Korean company Kia, which is continuously expanding its segment in the Indian market, will soon launch one of its vehicles. The name of this car will be Kia Seltos Facelift. This car has been spotted on the Indian road for the first time, which grabbed everyone’s attention. Road testing indicates that the car will be launched soon. Currently, media reports are doing rounds about the upcoming Kia Seltos facelift that the updated avatar of the Seltos will come with a host of new features along with improved looks and features. The vehicle is also expected to get several new updates. It can be said that it will have a long list of updates. Since the Seltos hasn’t been updated since its launch, the Seltos will compete with mid-sized SUVs from other companies including Tata and Mahindra in the times to come.
Kia Seltos Engine
We expect the facelifted Seltos to use the same powertrain as the current model: 1.5-litre petrol (115PS/144Nm), 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol (140PS/242Nm), and 1.5-litre diesel (115PS/250Nm). , a 6-speed manual is available as standard, with a 7-speed DCT (1.4-litre turbo-petrol), a CVT (1.5-litre petrol), and a 6-speed torque converter (1.5-litre diesel). is included. automatic transmission. ) 1.5-litre petrol engine is also available with a 6-speed IMT (clutchless manual). The upcoming Seltos facelift could be offered with upgraded manual and automatic transmissions.
Kia Seltos Exterior
Several updates will be given in the upcoming 2023 Kia Seltos facelift in India. It will get many cosmetic updates which will give it a new touch. It will be given a new headlamp design and a new bumper. The side profile of the Kia Seltos will remain the same, but let us tell you that in this we will get to see the design of the new alloy wheel. Along with this, some changes will also be seen in the rear of the Kia Seltos, it will get LED taillights, revised bumpers and updated trim elements.
Kia Seltos Interior
The SUV’s new upholstery will get a completely redesigned dashboard, along with a host of other features like an updated infotainment system and a 360-degree camera that will be quite comfortable for people. With this, the KIA Seltos facelift will be offered in India with a total of 2 ADAS. It will continue to be a five-seater.
Kia Seltos Rivals
Kia’s compact SUV will continue to take on the likes of MG Astor, Hyundai Creta, and Volkswagen.
Features of Kia Seltos
New additions to the facelifted Seltos include a 10.25-inch touchscreen system with an integrated fully digital driver display in the form of a dual-screen layout. It is likely to retain the air purifier, ambient lighting system, electric sunroof and ventilated front seats from the current model. Safety features on offer may include six airbags, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Hill-Assist Control (HAC), and Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS).
Launch and price
Kia may launch the facelifted compact SUV by January 2023. Its price may start from Rs 10 lakh (ex-showroom).