Seltos was an instant hit after Kia’s maidan launch on August 22, 2019. It was a bold move from the Korean automaker which paid off. Kia Seltos is priced from Rs. 9.89 lakhs and comes in 10 vibrant variants. The key reason for its success was the deficiency of a competitor in this segment that provided with the number of options and features as Kia Seltos.
Kia Seltos is priced from Rs. 9.89 lakh to Rs. 17.29 lakh.
Kia Seltos is available in 8 variants- HTE, HTK, HTK+, HTX, HTX+, GTK, GTX, GTX+.
Petrol variants of Kia Seltos are available in 10 variants of which 7 are equipped with a 6-Speed manual gearbox. The remaining three are automatics- 1 with CVT and 2 with a 7-Speed DCT. The variants are listed below.
Rs. 13,09,000/ Rs.14,09,000(IVT)
Kia Seltos is available in 8 diesel variants of which 5 are equipped with a 6-Speed manual gearbox and 3 are equipped with 6-Speed automatics. The variants are listed below.
Kia Seltos is available in 3 GT-Line variants- GTK, GTX and GTX+.
Kia Seltos is available with three engines- 1.5L petrol, 1.4L turbo petrol and 1.5L turbo diesel.
Kia Seltos is available with four gearboxes- 6-Speed Manual, 6-Speed Automatic, 7-Speed DCT and CVT.
The 1.4L GDI petrol engine is the most powerful in Kia Seltos with 142 bhp and 242 Nm.
Yes, Kia Seltos is available with 3 types of automatic transmission- 6-Speed Automatic, IVT and 7-Speed DCT.
Yes, Kia Seltos is available with a 1.5L CRDI diesel engine with 113 bhp and 250 Nm.
Kia Seltos is offered with two petrol engines- 1.5L petrol and 1.4L GDI turbo petrol.
The power figures of Kia Seltos based on its engines are given below.
1.5L petrol engine
1.4L GDI petrol engine
1.5L diesel engine
113 bhp @ 6300 RPM
140 bhp @ 6000 RPM
The torque figures of Kia Seltos based on its engines are given below.
1.5L petrol engine
1.4L GDI petrol engine
1.5L diesel engine
144 Nm @ 4850 RPM
242 Nm @1500 RPM
Top speed of Kia Seltos based on its engines are:
1.5L petrol -170 kmph
1.5L diesel - 170 kmph
1.4L GDI petrol - 185 kmph
The 0-100 KMPH time of Kia Seltos based on its engines are:
1.5L petrol - 11.8 seconds
1.5L diesel - 11.5 seconds
1.4L GDI petrol - 9.7 seconds
Yes, Kia Seltos is offered with three driving modes- Normal, Eco and Sport, but only with the automatic transmissions.
Kia Seltos gives a mileage of 16.1 KMPL to 20.8 KMPL based on the engines. The manual petrol variant returns a mileage of 16.8 KMPL whereas the automatic petrol gives 17.8 KMPL. The 1.4L turbo petrol is the least efficient with a mileage of 16.1 KMPL. Both the manual and automatic diesel variants return a mileage of 20.8 KMPL.
The 1.5L diesel engine is the most fuel-efficient of this lot and returns 20.8 KMPL for both manual and automatic variants.
The 1.5L petrol engine gives a mileage of 16.8 KMPL for manual and 17.8 KMPL for the automatic transmission. The 1.4K turbo petrol engine gives a mileage of 16.1 KMPL with both manual and automatic transmission.
The 1.5L diesel engine returns a mileage of 20.8 KMPL in both manual and automatic versions.
Kia Seltos is 4315 mm long, 1800 mm wide and 1620 mm high.
Kia Seltos comes with 16-inch steel wheels for the base HTE and HTK variants and 16-inch hyper metallic alloy wheels for HTK+ variant. Top of the line HTX and HTX+ get 17-inch hyper metallic alloy wheels. The GT-Line variants get 17-inch crystal cut alloy wheels.
Kia Seltos has a length of 4315 mm.
Kia Seltos has a width of 1800 mm.
Kia Seltos has a wheelbase of 2610 mm.
The tyre size for 16-inch rims in base variants is 205/65-R16 and for higher variants with 17-inch is 250/60-R17.
Lower variants get projector headlights and halogen taillights and higher variants from HTX get full LED lighting.
Tech Line and GT line differ in performance, exterior and interior with GT Line variants getting red accents with unique 17-inch alloy wheels to differentiate it from the Tech Line variants and it also continues on the inside with red stitching and black upholstery. GT Line variants get the most powerful 1.4L turbo petrol engine whereas Tech Line gets the 1.5L petrol and diesel engines.
To know about detailed differences between both, head over here.
Kia Seltos can seat 5 occupants comfortably.
No, all variants of the Kia Seltos get a 16-inch steel spare wheel.
Kia Seltos has a boot capacity of 433 litres.
No, Kia Seltos comes only in leatherette(synthetic leather) upholstery but gets leather-wrapped steering and gear knob.
No, Kia Seltos is a 5-seat compact SUV.
Yes, Kia Seltos is available with a sunroof in HTX+ and GTX+ variants.
Yes, Ventilated driver and front passenger seats are available in HTX+ and GTX+ variants.
Yes, driving modes(Normal, Eco and Sport) are available in Kia Seltos.
Yes, wireless charging is available for Kia Seltos in HTX, HTX+ and GTX+ variants.
Yes, Kia Seltos comes with three traction modes- Sand, Mud and Wet.
Yes, Kia Seltos is available with an in-built air-purifier and perfume dispenser in the top variants.
Kia Seltos takes 41.9 m to stop from 100-0 KMPH.
Kia Seltos gets disc brakes on all four wheels except for the petrol variants of HTE, HTK and HTK+ which gets disc brakes only in the front and drum brakes at the rear.
Kia Seltos is offered with upto 6 airbags. The base variant gets a total of two airbags for the driver and passenger but GTX and GTX+ gets a total of 6 airbags which also includes curtain and side airbags.
Yes, Kia Seltos comes with Hill Assist feature, on the GTX and GTX+ variants.
Kia Seltos is offered with a standard warranty of 3 years/ unlimited kilometres.
Kia Seltos provides a flexible extended warranty program which is based on the age of the vehicle. The parameters are detailed below.
Vehicle Age from Date of Delivery
4th Year/ 100,000 Kms
4th Year/ Unlimited Kms
4th & 5th Year/ 120,000 Kms
4th & 5th Year/ Unlimited Kms
Seltos - Petrol
Seltos - Diesel
*Above prices are before taxes, GST @ 18% will be additional
Kia Seltos comes with a lot of modern and segment-first features which includes Hill-start Assist Control(HAC), Vehicle Stability Management(VSM) and High Line Tyre Pressure Monitor.
To have a detailed idea of all the safety features and its functioning, head over here.