Kia Motors will start their innings in India with a feature loaded SUV.Kia Seltos will be rivalling the likes of Hyundai Creta, Tata Harrier and MG Hector.Here are some of the reasons why you should wait for this new upcoming SUV.
Seltos will an absolute package of top notch features.It just leaves behind all its competitors in terms of features on offer.Some of the top features are front ventilated seats, driver side powered seat, electric sunroof, wireless charging, 17 inch alloys, adaptive cruise controls, 10.25 inch infotainment system, drive modes, terrain management system, sound mood lighting, 8 inch Head up Display, Rear Recline Seats, Smart Air Purifier, Push Start Stop Button with Keyless Entry and 8 speaker Bose Sound System.
Not only features, but also a long list of safety features makes it an attractive proposition.It features all 4 disc brakes, Hill Start Assist, 360 degree camera with blind spot detection, front parking sensors, Vehicle Stability Management, Traction Controls, ABS with EBD, 6 Airbags, Brake Assist Control and Electronic Parking Brake.
3. Interior options
Seltos comes with a variety of interior themes depending upon the variant you opt for.While the 1.5 petrol and Diesel engine variants gets brown and beige interior seat upholstery while on the other hand, the sportier 1.4 L petrol variant gets an all black theme.So by providing different interior upholstery, Kia has targeted small families as well as enthusiast drivers.
4. Space and comfort
Kia Seltos will be one of the most spacious SUVs in its segment thanks to its bigger dimensions.In terms of length, it is bigger than Creta which translates into better space inside the cabin along with a larger wheelbase.Along with space inside the cabin, it also has a boot space of 433 litres which again is larger than what Creta offers.
Seltos features very sharp and sporty exterior.Upfront, it gets LED headlamps, vertically placed LED fog lamps,Tiger nose front grille, and skid plates.Seltos has a very long wheelbase and it rides on 17 inch alloys.At the rear, there is a thick chrome strip which connects the LED tail lamps which gets heartbeat effect.
6. Connected Car
Like the Hyundai Venue, Kia Seltos is also a connected car.Similar to Venue’s Blue Link, Kia is going to provide Seltos with UVO connect which works like the Blue Link through which you can turn on the car through mobile app along with turning on air conditioner, and service reminder, real time vehicle tracking, traffic and weather updates, geo fencing, speed alert, crash notification, panic notification, etc.
7. Engine options
Kia Seltos gets a number of engine options and also these units are BS-VI compliant.It gets 1.5 L petrol and Diesel engines with 113 BHP of power.There is also a GT Line variant which is a 1.4 L turbocharged petrol variant which makes 138 BHP of power and 242 NM of maximum torque.All these engines are mated to 6 speed manual gearbox with 6 speed CVT, AT and DCT available for 1.5 petrol, 1.5 diesel and 1.4 turbo GDI petrol respectively.