2021 Kia Seltos Launched in India – Check Price and Specs
Kia India has launched the updated Seltos in our country on 1st May 2021 with a starting price of Rs 9.95 lakh (ex-showroom). Along with the company’s new logo that was revealed a few days back, all the variants of the SUV have also been rejigged with new features and updates. In total, the SUV receives seventeen new enhancements many of them being the first-in-segment features.
2021 Kia Seltos Variants, Engine and Price
The five-seater HTX + AT 1.5L Diesel variant has been discontinued. Instead, 02 new trims – HTK+ iMT 1.5L Petrol and GTX(O) 6MT 1.4 T-GDI Petrol are the additions to the existing portfolio. The 1.5L naturally aspirated petrol engine develops 113bhp/ 144Nm torque that can be had with 6-speed manual, CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) and now an iMT unit. The 1.5L oil burner puts out 113bhp/250Nm of max torque and comes mated to a 6-speed manual and automatic transmission (AT). The potent 1.4L GDi unit produces 138bhp/242Nm torque and is mated to a 6-speed manual and a seven-speed DCT gearbox. We have created the variant-wise engine and price list below.
|2021 Kia Seltos Variants||Engine||Price|
|HTE 6MT||Smartstream Petrol 1.5||Rs. 9.95 lakh|
|HTK 6MT||Smartstream Petrol 1.5||Rs. 10.74 lakh|
|HTK+ 6MT||Smartstream Petrol 1.5||Rs. 11.79 lakh|
|HTK+ 6iMT||Smartstream Petrol 1.5||Rs 12.19 lakh|
|HTX 6MT||Smartstream Petrol 1.5||Rs 13.65 lakh|
|HTX IVT||Smartstream Petrol 1.5||Rs 14.65 lakh|
|GTX(O) 6MT||Smartstream Petrol 1.4T-GDI||Rs 15.35 lakh|
|GTX+ 6MT||Smartstream Petrol 1.4T-GDI||Rs 16.65 lakh|
|GTX+ 7DCT||Smartstream Petrol 1.4T-GDI||Rs 17.44 lakh|
|HTE 6MT||Diesel 1.5 CRDi VGT||Rs 10.45 lakh|
|HTK 6MT||Diesel 1.5 CRDi VGT||Rs 11.79 lakh|
|HTK+ 6MT||Diesel 1.5 CRDi VGT||Rs 12.99 lakh|
|HTK+ 6AT||Diesel 1.5 CRDi VGT||Rs 13.95 lakh|
|HTX 6MT||Diesel 1.5 CRDi VGT||Rs 14.75 lakh|
|HTX+ 6MT||Diesel 1.5 CRDi VGT||Rs 15.79 lakh|
|GTX+ 6AT||Diesel 1.5 CRDi VGT||Rs 17.65 lakh|
Kia Seltos New Features
Other than the entry-level Kia Seltos HTE variant, every variant gets some additional equipment. The HTK trims now get wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, while the HTK plus trims add remote engine start. The iMT-equipped HTK plus further comes with beige seat upholstery, a powered sunroof, and an automatic climate control system.
HTX trims now come with safety features such as electronic stability control, hill assist control, traction control and brake assist. The 20.31 cm infotainment system now accepts a wider variety of voice commands to control things like the sunroof opening & closing, the driver’s side power window, the AC vents, and the front defogger. This trim also gets an air purifier as standard.
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The HTX plus variant now gets black and brown leatherette seat covers, while the new GTX(O) gets beige and black leatherette covers with red stitching. Meanwhile, range-topping GTX plus trims have been updated with paddle shifters
The updated 2021 Model Year Seltos should help keep Kia’s midsize SUV in the running against the likes of the Hyundai Creta, Nissan Kicks, Renault Duster, Maruti Suzuki S-Cross, MG Hector and Tata Harrier.