Kia Seltos Unveil Highlights: Specifications, Features, Images, Launch

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Kia Motors India has finally unveiled its first offering for the country. The Kia Seltos has been a highly awaited offering, ever since it was first showcased as the Kia SP Concept at the 2018 Auto Expo. The compact SUV is a Jeep Compass rival and marks the Korean car maker's entry in the Indian auto sector. Kia has invested over $2 billion in establishing itself in the country and this includes setting up a massive production facility in Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh along with a vendor park and and a dealer network that will be operational closer to the car's launch later in the year. We've seen the Kia Seltos in teaser Images and a tonne of spy shots over the past few months and now more details on the all-new offering have been revealed.

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Kia India has already confirmed a number of features on the  Seltos SUV that will include a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system, 360-degree camera, wireless charging, head-up display (HUD), MID, cruise control and more. The model will also come with ambient lighting, electronic parking brake, hill assist and multiple driving modes.

With respect to the design, the Kia Seltos will feature the automaker's signature 'Tiger-Nose' grille along with LED headlamps and vertical fog lamps. The top variants are likely to get dual-tone colour scheme with 5-spoke diamond-cut alloy wheels. The Seltos will be able to tackle some off-road terrain as well with possibly a dedicated off-road mode.

Also Read: Kia Seltos Makes Global Debut In India

Engine options on the Kia Seltos wil include a 1.5-litre diesel and 1.4-litre petrol engines under the hood, paired with both manual and automatic transmission options. The SUV is slated for launch close to the festive season and will take on a number of offerings including the Tata Harrier, Nissan Kicks, Renault Captur and the Hyundai Creta.

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That's all from us from the Kia Seltos unveil event.

Make sure to log on to www.carandbike.com for all the updates on the upcoming compact SUV.

You can also read up on the Kia Seltos launch details in our report HERE

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Kia Seltos Transmissions
The Kia Seltos will be offered with three automatic transmission options and one manual.

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Kia Seltos Expected Prices
The Kia Seltos is expected to be priced between Rs. 11 lakh and Rs. 17 lakh (ex-showroom), according the automaker.

That puts the Seltos in a competitive spot against its rivals in the compact SUV segment.


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Kia Seltos Launch Details
The Kia Seltos will be launched in July this year with BS6 ready engines and a range of gearbox options.

The compact SUV will take on a number of offerings including the Jeep Compass, Tata Harrier, Hyundai Creta, Nissan Kicks, Renault Captur and the MG Hector.

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Kia Seltos Unveil
The Kia Seltos will be available with three driving modes - - Normal , Eco and Sports

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Kia Seltos Unveil
Here's a closer look at the Kia Seltos.

That's the same colour as the concept version and certainly looks good too.

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The Kia Seltos for India

Made in India, made for India

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Kia Seltos Unveil
There it is!

The Kia Seltos is on stage with the company management.

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Kia Motors India has four spare part depots in place and also three training centres to train new personnel.
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Kia Seltos Connected Car - UVO
The Kia Seltos comes with UVO that offers over 37 features that offers a host of features including telematics, smartphone connectivity and more.

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Kia Seltos BS6 Compliant
All engines on the Kia Seltos will be BS6 Ready from the start.

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Kia Seltos - Features
The Kia Seltos will come with SOS button in IRVM.

It also gets a segment-first 360-degree camera.



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Kia Seltos Engine
Engines options on the Kia Seltos will include the 1.4-litre GDI turbo petrol that will come paired with a 7-speed DCT automatic transmission.

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Kia Seltos - Features
USB charging in the second row, reclining rear seats and a number of storage spaces through the cabin.

The Kia Seltos gets a roomy and tech laden cabin.


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Kia Seltos - Features
TheKKia Seltos comes with a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system and an 8-inch HUD unit.

It will also come with Connected Car tech - UVO

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Kia Seltos Unveil
If you're wondering what the name Seltos means, it has been derived from Greek mythology and is an amalgamation of the words Speed and Celtos.

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Kia Seltos Colours
There are 8 colour options available on the Kia Seltos.

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Kia Seltos Exports
The Kia Seltos will be exported to a number markets from India including Latin America, Middle East and Asia.

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Kia Motors India Network
The Korean automaker plans to expand its network to 300  touchpoints by 2020 and an additional 50 by 2021.

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Kia Motors India Network
Kia Motors India will start operations with 265 touchpoints across 160 cities.

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Kia Motors India
Kia Motors India has created over 10,000 jobs in the country.

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Kia Motors India Plant Capacity
The Anantapur facility in Andhra Pradesh was built with an investment of $1.1 billion USD.

The plant has a capacity of 300,000 cars per year.

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Kia Seltos Unveil
Han Woo Park, President & CEO, Kia Motors Corp takes the stage.

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Kia Seltos Unveil
India will be the first market for the Kia Seltos globally with the model to be exported to other markets as well from the Anantapur facility in Andhra Pradesh

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Kia Seltos Unveil
Here's your first official glimpse at the Kia Seltos at the event.

Bold styling, familiar Kia family design and not too different from the SP Concept.

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Kia Seltos Unveil
It's time for the Kia Seltos Unveil to begin

The stage is ready and so is the all-new SUV for India.

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Kia Motors also released sketches of the interior of the Seltos that promises an all-black cabin with a massive touchscreen infotainment system, multiple driving modes and creature comforts.

The leaked images have also confirmed a number the interior details on the SUV.

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Kia Seltos Unveil
Here's a design showcase of the Kia Seltos at the Unveil event.

The automaker already released these sketches prior to the unveil, which promises a bold and imposing SUV.

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Kia Motors India Journey
In January this year, the company begun trial production at its Anantapur facility giving us a brief glimpse of the Kia Seltos in pre-production form. 


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Kia Motors India Journey
In 2018, the automaker signed another MoU with the state government for future mobility.

The partnership signified Kia's long-term commitment to build eco-friendly vehicles at its new Anantapur plant in Andhra Pradesh, an important step for the future of clean mobility in the rapidly expanding Indian market.

As part of the agreement, Kia Motors has provided the government with three cars - a Niro Hybrid, Niro Plug-in Hybrid and a Niro EV. Kia is also installing a vehicle charging station at Vijayawada, for representatives from the regional government to charge their new environmentally-friendly fleet.