The much-awaited Kia Seltos SUV is lastly set to be launched in India on August 22, 2019. Marking the official entry of the South Korean carmaker in India, the brand new Kia Seltos relies on the SP2i idea we noticed on the Auto Expo 2018, and it’ll compete with the likes of the Hyundai Creta, Tata Harrier, and the newly launched MG Hector. The SUV just lately made its world debut in India, and Kia Motors may also export the SUV to Latin America, the Center East and a few components of Asia.
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The upcoming Kia Seltos will likely be out there in two trim line choices – Customary and GT Line, and it’ll even be BS6 compliant from the day of the launch. Underneath the hood, the Seltos will likely be provided in two engine choices – a 1.Four-litre Turbo GDI petrol and a 1.5-litre diesel engine. Transmission choices embrace – a 6-speed handbook gearbox as normal, together with the choice of a CVT and 7-speed Twin clutch transmission (DCT) automated for the petrol fashions. The diesel trim, then again, comes with the choice of a 6-speed handbook or a 6 Pace torque converter automated transmission.
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Visually, the Kia Seltos will get the model’s signature Tiger Nostril grille with chrome surrounds, flanked by inverted L-shaped LED headlamps with LED daytime working 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. The highest-end mannequin may also get a set of recent diamond lower alloy wheels, with the shark-fin antenna and silver roof rails. The rear contains a pair of sharp-looking LED taillamps and a beefy rear bumper with brushed silver styling ingredient and a big diffuser.
By way of options, the Seltos may also include related know-how, which Kia calls UVO, which may be managed a segment-first 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system. The SUV additionally comes with an Eight-speaker sound system by Bose, a 360-degree encompass digital camera, and a 7-inch color TFT unit for the instrument console. With UVO, you should utilize your cellphone to function the automotive’s ignition, AC controls and extra. UVO can be accessed through a devoted button on the IRVM, which additionally has devoted roadside help and SOS buttons that alert the devoted name centre- in case of an emergency. Security options embrace 6 airbags, ABS with EBD, ESC, HAC, VSM and is constructed utilizing superior excessive power metal (AHSS).