Update: Kia has now released an official list of dealers that will be open for bookings. The list in given below.
Kia Seltos India booking commences on 16 July 2019. Interested customers can now pre-book the car online or through the dealership in the country. Last week we revealed the list of Kia dealerships in the country and you can click here to find the nearest outlet. The Seltos SUV will be available in two trims - GT Line and Tech Line with many first in segment features. The Kia Motors India has commenced its journey in India with 265 touchpoints across 160 cities, to enable the brand to be accessible by everyone and everywhere in the country.
The Kia Seltos will be available in three BS-VI engine options - Smartstream 1.5 petrol, 1.5 diesel CRDI VGT and Smartstream 1.4 Turbo petrol. These engines will be offered in three automatic transmission options – seven-DCT, IVT, and six-AT along with six-speed manual transmission. Moreover, the Seltos also gets three driving modes - Sports, Normal and Eco. The company boasts about the signature Kia Tiger Nose Grille that gives it an aggressive look from the front, while the rear design is equally exciting which hosts a sporty spoiler and aluminium skid plates. The first in segment sweeping LED light bar, crown jewel LED headlamps, unique heartbeat LED tail lamps and LED DRLs and ice-cube style front LED fog lamps that accentuate the design of the car and provides good illumination for the road ahead. Moreover, the R17 crystal cut alloys have a distinctive charm. Further, in the GT-Line trim, the Seltos also gets red brake calipers and red accents on side cladding for an even distinctive appearance.
The company claims that the dashboard has been designed to enable drivers to focus more on the road. Additionally, it gets a 10.25 HD touchscreen navigation, ambient mood lighting, leatherette seats (Sports seats in GT Line), 2-step reclining rear seats, 60:40 split with adjustable rear center headrest (1st in segment), ventilated front seats, driver power seat, sporty D-Cut steering wheel, sunshade curtains, high-line tyre pressure monitor and more. The UVO (Your Voice) Connect system with 37 features comes with three years of free subscription. The UVO advanced connect feature covers five categories – Navigation, Safety & Security, Vehicle Management, Remote Control and Convenience. This technology not only gives another degree to the practicality the Seltos offers but also safety. The futuristic UVO connect system also gets Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered voice recognition service to provide Safer and smarter connected car experience. The Seltos also gets the world’s first Smart Pure Air purifier that can be controlled both via the infotainment screen and the UVO app thereby assuring a clean and pollution-free cabin, for every drive. Through UVO connect, customers can also start and stop engine, AC and Air Purifier remotely through the app.
As for safety, the Seltos gets VSM (Vehicle Stability Management), ESC (Electronic Stability Control), Front and Rear Parking Sensors, ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System), BAS (Break Force Assist System) and HAC (Hill-start Assist Control), six airbags, ISO-Fix child seat anchor. Working in collaboration with the safety features, is the UVO connect that can automatically alert the emergency services in case of an exigency.