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Kia Seltos Explained in Most Detailed Way. Prices, Technology, Features, Interiors, Safety, Styling

Kia Seltos Explained in Most Detailed Way. Prices, Technology, Features, Interiors, Safety, Styling

Kia Seltos Explained in Most Detailed way including Engine Performance, Key Features, Safety, Styling, Specifications, Prices, Interiors, Model Variants of GT Line and Tech Line


Kia Seltos : Comprehensive Details

Kia Seltos is set for launch in Indian Market. Here are all details on Engine Mechanicals, Model Variants, Key Features, USP of Key Seltos highlighted

Before Knowing about Kia Seltos - its derived on 3 Parameters

  • Exhilarating Performance : 
  • Technological Advantage
  • Road Presence

Kia Seltos to Come in 3 Engine Options

  • 1.4 Litre GDI Turbo Charged Petrol BS6 Compliant in with 140 PS Power and 242 NM Torque in 6 Speed Manual and 7 Speed DCT with claimed Mileage of 16.5 Kmpl (Manual) and 16.1 Kmpl in Automatic. The car has Potential to cover 0 to 100 Kmph speed in just 9.7 seconds

  • 1.5 Litre Naturally Aspirated Petrol BS6 Compliant with 115 PS and 144 NM Torque in 6 Speed Manual and CVT Automatic (as what Kia calls it IVT - Intelligent Variable Transmission) with claimed Mileage of 16.5 Kmpl (Manual) and 16.8 Kmpl in CVT Automatic
  • 1.5 Litre VGT Diesel Engine BS6 Compliant with 115 PS Power and 250 NM Torque in 6 Speed Manual and 6 Speed Torque Converter Automatic with claimed Mileage of 21 Kmpl (Manual) and 18 Kmpl in Automatic Transmission 



Kia Seltos Model Variants

  • Tech Line (HTE Energy, HTK Klass, HTX Xtreme) - Available in 1.5 Petrol & Diesel Engine

While Techline is pitched towards buyers who seek Family Oriented car, GT Line is pitched towards buyers who seek extra Punch in Performance with Sporty Design and Youth Oriented Feel

1.5 Petrol Manual x
1.5 Petrol Automatic x x x x
1.5 Diesel Manual
1.5 Diesel Automatic x x x
  • GT Line (GTE Energy, GTK Klass, GTX Xtreme) - Available in 1.4 GDI Turbo Petrol
Kia Seltos GT Range GTK GTX GTX+
1.4 Petrol Manual
1.4 Petrol Automatic x


Kia Seltos Specifications

Kia Seltos : Should you buy Kia Seltos in Mid SUV Segment or not

Based on Modified K2 Platform as used in Elantra - expect the in cabin legroom space on rear seat to be comfy. Below are Kia Seltos Specifications when compared against Segment leader Hyundai Creta

  Kia Seltos Hyundai Creta
Length 4315 mm 4270 mm
Width 1800 mm 1780 mm
Height 1620 mm 1630 mm
Boot Space 433 Litr 400 Litre
Wheelbase 2610 mm 2590 mm
Tyres 16 Inch, 17 Inch 16 Inch, 17 Inch
Ground Clearance 190 mm 190 mm


Kia Seltos Interiors:

Interiors display Cockpit Paradigm with Sporty Flat Bottom Leather wrapped Steering Wheel, 10.25 Inch Horizontal Navigation with Android Auto, Apple Car Play with Voice Command to make you feel connected with car as it comes with Inbuilt Vodafone SIM with 3 Years of Data Subscription is Free

Instrument cluster is, 7 Inch Color Display along with  Tyre Pressure Monitoring System, Navigation Direction along with separate Smart 8 Inch Heads up Display and can choose in 6 Multi mode:- Eco, Normal, Snow, Mud, Sand and Sport Mode to experience the best of drive basis road condition

For mood oriented, also get Ambient Mood Assist Light with LED Sound Mood Lights in Multiple color theme

Seltos gets what Kia has termed a world first feature - an in-car air purifier that can be operated remotely via an app. System also features 3 fragrances for the cabin


Kia Seltos Seats

In TechLine comes with 2 Seating Upholstery - Premium Black Fabric and Premium Leatherette Beige Seats

In GTLine comes with Black Sports Leatherette Seats and Beige Sports Leathertte Seats

The Seats comes with 8 Way Electric Driver Seat in top end model with Adjustable Head Restraints on all 3 Rows. For extra comfort on long drive Rear Seats can be reclined in 2 Step (26 degree and 32 degree)



Kia Seltos Technology - UVO Connect

The UVO Connect app can help owner to perform over 37 smart features with car, but key highlights are listed below

  • Artificial Intelligence voice Command. 
  • Remote Engine Start with Remote AC on and Smart Pure AIr on (Automatic Transmission only)
  • Uvo Navigation assistance with Live Traffic information
  • Security Feature of Time Fence and Geo Fence, means car should not move from specific time (say set from 12 in midnight to 6 am) or Geo Fence means from specific area
  • Remote Vehicle Diagnostic status (check Tyre pressure, Engine health, Fuel Level, AC Effectiveness)
  • Stolen vehicle tracking and immobilisation
  • Auto Collision Notification to preset SMS Number (in case of Airbag deployment)

Kia Seltos Infotainment (Music System):

For Infotainment comes with Bose Sound System for a concert like experience with 400 Watt Output delivered by 5 Speakers, 2 Tweeter and 1 amplifier along with Dynamic Speed Compensation (Speed Sensitive Control)


Kia Seltos Exteriors:

Comes with Kia Signature Tiger Nose Grille as Front Fascia with Chrome Finish as part of Finer Detailing. Crown Jewel LED Headlights, LED DRL, Ice Cube design LED Fog Light with LED Tail Light makes the car look smart. However cabin lights, turn indicators are Halogen Bulb

Side Profile features in 17 Inch Dual Tone Metallic Alloys (in GT Line) and Single Tone Metallic Alloys (in Tech Line). Kia Seltos is available in highest ever 13 Color Theme

Kia Seltos : Should you buy Kia Seltos in Mid SUV Segment or not

Single Tone Color - Glacier White, Clear White, Steel Silver, Pearl Black, Intense Red, Punchy Orange, Gravity Grey and Intelligency Blue

Dual Tone Color - Available in Glacier White with Pearl Black, Glacier Whote with Punchy Orange, Steel Silver with Punchy Orange, Steel Silver with Pearl Black and Intense Red with Pearl Black



Kia Seltos Safety:

Kia Seltos comes with 73% High Strength Steel along with host of Safety Feature :- ESP, Vehicle Stability Control, Traction Control, 6 Airbags, All 4 Disc Brakes, ABS EBD with brake Assist, Hill Start Assist, 360 Degree Camera with Blind View Monitor, Parking Sensor in both Front and Rear

With heads up display Navigation one do not need to take eyes off the road


Key Features of Kia Seltos GTX Plus Top End Model

  • 6 Mode Driving - Eco, Normal, Snow, Mud, Sand and Sport Mode
  • Electric Sunroof, Ventilated Seats, Wireless Charging, 360 Degree Camera, Blind Spot Assist, Headsup Display
  • 6 Airbags, ESP, Vehicle Stability, ABS with EBD, Traction Control, All 4 Disc Brake, Front & Rear Parking Sensor
  • 10.25 Inch Touchscreen with Artificial Intelligence of Voice Command, Bose Speaker Surround System, Uvo Connect
  • 8 Way Electric Driver Seat, Recline Rear Seats in 2 Position
  • LED Headlights, LED DRL, LED Fog Light, LED Tail Lights, Tiger Nose Front Grille
  • Smart Pure Air Technology with 2.16 Inch LED on Rear of Driver Side Armrest


Kia Seltos Prices

Kia Motors at Time of Unveiling announced Seltos Ex-showroom Price Range will be from Rs 11 Lakh to Rs 17 Lakh (Ex-showroom Delhi)

However, after MG Hector launched from Rs 12.18 Lakh, can witness Kia Seltos prices to be slight Soft as against anticipated Prices.

But if you seek Best Value buy then Kia Seltos GDI Trim is what should look out for as the Kia GT Range for Immaculate Performance in Manual and 7 Speed DCT

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Comments 1

Guest - Gulzar Singh Thapar on Friday, 18 October 2019 16:53

Does HTX IVT auto mode have eco, sport mode and hill assist?

Does HTX IVT auto mode have eco, sport mode and hill assist?
Tuesday, 28 January 2020

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