Mid size SUV segment is quite competitive. Kia Seltos is one of the popular vehicle in this segment. It got launched in the market in 2019 and quickly became popular among buyers for its looks, features and price. It competes with cars like Hyundai Creta, Nissan Kicks, Renault Duster, MG Hector and Tata Harrier in the segment. Kia Seltos is a common sight on our roads and we have also started seeing modified examples of Seltos from different part of the country. Here we have a video that shows a base HTE trim Kia Seltos SUV beautifully converted into a GT Line variant.
The video has been uploaded by VIG AUTO ACCESSORIES on their YouTube channel. In this video, vlogger shows all the modifications that his team has done to convert a base HTE variant of Seltos to a top-end variant. Starting with the front, the single projector headlamps have been replaced for all LED units. The turn indicators are also LED now.
The stock grille has been replaced for a GT Line grille and the chrome surrounds around the grille has also been replaced. Coming down, GT Line version of Kia Seltos comes with a muscular looking bumper. So, the stock bumper on this Seltos was replaced with a GT Line bumper. The ice cube shaped LED fog lamps are also installed on this Seltos.
Coming to the side profile, lower variants come with halogen turn indicators on the fender. That has been removed from the fender in this SUV. The fender now gets a chrome plated vent to cover the portion. The ORVMs are now electrically adjustable and the LED turn indicators are integrated with it. The ORVMs also come with auto-fold function.
A lower window garnish, chrome door handles and roof rails are also installed on this car. The side cladding on the HTE variant was replaced with GT Line variant which comes with red accents. As we move to the rear, the LED tail lamps which are installed in place of regular tail lamps can be seen. The chrome strip running between the tail lamps have also been replaced.
A spoiler and shark fin antenna has also been installed on this SUV. Just like at the front, rear bumper on this Kia Seltos was also replaced for GT Line bumper. The owner did not wanted 17 inch wheels so they installed 6 inch GT line alloy wheels from Kia Sonet. Inside the cabin, all the four doors get leather padding and the switches to adjust the ORVMs are placed on the driver side door panel.
The fabric seat covers have been replaced for black ultra soft seat covers with red stitching The steering now gets buttons to control the infotainment screen. An aftermarket touchscreen that supports wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto has been installed on this car. bucket fitting floor mats can also be seen in this Seltos. Overall, the work done on this Seltos looks very neat. It will be hard for anyone to guess that this is actually a HTE base variant of Kia Seltos.