Sun, 08 Dec 2019

Kia Seltos, unveiled in India on 20th June, and set to be officially launched on 22nd August, will come in with several segment first features. Borrowing its name from the Greek God Celtus, which when combined with the word Speed becomes Seltos, the car is being pitched as a premium compact SUV. It will take on the Hyundai Creta, MG Hector, Tata Harrier in terms of competition.

Ahead of next month's launch, Kia will start taking bookings from tomorrow, 16th July 2019. Bookings will be accepted online, as well as offline. Online bookings can be made at company's website - For offline bookings, you will need to visit any of the 206 sales points. Kia has not revealed address / contact no of these sales point yet. Booking amount is Rs 25,000.

Mr. Manohar Bhat, Vice President and Head - Sales and Marketing, Kia Motors India said, "The Kia Seltos has been built from ground-up, keeping Indian customers in mind and is equipped to redefine the segment. I am proud of the hard-work and dedication put in by all our team in the development of the Seltos, and that has paid off in the way the car has come about to be. We are confident that the customers will be equally delighted by the specifications combination and our wide-spread network of 265 touchpoints in 160 cities that will instill confidence and recognition of the brand. We can't wait for India to experience the stylish Seltos."

One of the many highlight of Kia Seltos, is its UVO connect system. The same has now been officially detailed. Until now, we were told that it will offer 37 features, but what are these 37 features? Let's take a look.

Navigation (8)

Live car tracking

Car location sharing

Destination sharing from the car

Live traffic information

Destination set with schedule

Find my car

Desired destination search

Send destination route to the car

Safety & Security (12)

Auto Collison Notification

SOS-Emergency assistance

Panic notification

Road side assistance

Stolen vehicle notification

Stolen vehicle tracking

Stolen vehicle immobilization

Safety alert (Geo fence, TimeFence, Speed, Valet, Idle)

Vehicle Management (4)

Vehicle health report

Auto diagnostic alert

Manual diagnostic alert

Maintenance alert

Remote Control (8)

Remote Engine Start/Stop

Remote AC Control

Remote Smart Pure Air ON

Remote Door Lock /Unlock

Remote Horn & Light

Remote vehicle status

TPMS status

Fuel level information

Convenience (5)

AI Voice command

Smart Pure Air (In Car Air Quality Monitoring)

Call centre assisted navigation

Trip Info/ Driving Behaviour

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