Korean auto major Kia Motors on Thursday made its debut in India with the launch of an SUV, Seltos, at an introductory price of Rs 9.69 lakh. Seltos, a mid-sized SUV, is manufactured at the carmaker's Ananthpur plant in Andhra Pradesh. The model comes in both petrol and diesel variants.
Kia has entered the Indian market at a time when the domestic automotive industry is facing the worst slowdown in more than two decades. The company has already seen as many as 32,035 bookings till date, said Manohar Bhat, vice president and head of marketing, Kia Motors.
The prebookings for Seltos SUV commenced online as well as on its 206 sales points in the country on July 16.
Here is everything you need to know about the all new KIA Seltos SUV
KIA SELTOS PERFORMANCE
The KIA Seltos will be available in 3 engine options -- 1.5-litre petrol and diesel engine and 1.4-litre turbo-petrol engine.
|1.4-litre Petrol||140PS||240Nm |
KIA SELTOS VARIANTS
The Seltos will be available in two trims - HT Line and GT Line. Both HT and GT Lines will have multiple sub-variants on offer. The HT Line comprises of the HTE, HTK, HTK+, HTX and HTX+ variants while the GT Line includes the GTK, GTX and GTX+.
KIA SELTOS FEATURES
- 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system
- 8-inch head-up display
- Three drive modes
- Ambient lighting
- Smart air purifier
- 8-speaker Bose sound system
- Contrast roof
- Slim LED fog lamps
- Pull-type door handles.
KIA SELTOS ENGINE SPECS
6-speed MT/ 7-speed DCT (dual-clutch transmission)
6-speed MT/ CVT
6-speed MT/ 6-speed AT
16.1kmpl/ 16.5kmpl (DCT)
16.5kmpl/ 16.8kmpl (CVT)
21kmpl/ 18kmpl (AT)
KIA SELTOS PRICE
|G 1.5 (Petrol 6-Speed MT)||₹ 9.69 lakh||₹ 9.99 lakh||₹ 11.19 lakh||₹ 12.79 lakh|
|G1.5 (Petrol IVT AT)||₹ 13.79 lakh|
|D 1.5 (Diesel 6-Speed MT)||₹ 9.99 lakh||₹ 11.19 lakh||₹ 12.19 lakh||₹ 13.79 lakh||₹ 14.99 lakh|
|D 1.5 (Diesel 6-Speed AT)||₹ 13.19 lakh||₹ 15.99 lakh|
|Kia Seltos (Turbo Petrol)||GTK||GTX||GTX+|
|G1.4T GDI (6-Speed MT)||₹ 13.49 lakh||₹ 14.99 lakh||₹ 15.99 lakh|
|G1.4T GDI (7DCT AT)||₹ 15.99 lakh |