New Delhi, July 16: Kia Motors, South Korean auto major, will launch compact SUV Seltos in India on August 22 this year. The official booking for the same begins on Tuesday, July 16, at a token amount of Rs 25,000. If you are planning to buy this car, you can book at any of the 265 dealerships stores of the auto-maker set-up across 160 cities in India. Also, the booking can be done at Kia's official website. Kia Seltos India Launch.
"The Kia Seltos has been built from ground-up, keeping Indian customers in mind and is equipped to redefine the segment," said Manohar Bhat, Kia Motors India Vice President, in a statement on Monday. Kia Seltos SUV Specifications - 6 Things To Know.
About Seltos Specifications and Features:
Seltos is expected to be priced between Rs 11 lakh to Rs 17 lakh (ex-showroom), with two variants- Tech Line and GT Line. The Compact SUV will have three engine-line up -- 1.5 petrol, 1.5 diesel, 1.4 turbo petrol mated with manual and automatic transmissions. All these engines are BSVI compliant.
On the outside, Seltos will get LED daytime running lights, LED projector headlamps, 17-inch alloy wheels, LED tail-lamps among others. On the inside, the vehicle comes with a touchscreen infotainment system, power-adjustable driver's seat, a head-up display, automatic climate control (ACC), Bose sound system, 60:40 split rear seats, 360-degree view camera among others.
Seltos has been designed according to the Indian market but the car will be exported from Kia's plant in Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur to the Middle East, Latin America, Africa and other Asian countries. Kia Seltos will compete against Hyundai Creta, Tata Harrier, Nissan Kicks, Renault Captur, Jeep Compass and newly launched MG Hector.