Kia unveils new 'Gravity' trim for the 2021 Seltos SUV
South Korean automaker Kia Motors has updated the 2021 version of its compact SUV, the Seltos, in its home country. The updated crossover has received a top-spec 'Gravity' trim, which comes with sportier alloy wheels, revised grille, and new interiors. It also gets a host of new safety features, as well as 1.6-liter turbo-petrol and diesel powertrains. Here's our roundup.
Kia Seltos Gravity: At a glance
The 2021 Kia Seltos Gravity has an eye-catching front fascia with a chrome-covered grille bearing three-dimensional design elements, a muscular bonnet with sculpted lines, and silver-colored skid plate. On the sides, the SUV is flanked by roof rails, blacked-out B-pillars, and silver-finish on the ORVMs, door handles, and window trims. The car also gets sporty dual-tone 18-inch alloy wheels and all-LED lighting setup.
Power and performance
The Kia Seltos Gravity gets two engine options: a 1.6-liter turbo-petrol and a 1.6-liter diesel. The motors generate 177hp and 136hp, respectively, and come mated to a 7-speed DCT automatic transmission as standard. They also get an all-wheel-drive (AWD) functionality as optional.
A peek inside the cabin
Inside, the Seltos Gravity offers a grey-colored five-seater cabin with ambient lighting, automatic air conditioner, and a multifunctional power steering wheel. For connectivity, there is a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment panel with UVO connected car technology. A Bose audio system and wireless phone charging facility are also on offer. Further, there are six airbags, and a forward collision prevention assistance system.
What about the pricing?
There is no word on the availability of the Gravity model in India till now. However, the company has recently updated the India-specific Seltos with new features. It starts at Rs. 9.89 lakh and takes on Nissan KICKS, MG Hector, Hyundai Creta, and Tata Harrier.