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2023 Kia Seltos Launched At Rs 10.90 Lakh

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After much hype, Kia has officially launched the updated Seltos SUV today, starting at Rs 10.90 lakh and going all the way up to Rs 19.80 lakh. Then there’s also the Seltos X-Line variant, which will retail for Rs 20 lakh (all prices, ex-showroom Delhi). Bookings for the SUV have been underway for a while now, for a token of Rs 25,000.

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Starting with the design bits, the SUV gets a major overhaul and now sports a fresher look with an all-new bumper, a larger grille, pair of redesigned headlights with LED DRLs and a four-block design for the fog lamps.

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Take a look at the rear and you’ll also notice inverted L-shaped tail lights, connected through a thin LED lightbar.Other highlights include a revised rear bumper, dual exhaust tips for the petrol model and 18-inch alloy wheels for the GT Line and the X-Line variant.

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Step inside and you’ll notice a barrage of updates, including the new dual 10.25-inch infotainment display. Additionally, the AC vents now sport a slimmer profile and get HVAC controls with soft-touch materials all over the cabin. 

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In terms of features, the 2023 Seltos comes with an ADAS suite, a panoramic sunroof, six airbags, ESC, hill-start assist, a 360-degree camera, dual-zone climate control, an 8-inch head-up display and a Bose 8-speaker system.

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Under the hood, the Seltos will be offered with both a 1.5-litre petrol engine (115PS/144Nm), a 1.5-litre Diesel unit (116PS/250Nm) and lastly a 1.5-litre Turbo-petrol motor (160PS/253Nm).

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While the base 1.5 petrol motor comes with a 6-speed manual or a CVT, the diesel trim will get a 6-speed iMT or a 6-speed automatic gearbox. Meanwhile, the turbo-petrol motor gets a 6-speed iMT or a 7-speed DCT gearbox.

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In terms of competition, the 2023 Seltos will compete against the Hyundai Creta, Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara, Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder and more.

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