Motors India has hosted the world premiere of its first car for India with the
Kia Seltos SUV. The Seltos comes with BS
VI diesel and petrol engines. It will be
launched in many other markets around the globe. The company will have a GT
line of the Seltos too, India’s first sport SUV version. This will be a 1.4
litre Turbo GDI with a 7 DCT (Dual Clutch Transmission). Prices of the Seltos will be announced later.
engine options for the Seltos include a petrol engine, a turbo petrol and a
diesel engine and these will be offered in three automatic transmission options,
an Intelligent Continuously Variable Transmission or IVT, 7 speed Dual Clutch
Transmission or DCT and a 6 six speed automatic transmission along with 6 speed
manual transmission. Users can choose the combo that conforms to their driving
style. The vehicle will offer three driving modes: Normal, Eco and Sports
vehicle was launched in the presence of Han Woo Park, CEO & President, Kia
Motors Corporation and other senior officials of Kia Motors.
mid-SUV Seltos sports a wide Tiger nose grille, a recognisable design element
of Kia Motors, The vehicle has a long hood, a robust exterior design line on
the front bumper and sharp lines pressed in the body work. It has a strong
shoulder line matched with a glass house which tapers towards the rear of the
car. It has crown jewel LED headlamps, Kia signature heartbeat shape LED DRL
and tail lamp, Ice cube LED fog lamps, 3D multi layer side turn indicators and diamond shaped knurling on front grille. It has a well designed lower air dam
the rear it has a dual muffler design on the bumpers and a bridge chrome line on
rear. The vehicle is being offered with 8 colour combinations and 5 two-tone
plush interiors will have Pure air management system, rear door curtains,
ventilated seats, 2nd row USB chargers, 2 step reclining rear seats
and various storage spaces. There will be a music linking mood lamp linked to
the Bose 8 -speaker system. It’s like a club effect. It will have a 10.25 inches screen and a 7-inch
LCD cluster, including an 8 inches Head
Up display. The Seltos will be equipped
with a segment first 360 deg camera with blind view monitor and driving rear
view mirror monitor or DRVM, and rear and front parking sensors.
some of the connected cars recently launched in India, the Kia Seltos comes
with UVO connect, an advanced connected car technology which offers an array of
convenience and safety features. The UVO technology can be summoned via a
dedicated button on the inside rear view mirror The IRVM also has a dedicated
roadside assistance and SOS button that alert the call centre in case of an
emergency. The UVO boasts of 37 smart features under five distinct categories of
navigation, safety and security, vehicle management, remote control and
convenience. The UVO facility will be free for the first three years for its
Features like AI voice command, stolen vehicle tracking and immobilization,
auto collision notification, SOS emergency assistance etc, remote engine start
& Stop, remotely operated air purifier, in car quality monitor and
safety alert like geo fence, time fence, speed, valet, idle, etc will be available
in the Seltos.
has been given a priority with the Kia Seltos with ABS, EBD, electronic stability
control, brake assist system, Traction control system, hill start assist
control, 6 airbags, vehicle stability management, etc.
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