Kia Motors gained popularity among the Indian buyers within a very short span of time. First model that Kia introduced in the Indian market was the Seltos mid-size SUV. Seltos became popular among buyers because of various reasons like the looks, features it offered and the variety of engine and transmission options that no other car in the segment offered. The Seltos is not just gaining popularity among normal buyers but celebrities as well. Here is the list of actors from Kerala who recently bought Kia Seltos SUVs.
Antony Varghese who is also known as ‘Pepe’ made his debut into the Malayalam film industry in 2017 in the movie ‘Angamaly Diaries’. After that he has starred in many other movies and turned out to be a mainstream actor in a short span of time. He recently bought a Kia Seltos and the pictures of him taking the delivery of the car was shared on his Instagram handle and other social media platforms. Antony has gone for the GT Line which comes with the turbocharged petrol engine.
Bibin George is a Malayalam actor, story writer. He is best known for his screenplay for famous Malayalam movie like ‘Amar Akbar Anthony’ and ‘Kattappanayile Rithwik Roshan’. He also bought an all-new Kia Seltos and from the pictures it can be seen that he has gone for the top-end trim with all LED headlamps and ice cube shaped fog lamps. However it is not known if he had gone for petrol and diesel engine version.
Kailash is another actor from Malayalam film industry who bought a Seltos. From the images it look like, he has not gone for the top-end trim as the fog lamp and headlamp design is different from that of the higher trims.
M A Nishad
M A Nishad is again a celebrity from Malayalam movie industry. He is not an actor but a director and known for his numerous works in the industry. He also bought an all-new Kia Seltos recently. The pictures of him taking the delivery has already surfaced the internet.
Coming back to Kia Seltos, it is available in three different engine options and four transmission options. Manual is commonly available on all the three engines. First is the 1.5 litre petrol engine producing 113 Bhp and 144 Nm of torque. It gets a manual or a CVT gearbox as an option. Second is the 1.5 litre turbo diesel engine producing 115 Bhp and 250 Nm torque. It gets a manual and torque converter automatic gearbox. Third is the 1.4 litre turbo petrol engine producing 138 Bhp and 242 Nm of torque which is available with a DCT or a manual transmission. All the engines are BS6 compliant.
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