With new updated powertrain options that conform with the future BS6 Phase 2 and RDE emission requirements in the nation, Kia recently announced the 2023 Kia Seltos SUV in India. What’s intriguing is that the 1.4-liter turbocharged petrol motor was totally dropped in the 2023 Seltos SUV. As a result, there are just two engine choices available for the 2023 Kia Seltos SUV.
The 2023 Kia Seltos is apparently being tested with the new, more potent 1.5-liter, turbocharged petrol engine that is now employed in the 2023 Kia Carens MPV by the South Korean automaker.
Its new 1.5-litre, turbocharged petrol engine produces 157.8bhp of peak power and 253Nm of torque, which is around 20bhp and 11Nm more than the 1.4-litre turbo petrol engine, which has since been withdrawn.
It’s also important to note that a new 6-speed iMT gearbox has been added to the 2023 Kia Carens to replace the 6-speed manual transmission. Despite this, the 7-speed DCT gearbox is probably going to continue to be offered as a choice in the 2023 Seltos SUV as well. The 12.5-inch digital instrument cluster, which was previously exclusive to the Prestige trim, is now available as standard equipment across all Seltos SUV versions from Kia beginning in 2023.
Additional features to look in
Addition, the 2023 Kia Seltos SUV has a big 10.25-inch infotainment system with Apple Car Play and Android Auto compatibility, UVO linked car technology, a 360-degree surround-view camera, a sunroof, and many other notable features. Other than that, the 2023 Kia Seltos SUV is equipped with top-notch safety features like 6 airbags, ABS with EBD, ESP, vehicle stability control, braking assist systems, TPMS, ISOFIX Mounts, hill-hold aid, all-wheel disc brakes, and more.
Considerations about The 2023 Kia Seltos 1.5 Turbo that we anticipate that the South Korean carmaker will see a rise in demand for the SUV in India as a result of the 2023 Kia Seltos SUV’s introduction in that country. That said, aficionados will have a thrilling option with the 2018 Kia Seltos 1.5 Turbo.
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