New Delhi | Jagran Auto Desk: Kia Motors launched its new car 'Kia Seltos', first of its kind in India on Thursday. The car is launched in two trims: Tech line and GT line. Tech Line has five variants which are HT E, HT K, HT K Plus, HT X and GT X Plus, while GT line trim includes GT K, GT X and GT X Plus.

External features of the car include LED headlamps, LED fog lamps, LED DRLs, tail-lights and dual exhaust pipes. The spacious cabin includes 10.25 screen with sound system, cruise control, blind-spot monitor view and eco coating.

Kia Seltos is launched in 1.5-litre petrol engine churns out 115 PS power and 114 Nm, 1.5-litre VGT diesel engine comes with 115 PS and 250 Nm torque while its turbo engine 1.4-litre turbo GDI comes with 140 PS and 242 Nm.

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There is a 6-speed manual transmission engine is available on all above engines of Kia Seltos. When it comes to automatic transmission (AMT), there is a 6-speed AT in IVT petrol and VGT diesel engine, while turbo engine has 7-speed DCT.

Dimensions of the car include 4,315 mm long, with the height and width being 1,800 mm and 1,620 mm, respectively. The wheelbase is 2,610 mm long.

The starting price of petrol variant starts at Rs 9.69 lakh up to Rs 15.99 lakh, diesel engine begins at Rs 9.99 lakhs up to Rs 15.99 lakh and turbo engine commences at Rs 13.49 lakh up to Rs 15.99 lakh.

The car was unveiled earlier this year, but little information was released. Kia Seltos is set to compete with Hyundai Creta, Nissan Kicks, Renault Captur, Tata Harrier and Mahindra XUV500 in the budget range.

Posted By: James Kuanal