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Kia Seltos will deliver 20.8 kmpl mileage

Written by Nizam Shaikh

Kia Motors’ India is gearing up to launch the Seltos SUV on 22nd August 2019 and the brand has already commenced pre-bookings at the price of INR 25,000. And now according to a media report, the fuel efficiency figures of the Kia Seltos SUV have been revealed.

The Seltos comes with three BSVI compliant engines 1.5 Petrol, 1.4 Turbo petrol and a 1.5 Diesel CRDI VGT paired to four gearbox options – 7-speed DCT, 6-speed CVT, 6-Speed AT along with a 6-speed manual transmission. The 1.5-litre petrol engine develops 115 HP of power and 144 Nm of torque and will be paired with the 6-speed manual and CVT automatic option and claims a mileage of 16.4 kmpl on the manual and 16.3 kmpl in the CVT gearbox. The 1.4-litre turbo petrol produces 140 HP of power and 242 Nm of torque coupled to a 6-speed manual and a 7-speed DCT gearbox. This engine claims to deliver 16.1 kmpl with the manual gearbox and 16.2 kmpl with the 7-speed DCT. The third 1.5-litre diesel engine which makes 115 HP of power and 250 Nm of torque comes paired with a 6-speed manual and a torque converter automatic. This variant claims 20.8 kmpl with the manual transmission and 17.8 kmpl with the 6-speed automatic. It is important to note that the mileage figures may differ from the ARAI figures which are not announced yet.

In terms of equipment, the Kia Seltos features 10.25-inch HD touchscreen infotainment system with UVO Connect artificial intelligence (AI) for connectivity features and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, 7.0-inch multi-information display, ambient mood lighting, flat-bottom steering wheel, 2-step reclining rear seats, sunshade curtains, automatic climate control, rain-sensing wipers, wireless charging, tyre pressure monitoring system, Smart Pure Air purifier which can be controlled through the infotainment system, and more.

The Kia Seltos comes with monotone exterior paint options like Intense Red, Aurora Black Pearl, Glacier White Pearl, Punchy Orange, Intelligency Blue, Gravity Gray, Steel Silver, Clear White and dual tone options like Intense Red with Aurora Black Pearl, Steel Silver with Aurora Black Pearl, Glacier White Pearl with Aurora Black Pearl, Steel Silver with punchy Orange, Glacier White Pearl with Punchy Orange.