The Kia Seltos is the next big launch in the compact SUV segment in India. It’s probably late to enter the Indian car market but the advantage it holds is that it can take a view of what its rivals have on offer and bring in innovation in that segment making it a disrupter of sorts. The Korean carmaker had unveiled the Seltos earlier this month but didn’t give us any information about its variant. However, a new video has surfaced online which claims to have exclusive details about the variants it will be offered in.
According to the video, the upcoming Kia Seltos will be offered in five variants- TE, TK, TK+, TX and TX+. Interestingly, the Seltos will be well equipped right from the base variant and will get features like Voice recognition, Bluetooth connectivity, Follow me home headlamps, Tilt and telescopic steering adjust, steering mounted audio controls, ABS + EBD and 2 airbags as standard. In addition to these features, the TK trim will get features like LED DRLs, cruise control, smart push engine start-stop system and electric foldable mirrors. The TX variant will be a connected car and will be equipped with the UVO connected car tech. It will also get additional features like LED headlamps and fog lamps, rear reclining seats, 10.25-inch touchscreen, ambient lighting, tyre pressure monitoring, USB fast charging and 17 inch alloy wheels. In addition to these features, the top notch XZ+ variant will get Solar UV glass, eight way power adjustable seat, 7-inch MID display, Bose 8 Speakers, 360 degree camera view, driver rear view monitor, ventilated seats, wireless charging, Electric sunroof, Rain sensing wipers, 6 airbags, Brake Assist, Hill Assist, ESC, VSM, front parking sensors, multi drive modes and blind view monitor.
The Kia Seltos SUV will be available with three BS6 ready engine options, a 1.4 litre Turbo GDI petrol engine, a 1.5-litre petrol engine and a 1.5-litre diesel engine. The transmission options include a 7-speed Dual clutch transmission (DCT), 6 Speed Torque Convertor Automatic, A CVT automatic and of course a 6-speed manual transmission as well.
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