Kia Motors has released a teaser of the upcoming Seltos facelift SUV ahead of the latter’s July 4 launch in India, revealing the car’s interior. This is the first major facelift for Seltos in the country; in August 2019, it became Kia’s maiden offering for India.
Seltos facelift: Interior
According to HT Auto, the model will get a large dual screen setup, which will be the SUV’s infotainment screen (10.25 inches), as well as its digital driver display. The steering wheel, on the other hand, features mounted controls, while the central console holds buttons for key functions such as climate control, and more.
Seltos facelift: Features
The biggest addition to Seltos facelift is likely to be the ADAS (advanced driver assistance systems). Kia is also likely to equip the car with safety features such as blindspot monitoring, adaptive cruise control, AEB (automatic emergency braking), lane-keep assist, 6 airbags, TPMS (tyre pressure monitoring system), ESC (electronic stability control), ESC (electronic stability control), hill assist, brake assist, ABS (anti-lock braking system) with EBD (electronic brakeforce distribution), etc.
Seltos facelift: Powertrain
The South Korean auto giant may offer 3 engine options: a 1.5-litre naturally aspirated (NA) petrol unit with manual and iMT gearbox options, a 1.5-litre turbo petrol unit, and a 1.5-litre turbo diesel unit with manual and automatic transmissions.
Seltos facelift: Bookings and rivals
For the Seltos facelift, the company has opened ‘unofficial’ bookings of ₹25,000 at the dealership level. Upon launch, the car will have Creta, Grand Vitara (both Maruti Suzuki) in the compact SUV segment.