2020 Kia Seltos Price | Specs | Features | Mileage

Kia Seltos

Kia Seltos Price & Variants

Kia Seltos is offered in two versions: Tech Line and GT Line. The Tech line is available in five variants: HTE, HTK, HTK+, HTX, and HTX+ – priced between Rs 9.89 lakh and Rs 16.34 lakh. GT Line can be bought in two variants: GTX and GTX +, at a price from Rs 15.54 lakh to Rs 17.34 lakh (ex-showroom pan-India).

Kia Seltos Engine, Transmission, and Mileage

Kia Seltos comes with three BS6-compatible engine options: 1.5-liter petrol, 1.4-liter turbocharged petrol, and 1.5-liter diesel. While the 1.5-liter petrol motor is rated 115PS / 144Nm, the diesel engine produces 115PS / 250Nm. The 1.4L turbocharged petrol engine, rated at 140PS / 242Nm, is offered only with GT line variants. It is available with a 6-speed manual or various automatic transmission options depending on the engine. In the case of an automatic transmission, the diesel engine gets a 6-speed torque converter, while the petrol is paired with a CVT or DCT gearbox. The 1.4-liter turbo petrol can be combined with a 6-speed or DCT seven-speed manual (dual-clutch transmission). Kia claims a fuel efficiency of 16.5kmpl for gasoline guide and 16.8kmpl for CVT for petrol variants. The fuel efficiency figure announced for a diesel guide is 21 kilometers while a 6-speed AT is 18 kilometers per second. The turbo petrol capacity is 1.4 liters, with DCT, the claimed mileage is 16.5kmpl while the manual returns 16.1kmpl.

Kia Seltos Safety Features

Kia Seltos gets up to six airbags, ABS with EBD, brake assistant, emergency stop signal, vehicle stability management (VSM), electronic stability control (ESC), and hill assist control (HAC). In addition, a 360-degree parking camera with a blind-view screen and a rear-view monitor is also offered along with front and rear parking sensors.


Kia Seltos Features

Kia has provided Seltos with many features including a 10.25-inch touch screen infotainment system with Kia’s UVO -connected Kia car technology, an air purifier, ambient lighting, and an 8-inch head-up display. It also sports ventilated front seats, a power-adjustable driver seat, a 7-inch multi-information display, an eight-speaker Bose sound system, and a sunroof. The 2020 Seltos adds smartwatch connectivity, smart-key remote engine start, and a “Hello Kia” wake-up command for the voice assistant of the UVO Connect features.

Kia Seltos Rivals

Kia Seltos rivals the likes of Hyundai Creta, Nissan Kicks, Renault Captur, and Maruti Suzuki S-Cross. Due to its pricing, it also rivals Tata Harrier and MG Hector. It will also take on the upcoming  Skoda Vision IN and Volkswagen Taigun SUV. If you want to buy a more powerful SUV, you can check Mahindra Scorpio.

Kia Seltos Specifications

Kia Seltos Engine and Transmission

Fast Charging Yes
Displacement (cc) 1353
Max Power 138bhp@6000rpm
Max Torque 242nm@1500-3200rpm
No. of cylinder 4
Valves Per Cylinder 4
Valve Configuration DOHC
Fuel Supply System GDI
Turbo Charger Yes
Super Charge No
TransmissionType Automatic
Gear Box 7 Speed
Mild Hybrid No
Drive Type 2WD


Kia Seltos Fuel & Performance

Fuel Type Petrol
Mileage (ARAI) 16.8
Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres) 50
Emission Norm Compliance BS-VI

Kia Seltos Suspension, Steering & Brakes

Front Suspension McPherson Strut & Coil Spring
Rear Suspension Coupled Torsion Beam Axle with Coil Spring
Steering Type Power
Steering Column Tilt & Telescopic
Steering Gear Type Rack&Pinion
Front Brake Type Disc
Rear Brake Type Drum
Acceleration 11.8
0-100kmph 11.8

Kia Seltos Dimensions & Capacity

Length (mm) 4315
Width (mm) 1800
Height (mm) 1645
Boot Space (Litres) 433
Seating Capacity 5
Ground Clearance (Laden) 190mm
Wheel Base (mm) 2610
No of Doors 5

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