Kia Seltos Makes Global Debut In India


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Kia’s latest Seltos TVC shows the trendy side of the Hyundai Creta-based compact SUV

The Kia Seltos is among the most awaited cars to be launched this year. The stylish SUV from the Korean manufacturer is an all-new vehicle and will be the first car launched by the Kia in India. It will rival the likes of the Hyundai Creta and Nissan Kicks chiefly, though it will also provide competition to bigger SUVs like the Tata Harrier, Mahindra XUV500 and the MG Hector among others. Kia has officially roped in Tiger Shroff as its brand ambassador and the actor was also featured in the first TVC of Seltos released in India. Here is another TVC of the stylish looking SUV that highlights its key design elements.


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Kia Seltos launch on August 22, 2019

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Kia Motors India will launch its first product for our market, the Seltos SUV on August 22, 2019. The new SUV from Kia saw its world premiere recently in New Delhi. We also reported a few days ago that the company would announce the Seltos' price sometime in late August.

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Ads are already going on TV, so that means for 6-7 weeks they will be only showing ads, till 22Aug. Won't it be very long time of wait
 
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Kia Seltos white with orange roof, red with black roof – Spied

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Earlier this month, Kia showcased the Seltos at a gala event in Delhi. At the event, three Kia Seltos were on display. One was an Orange with White roof, White with Black roof and a monotone red colour. Now two new colours have been spotted – one is a white body with orange roof while the other is a red body with black roof. Images are credit to Ram Dantuluri from Kia Seltos Club India.

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Kia Seltos interiors of mid and top variants – SUV showcased to dealers

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Kia India recently showcased the Seltos to their dealers. Some photos from the event have leaked, and have been shared online by Youtube channel Adi Zone. These new leaked photos of Seltos not only reveal the interiors of the SUV, but also detail its specs, engine output, dimensions, etc.

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one is a white body with orange roof while the other is a red body with black roof
Nice clicks - thanks for sharing. White would have looked great with red roof (little out of box as well), orange is not standing out.
Also the vehicle looks quits small in length visually, not sure if there is enough cabin space, else will turn out like ecosport
Glad to see manual switches for controls as well, unlike Hector, which is not making me comfortable to buy alonwith its sizable lag
 
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Kia Seltos variants details LEAKED ahead of India launch!

Among the most anticipated upcoming cars of India, the Kia Seltos will be launched on the 22nd of August this year which makes it around a month and a half away from now. Quite a lot of information about the Seltos has been revealed till date including the engine and gearbox information. To let you know, it will be the first car in India that will come with three different types of automatic transmission options. What, however, we are here to discuss today are the exclusive details about the Kia Seltos as revealed in this video.


As seen in the video, the Kia Seltos will be available with a total of 11 variants in total. This includes 5 diesel variants, 3 petrol variants and 3 petrol turbocharged variants in all. The diesel-powered Seltos will have 5 variants that are – TE, TK, TK+, TX and TX+. Lastly, the turbocharged diesel engine variants, as revealed in the video above, are – GTK, GTX and GTX+. Do note that this is not official information but is based on what is said in the video. Therefore, the final configuration and details may vary when the Seltos is launched in India. The images below from the video further reveal the details about the variants.

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I hear the initial set of trainings have been done for dealers (done in Blore I believe). Is there any more info from any members that they can share?

Navnit group has got the dealership; any idea where exactly the Mumbai showrooms for Kia are?
 
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Kia Seltos online bookings to commence on July 15, 2019

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Most Kia dealerships across India are in the final stages of completion and are expected to display the Seltos SUV mostly by the end of July 2019, with vehicle test drives likely to begin by early August. Dealers are currently promising deliveries of the Kia Seltos around the last week of August, right after its price announcement. Kia Motors India has also confirmed its plans to set up 265 touchpoints across 160 cities once the SUV goes on sale.

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I hear the initial set of trainings have been done for dealers (done in Blore I believe). Is there any more info from any members that they can share?

Navnit group has got the dealership; any idea where exactly the Mumbai showrooms for Kia are?
I think, KIA dealer list is not yet published - may be you can contact them online and ask for any details..!
 
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Okay - here goes, some 1st hand info from the dealer that was shared for #kia #seltos.

- Expectation is ~ 18-19 L onroad for top end due to BS6 cost
- No DCT for GTX+, DCT only for GTX
- Looks like the GTX seems to be a VFM variant, depends on final pricing
- Dealer said, Kia DCT is similar to Hyundai Venue & there should not be lag or jerks like in #hector
- As we know pre-booking started for early delivery; cancellation fully refundable
 
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Kia Seltos booking at Rs 25k from 16 July – Dealer brochure leak

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South Korea’s second largest automobile manufacturer, Kia is aggressively targeting the Indian market with plans to establish 265 touchpoints across 160 cities. Kia dealerships are expected to be operational by July 15th, which is tomorrow. Official bookings will open from 16th July. You can book Kia Seltos by paying an advance of Rs 25,000 as booking amount. Deliveries will start after launch in August as per booking order.

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Test drives for Seltos will begin after launch. Already on sale in South Korea, Seltos will be launched in India on August 22.

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