Kia Motors has hosted the world premiere of its first car for India –Kia Seltos. The vehicle has many world, India and segment firsts with class-leading safety features, claims the company. Kia Seltos comes equipped with Smartstream, a third-generation powertrain developed for high efficiency and powerful performance.
Han-Woo Park, CEO & President, Kia Motors Corporation, said, “India is a crucial market for Kia Motors overall growth story and will play an important role in expanding our global footprint. India is a diverse country with the distinct driving condition across the country and hence it was crucial to introduce a vehicle which is perfect in every sense. We are excited to pursue our India journey with Kia Seltos which is crafted and built keeping in mind the Indian customers and their needs. We believe that Seltos is all set to propel Kia into becoming one of India’s prominent automobile players in the years to come. Globally, the world premiere of the Seltos is an important milestone for Kia as it shows our commitment to the Indian market. This is just the beginning as we have many surprises for the 4th largest auto market in the world.”
The company will cater to its customers through 265 Customer touch points owned by Kia authorised dealer partners, spread across 160 cities.
The Seltos, by offering BSVI diesel and petrol engines, reiterates Kia Motors’ commitment towards offering cleaner mobility solution. The vehicle will come in petrol, turbo-petrol and diesel guise and will be offered in three automatic transmission options – IVT, (Intelligent continuously variable transmission) 7DCT, 6AT and, along with 6 Speed Manual transmission – giving users options to choose the combo that conforms to their driving style.