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Kia bagged 13,424 pre-orders for New Seltos in one day

Written by Kanad Kalasur

Kia Motors has announced a new record. The new Seltos has received 13,424 bookings on the first day. This makes it the highest first-day bookings in 24 hours for the segment. Furthermore, of the total bookings, 1,973 were done via K-Code.

K-Code is a priority access system for existing Seltos owners to receive the new Seltos faster. Existing Seltos owners can use the code themselves or share it with someone they know for high priority delivery.

Seltos is an important product for Kia India

For the Korean carmaker, Seltos is an important product. Amongst the total sales of the company, the Seltos accounts for over 50 percent. The SUV has also crossed a 5 lakh sales milestone recently.

New Kia Seltos : More Details

The Seltos facelift gets an updated bumper, new fog lamp inserts and new design headlamps. The lights are now all-LED units with integrated LED DRLs that extend into the grille. The Korean carmaker now offers larger 18-inch alloys, finished in a dual tone design on the 2023 Seltos. These wheels are the same ones offered internationally. The rear too has been revamped for the facelift. The 2023 Seltos now comes with sequential turn signals, dual tip exhaust and a lightbar that connects both the tail lamps.The bumper design too has been changed and now houses the reversing lamp.

On the insides, there are dual 10.25-inch screens. One of them is an infotainment screen while the other is the digital driver infotainment screen. Other changes include new HVAC controls, slim AC vents, and updated audio controls. The 2023 Seltos also gets dual-zone climate control, a panoramic sunroof, 8-inch head-up display amongst others. Music is played through the Bose 8-speaker system and the cabin gets mood lamps as well.

Powertrain of the new Kia Seltos

The updated Kia Seltos include three engine options. There is a 1.5-litre NA petrol good for 115 HP and 144 Nm, a 1.5-litre turbo petrol rated at 160 HP and 253 Nm and a 1.5-litre diesel good for 115 HP / 250 Nm. These engines are offered with multiple transmission options including a CVT, 6-speed IMT, 6-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic.

Also Read – New Kia Seltos pre-bookings open on 14th July 2023.