Kia Seltos prices hiked by up to Rs 35,000

Kia entered India in the highly contested mid-size SUV category last year with Seltos debuting at Rs 9.69-16.99 lakh. With launch prices considered "preliminary", the company revealed plans to raise prices starting in 2020. In line with its previous announcement, Kia has implemented a profit margin of Rs. 35,000 since January 1, with Seltos now priced between Rs. 9.89 - Rs 17.34 Lakh

After reviewing the prices, the gasoline issuance has a request rate of 9.89 to 14.09 rupees for check and sees an increase of 20,000 rupees for the HTE base variable and 30,000 rupees for previous modifications. When setting its price from 13.79 to 17.29 rupees, the strongest version of the turbo petrol sees prices going up to 30,000 rupees. Seltos diesel receives the highest margin of Rs 35,000 and now has a price of Rs. 10.34-17.34 lakh.

here are no changes in the mechanical front. The Seltos system is still available with 18 different variants in two different classes: Tech-line and GT-line; the first one has a 1.5-liter and 115-hp petrol engine (with manual or automatic CVT gearbox) and a 1.5-liter diesel mill and 115 hp ( Coupled with automatic torque or manual transmission). The GT-sportier line features a powerful 1.4-liter turbo engine, with 140 hp (allied with automatic or dual-clutch gearbox).

Seltos has proven to be a huge success in the Korean auto industry since its launch on August 22, 2019. Kia has already sold 40,581 units until the end of November last year, with the emerging Seltos becoming the best-selling car in the world. India For two months in a row Seltos has been competing with the likes of Hyundai Crete, MG Hector, Tata Harrier, Renault Captur and Nissan Kicks in our market.

Although the company started a second shift at its plant in Anantapur in Andhra Pradesh to keep up with demand, Seltos' waiting times extend approximately two weeks for the basic two-month variants of most modifications. High. Potential buyers of high-spec gasoline and diesel variants analyze waiting periods of up to three months.

All prices, ex-showroom, India        

Kia Seltos Tech Line variant-wise pricing (ex-showroom, India)
VariantNew pricesOld PricesDifference
1.5 petrol HTERs 9.89 lakhRs 9.69 lakhRs 20,000
1.5 petrol HTKRs 10.29 lakhRs 9.99 lakhRs 30,000
1.5 petrol HTK+Rs 11.49 lakhRs 11.19 lakhRs 30,000
1.5 petrol HTXRs 13.09 lakhRs 12.79 lakhRs 30,000
1.5 petrol HTX ATRs 14.09 lakhRs 13.79 lakhRs 30,000
1.5 diesel HTERs 10.34 lakhRs 9.99 lakhRs 35,000
1.5 diesel HTKRs 11.54 lakhRs 11.19 lakhRs 35,000
1.5 diesel HTK+Rs 12.54 lakhRs 12.19 lakhRs 35,000
1.5 diesel HTK+ ATRs 13.54 lakhRs 13.19 lakhRs 35,000
1.5 diesel HTXRs 14.14 lakhRs 13.79 lakhRs 35,000
1.5 diesel HTX+Rs 15.34 lakhRs 14.99 lakhRs 35,000
1.5 diesel HTX+ ATRs 16.34 lakhRs 15.99 lakhRs 35,000

Kia Seltos GT Line variant-wise pricing (ex-showroom, India)
VariantNew pricesOld PricesDifference
1.4 petrol GTKRs 13.79 lakhRs 13.49 lakhRs 30,000
1.4 petrol GTXRs 15.29 lakhRs 14.99 lakhRs 30,000
1.4 petrol GTX ATRs 16.29 lakhRs 15.99 lakhRs 30,000
1.4 petrol GTX+Rs 16.29 lakhRs 15.99 lakhRs 30,000
1.4 petrol GTX+ ATRs 17.29 lakhRs 16.99 lakhqRs 30,000
1.5 diesel GTX+ ATRs 17.34 lakhRs 16.99 lakhRs 35,000

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