Kia Motors is launched its first SUV Selatos in India on 22 August. The company has already started booking this SUV. Selatos was booked by 6 thousand people before booking started, which was a record in itself. Now it has been 20 days since the booking of this SUV has started and so far more than 23 thousand people have booked this SUV.
The Kia Selatos will have two variants HT and GT lines, which will have the option of two petrol and diesel engines. The first petrol engine will be of 1.5 liters which will provide power of 115 bhp at a torque of 144 newton meters. The second petrol engine will be a 1.4-liter turbocharged petrol engine capable of delivering 115 bhp of power at 200 Newton meter of torque. The same diesel engine will also be 1.5 liters, with a maximum power of 115 bhp to provide a power of 250 newton meters of torque.
A 6-speed manual, 5-speed automatic and 7-speed twin clutch transmission with CVT will be seen for engine operation. The biggest feature of this car is its attractive look which is the best in its segment. The exterior of the car will see 17-inch alloy wheels along with dual tone color scheme with LED light and stylish front grille will also be present in this SUV.
Talking about the interior of the car, it will get a leather seat, heads up display, electric sunroof with Android Auto and Apple Car Play. The price of this SUV in the Indian market is expected to start at Rs 10 lakh. After the launch, it will compete directly with Hyundai’s Creta and Tata Harrier.