Seltos is indeed one of the most bold looking SUV currently in the Indian market. The SUV got launched here earlier this year and became an instant hit. It competes with the likes of Tata Harrier, Hyundai Creta, MG Hector in the segment. Before launch, Seltos was advertised by saying that it is “inspired by the Badass in you”, which eventually means that Seltos is a badass SUV. But what makes it a Badass?, Kia has now released an official video on their youtube channel explaining the what makes Kia Seltos a Badass SUV or the formula of a badass.
The video starts by introducing Seltos and they call it as an SUV that was specially designed for Indian roads. The video boasts about the looks of the SUV and features it offer. The Kia has brought two trims, GT Line and Tech Line. The GT Line concentrates more on impressing the customers who are looking for a sporty looking and young SUV, whereas the Tech Line is concentrated on feature loving, family oriented cutomers.
The video explains how bold of an SUV Seltos is. The Tiger nose grille, Full LED headlamps, sporty looking alloy wheels, sporty looking red inserts in the GT Line all add up to the boldness of the SUV. All these exterior elements make Seltos an aggressive looking SUV. Other thing that makes the Seltos a badass is the feature it offers. Seltos is the only SUV in the segment to offer features like inbuilt air purifier, Smart car feature (UVO), Smart heads Up Display in this segment. It also offers features like 0.25 inch touchscreen infotainment system, ambient lighting, 360 degree camera, ventilated seats and 3 different drive modes.
Kia has also not compromised on the safety part. Seltos gets safety features like 6 Airbags, ABS, ESC, Brake assist, Vehicle stability management and Hill start Assist. Coming to the engine of the Seltos, it proves to be a badass in that segment too. Seltos is available with 3 engines in India. 2 of them are petrol and one is a diesel engine. The 1.5L naturally aspirated petrol and 1.5L diesel is available in the Tech Line trims whereas the GT Line gets a 1.4L Turbo petrol engine. Seltos is also the only vehicle in the segment to offer Torque converter (diesel) , CVT(petrol) and DCT (petrol) gearboxes along with manual transmission. The Seltos will soon be joined in India by a luxury MPV called the Carnival. The Kia Carnival will make its debut in early 2020.