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Kia Seltos Feature-wise Variant List Leaked Ahead Of Launch

Modified On Aug 09, 2019 09:16 PM By Sonny for Kia Seltos

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The upcoming compact SUV’s details suggest lack of an automatic option in the top spec

  • Kia Seltos will be launched on 22 August 2019.

  • Two trims confirmed: Tech Line and GT Line.

  • Tech Line will be available with 1.5-litre petrol and diesel engines while GT Line will only be available with the 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol engine.

  • Tech Line (HT) likely to be offered in 5 variants: E, K, K+, X and X+.

  • GT Line (GT) in 3 variants: K, X and X+.

  • Tech Line top-spec HT X+ won’t get petrol option.

It has already been confirmed that the upcoming Kia Seltos compact SUV would be available in India in two trims: Tech Line and GT Line. We now have an even more detailed breakup of the variants within those trims and the features that are likely to be on offer.

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The Seltos will be available with three engines and a variety of transmission options:

Trim

GT Line 

Tech Line 

Engine

1.4-litre turbo-petrol

1.5-litre petrol

1.5-litre diesel

Transmission Options

6-speed MT/ 7-speed DCT (dual-clutch transmission)

6-speed MT/ CVT

6-speed MT/ 6-speed AT

Power

140PS

115PS

115

Torque

242Nm

144Nm 

250Nm

Kia will likely offer the following safety features as standard:

  • Dual front airbags

  • Rear sensors

  • ABS with EBD

  • Follow-me-home headlamps

Let’s take a look at the Tech Line’s variant-wise features first.

Kia Seltos HT E

This is the base-spec, barebones variant of the Seltos, whose only purpose is to keep the entry price low.

Exterior: 16-inch wheels with covers, roof rails, shark fin antenna, rear spoiler, front and rear skid plate, dual rear muffler design 

Interior: Rear AC vents

Comfort: Tilt-adjustable steering, steering-mounted controls 

Infotainment & Audio: Audio system, UVO Lite which allows for remote control of the audio via a Bluetooth based smartphone app

Kia Seltos HT K

While it is possible that some of the features and details are not yet available to us, the K variant only adds a more appropriate infotainment system to the specs. This could become the entry-level variant a few months after the Seltos’ launch.

(over previous variant)

Infotainment & Audio: 8-inch touchscreen, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay

Kia Seltos Interior Revealed Ahead Of Launch

Kia Seltos HT K+

It is the mid-spec variant of the Seltos Tech Line trim. It is also the entry point for choosing the diesel-automatic powertrain option.

(features over previous variant)

Exterior: LED DRLs, 16-inch 5-spoke alloys, UV-cut glass 

Interior: LED mood sound lighting, rear sunshade curtain 

Comfort: Cruise control, smart key entry, push-button start-stop, driver-side window one touch up-down with anti-pinch, diesel-automatic option

Safety: ISOFIX child seat anchor

Kia Seltos Interior Revealed Ahead Of Launch

Kia Seltos HT X

The X does mark the spot, to cover all the features that one would want in the upcoming Kia Seltos. However, according to these pre-launch documents, it will not be offered with the diesel-automatic powertrain and instead come with the petrol-automatic option.

(features over previous variant)

Exterior:  LED lightbar, LED headlamps, LED fog lamps, 10-spoke 17-inch alloys, LED tail lamps and knurled chrome.

Interior: Ambient lighting, front seatbelt height adjuster, leather upholstery, 60:40 split fold rear bench, rear seat reclining upto 32-degree

Comfort: Telescopic-adjustable steering, auto AC, smart air purifier, rear charging point with mobile holder, petrol-automatic option, tyre-pressure monitor

Safety: Disc brakes on all four wheels, auto headlamps, auto IRVM

Infotainment & Audio: 10.25-inch touchscreen display, UVO Connect range of connected car features using an embedded eSIM.

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Kia Seltos HT X+

This is essentially the top-spec diesel variant of the Kia Seltos and will not be available even with the 1.5-litre petrol engine.

(features over previous variant)

Interior: 8-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, sunroof

Comfort: 7-inch multi-information display, ventilated front seats, wireless charging pad

Safety: Front parking sensors

Infotainment & Audio: 8-speaker Bose audio system

Even though the Tech Line’s top variant is the HT X+, it may miss out on some of the Kia Seltos’ best features which likely to be offered only on the GT Line. Here’s a feature list of what can be had with the 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol engine under the hood:

Kia Seltos GT K

This is the entry-level variant for the 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol engine and is nearly on par with the Tech Line HT X features.

Exterior: 16-inch alloys, roof rails, shark fin antenna, rear spoiler, front and rear skid plate, dual rear muffler design, LED light bar, LED DRLs, LED headlamps, LED tail lamps, LED fog lamps, knurled chrome

Interior: Rear AC vents, LED mood sound lighting, front seatbelt height adjuster, leather upholstery, 60:40 split folding rear seats, rear seat recline upto 32-degree, rear sunshade curtain

Comfort: Tilt and telescopic steering adjust, steering mounted controls, cruise control, auto AC,rear charging point with mobile holder, smart air purifier

Infotainment & Audio: 8-inch touchscreen display with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility, UVO Lite

Safety: Disc brakes on all four wheels, ISOFIX child seat anchors, auto IRVM, auto one-touch up-down windows with anti-pinch, automatic headlamps

Kia Seltos Interior, Trim Options Revealed Ahead Of August Launch

Kia Seltos GT X

It is the only variant that is likely to be offered with the dual-clutch automatic transmission and also gets a lot more safety features and comforts.

(features over previous variant)

Exterior: 17-inch sporty alloys, UV-cut glass

Interior: Ambient lighting 

Comfort: 8-inch heads-up display, 7-inch multi-information display, petrol-automatic option, tyre-pressure monitor, wireless charging pad, smart key entry with push-button start-stop, rain-sensing wipers, 7-speed dual clutch transmission option, road grip control, driving modes  

Safety: 6 airbags, brake assist, hill assist, electronic stability program, vehicle stability management

Infotainment & Audio: 10.25-inch touchscreen display, UVO Connect

Also read:Buy Or Hold: Wait For Kia Seltos Or Go For Hyundai Creta, Maruti Suzuki S-Cross, Nissan Kicks, Renault Captur & Duster

Kia Seltos Interior Revealed Ahead Of Launch

Kia Seltos GT X+

This is the top-spec variant of the Kia Seltos with all the safety features, performance and comforts which will also be offered with the 7-speed DCT option. Kia could offer the GT X+ variant with the 1.5-litre petrol-automatic powertrain as well, but it is not yet confirmed.

(features over previous variant)

Interior: Sunroof

Comfort: Ventilated front seats

Safety: Front parking sensors, 360-degree parking camera, active rear view camera, blind-view monitor

Infotainment & Audio: 8-speaker Bose audio system

Pre-bookings for the Kia Seltos are currently open with the prices and launch scheduled for 22 August 2019.

Also read: Kia Receives More Than 6,000 Bookings For Seltos On Day One

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shyam
Jul 23, 2019 7:58:50 AM

Seltos cant hit hector the features are totaly diferent.. Seltos is not near hector.... Seltos can compare with creta brezza xuv 300 etc..

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    amar
    Jul 22, 2019 6:14:51 PM

    Creta ,kicks,ecosport and xuv 300 are overpriced ... should review their price structure

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      amar
      Jul 22, 2019 6:13:00 PM

      Shouldn't Hyundai reduce the prices of overpriced creta

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