Kia Motors India has launched the Seltos SUV in the Indian market at a starting price of ₹9.69 lakh. Kia Motors has hit the nail on the head with the pricing of the Seltos. At the launch event, Kia Motors India also announced that the Seltos has already received over 32,000 bookings since the bookings were open from July 16, 2019.
Kia Motors India has also revealed that the company has manufactured over 5,000 units of the Seltos and the deliveries have started from the day of launch. Kia has also stated that the company will not stop accepting bookings as the Anantapur manufacturing facility has a capacity of producing 3 lakh units annually.
The Kia Seltos is available in two trim lines and 16 variants with three engine and four gearbox options. The Seltos draws power from a 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol, 1.5-litre petrol and 1.5-litre diesel engine. Transmission options include a 6-speed manual, 6-speed automatic, 7-speed DCT and IVT gearbox. All three engines are BS-VI compliant.
The interior of the Kia Seltos comes loaded with features such as a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system, 7-inch colour TFT display on the digital instrument cluster, HUD, Bose audio system with 8 speakers, wireless charging, air purifier, a 360-degree camera, electric sunroof and much more.
The Kia Seltos has been launched with an aggressive price tag in its segment. The Kia Seltos will rival the likes of Hyundai Creta, Mahindra XUV500, Renault Captur, Nissan Kicks and the MG Hector.