Kia Seltos which was world-premiered in India last month, will commence booking in India from 16th July online and across its 206 sales points in India.
The Kia Seltos will be available in two trims – GT line, which is suitable for the performance enthusiasts and Tech line, aimed at families. The Seltos will be BSVI compliant right from its launch. Under the hood, it has 3rd generation Smartstream engine that will come in three variants: 1.5 Petrol, 1.5 Diesel, First in segment 1.4 Turbo Petrol, offering the perfect balance of performance and efficiency. The Seltos will be offered in 3 automatic transmission options – 7DCT, IVT, and 6 AT along with 6 speed Manual Transmission.
The Seltos comes with 3 driving modes – Sports, Normal and Eco. This compact SUV also sports 3 traction modes – Mud, Snow/Wet and Sand, for a greater grip and control on all surfaces. As the Seltos is manufactured in India, it considers the needs of Indian users and comes with many India specific features such as; louder horn, best in class 20-80 kmph performance, faster cooling AC with Eco coating, clutch effort reduction and along with 14” rear and 16” front disc to offer enhanced braking performance.
On the design front, the Seltos has signature Kia Tiger Nose Grille that gives it an aggressive look from the front, while the rear hosts a sporty spoiler and aluminum skid plates. The Seltos also gets 1st in segment sweeping LED light bar, crown jewel LED headlamps, unique heartbeat LED tail lamps & LED DRLs and ice-cube style front LED fog lamps that not only accentuates the design of the car but also do a great job in illuminating the road ahead.It has R17 crystal cut alloys that look eye-catching. Further, in the GT-Line trim, the Seltos also gets red brake calipers and red accents on side cladding for an even distinctive appearance.
On the inside, it has 10.25 HD touchscreen with Apple Car Play, Android Auto, ambient mood lighting, leatherette seats (Sports seats in GT Line), 2-step reclining rear seats, 60:40 split with adjustable rear center headrest (1st in segment), ventilated front seats, driver power seat, sporty D-Cut steering wheel, sun shade curtains, high-line tyre pressure monitor and more.
The Seltos is equipped with 400-watt 8 speaker Bose premium sound system with dynamic speed compensation and sound mood lights (1st in segment and India) that offer 8 mono and 6 multi-colour themes.
On the connectivity front, the Seltos gets Kia’s advanced and proprietary UVO (Your Voice) Connect system with 37 features which will come with 3 years of free subscription. The UVO advanced connect feature covers 5 categories – Navigation, Safety & Security, Vehicle Management, Remote Control and Convenience. The futuristic UVO connect system also gets Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered voice recognition service to provide Safer and smarter connected car experience.
The Seltos also gets the world’s first Smart Pure Air purifier that can be controlled both via the infotainment screen and the UVO app thereby assuring a clean and pollution free cabin, for every drive. Through UVO connect, customers can also start and stop engine, AC and Air Purifier remotely through the app.
The Seltos also has features of VSM (Vehicle Stability Management), ESC (Electronic Stability Control), Front and Rear Parking Sensors, ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System), BAS (Break Force Assist System) and HAC (Hill-start Assist Control), six airbags, ISO-Fix child seat anchor.
The Kia Seltos will be offered in a variety of sensuous colors and will also be available in dual tone options.