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Written by : Tech Trends Team

The South Korean passenger car maker, Kia Motor has launched its first and most awaited car Kia Seltos SUV in India. The company is offering Seltos in two trims - GT Line and Tech Line with a starting price of Rs 9.69 lakh and it go up to Rs 15.9 lakh. In the Tech Line, Seltos is available in five variants with both petrol and diesel engine options. While in the GT Line, it comes in three variants with the petrol engine only.

GT Line

Variants

Transmission

Price

GT K

6-Speed Manual

Rs 13.49 Lakh

GT X

6-Speed Manual

Rs 14.99 Lakh

GT X

7-Speed DCT (Dual-clutch Transmission)

Rs 15.99 Lakh

GT X+

6-Speed Manual

Rs 15.99 Lakh

Tech Line

Variants

1.5-Litre Petrol Engine Price

1.5-Litre Diesel Engine Price

 

6-Speed MT

6-Speed AT

6-Speed MT

6-Speed AT

HT E

Rs 9.69 Lakh

-

Rs 9.99 Lakh

-

HT K

Rs 9.99 Lakh

-

Rs 11.99 Lakh

-

HT K+

Rs 11.19 Lakh

-

Rs 12.19 Lakh

Rs 13.19 Lakh

HT X

Rs 12.79 Lakh

Rs 13.79 Lakh

Rs 13.79 Lakh

-

HT X+

-

-

Rs 14.99 Lakh

Rs 15.99 Lakh

The GT Line variants are powered by a 1.4-litre T GDI petrol engine Tech Line variants are offered in both 1.5-litre petrol and 1.5-litre VGT diesel engine options. 

Engine

Power

Torque

Transmission

1.4-litre T GDI Petrol

140PS

242Nm

6-Speed MT/7-Speed DCT

1.5-litre Petrol

115PS

144Nm

6-Speed MT/CVT

1.5-litre VGT Diesel

115PS

250Nm

6-Speed MT/6-Speed AT

MT: Manual Transmission AT: Auto Transmission,

CVT/IVT: Continuously Variable Transmission/Infinitely Variable Transmission

The exterior portion of the car distinctive design details such as Tiger nose grille, LED headlamps with DRLs, LED taillights, LED fog lamps, optional 16,17,18-inch crystal cut alloy wheels and rear bumper with a metallic muffler which will accentuate the dynamic appearance of the Seltos. 

Kia Seltos SUV Launched With Starting Price Of Rs 9.69 Lakh

Interior portion of the Seltos designed with high-quality and futuristic materials.  The 10.25-inch infotainment system, 8.0-inch head-up display, 8-speaker Bose audio system and mood lighting system provided in the car for ease of driving.

Kia Seltos SUV Launched With Starting Price Of Rs 9.69 Lakh

Its 10.25-inch infotainment packed with Kia's innovative telematics system - UVO CONNECT. The infotainment system also updates the live information such as weather and traffic by using SIM. Kia is offering this UVO system at free of cost for the first three years and it includes stolen vehicle notification and tracking, safety alerts, auto collision notification and emergency assistance.

For passenger safety, the car is fitted with 6-airbags and a suite of electronic safety systems -  ABS, Traction Control System, Brake-force Assist System, Hill-start Assist Control, front and rear parking sensors, Parking assist and Vehicle Stability Management system.

Coming to the market rivalry, the car competes with the likes of Tata Harrier, Mahindra XUV 500, MG Hector and its parental sibling Hyundai Creta.