The time which we all have been waiting for since the past week is here! Korean auto giant Kia has finally launched a new iteration of the brand’s sole breadwinner in India, The 2021 Kia Seltos. Apart from various cosmetic updates, Kia has also added new transmission options to the variant list as well.

2021 Kia Seltos
2021 Kia Seltos

So let’s get into the new updates!

Variant Updates

  • Kia has added two new variants to the list- HTK+, which now gets an iMT gearbox. While the new GTX(O) Turbo variant will be available with a manual transmission.

Cosmetic Updates

2021 Kia Seltos | Front Profile
2021 Kia Seltos | Front Profile
  • Apart from the entry-level HTE variant, all the other variant have been upgraded.
  • The 2021 Kia Seltos HTK now features wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
  • The Seltos HTK+ trims get remote engine Start/Stop, iMT gearbox, beige interior, powered sunroof and auto climate control.
  • Safety features on the HTK trim include ESC, traction control, brake assist and hill-start assist.
Paddle shifters
Paddle shifters
  • The infotainment system on the HTK trim has also been updated and now accepts a wider range of voice memos to control things like- sunroof, windows, AC vents and defoggers.
  • These trims also get a built-in air purifier as standard.
  • The HTX+ is now available with both petrol engines accompanies by black and brown seat covers.
  • The 2021 Kia Seltos GTX(O) gets black ad beige leatherette covers with red stitching while the GTX+ now features paddle shifters.

Transmission Updates

Seltos iMT
Seltos iMT
  • The 2021 Kia Seltos now comes with 5 powertrain options.
  • Standard 1.5-litre NA petrol engine now offers 6-speed manual, 6-speed iMT and CVT gearbox.
  • While the 1.4-litre turbo-petrol continues to offer a 6-speed manual and 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.
  • The 1.5-litre diesel unit also offers the same 6-speed manual and 6-speed torque automatic torque convertor.

Price Updates

Engine Options

Variant-wise Prices (Ex-showroom)

1.4-litreTurbo Petrol-GDI GTX(O) 6MT – Rs 15,35,000 GTX+ 6MT – Rs 16,65,000 GTX+ 7DCT – Rs 17,44,000
1.5-litre Diesel HTE 6MT – Rs 10,45,000 HTK 6MT – Rs 11,79,000 HTK+ 6MT – Rs 12,99,000 HTK+ 6AT – Rs 13,95,000 HTX 6MT – Rs 14,75,000 HTX+ 6MT – Rs 15,79,000
GTX+ 6AT – Rs 17,65,000
1.5-litre Petrol HTE 6MT – Rs 9,95,000 HTK 6MT – Rs 10,74,000 HTK+ 6MT – Rs 11,79,000 HTK+ 6iMT – Rs 12,19,000 HTX 6MT – Rs 13,65,000
HTX IVT – Rs 14,65,000

 

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