensors, blind view monitor, rain sensing wipers and auto headlamps. The UVO know-how might be summoned through a devoted button on the IRVM. The IRVM additionally has devoted roadside help and SOS button that alert the devoted name centre- in case of an emergency.