Kia India has released the first teaser video of the upcoming Seltos X Line in the country. Being showcased as Kia Seltos X Line Concept at the 2020 Auto Expo, it is expected to be launched/revealed around August 22 as the Kia's first SUV in the Indian market celebrates its second anniversary on this day. Presently, the Seltos line up is evenly divided between Tech Line and GT Line and it remains to be seen whether the production-ready X Line variant will be positioned below or above the existing range-topping GT Line trim.
Kia Seltos X Line Design and Features
Going by the teaser video, it comes with a caption which reads, "It’s time to unleash A New Species Of Badass. ProjectX unveiling soon.” Kia has always associated the word 'badass' with the Seltos in India and hence, it confirms that the teased vehicle is indeed the X Line trim of the SUV. It could also be called the Kia Seltos Project X Edition. It will get a plethora of premium features in the form of 8-inch heads up display, Ventilated front seats, 10-way power adjustable driver's seat, 360 degree camera, Bose sound system and a 10.25-inch floating touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and UVO Connect. For those asking, the UVO Connect System gets 37 connected car features including vehicle safety, navigation and voice assist.
Kia Seltos X Line Engine
Kia Seltos X Line is expected to carry the same set of petrol and diesel engines as the standard version of the SUV. There will be a 1.5L petrol engine with 114 bhp of top power and a 1.5L diesel engine with maximum power of 114 bhp. In addition, there will also be a 1.4L T-GDi petrol engine with power output of 138 bhp. All the aforementioned engines will be offered with a 6-speed manual transmission as standard. There will also be a 6 speed torque converter, CVT and 7 speed DCT automatic gearbox choices available as an option. Kia Seltos Project X price could start from Rs 12 Lakhs (Ex. Showroom) while it will rival Tata Harrier, Hyundai Creta and MG Hector in the Indian market.