South Korean carmaker Kia Motors has started its operations in India since August and entered the list of top five carmakers in the country in terms of market share in October. It leaves behind strong players in the market such as Toyota Kirloskar Motors and Honda Cars India when most carmakers are striving hard to challenge the slowdown. So far, Kia Motors has achieved a record selling of 12800 units of Kia Seltos SUV in October which is their highest yet.
The Seltos stormed into the much-sought-after segment last month with a reasonable price tag of Rs 9.69 lakh. Succeeding a persistent spell of negative sales that prolonged for over 11 months, a handful of manufacturers registered slight growth in the month of October. On the other hand, amidst the slowdown, new entrants such as Kia Seltos and MG Hector could record an impressive sales growth since the time of launch. Continuing the same flow, Korean manufacturer Kia, in October, sold an enormous range of 12,800 models of Seltos owing to a remarkable increase in sales as compared to September.
In line with India’s ever going admiration towards SUV, the Seltos entered the much-sought-after segment in August with an affordable price tag of Rs 9.69 lakh. Kia’s launched its first model – Seltos with UVO Connect 37 new connectivity features along with and BS-VI compliance that made Kia Seltos a grand success among its rivals.
As mentioned, the most fascinating features of Seltos include the UVO connect, a connected car technology which provides an array of convenience and safety features. The UVO features 37 smart features under five distinct categories i.e. Navigation, Vehicle Management, Safety & Security, Convenience and Remote Control. It will be free for the first three years for its users. It also comes equipped with a few amazing functionalities such as AI Voice Command, Remote engine start & stop, Auto Collision Notification, Stolen vehicle tracking & immobilization, SOS-emergency assistance, Remotely operated Air Purifier and In-Car Air Quality Monitor, Safety alert (Geo fence, Speed, Valet, Time Fence, Idle).
As you know, the Kia Seltos is available in two trims – GT line, best suit to the needs of performance enthusiasts and Tech line that is built for families. It is BSVI compliant right from its launch. When it comes to the power and transmission, it boasts the 3rd generation smart stream engine that is
available in three variants: 1.5 Petrol, 1.5 Diesel and the first in segment 1.4 Turbo Petrol. These engines are mated to 3 automatic transmission options – 7DCT, IVT, and 6 AT along with 6 speed Manual Transmission.
After knowing the Kia Seltos’ astonishing craze among the masses, don’t delay in making everyone’s heads turn while you take it on the roads. Visit PPS Kia in Bangalore today. If you are in Hyderabad visit Automotive Kia in Hyderabad and drive Kia Seltos home. If you want to experience the captivating features of Seltos, book a KIA test ride at Hyderabad now and take a closer look at its technology and safety and comfort features.