The Kia Seltos' interior has partially leaked in spy shots again, this time revealing some new equipment. Snapped in South Korea, the latest spy shots show the Kia Seltos equipped with features like all-black upholstery, twin rear AC vents and a Bose sound system.
It was confirmed from the earlier interior spy shots and teasers that the Kia Seltos will feature a head-up display, and a nicely laid-out, broad dashboard with vertically positioned outer air-con vents as well. A massive 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system, which will be the biggest in the segment and offer navigation, and a configurable mood lighting system has been officially confirmed. Also, there will an analouge-digital instrument panel which comprises of a large MID between the analogue rev counter and speedometer.
The Kia Seltos is based on the upgraded version of Hyundai Creta's platform. It will be available with two engine options, a 1.5L N/A petrol unit and a 1.5L turbocharged diesel unit. The transmission duties will be handled by a 6-speed manual unit or a 6-speed automatic unit. Also, to woo the petrolheads, a performance variant powered by a 140PS 1.4L turbocharged petrol engine paired with a 7-speed DCT will be introduced later. This performance variant will also feature paddle-shifters.
In India, the Kia Seltos will be manufactured at the company's new plant in Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh. It will be officially unveiled on 20 June and its sales will commence by July this year. It will be priced from around INR 10-11 lakh (ex-showroom) and will lock horns with the likes of Hyundai Creta, Nissan Kicks and Tata Harrier.
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