Kia Seltos is due to launch next month. Ahead of its official reveal, the details of its brochure are leaked, giving a comprehensive description of all the bells and whistles of the new Seltos.
Kia Motors is gearing up to launch the highly-anticipated Kia Seltos next month. Booking for the new SUV has started for a token amount of Rs 25,000. After the launch, deliveries of the Seltos will follow, expected to start from September. Promoted as a premium and upmarket model, the Kia Selto is expected to sport a wide range of features. The details of the feature pack along with other engine specs are all included in the recently leaked brochure.
Kia Seltos will be fully-loaded in terms of features
Exteriorly, Kia Seltos sports the signature tiger-nose grille. Some other exterior features on the Seltos include Crown Jewel LED headlights, LED DRLs, Ice Cube LED fog lights, and Heartbeat LED taillights. The side profile receives a set of 17-inch diamond cut alloy wheels. On the inside, the Kia Seltos gets a large 10.25-inch touchscreen display with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as well as Bluetooth connectivity. With UVO technology from Kia, the Seltos could provide a wide range of 37 connectivity features including remote start and voice recognition. Other highlights of the Kia Seltos are a premium 8.0 Heads Up Display (HUD), a Bose 8-speaker audio system with LED sound mood lights, SmartPure air purifier, a 360-degree view camera with Blind view monitor, ventilated seats and electric sunroof. On the safety front, Kia Seltos is equipped with 6 airbags, full-disc brake, and front sensor.
Kia Seltos will get three engine options, including two petrol and one diesel
About the powertrain, the Kia Seltos will be offered with two petrol engines and one diesel unit. The diesel range will receive power from the only 1.5-litre turbo oil burner which could put out the maximum power of 115 Bhp and 250 Nm. Besides the standard 6-speed manual transmission across the range, this engine is matched with a 6-speed automatic gearbox. The petrol options include a 1.5-litre petrol engine and a 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol engine. The smaller turbo unit holds the power output of 140 Nm and 172 Nm while the bigger 1.5-litre petrol motor is good for 115 bhp and 142 Nm. The former is paired with a 7-speed dual clutch transmission and the latter gets a CVT gearbox.
The price of the Kia Selto is expected to range from Rs 11 lakh to 17 lakh. After launch, it will compete with the likes of Mahindra XUV500, Tata Harrier, MG Hector, and Jeep Compass