All new Kia Seltos facelift revealed in India

Kia Seltos is one of India’s favourite SUVs available. Since the launch, the brand has seen amazing sales report of Seltos. Not only this, it has also hugely impacted the sales of the Hyundai Creta which had great sales during the year 2022 and is still the market leader in the SUV segment.

The 2023 version of Kia Seltos is revealed with new futuristic looks which now is more appealing and stylish. For me, it is the best SUV in terms of looks and is always on the top for answering the question of which is the best car in India.

Below I have shared all the information about the latest Kia Seltos. So without any further ado, let’s take a look at what the car has to offer in 2023.

Facelift Kia Seltos

The all-new Kia Seltos is available for booking. Kia has introduced a new K-code which will help customers in getting priority delivery. This code is available for all the existing Kia customers, they can share the K-code with the known to help them prioritize the delivery of the 2023 Kia Seltos facelift.

Click the link here to know the process of generating K-code. 

The final price of the car is yet to be unveiled, though it is expected to start from 11 lakh (ex-showroom). The new Seltos will be available in three variants including Tech Line, GT Line and X-Line.

New Addition to the 2023 Kia Seltos Facelift

Kia Seltos Variants

Seltos not only offer a new look but has many new additional features for the customers. The infotainment system is upgraded, now you get a 10.25-inch touchscreen with dual-zone climate control and a panoramic sunroof.

All the other features remain the same which include an air purifier, LED sound mood lighting, ambient lighting, heads-up display and ventilated front seats. When it comes to mileage the Kia Seltos mileage stay between 17-21 Kmpl depending on the variant.

Key Features of Kia Seltos Facelift 2023

  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • Dual-zone Climate Control
  • ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems)

Specifications of 2023 Seltos Facelift

Engine 1497
No. of Cyliner4
Power 113.43 bhp @6300 rpm
Torque114 Nm @4500 rpm
No. of Valve per Cylinder4
Mileage17-21 Kmpl
Transmission TypeManual/ iMT/ Automatic
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 Litres
Tyre Size 16 Inch

Seltos Engine-Gearbox Options

1.5-litre Petrol

Power 115 bhp
Torque144 Nm
Transmission6-Speed MT/ CVT

1.5-litre Turbo-Petrol

Power 160 bhp
Torque253 Nm
Transmission6-Speed iMT/ 7-Speed DCT

1.5 litre Diesel

Power 116 bhp
Torque 250 Nm
Transmission6-Speed MT/ 6-Speed AT

Variants and Price of the Kia Seltos Facelift

Unlike the majority of the car manufacturers in India, Kia is still offering Diesel variants in its car. Most of the manufacturers have stopped Diesel variants and chosen EVs over them. However, considering the market requirement, there is still a major chunk who believe diesel engines are value for money.

As compared to the petrol engines, the diesel one offer better mileage and the overall cost of refuelling is very less. Though the petrol engine offers better performance and refinement. What do you consider while purchasing a car? share with us in the comments section.

Kia Seltos facelift offers 18 different variants starting from 11.39 lakh and going to 20.52 lakh.

Kia Seltos 2023 HTE 11.39 lakh
Kia Seltos 2023 HTK12.49 lakh
Kia Seltos 2023 HTE Diesel iMT12.89 lakh
Kia Seltos 23023 HTK Plus13.49 lakh
Kia Seltos 2023 HTK Diesel iMT14.19 lakh
Kia Seltos 2023 HTX15.29 lakh
Kia Seltos 2023 HTK Plus Turbo iMT 15.49 lakh
Kia Seltos 2023 HTK Plus Diesel iMT15.79 lakh
Kia Seltos 2023 HTX IVT 16.29 lakh
Kia Seltos 2023 HTX Diesel iMT17.09 lakh
Kia Seltos 2023 HTX Plus Turbo iMT17.74 lakh
Kia Seltos 2023 HTX Diesel AT 18.09 lakh
Kia Seltos 2023 HTX Plus Diesel iMT 18.29 lakh
Kia Seltos 2023 HTX Plus Turbo DCT18.74 lakh
Kia Seltos 2023 GTX Plus Turbo DCT19.54 lakh
Kia Seltos 2023 GTX Plus Diesel AT 20.14 lakh
Kia Seltos 2023 X-Line Turbo DCT20.14 lakh
Kia Seltos 2023 X-Line Diesel AT20.52 lakh

Sales report of the Kia Seltos Facelift

In the month of June 2023, the Sale of Kia cars crossed the 19,000 mark. However, the Kia Seltos sale has declined by 11% due to the facelift launch. The start of 2023 was great for Seltos as the car crossed 10,000 sales. Though the launch rumours were all around about the 2023 Seltos, June sales have dropped down to 3500.

Conclusion

The all-new 2023 Kia Seltos is set to break records with its amazing feature offering and variants. The car is a perfect package for all customers having a budget range from 15-25 lakh. With two new launches in the market, there are many options available for customers. Irrespective of the budget, one can choose to buy. Hyundai has also launched its Exter for customers having a budget under 10 lakh.

As per my expectations, Seltos will have a record-breaking year ahead. What do you think about it? Do let us know in the comments section below.

3 Comments

  1. Pingback:Kia Seltos Facelift Variants Comparison for Easy Decision Making | RAKT

  2. Pingback:Hyundai Creta Adventure Edition | RAKT

  3. Pingback:All you need to know about the latest Honda Elevate 2023

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *