Kia Seltos to become costlier from January 1, 2020: ReportLast updated on Nov 29, 2019, 03:19 pm
Kia Seltos, the debutant SUV from the South Korean automaker Kia Motors, will become more expensive from January 1, 2020, according to TeamBHP.
The report, citing an alleged leaked document from the company, claims that the "increased prices will be applicable on all undelivered customer bookings existing as on December 31, 2019."
Here's more on this development.
The car could get a price-hike of upto Rs. 50,000
The report reveals that the price hike will be "substantial", and will be applicable to all the variants. However, the exact price increase will be intimated on January 1.
Meanwhile, ZigWheels has claimed that the prices "could increase by Rs. 30,000 to Rs. 50,000 depending on the variant."
To recall, the subcompact SUV was launched at an introductory price of Rs. 9.69 lakh.
Here's what the Kia Seltos offers
The Seltos comes with a sporty design featuring a big cascading grille surrounded by a chrome frame, silver-colored skid plates, and dual-exhausts.
The crossover houses sleek LED headlamps with DRLs, LED fog lamps, indicator-mounted electronically adjustable ORVMs, and LED taillights.
Furthermore, the car gets a blacked-out treatment on the side claddings as well as wheel arches, roof rails, and chrome garnishing on the tailgate.
Inside the cabin
Inside, the five-seater Seltos offers a luxurious and hi-tech cabin with ventilated seats, an 8-inch head-up display, and a 10.25-inch infotainment system with UVO connected car technology.
The car also gets a sunroof and several handy features like wireless charging, automatic climate control, and Kia's Sound Mood Lighting.
Moreover, it offers upto six airbags, ABS with EBD, and a 360-degree camera with parking sensors.
And, here's a look at the powertrain
The Kia Seltos is offered in three BS6-compliant engine options: 1.4-liter petrol, 1.5-liter petrol, and a 1.5-liter diesel.
The former two churn out 138bhp and 113bhp of power and 242Nm and 144Nm of peak torque. On the other hand, the 1.5-liter diesel mill produces 113bhp and 250Nm.
Moreover, it is offered with both manual or automatic transmission options.