Kia Seltos has been finally launched in the Indian market at an very attractive pricing. With all the features i n the entire auto industry rammed into the Seltos, this makes the Kia Seltos very high on value. The Kia Seltos prices start from 9.69 lakhs ex-showroom for the base variant petrol going all the way till just 15.99 lakhs is sheer vo alue for money because what you get is three types of different gearboxes in automatic and a 6-speed manual as standard in all variants is already a lot of options. However, the pricing is just the start, there are two trim lines to choose from before you can jump into 8 variants on offer in each line such as the Tech Line and GT Line. Read our review to find al details of the power train options on offer.
Quality and features are the two big strong points of the car. Features list is expansive by such a big margin, that some manufacturer can just dream about putting them in one car together. 10.25 HD touchscreen navigation, ambient mood lighting, leatherette seats (Sports seats in GT Line), 2-step reclining rear seats, 60:40 split with adjustable rear center headrest (1st in segment), ventilated front seats, driver power seat, sporty D-Cut steering wheel, sunroof, sun shade curtains and high-line tyre pressure monitor.
400-watt 8 speaker Bose premium sound system with dynamic speed compensation and sound mood lights (1st in segment and India) that offer 8 mono and 6 multi-colour themes. The 10.25 HD touchscreen also gets Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as standard with embedded navigation and split screen function allowing the driver to see even more information at one glance. The instrument cluster gets an advance 7.0 colour display panel which is best in segment and above it sits a 8.0 inch HUD display.
More features include, UVO (Your Voice) Connect system with 37 features which will come with 3 years of free subscription. The UVO advanced connect feature covers 5 categories – Navigation, Safety & Security, Vehicle Management, Remote Control and Convenience. UVO connect gets Artificial Intelligence voice recognition service to provide Safer and smarter connected car experience. The world’s first Smart Pure Air purifier can be controlled both via the infotainment screen and the UVO app offers stop engine, AC and Air Purifier remotely through the app. There is a 360 degree camera, front and rear parking sensors. Safety includes six airbags, vehicle stability management, electronic stability control, ABS with EBD and Brake assist along with ISOFIX mounts for child seats.
Pricing seen below, make the Kia Seltos the new benchmark in its class and the competition, need to reopen their bookings or up their game instead of just using anyone elses opprutinity.