South Korean brand Kia is preparing for the launch of the new subcompact crossover Seltos, built on the basis of Hyundai Creta. We are already familiar with the exterior of the car, and now has photos of its interior.
By the pictures, which were published in Indian automotive publications, it is clear that the interior of the crossover is made in dark gray tones, there are compartments for glasses and bottles, armrest, LED lighting, seats and leather steering wheel and door cards are painted with piano lacquer lining. Well, the most important feature of the interior Seltos: judging by the inscriptions on the grills under the door cards hiding speakers cheap Bose sound system, the cost of which is usually a few thousand dollars and above. Kia takes a step the side of the premium segment? Perhaps, given that family Hyundai is equipped with Creta poorer.
As for the range of motors, what about this, yet no official information. But we can hardly wait for surprises: it is likely that we rate will be made on the atmospheric engines volume of 1.4-2.0 liters that can be found in Creta and sedan Rio. But in Europe from 2021 enter stringent environmental regulations, and there’s a car likely to be sold with the turbo engine capacity of 1.4 and 1.6 liter capacity 140-182 HP Indian media reported that perhaps the appearance under the hood Seltos new 1.5-liter engine equipped with a 48-volt starter-generator, however, information about its characteristics yet.
For South Korea, Europe and India, as expected, the crossovers will begin producing in the summer, and in Russia the car will appear in 2020. As informed the correspondent of the Drôme said the head of the Russian office of Kia Alexander Migal, build a new crossover for our market are localized and most likely the car will be produced at the site of the Kaliningrad “Avtotor”.