Kia Seltos Prices To Increase On January 1, 2020

by Harish Kumar | 02/12/2019
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Kia Seltos is now priced from Rs. 9.69 Lakh for the base petrol-MT variant and goes up to Rs. 16,99 Lakh for the top-spec GTX+ diesel-AT variant.

Kia Motors India’s blockbuster SUV, the Kia Seltos, will see its prices hiked from the 1st of January, 2020. Kia Seltos was launched in India on August 22nd, 2019, at the price of around Rs. 9.69 Lakh - Rs. 16.99 Lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). Since its launch, the Seltos has been selling like hot cakes in the segment of sports utility vehicles. In fact, it even beats its popular cousin, Hyundai Creta, and previous SUV-sales leader, Maruti Brezza to become the hottest-selling SUV in India.

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At the time of launch, Kia had already announced that prices of the Seltos are introductory and will be jacked up soon. That said, all Seltos units delivered post-January 1st will entail this price increment. Customers who have reserved a delivery before December 31st, 2019, would not have to pay the hiked price sticker.

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Kia Seltos action shot front angle

The detailed difference in pricing of the Kia Seltos will be updated closer to January 1, 2020.

With a healthy sales volume each month, the Seltos commands a waiting period of more than two months for a few specific variants. In October 2019, the South Korean SUV witnessed a total of sale 12,786 units in India, three times higher than the MG Hector. Kia Motors new enjoys as many as 4.85 per cent of the total UV market share in the country. To keep up with the resounding demand, Kia has recently kicked off a second shift at its facility in Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, to boost the production to over 15,000 units on a monthly basis. On the flip side, the company is now gearing up for the launch of Carnival MPV – Kia’s second product for India, sometime in January 2020.

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Kia Seltos Prices, Variant-wise (Ex-showroom, India)
Kia Seltos HT Line  1.5-litre Petrol  1.5-litre Diesel
 HTE  Rs. 9.69 Lakh  Rs. 9.99 Lakh
 HTK  Rs. 9.99 Lakh  Rs. 11.19 Lakh
 HTK+  Rs. 11.19 Lakh  Rs. 12.19 Lakh
 HTK+ AT  -  Rs. 13.19 Lakh
 HTX  Rs. 12.79 Lakh  Rs. 13.79 Lakh
 HTX AT  Rs. 13.79 Lakh  -
 HTX+  -  Rs. 14.99 Lakh
 HTX+ AT  -  Rs. 15.99 Lakh
 Kia Seltos GT Line  1.4-litre GDI Petrol 1.5-litre Diesel
 GTK  Rs. 13.49 Lakh  -
 GTX  Rs. 14.99 Lakh  -
 GTX AT  Rs. 15.99 Lakh  -
 GTX+  Rs. 15.99 Lakh  -
 GTX+ AT  Rs. 16.99 Lakh  Rs. 16.99 Lakh

The difference in terms of pricing of the Seltos hasn’t been disclosed yet, but some dealer sources do reveal that there should be a considerable increase that would be applicable across all variants of the Seltos. At launch, the then-brand-new Seltos hit the showrooms with as many as 16 variants falling into two major trim lines – the HT-line and the sportier GT-line. The entry-level Seltos variant is likely to sit in the Rs. 10 Lakh price point (ex-showroom) or above, thereby posting a big jump of almost Rs 30,000.

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