Kia India has launched the 2021 Seltos X-Line trim in India with prices starting at Rs. 17.79 lakh (ex-showroom). It is a more aggressive-looking and dark-themed version of the regular SUV, that is offered on both petrol and diesel versions only with automatic transmissions
The Kia Seltos X-Line is offered in a first made-in-India ‘Xclusive Matte Graphite’ colour
Kia India has officially launched the new Seltos X-Line trim in the country with prices starting at ₹ 17.79 lakh (ex-showroom). The Korean carmaker had recently unveiled the top-of-the-line X-Line trim for the compact SUV, while the prices were kept under the wraps. The Seltos X-Line is a more aggressive-looking and dark-themed version of the regular SUV thanks to its first made-in-India ‘Xclusive Matte Graphite’ colour that offers a premium touch. It is offered in both petrol and diesel versions exclusively with the automatic transmissions – G1.4 T-GDi 7DCT and D1.5 6AT.
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Here are the prices of the Kia Seltos X-Line Trim:
|Seltos X-Line 1.4-litre Petrol T-GDi 7DCT||₹ 17.79 Lakh|
|Seltos X-Line 1.5-litre Diesel CRDi VGT 6AT||₹ 18.10 Lakh|
The Kia Seltos X-Line gets a host of exterior changes over the regular model giving it a meaner and more robust appearance. Upfront, there’s a new matte graphite grille with Xclusive piano black outline, and while the headlights continue to get the same design, they now get a smoked effect. The exterior design of the Kia Seltos X-Line is underlined by Xclusive Piano Black highlights that is offered on fog lamps, 18-inch crystal cut matte graphite alloys, front and rear skid plates with sun orange accents, tailgate garnish, side door garnish with sun orange accents, center wheel cap with sun orange accents, ORVMs, shark fin antenna, and X Line emblem and more.
On the inside, the cabin layout largely remains identical to the regular model. However, it too gets a dark theme, along with new Indigo Pera leatherette upholstery that adds a premium appeal to the interior. It also comes with the same features such as the 10.25-inch touchscreen display featuring the UVO connected car system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Other features like the automatic climate control, sunroof, air purification system, Bose sound system and others too have been carried over from the regular Seltos.
Commenting on the occasion, Tae-Jin Park, Executive Director and Chief Sales & Business Strategy Officer, Kia India said, “Seltos is a breakthrough product that laid a strong foundation and marked the beginning of Kia’s journey in India. This product has been an inspiration for the entire mid-SUV segment in the country, in a true sense. With the introduction of top-of-the-line X Line trim, we want to offer an even more premium, exclusive product that will consolidate Seltos imagery leadership and premium positioning”.
Engine options for the Kia Seltos X-Line include the 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol motor and the 1.5-litre diesel engine. The former is tuned to make 138 bhp and 242 Nm of peak torque which comes with the 7-speed DCT automatic unit as standard. The oil burner is tuned to make 113 bhp and 250 Nm of peak torque and is paired to a 6-speed automatic torque converter unit.
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