The new Kia Seltos has successfully achieved over 50,000 bookings in the last two months, with a notable 77% of these bookings directed towards its top variants. Kia India’s achievement in crossing the 50,000 mark within just two months positions it as one of the fastest Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) to attain this milestone in the fiercely competitive mid-SUV segment. In addition to this, Kia has celebrated a significant milestone, reaching 4,00,000 domestic sales this month, and an impressive 5,47,000 sales of Seltos, including exports, since its inception.
Building upon the legacy set by its predecessor, the new Kia Seltos remains the preferred choice among customers. An astounding 77% of total bookings are dedicated to its top variants, especially those from the HTX series onwards. Furthermore, a noteworthy 47% of all bookings were made for variants equipped with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), signifying a growing preference for cutting-edge safety and technology features among buyers.
Commenting on Seltos’ resounding success, Myung-sik Sohn, Chief Sales & Business Officer at Kia India, remarked,
Seltos has evolved into one of the most trusted and comfortable driving experiences for new-age customers. The combination of its design, technological prowess, and value proposition has played a pivotal role in its tremendous success. In response to the overwhelming demand, we have optimized our production processes to minimize waiting times, ensuring our customers can swiftly enjoy their favorite SUV.
The Seltos has emerged as a symbol of Kia India’s success in the country, with a remarkable 5.47 lakh vehicles sold both in the domestic market and across nearly 100 export destinations. The New Seltos was launched on July 21, 2023, with a rejuvenated design, enhanced performance, a muscular exterior, updated cabin, and advanced technology.
The vehicle boasts an impressive array of 32 features, including 15 robust safety components, standard across the entire range, and 17 ADAS Level 2 autonomous features. The Seltos also comes equipped with a Dual Screen Panoramic Display, Dual Zone Fully Automatic Air Conditioner, and a Dual Pane Panoramic Sunroof. Bookings for the new Seltos commenced on July 14, 2023.
The most recent facelift of the Kia Seltos in India brought several notable changes and updates. Here is a summarized list of key changes made in the facelifted Kia Seltos:
- • Exterior Refresh: The facelifted Kia Seltos received updates to the front grille, bumper, and headlamp design, providing the SUV with a modern and stylish appearance.
• New Features: Kia introduced several new features to enhance comfort, convenience, and safety. These include an updated touchscreen infotainment system, wireless charging, and advanced safety features such as Electronic Stability Control (ESC) and Hill Assist Control.
• Interior Updates: The interior of the Kia Seltos received enhancements in materials and finishes, delivering a more premium feel.
The recent facelift of the Kia Seltos in India brought a refreshed exterior design, new features to enhance safety and comfort, and potential interior improvements. These updates are aimed at reinforcing the Seltos’ competitive edge and appeal in the Indian SUV market.