Kia Motors has launched the Seltos SUV in India in the price bracket of Rs. 9.69 lakh to15.99 lakh (Ex-showroom). It comes with exceptional features like Bose premium sound system, 360-degree camera etc.
Kia Seltos, the debut car of South Korean car manufacturer, Kia Motors is launched in India at the price of Rs. 9.69 lakh (Ex-showroom). The price range of this car for the top-end variant goes up to Rs. 15.99 lakh (Ex-showroom). The auto-maker has launched Kia Seltos at a very competitive price than expected.
This SUV is now available in three engine options (1.4 L turbo-petrol, 1.5 L petrol and 1.5 diesel), two trims (Tech Line & GT Line) and a total of 16 variants. In the Indian car market, Kia Seltos will compete against cars like Tata Harrier, Jeep Compass, Hyundai Creta and MG Hector.
Earlier, Kia unveiled the Seltos SUV with the codename Kia SP Concept at the 2018 Auto Expo. Now, with a long line-up of various trims, offering some really exceptional features, Kia Seltos is very likely to please the automotive aficionados in India.
Kia Motors has kept the price of the Seltos SUV very competitive. The prices of the Tech Line variants fall in the range of Rs. 9.69 lakh to Rs. 15.99 lakh, whereas the GT Line variants are offered in the price bracket of Rs. 13.49 lakh to Rs. 15.99 lakh.
(Ex-showroom prices mentioned)
Let’s check out the detailed price list of Kia Seltos for two of its trims, Tech Line and GT Line.
|Price List of Kia Seltos Trims: Tech Line & GT Line|
|Prices of all Tech Line Variants||Prices of all GT Line Variants|
|G1.5 Petrol||9.69 Lakh||9.99 Lakh||11.19 Lakh||12.79 Lakh||G1.4T-GDI Turbo Petrol||13.49 Lakh||14.99 Lakh||15.99 Lakh|
|13.79 Lakh (IVT)||15.99 Lakh (7DCT)|
|D1.5 Diesel||9.99 Lakh||11.19 Lakh||12.19 Lakh||13.79 Lakh||14.99 Lakh|
|13.19 Lakh (6AT)||15.99 Lakh (6AT)|
(Ex-showroom prices mentioned above)
Kia Seltos has received some amazing graphics that you would for sure love to stare at. The company’s iconic grille makes its way on the front of Kia Seltos in conjunction with LED headlamps and Daytime Running Lights (DRLs). The fog lamps also look very premium and are innovatively designed. Same goes for the diamond-cut alloy wheels which look premium too and give a sporty look to the exterior. The rear profile also does wonders when it comes to appealing onlookers with the Heartbeat-shaped LED tail lamps. On the top, you get an electric sunroof to give you a sense of freedom.
Let’s go through the key exterior highlights of Kia Seltos SUV.
- LED headlamps with DRLs
- Diamond-cut alloy wheels
- LED tail lamps
Engine & Specifications
Kia Seltos is available 3 engine choices, 2 in petrol and 1 in diesel. The 1.4 L T GDI SMARTSTREAM petrol engine is offered with the 6-speed manual and 7-speed DCT AT gearboxes, whereas the 1.5 L petrol SMARTSTREAM engine comes linked to either a 6-speed manual transmission or an IVT automatic gearbox. On the other hand, the 1.5 L VGT diesel engine of Kia Seltos comes linked to either a 6-speed manual transmission or a 6-speed advance AT gearbox.
The 1.4 L T GDI petrol engine produces peak power of 138 bhp and peak torque of 242 Nm, whereas the 1.5 L SMARTSTREAM petrol engine produces 113 bhp of peak power and 144 Nm of peak torque. Lastly, the 1.5 L CRDi diesel engine 113 bhp of maximum power and 250 Nm of peak torque.
Here’re the dimensions of Kia Seltos SUV:
|Boot space||433 mm|
The 1.4 L turbo petrol engine of Kia Seltos delivers ARAI certified mileage of 16.5 kmpl and 16.1 kmpl with AT and MT transmissions respectively. The 1.5 L petrol engine delivers ARAI specific mileage of 16.8 kmpl and 16.5 kmpl with CVT and MT transmissions respectively. The 1.5 L diesel motor, on the other hand, returns ARAI claimed fuel efficiency of 18 kmpl with the AT gearbox and 21 kmpl with the manual transmission.
Interior and Features
Inside, Kia Seltos gets lots of features to cater high-level comforts to its occupants. Inside, you rest on ventilated seats with the 2-step reclining offered at the rear. The engine cranks with a push-button start and occupants will love to enjoy airy rides and stargazing with the sunroof on the offer.
As a driver, you don’t have to take the burden of manually adjusting the seats, because Kia has offered the Seltos with electronically adjustable driver’s seat. Besides this, Kia Seltos also gets features such as keyless entry, front and rear parking sensors, automatic climatic control, blind view mirror and much more.
Here’re some really impressive features of Kia Seltos:
- Smart 8.0 Head-up display
- 2-step rear recline seats
- Ambient Mood Lighting
- 10.25 inches touch screen
- 360-degree rear-view camera
- UVO App-Connect
- Ventilated & Power seats
- Smart air purifier
- Bose premium sound system with 8 speakers
Kia has ensured that a high-level safety is offered to the passengers, and that is why they have introduced the Seltos SUV with features like High-strength steel construction, 6 airbags, Hill-Assist, ABS, Electronic Stability Control, Tire Pressure Monitoring etc.
Let’s look at the key safety highlights of Kia Seltos SUV:
- High-strength steel structure
- 6 airbags
- Hill-Start Assist Control (HAC)
- Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
- Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
- All-wheel disc brakes
- Tire pressure monitor