Kia Seltos 7 seater

22 March 2021, Kathmandu

Kia has become one of the best-selling car brands in the Indian Market. In a short time, Kia has managed to increase its market share in the SUV segment through Seltos and Sonet.

After gaining popularity in the SUV segment in the Indian market. Korean auto company Kia Motors plans to launch a new 7-seater MPV. Which will most likely share the Seltos platform. It will compete for head-on with the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga and the Mahindra Marazzo. The latest MPV is scheduled to be released in late 2021 or early 2022.

Overview:

Kia’s new SUV will be inspired by the carnival. It will have Kia’s signature Tiger Nose front grille, happy around LED tailgate, slicker headlights. The dashboard of the MPV will include a UV Connect 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system, automatic climate control, ventilated seats, ambient lighting, and other features.

The MPV would most likely be available with 1.5-liter petrol and 1.5-liter diesel engines, with a six-speed manual transmission.

Specifications:

For Petrol Engine:

  • Engine: 1.5-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine
  • Emission Standard: BS-6
  • Displacement: 1,497 cc
  • of cylinders: 4
  • Power: 113 bhp @ 6,300 rpm
  • Torque: 144 Nm @ 4,500 rpm
  • Transmission: 6-speed Manual or CVT Automatic

For Diesel Engine:

  • Engine: 1.5-litre turbocharged diesel engine
  • Emission Standard: BS-6
  • Displacement: 1,493 cc
  • of cylinders: 4
  • Power: 113 hp @ 4,000 rpm
  • Torque: 250 Nm @ 1,500 rpm
  • Transmission: 6-speed Manual or 6-speed torque-converter Automatic

Other Specifications:

  • Dimensions: 4,315 * 1,800 * 1,645 mm
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 50-litres
  • Kerb Weight: 1,135 – 1,235 kg
  • Wheelbase: 2,610 mm
  • Ground Clearance: 190 mm
  • Front Suspension: McPherson Strut with Coil Spring
  • Rear Suspension: Coupled Torsion Beam Axle (CTBA) with Coil Spring
  • Front Brake Type: Disc
  • Rear Brake Type: Disc

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