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Kia Seltos SUV launched in India for INR 9.69 lakh

Written by Parichay Malvankar

Kia has launched the all-new Seltos SUV, their first product for the Indian market at a very lucrative introductory price tag starting from INR 9.69 lakh. With multiple variants across 2 engines and an automatic gearbox on all, the buyers are spoiled with choices to drive home in a Seltos. The Kia Seltos is probably the most well rounded product in the segment, bringing in many class-leading and segment-first features.

Price List & Variants:

The Kia Seltos has been launched in a total of 3 engine options which includes a 1.4L turbo-petrol, 1.5L naturally-aspirated petrol and a 1.5L turbo-diesel. The 1.4L turbo-petrol Seltos produces 140 PS of power and 242 Nm of torque and is available with a 6-speed manual gearbox and a 7-speed DCT automatic gearbox. The 1.5L naturally-aspirated, non-turbocharged petrol engine is also a 4-cylinder motor which produces 115 PS of power and 144 Nm of torque matched to a 6-speed manual gearbox and a CVT option as well. The 1.5L, turbocharged diesel engine produces 115 PS of power and 250 Nm of torque matched to a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed torque converter conventional automatic option. All engines of the Kia Seltos are BSVI emission norms compliant.

Fuel efficiency claims are as follows:

  • 1.4L Turbo-Petrol – 16.1 kmpl MT / 16.5 kmpl DCT
  • 1.5L Petrol – 16.5 kmpl MT / 16.8 kmpl CVT
  • 1.5L Diesel – 21 kmpl MT / 18 kmpl AT

The Kia Seltos rivals the likes of Hyundai Creta, MG Hector, Tata Harrier & Nissan Kicks. The Seltos SUV has been launched with a 3-year unlimited km warranty and will also have extended warranty option. Kia has received more than 32,035 bookings for the Seltos, and over 5,000 cars have already been produced and ready for deliveries. Kia has a 3 lakh unit plant capacity at the moment, with more cars to be launched in the months to come.

The Kia Seltos is a 5-seater SUV with a premium experience on offer. Watch our detailed review of the Kia Seltos to know more, and help make a better buying decision based on the variants which might wish to buy.