Kia Seltos Becomes the Best-Selling Compact SUV of October 2019 With 12,800 Models Sold
In accordance with India's ever going affection towards SUV, the Seltos entered the much-sought-after segment last month with a competitive price tag of Rs 9.69 lakh.
Kia Seltos SUV. (Image: Arjit Garg/News18.com)
Following a prolonged spell of negative sales that extended for over 11 months, A handful of manufacturers registered slight growth in the month of October. On the contrary, amid the slowdown, new entrants such as Kia and MG shone with impressive sales since the time of launch. Projecting the same, Korean manufacturer Kia, in October, sold a whopping 12,800 models of Seltos owing to a significant increase in sales as compared to September.
In accordance with India's ever going affection towards SUV, the Seltos entered the much-sought-after segment last month with a competitive price tag of Rs 9.69 lakh. Kia's debuted its first model with impressive connectivity features and BS-VI compliance that seemed to have worked in its favour. The car comes equipped with the UVO connect, a connected car technology which offers an array of convenience and safety features. The UVO boasts 37 smart features under five distinct categories i.e. Navigation, Safety and Security, Vehicle Management, Remote Control and Convenience. It will be free for the first three years for its users. A few of its notable functionalities include AI Voice Command, Stolen vehicle tracking and immobilization, Auto Collision Notification, SOS-emergency assistance, Remote engine start & stop, Remotely operated Air Purifier and In-Car Air Quality Monitor, Safety alert (Geo fence, Time Fence, Speed, Valet, Idle).
The Kia Seltos is available in two trims - GT line, catering to performance enthusiasts and Tech line that is aimed at families. It is BSVI compliant right from its launch. Under the hood, it hosts the 3rd generation Smartstream engine that comes in three variants: 1.5 Petrol, 1.5 Diesel and the first in segment 1.4 Turbo Petrol. The engines are mated to 3 automatic transmission options – 7DCT, IVT, and 6 AT along with 6 speed Manual Transmission.
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