# Seltos launched at an introductory price of INR 9.69 lakhs (Ex-showroom PAN India).
# Introduced in 2 trim lines – Tech and GT, 16 variants with 8 monotone and 5 dual-tone colour schemes; all BSVI compliant.
# 32,035 bookings garnered overall so far with the commencement of PAN India deliveries starting today.
Mumbai, 22 August 2019 – Kia Motors, the world’s 8 th largest automaker today launched its first product in mid- SUV segment, the Seltos in the Indian market with an introductory price starting from INR 9.69 lakhs (Ex- showroom PAN India) for the entry level Petrol Smartstream G1.5 HTE model going up to INR 15.99 Lakhs (Ex- showroom PAN India) for the Diesel 1.5 CRDi HTX plus (6AT) and Petrol Smartstream 1.4 T – Gdi GTX (7DCT) and GTX plus top-end variant. The Seltos is BS-VI compliant and available in both petrol and diesel variants with manual and automatic transmission options.
The company also announced the receipt of record 320,35 bookings for the Seltos so far which has set a new benchmark for the mid-SUV segment in the country. Kia Motors India is well equipped to handle the overwhelming demand for Seltos in the market. The company’s Anantapur plant has an annual production capacity of 3,00,000 units which will allow the company to smoothly cater to the increasing demand of Seltos in the country.
Commenting on the occasion, Mr Kookhyun Shim, MD CEO, Kia Motors India said, “The Seltos has been one of the most ambitious projects for Kia Motors and even more so for Kia Motors India. The Seltos marks the arrival of Kia in India for the first time, and we have put our heart and soul into this product. The Seltos is all about surprising everyone with its premium features, distinctive design, supreme quality, refined and powerful engine options, addictive performance and so much more. It is BS-VI compliant and has undergone extensive testing to meet emission norms even with the currently available BS-IV fuel, which makes it future proof. With the most advanced set of engine, fuel and transmission options in Seltos, we are confident to address all the unmet needs of the segment today. For our new age digital savvy customer, we have also designed a complete digital journey from booking, sales and delivery to aftersales service thereby ensuring the most evolved ownership experience ever. I am confident that Seltos will redefine the entire mid SUV segment in India. “
Seltos will come with Kia Motors’ comprehensive Promise to care service program which has been designed on the core philosophy of CARE-Connected, Adaptive, Responsive and Engage, which dovetails into a never before service experience for our customers. The service network of across 160 cities in India is supported by a digitized, IOT enabled Kia LINK app to efficiently manage service lifecycle. Spare parts network ensures spare parts are available across the country through 4 Parts Depots in Chennai, Navi Mumbai, Delhi NCR and Kolkata. The Seltos comes with a 3 years comprehensive warranty, extendable upto 5 years. The offering includes 24/7 Road side assistance of 3 years and scratch care program for one time free repair, amongst others.
There will be a total of 16 variants, the ex-showroom prices of which are:
The deliveries of the Seltos will begin today and bookings will remain open and the interested customer can purchase the Seltos at any one of the 265 customer touchpoints across 160 cities or can even purchase the car online by logging onto www.kia.com/in
Kia Seltos Features
# BS6 Compliant Engine: Kia Seltos will come in petrol, turbo-petrol and diesel versions and drivers would also have the option to choose from Normal, Eco and Sport mode
Trim Concept: –
# Dual trim concept – GT Line; Tech Line
Colors Available: –
8 monotone color options
# Intense Red
# Aurora Black Pearl
# Glacier White Pearl
# Punchy Orange
# Intelligency Blue
# Gravity Gray
# Steel Silver
# Clear White
# 5 Dual tone color options
# 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
Interiors – Premium Black Monotone as well as Black & Beige dual tone options
# LED headlamps with DRLs
The aesthetically crafted crown jewel LED headlamps with Heartbeat DRLs give the car sleek look and a distinctive character
# Alloy Wheels:-
The elegant yet sport 17.0 crystal cut alloy wheels adds to the sporty premium appeal of the car.
# LED tail Lamps:-
The heartbeat shaped tail lamps build on the robust stance of the car
With an electric sunroof over-head, the car adds a sense of freedom and modernity to your drive with an airy cabin.
# Dual tone Interior:-
The dual tone interior of the car gives a premium appeal of the car.
# 2 step rear reclining seat:-
The seat reclining feature at the back enhances passenger comfort by enabling the freedom to change their sitting posture with ease.
# Ambient Mood Lighting:-
The ambient and LED sound mood lights sets your mood right for every mood.
# Ventilated & Power Seats:-
The specially designed Ventilated front seats and Driver power seat improves the convenience for Driver and front passenger.
# Rear Sunshade Curtain – Utmost comfort for all the occupants
# Smart Pure Air :-
Isolate yourself from the polluting environment with the state-of-the-art air purifier.
Infotainment and connectivity: –
# Stay Connected with UVO: – 37 Features / 3 Years free subscription
UVO is an advanced, dynamic, innovative connected car solution with AI voice recognition that integrates your car, Smart phone , infotainment system into a single solution, to help provide you safe, secure, convenient, joyful experience of owning a Kia Car
# Connected 10.25 HD Touchscreen
The touchscreen and Advance 7.0 Color display panel enhances ease of driving and makes the cabin futuristic
# Bose premium 8-speaker system
The immersive sound achieved by specially designed Bose speakers with their Dynamic speed compensation technology, keeps you entertained on all your drives.
# Smart 8.0 Head up display
Smart 8.0 HUD displays driving information to assist safe driving by minimizing movement of driver’s line of sight and reduces distraction while driving
# 360 degree camera with BVM (Blind view monitor), DRVM (Driving Rear View Monitor) – provides you a complete view of the exterior to avoid any unexpected incident.
# Driver 8 way Power seat
# Front ventilated seats
# Cruise Controls
# Wireless charger with cooling function
Kia Seltos structure uses Advance high-strength steel (AHSS) to provide comprehensive safety
# 6 Airbags:-
Crash safety starts with airbags for Driver, front passenger which reduces the risk of injury by regulating airbag deployment.
Driving safety of SELTOS is amplified by the active safety features like ESC / HAC / VSM / ABS which helps you keep the car in control while driving.
# All wheels Disc Brakes-
Disc brakes on all wheels improves the braking performance and helps keep the vehicle under control enhancing the safety while driving
# Tyre Pressure monitoring system-
Tyre Pressure Monitor helps you keep track of the tire pressure to protect you against any unexpected incident
About Kia Motors India (KMI)
In April 2017, Kia Motors signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the State Government of Andhra Pradesh, India, to build a new manufacturing facility in Anantapur District. Construction of Kia Motors’ first manufacturing facility in India has been completed and the first car rolled-out on the 8 th August, 2019. The annual production capacity of the plant is approximately 300,000 units per year.
About Kia Motors Corporation
Kia Motors Corporation (www.kia.com) -a maker of world-class quality vehicles for the young-at-heart – was founded in 1944 and is Korea’s oldest manufacturer of motor vehicles. About 3 million Kia vehicles a year are produced at 14 manufacturing and assembly operations in five countries which are then sold and serviced through a network of distributors and dealers covering around 180 countries. Kia today has over 51,000 employees worldwide and annual revenues of over US $47 billion. It is the major sponsor of the Australian Open, official automotive partner of FIFA – the governing body of the FIFA World Cup – and official partner of the UEFA Europa League – the world’s largest professional club football competition. Kia Motors Corporation’s brand slogan – quot, The Power to Surprise quot, – represents the company’s global commitment to surprise the world by providing exciting and inspiring experiences that go beyond expectations.