The company has not yet given any official information regarding the launch of the 2023 Kia Seltos facelift but according to reports, it can be launched during the next three months.
Kia India launched its mid-size SUV Kia Seltos in 2019, which was a completely Made in India car. Kia Seltos has been a huge success in its segment since its launch but since its launch in 2019, Seltos has received minor updates but now the facelifted variant of this SUV will be launched very soon.
At the global level, the company has launched its upgrade model only last year. According to reports, the company may launch it in India in the coming months. You can know the information found through the latest spy shot of Seltos 2023 on the internet here in this article.
2023 Kia Seltos: Panoramic sunroof
With segment leaders Hyundai Creta, Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara, Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder and MG Astor offering panoramic sunroof, it was only a matter of time before Kia introduced this feature in Seltos. Whose wait is about to end. Panoramic sunroof will be given in 2023 Kia Seltos. Currently, the Seltos is available with an electrically controlled sunroof.
2023 Kia Seltos: Design
Kia has given the Seltos a brand new mesh front grille. The LED headlamps are new and sleek in design and the LED DLRs are positioned slightly lower and integrated into the front grille. The front bumper has been reworked and now gets a chunky looking silver painted fox. The 2023 Seltos gets a new set of alloy wheels.
At the rear, the Seltos gets sharper looking LED tail lamps and connected lights that run across the tailgate. The rear bumper has also been updated with a new design along with a new faux skid plate.
2023 Kia Seltos: Features
Kia is considering making the Seltos more premium. The SUV is expected to feature two 10.25-inch digital displays along with the infotainment system and the driver’s instrument cluster.
In terms of safety, Seltos will be equipped with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) technology. It offers features like forward collision-avoidance assist (FCA) with pedestrian and cyclist detection, blind spot collision warning, 360-degree camera, driver attention warning, high beam assist, lane following assist and rear view monitor .
2023 Kia Seltos: Engine and transmission
With the new BS6 Stage 2 coming into effect last month, Kia has discontinued the production of the 1.4L turbo petrol. Kia could introduce a new 1.5-litre turbo powertrain that produces 158 bhp and 253Nm of torque. This engine is currently available with the Alcazar and is mated to a 6-speed manual and a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. In Seltos facelift too, the company will introduce this 1.5-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine with 113bhp and 113bhp and 1.5-litre diesel engine.
2023 Kia Seltos: Rivals
The 2023 Seltos will compete with the Hyundai Creta, Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara, MG Astor, Skoda Kushaq, Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyrider and Volkswagen Taigun. Apart from this, this mid-size SUV from Kia will also compete with the soon-to-be-launched Honda Elevate and the Citroen C3 Aircross.