Kia Seltos Technical Specifications Officially Revealed

Kia Seltos Technical Specifications Officially Revealed: Kia Motors is all set to make its Indian debut with the launch of the Seltos SUV on August 22, 2019. The brand recently started media drives and has also revealed the technical specifications and detailed feature list of the upcoming car.

The Kia Seltos SUV will be available in three powertrains namely: 1.4-litre GDI petrol engine capable of churning out a maximum power of 140HP and an utmost torque of 242Nm, the 1.5-litre petrol engine offers a maximum power of 115HP and a peak torque of 144Nm while the 1.5-litre VGT diesel engine is good for 115HP and 250Nm of peak torque.

Kia Seltos Technical Specifications
Kia Seltos Technical Specifications Officially Revealed

All the engines are mated to a 6-speed manual transmission though the 1.4-litre petrol engine can be further availed with 7-speed DCT, the 1.5-litre petrol engine can be availed with an IVT gearbox, and the diesel engine is also being offered with a 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission.

The Kia Seltos SUV will be available in two trim levels with three variants under each trim. The Tech lineup gets HTE, HTK and HTX trim whereas the GT lineup gets GTE, GTK and GTX trims. The GT Lineup will be sold with the 1.4-litre turbo petrol engine only whereas the Tech lineup will be available with 1.5-litre petrol or 1.5-litre diesel engine option.

Kia Seltos Technical Specifications
Kia Seltos Technical Specifications Officially Revealed

Coming to the design language, the brand is offering the SUV with a light bar on the front grille as a factory-installed unit. The front fascia of the SUV features unique heartbeat DRLs mated to the LED headlamps. The overall extraordinary profile of the SUV makes it stand apart from the rest of the cars in this segment. The SUV will be available in 8 monotone colour options as well as 5 dual-tone paint options. The brand will be offering multiple tyres and alloy wheel options for multiple variants of Kia Seltos.

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In terms of interiors, Kia will be offering a touchscreen infotainment system as standard with every variant of the SUV. The entry-level variants are equipped with a 3.8-inch touchscreen while the mid-spec variants have been offered an 8.0-inch touchscreen entertainment system. The top-spec variants of Kia Seltos SUV will further get a 10.25-inch touchscreen.

The second internet car of India after MG Hector, the SUV’s internet-connected technology is known by the name UVO. It offers the passengers with real-time info on vehicle location, collision alert, remote door lock, vehicle tracking, live traffic information and more. Higher variants of the SUV will be offered with multicolour ambient mood lighting in addition to a sound system with Bose speakers.

Expected to be launched with a starting price tag of INR 9.99 lakhs for the base variant, going all the way up to INR 14.99 lakh for the top-spec trim, the Kia Seltos will compete in the Indian market with the likes of Tata Harrier, MG Hector, Hyundai Creta, Renault Captur and the Nissan Kicks.

Kia Seltos SUV Starts Reaching Dealerships
Kia Seltos SUV Starts Reaching Dealerships Across India

Kia Seltos Technical Specifications

1.5-Litre Petrol Engine

  • Displacement: 1.5-litres
  • Engine Type: Naturally Aspirated
  • No. of Cylinders: 4
  • Max. Power: 115 HP
  • Peak Torque: 144 Nm
  • Manual Gearbox: 6-speed
  • Automatic Gearbox: IVT

1.5-Litre Diesel Engine

  • Displacement: 1.5-litres
  • Engine Type: Turbo-Diesel
  • No. of Cylinders: 4
  • Max. Power: 115 HP
  • Peak Torque: 250 Nm
  • Manual Gearbox: 6-speed
  • Automatic Gearbox: 6-speed torque converter

1.4-Litre Turbo Petrol

  • Displacement: 1.4-litres
  • Engine Type: Turbo-Petrol
  • No. of Cylinders: 4
  • Max. Power: 140 HP
  • Peak Torque: 242 Nm
  • Manual Gearbox: 6-speed
  • Automatic Gearbox: 7-speed dual-clutch
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Mileage Figures

  • 1.5L Petrol MT – 16.5 kmpl
  • 1.5L Petrol CVT – 16.8 kmpl
  • 1.4L Petrol MT – 16.1 kmpl
  • 1.4L Petrol DCT – 16.5 kmpl
  • 1.5L Diesel MT – 21 kmpl
  • 1.5L Diesel AT – 18 kmpl

Kia Seltos Dimensions

  • Length: 4315mm
  • Width: 1800mm
  • Height: 1620mm
  • Wheelbase: 2610mm
  • Ground clearance: 190mm
  • Boot capacity: 433 litres

Monotone Colour Options

  • Clear White
  • Glacier White Pearl
  • Steel Silver
  • Gravity Gray
  • Aurora Black Pearl
  • Intense Red
  • Intelligent Blue
  • Punchy Orange

Dual-Tone Colour Options

  • Glacier White Pearl/Black Roof
  • Steel Silver/Black Roof
  • Intense Red/Black Roof
  • Glacier White Pearl/Orange Roof
  • Steel Silver/Orange Roof
Kia Seltos Price List Leaked
Kia Seltos Price List Leaked Ahead of Launch in India

Key Highlights of Kia Seltos SUV

  • Bold and Distinctive Exterior Style
  • Premium Interior Style
  • Sporty Design
  • Turbo GDI with DCT Engine
  • India Specific Developments
  • Utmost Convenience
  • Interior Roominess
  • Trend-Leading Hi-Tech Features
  • First-in-segment in-cabin air purifier

Key Safety Features

  • Six Airbags
  • ISO-Fixed Child Anchor
  • Vehicle Stability Management (VSM)
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • Front and Rear Parking Sensor
  • Anti-Lock Braking System
  • Brake-force Assist System (BAS)
  • Hill-start Assist Control (HAC)
  • Traction Control

Superiority Features

  • Optional Black or Beige Interiors
  • Auto AC with Eco Coating
  • Ventilated Seats
  • Sunshade Curtains
  • Solar Glass
  • 73% High Tensile Steel Body Structure
  • Premium Music System by Bose
  • 10.25 Inch HD Touchscreen Navigation
  • Advance 7.0-inch Colour Instrument Cluster

UVO Connectivity Services

  • Live Car Tracking
  • Car Location Sharing
  • Live Traffic Information
  • Find My Car Options
  • Destination Search
  • Remote Controls for AC, Start/stop
  • Stolen Vehicle Tracking
  • Road Side Assistance
  • Safety Alerts
  • Vehicle Management

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