Kia Motors India has unveiled much awaited compact SUV Kia Seltos globally in Delhi. In order to strengthen its global product portfolio, Kia is bringing this compact SUV with cutting edge technology, class-leading space, world-class safety features and highly efficient smart-stream petrol and diesel engines.
The exterior portion of the car distinctive design details such as Tiger nose grille, LED headlamps with DRLs, LED tail lights, 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.
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.
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.
The Kia Seltos is available in 2.0-litre petrol engine produces 149PS power and a 1.6-litre diesel engine that delivers 136PS power. It is offered in four gear transmissions. First is 6-speed manual transmission as standard, the second one is Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) for petrol engine and the third 6-speed automatic torque converter unit. The fourth one is Kia’s sporty GT Line which will come equipped with a 1.6-litre turbo GDI petrol engine delivers 177PS power mated to a 7-speed Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) automatic gearbox.
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.
The car will be manufactured at Andhra Pradesh, India, and Gwangju, Korea and go on sale in global markets during the second half of 2019. Price of Seltos is not yet revealed but ut is expected to be priced between Rs 11-15 lakh.