2024 Kia Seltos Launched: Features Rejigged And Prices Of Automatic Option Reduced

  • Apr 1, 2024
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The petrol-CVT and diesel-AT powertrains are now offered from the mid-spec HTK Plus variant onwards

Kia Seltos launched

  • Kia Seltos gets a host of revisions as part of its MY2024 updates. 
  • New automatic variants introduced, making the two-pedal set up more affordable by up to Rs 1.3 lakh. 
  • Lower-end HTK and HTK+ variant updated with new features. 
  • New colours have been introduced in the lower-end HTE and mid-spec HTK+ variants.

Kia India has given the popular Seltos compact SUV a bunch of variant-wise revisions as part of its 2024 model year updates. You now get more affordable automatic variants and a couple of higher-end features have been introduced in the lower variants. Here’s a look at all the updates Kia has made to the 2024 Seltos:

New Automatic Variants Introduced 

Kia Seltos Interior Image

In a bid to make the automatic variants more accessible due to their popularity, Kia India has introduced the automatic transmission for the 1.5-litre naturally aspirated petrol and diesel engines in the mid-spec HTK+ variant. As a result, the automatic variants now have an entry point that is Rs 1.3 lakh more affordable than before. 

Earlier, the same for both the engines were offered from the HTX trim onwards. Here’s a look at the prices of the new variants:

Engine Option 

HTX

HTK+

Difference

1.5-litre Petrol CVT

Rs 16.72 lakh

Rs 15.42 lakh

Rs 1.3 lakh

1.5-litre Diesel AT 

Rs 18.22 lakh 

Rs 16.92 lakh

Rs 1.3 lakh

Features Rejigged

Kia Seltos Panoramic Sunroof

Kia India has also rejigged the features in the Seltos, offering more of the premium kit in lower-spec variants. To make life easier, we have compiled all the changes in a single easy-to-ready table:

Variants 

New Features Introduced 

HTK

  • LED DRLs

  • Keyless entry with push button start

  • Remote engine start / stop 

  • Connected LED tail lamps 

HTK+

  • LED fog lamps 

  • LED reading lamps 

  • Drive / Traction modes (AT only)

  • Paddle shifters (AT only)

  • Panoramic sunroof 

From HTX Onwards 

  • All four power windows with auto up / down functionality

Additional Colours Introduced In Lower-end Variants 

Kia Seltos Side Profile

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Kia has also introduced new colourways in the lower-end variants of the Seltos. Take a look at the additional options here:

Variants 

New Colours 

HTE

  • Aurora Black Pearl

  • Gravity Grey

  • Intense Red

  • Pewter Olive 

  • Imperial Blue

HTK+ 

  • Aurora Black Pearl 

The introduction of new body colour options in the base variant does make it more appealing as it was earlier offered with just two shades: Sparkling Silver and Clear White. 

Kia Seltos Rivals In India 

Kia Seltos Rear Profile

It’s clear that these measures are being introduced following customer feedback since the facelifted SUV debuted in July 2023, making the Seltos even more appealing than before. It locks horns with other compact SUVs such as Hyundai Creta, Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara, Toyota Hyryder, Honda Elevate, VW Taigun, Skoda Kushaq and MG Astor.

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