KIA has introduced the refreshed Seltos and Sonet at a starting price of INR 9,95,000 (ex-showroom, pan-India) and INR 6,79,000 (ex-showroom, pan-India) respectively.
The refreshed edition of Seltos has been updated with 17 new enhancements like first-in-segment Smart Pure Air Purifier with ‘Virus and Bacteria’ Protection which effectively cleans the air and kills bacteria and viruses to successfully address the need of the hour. The vehicle also hosts many class leading features including Remote Engine Start in Manual transmission which enables the customers to remotely start the engine with their smart keys, Wireless Phone projection to help the customers to project their phone screens on the car’s touchscreen, Over the Air (OTA) map updates to ensure that the car is always up to date with latest map updates. There is also an introduction of Additional Voice Commands on UVO connected car system including Sunroof Open & Close, Driver Window Control which adds to the overall convenience.
Ensuring safety of the occupants has always been a key universal priority of Kia. In this line, the company has decided to extend the Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Vehicle Stability Management (VSM), Brake Assist (BA), Hill Assist Control (HAC) features to lower variants. Further, to make the occupants feel extra special, there are multiple new seat material and colour options which add to the plushness of the interiors of the car.
The refreshed edition of Sonet has been updated with 10 new enhancements like the first-in-segment Rear Door Sunshade Curtains, and to further augment the convenience of customer, it gets another first-in-segment Voice command for Sunroof Open & Close. To underscore the company’s commitment towards safety, it has now brought features like Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Vehicle Stability Management (VSM), Brake Assist (BA), Hill Assist Control (HAC) to lower variants.
Apart from this, there are multiple higher end features like the Multi drive and traction mode which gives an option to customers to unleash their enthusiastic side. To cater to the styling and convenience needs, an Electric sunroof, Smart key with push button start, Remote engine start, Chrome door handles and Crystal cut alloys with silver wheel caps have now been extended to the lower variants.
One of the key highlights of refreshed editions of Seltos and Sonet, is the introduction of ‘Paddle Shifters’ which helps the driver in quick gear shifting, allowing them to get a sportier and more responsive driving experience. Paddle shifters will now be available in the GTX+ 1.5D 6AT and 1.4T-GDI 7DCT variants in the refreshed Seltos, and in all automatic variants in refreshed Sonet.