One of India’s most popular mid-size SUVs is the Kia Seltos. It offers a stylish design, a feature-rich cabin, and multiple engine and gearbox options. Recently, Kia India unveiled the facelifted version of the Seltos, which comes with some cosmetic and technical updates. In this blog post, we will tell you everything you need to know about the new Kia Seltos facelift model waiting period in Month of August 2023 with price, features and variants.
New Kia Seltos Facelift Price and Bookings
The price of the new Kia Seltos facelift model will be announce in August 2023. However, you can pre-book it online on the company’s official website or offline by visiting your nearest Kia dealership for a token amount of Rs 25,000. The bookings for the new Seltos facelift are open from July 14, 2023.
Delivery of Kia Seltos Facelift
Kia India has introduced a unique K-Code initiative by using which prospective buyers can get a priority delivery. You can also give the K-Code to family and friends who want to buy the new Kia Seltos SUV. Second-hand Seltos owners are also eligible to be a part of this program.
New Kia Seltos Facelift Model Waiting Period in August 2023
Beginning in August 2023, Kia Seltos Facelift deliveries will start. Depending on the version and the customer’s location, the waiting period will last anywhere between two and six months. The following table displays the estimated City Wise Waiting Period of New Kia Seltos Facelift Model for various versions and cities as of August 2023.
City Wise Waiting Period of New Kia Seltos Facelift Model
|HTK 1.5 Petrol MT||2 months||2 months||3 months||2 months||2 months||2 months|
|HTK+ 1.5 Petrol iMT||2 months||2 months||3 months||2 months||2 months||2 months|
|HTK+ 1.5 Diesel MT||3 months||3 months||4 months||3 months||3 months||3 months|
|HTK+ 1.5 Diesel AT||4 months||4 months||5 months||4 months||4 months||4 months|
|HTX 1.5 Petrol MT||2 months||2 months||3 months||2 months||2 months||2 months|
|HTX+ iMT Dark Edition (Matte)||2 months||2 months||3 months||3 months||2 months||3 months|
|HTX+ iMT Dual Tone||2 months||2 months||3 months||3 months||2 months||3 months|
|GTX+ DCT Dual Tone||2 months||2 months||3 months||3 months||2 months||3 months|
|GTX+ DCT Dark Edition (Matte)||2 months||2 months||3 months||3 months||2 months||3 months|
|X-Line Turbo Petrol DCT||2 months||2 months||3 months||3 months||2 months||3 months|
*NA means not available or not applicable.
What’s New in Kia Seltos Facelift?
With modified bumpers, dual-tone alloy wheels, linked LED taillights, and redesigned LED headlights with DRLs, the 2018 Kia Seltos receives a small facelift. It has two 10.25-inch screens inside, one for the instrument panel and the other for the infotainment system. A panoramic sunroof, dual-zone climate control, six airbags as standard, level-2 ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems), and other features are also included.
The new Kia Seltos facelift also gets a new turbo-petrol engine option. It is a 1.5-litre four-cylinder engine that produces 160 hp and 253 Nm of torque. It is paire with a seven-speed DCT automatic gearbox. This engine replaces the previous 1.4-litre turbo-petrol engine option.
The other engine options remain unchanged. They are a 1.5-litre naturally-aspirated petrol engine that makes 113 hp and a 1.5-litre diesel engine that makes
113 hp as well. These engines are available with manual, automatic or iMT (intelligent manual transmission) gearboxes.
The new Kia Seltos facelift is available in three different trim options: GT Line, HT Line, and X-Line. All of these versions have different body kit changes and different designs for alloy wheels. It also gets a total of eight colour options out of which two are dual-tone shades and one is a matte edition. A new Pewter Olive green colour has also been added to the paint options.
The new Kia Seltos facelift is a worthy upgrade over the previous model. It offers a more futuristic design, a more feature-loaded cabin, and a new turbo-petrol engine option. The waiting period for the new Seltos facelift is reasonable, considering the high demand for the SUV. However, if you want to get your hands on the new Seltos sooner, you can use the K-Code program to get a priority delivery.
If you are interested in buying the new Kia Seltos facelift, you can pre-book it now and wait for the price announcement in August 2023. The new Seltos facelift will compete with the likes of Hyundai Creta, Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara, Skoda Kushaq, Volkswagen Taigun and Nissan Kicks in the Indian market.