Kia Seltos SUV: Base HTE neatly modified into GT Line

Seltos was Kia’s firs ever product for Indian market and it received an overwhelming response from customers. Even after couple of years after the launch, Kia Seltos still has demand in market and has waiting period depending upon the variant you choose. The top-end variant of Kia Seltos is loaded with features but, the lower variants miss out on several features. We have seen several videos where Kia Seltos has been modified tastefully. Here we have a video where a base HTE variant of Kia Seltos has been neatly modified into a top-end GT Line version.

The video has been uploaded by VIG AUTO ACCESSORIES on their YouTube channel. The video starts by showing before and after shots of the Kia Seltos. It shows how the SUV looked like when it came to the workshop and how it is leaving. They have completely transformed the look of the car in to a GT Line model.

Starting at the front, the single projector headlamps have been replaced for all LED units with LED DRLs extending to the grille. The front grille itself has been replaced as well. The bumper has been modified and it gets a GT Line like silver skid plate with red accents. They have also installed a ice cube shaped LED fog lamps. As this is the 2021 model Kia Seltos, it gets Kia’s new logo. The front look of the car has been completely transformed with these modifications.

Kia Seltos SUV: Base HTE neatly modified into GT Line

Coming to the side profile, steel rims on this Seltos have been replaced with Kia’s original crystal cut alloy wheels with red accents in the center. The black cladding on the lower portion of the door gets red accents and the manual ORVMs have been modified too. These can be adjusted and folded electrically just like higher models. lower window chrome garnish and roof rails have also been installed on this Seltos.

Rain visors and high infra red heat rejection films have also been installed on this SUV. At the rear, the regular tail lamps in the lower variants have been replaced for all LED units. The rear bumper has been completely replaced for GT Line bumper. As we move in, it gets scuff plates on doors and the armrest of door get soft touch leather padding. The dashboard also gets black soft leather wrapping with red coloured stitching. The seats get black leather seat covers with red stitching to give cabin a sporty look.

Aftermarket touchscreen infotainment screen that also shows feed from reverse parking camera has also been installed here. The gear knob on this Seltos has been replaced with an original GT Line version. Steering wheel gets buttons for audio controls and the speakers have also been upgraded on this SUV. Overall, the work done on this SUV looks very neat and it will be very hard for anyone to guess the variant just by looking at it. Seltos is available with two petrol and one diesel engine option. All the engine options come with manual and automatic gearbox options.

Ajeesh Kuttan

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