New reports suggest that the prices for Kia Seltos might start from Rs 9.99 lakh. At this price point, it undercuts the prices of Hyundai Creta.
Kia Seltos, the much-anticipated SUV will see its launch on August 22, 2019. It features first in segment features like Headsup display, Blind Spot Monitoring system and much more. Much said the prices of the Kia Seltos are still unknown but we have got our hands on unofficial pricing details.
Please note that the official pricing is not confirmed by Kia Motors and the leaked prices mentioned here are based on the dealer level only.
Kia Seltos leaked prices start at Rs 9.99 lakh for the base petrol trim and the top end fetches around Rs 14.99 lakh for the 6-speed AT Diesel and 7-speed Petrol DCT.
Kia Seltos is powered by 1.5L naturally aspirated petrol motor which churns out 115 bhp on tap and produces 144 Nm of peak torque.
|Kia Seltos 1.5L Petrol||Variant||Transmission||Prices|
|HTE||6-speed MT||Rs 9.99 lakh|
|HTK||6-speed MT||Rs 10.39 lakh|
|HTK+||6-speed MT||Rs 10.99 lakh|
|HTX||6-speed MT/CVT||Rs 11.99 lakh / Rs 12.99 lakh|
The diesel model of Kia Seltos sees a 1.5-litre turbocharged motor which churns out 115 bhp and 250 Nm of peak torque.
|Kia Seltos 1.5L Diesel||Variant||Transmission||Prices|
|HTE||6-speed MT||Rs 11.39 lakh|
|HTK||6-speed MT||Rs 11.99 lakh|
|HTK+||6-speed MT/ 6-speed AT||Rs 12.59 lakh/ Rs 13.29 lakh|
|HTX||6-speed MT||Rs 13.59 lakh|
|HTX+||6-speed MT/ 6-speed AT||Rs 14.29 lakh/ Rs 14.99 lakh|
The more powerful turbo petrol engine generates 140 bhp and a healthy torque of 242 Nm.
|Kia Seltos 1.4L Turbo Petrol||Variant||Transmission||Prices|
|GTK||6-speed MT||Rs 12.99 lakh|
|GTX||6-speed MT/ 7-speed DCT||Rs 13.29 lakh/ Rs 14.99 lakh|
|GTX+||6-speed MT||Rs 14.39 lakh|
If the official prices are kept in this price bracket only then the Seltos is expected to eat sales of the popular Hyundai Creta too in the coming months. Also, the recently launched MG Hector will be affected.
We also revealed the mileage figures of the Kia Seltos for all its engines with different transmissions available.
|Kia Seltos Fuel Efficiency|
|Variant||Fuel Type||Transmission Option||Mileage|
|Seltos 1.4L||Petrol||6-speed MT||16.1 kmpl|
|Seltos 1.4L||Petrol||7-speed DCT||16.2 kmpl|
|Seltos 1.5L||Diesel||6-speed MT||20.8 kmpl|
|Seltos 1.5L||Diesel||6-speed AT||17.8 kmpl|
|Seltos 1.5L||Petrol||6-speed AT||16.4 kmpl|
|Seltos 1.5L||Petrol||CVT||16.3 kmpl|
Upon launch, Kia Seltos will rival with the likes of Hyundai Creta, MG Hector, Tata Harrier, Renault Captur, Nissan Kicks and Mahindra XUV500
In other news, the mass production of Kia Seltos will take place from July 31. The manufacturers will roll out its first car from the Anantapur plant-based in Andhra Pradesh. This unit is spread over 536 acres and has a capacity of producing 3 lakh cars annually.