Kia Seltos Facelift Pricing Revealed
- Price Range: Starts from Rs 10.90 lakh, up to Rs 19.80 lakh for top-spec automatic variants. Seltos X-Line is priced at Rs 20.00 lakh.
- Overwhelming Response: Received 13,424 bookings on the first day.
- Powertrain Options: 1.5L petrol (115hp/144Nm), 1.5L diesel (116hp/250Nm), and new 1.5L turbo-petrol (160hp/253Nm).
- Versatile Trims: Tech Line, GT Line, and X-Line options.
- Refreshed Exterior: Redesigned front and rear, new grille, LED daytime running lamps.
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Kia Motors has officially launched the much-awaited Seltos facelift in India, setting the stage for an exciting new offering in the highly competitive SUV segment. Packed with enticing features, refreshed styling, and powerful powertrains, the Seltos facelift is sure to make a lasting impression on Indian car enthusiasts. In this article, we delve into the key highlights of the upgraded Seltos and how it fares against its fierce rivals in the market.
Unveiling the Kia Seltos Facelift:
The Seltos facelift arrives with an appealing price range, starting from Rs 10.90 lakh, going up to Rs 19.80 lakh for top-spec automatic variants. Additionally, Kia has introduced the exclusive Seltos X-Line variant, priced at Rs 20.00 lakh (all prices ex-showroom, Delhi). The overwhelming response was evident as the automaker received a staggering 13,424 bookings on the very first day of opening bookings.
Potent Powertrain Options:
Kia continues to offer two petrol engines and a diesel engine for the Seltos facelift. The 1.5-litre petrol engine delivers 115hp and 144Nm torque, available with either a 6-speed manual or a CVT gearbox. The 1.5-litre turbo-diesel engine, producing 116hp and 250Nm torque, comes with a 6-speed iMT or a 6-speed automatic transmission. The all-new 1.5-litre turbo-petrol engine, generating a class-leading 160hp and 253Nm torque, offers a choice of a 6-speed iMT or a 7-speed DCT gearbox.
Variants and Trims:
The Seltos facelift is available in Tech Line, GT Line, and X-Line trims. The naturally aspirated petrol engine is offered on HTE, HTK, HTK+, and HTX trims with manual and CVT options. The diesel engine is standard on all Tech Line trims and also available with a torque converter automatic on HTX, GTX+, and X-Line trims. Moreover, the new turbo-petrol engine can now be availed on Tech Line trims, expanding its accessibility.
Striking Exterior and Enhanced Interior:
The refreshed Seltos showcases redesigned front and rear styling with a larger grille, new LED daytime running lamps, and sportier bumper designs. The exterior palette includes a new colour, Pewter Olive, alongside eight solid and two dual-tone options. Inside, the cabin welcomes passengers with dual 10.25-inch connected screens, slimmer AC vents, soft-touch materials, and three different colour combinations based on the trim.
With a focus on safety and convenience, the Seltos facelift boasts an Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) suite, a panoramic sunroof, six airbags, ESC, hill-start assist, all-wheel disc brakes, TPMS, and more. The list of amenities also includes a 360-degree camera, dual-zone climate control, an 8-inch head-up display, an electronic parking brake, rain-sensing wipers, and a Bose-tuned 8-speaker sound system with mood lamps.
The Seltos Facelift’s Fierce Rivals:
The Seltos facelift squares off against top contenders in the market, including the Hyundai Creta, Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara, Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder, MG Astor, Volkswagen Taigun, and Skoda Kushaq. In the near future, it will also face competition from the upcoming Honda Elevate and Citroen C3 Aircross.
Kia’s Seltos facelift impresses with its powerful powertrain choices, updated features, and attractive styling. With a wide range of variants and trims, the SUV caters to various preferences while facing stiff competition in the Indian SUV market. The Seltos facelift promises to be a strong contender, and prospective buyers can look forward to an exceptional driving experience with this dynamic offering from Kia Motors.