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Kia Seltos facelift spied for the primary time | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

Printed On Dec 20, 2021 02:27:00 PM

The facelifted Kia Seltos is predicted to come back with beauty adjustments that will not be as complete because the upcoming Creta facelift.

The primary spy photographs of the refreshed Kia Seltos have simply surfaced on-line. The Seltos facelift has been noticed testing in South Korea with heavy camouflage on the entrance and on the rear, though it nonetheless provides away just a few key particulars. The Kia Seltos in its present avatar was unveiled again in June 2019 (earlier than the current-gen Creta) and a mid-cycle replace for the SUV may see the sunshine of day someday this 12 months. We let you know extra about it.

  • Seltos facelift will get beauty updates on the entrance and rear
  • Anticipated to stay mechanically unchanged
  • Inside could possibly be up to date with new options and expertise

Kia Seltos facelift: what do the spy photographs reveal?  

It seems that the updates on the Seltos facelift won’t be as complete as those seen on the upcoming Hyundai Creta facelift. The face on the take a look at mule is closely camouflaged, though it provides us a sneak peek on the up to date headlamps. The Seltos facelift will include revised LED Daytime Working Lamp signatures, and will even have some resemblance with the not too long ago unveiled Kia Carens in India.

This take a look at mule may, nonetheless, nonetheless be carrying dummy components and there could possibly be extra adjustments on the ultimate mannequin. Other than revised headlamps, the Seltos can also be anticipated to get a revised entrance bumper together with a brand new and bigger grille. There doesn’t appear to be any notable adjustments in profile of the SUV, and whereas the rear finish is totally camouflaged too, we count on a revised design for the rear lights and the rear bumper. Compared, the upcoming Hyundai Creta facelift will get a very new entrance fascia and a revised rear-end design, marking a extra vital shift in its design from the present mannequin.

Though these spy footage of the Seltos don’t give us a glance contained in the cabin, going by the outside updates, we don’t count on any vital adjustments to the inside both. It may, nonetheless, be up to date with new options, expertise and trim components.

Kia Seltos facelift: engine and gearbox particulars

Beneath the hood, the Kia Seltos facelift is predicted to stay mechanically unchanged. Right here in India, it is going to proceed to be powered by the 115hp, 1.5-litre naturally aspirated petrol, the 115hp, 1.5-litre diesel and the 140hp, 1.4-litre turbo-petrol engine. Gearbox choices are additionally anticipated to stay unchanged from the present configurations.

Kia Seltos facelift: India launch timeline

The Kia Seltos facelift may see its world debut someday this 12 months, following which it may come to India subsequently. Contemplating that the Seltos has been right here for longer, Kia wouldn’t take a lot time to comply with up on the Creta facelift with the up to date Seltos.

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