Kia has kick-commenced its Indian innings with a bang. The Korean automaker, in truth, has hosted the global debut of its first imparting for the Indian market, the Seltos. Set to rival the likes of Hyundai Creta, Mahindra XUV500 and a few different SUVs, the Seltos promises lots on paper with several new age capabilities and a at ease cabin. Here are our top four indoors highlights of this an awful lot-awaited version from Kia India.
Connected vehicle tech
The Seltos comes geared up with Kia’s global UVO connect infotainment machine that is a complicated connected car technology which offers an array of protection capabilities. Similar to the new Hyundai Venue, the UVO receives features that may be defined beneath 5 wonderful categories i.E. Navigation, protection and safety, vehicle control, far flung manipulate and comfort. The UVO facility might be unfastened for the primary three years for its customers and it’s going to encompass voice commands, stolen automobile monitoring, SOS emergency help, far flung engine start/prevent and AC settings and protection alert (geo fence, time fence, speed, valet, idle).
10.25-inch infotainment display with Bose audio system
Inside the top-spec Seltos, the dashboard is ruled by using a floating 10.25-inch infotainment display which comes with a high exceptional audio machine and even a 360-diploma surround digicam. We have already seen the latter within the Nissan Kicks. The audio gadget, in truth, could be an eight-speaker Bose unit, which means you may anticipate right exceptional audio output.
Other capabilities and safety gadget
Besides a top rate audio system and linked car tech, the Seltos will come with all the features that we have come to count on in this segment. You get climate manage, a sunroof, electrically foldable mirrors, leather seats, ventilated front seats and masses more. In terms of safety tech, the Seltos will gets 6 airbags, ABS with EBD, front and rear parking sensors, traction manage, automatic headlamps and wipers.
Lastly, there’s the great and look of the cabin to keep in mind. We controlled to get a close have a look at the Seltos’ cabin and it does look like neatly designed, with more than one substances used to make up the sprint and the door pads. Like the Hyundai Creta, the Kia Seltos is expected to have a excessive excellent indoors with stable contact points and adequate comfort stages for most own family car shoppers.
According to the teaser, the Tata Harrier dual-tone model can be available in two paint schemes – Calisto Copper with black roof and Ariel Silver with black roof. Besides the 2 new twin-tone paint schemes, the Harrier will stay presented with the prevailing five solid colour alternatives. While the new version is yet to officially move on sale in India, a few dealerships had been offering aftermarket twin-tone paint schemes at an extra fee.
The twin-tone paint scheme aside, Tata Harrier is also set to get hold of a BS-VI compliant engine. The up to date 2.0-litre motor is expected to make 170bhp of most strength, up from the present 140bhp. It is likewise in all likelihood to get a Hyundai-sourced six-velocity automated transmission. Tata Motors is likewise working on a 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol engine for the Harrier. And early subsequent 12 months, the organisation will also launch a seven-seat variation of the Harrier, which debuted because the Tata Buzzard at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show in March.