2021 Kia Seltos launched in India; prices start at Rs 9.95 lakh

2021 Kia Seltos launched in India; prices start at Rs 9.95 lakh New Kia Seltos
author image Jay Shah
Saturday 01 May 2021, 10:40 AM

Kia India has launched the updated Seltos in the country with a starting price of Rs 9.95 lakh (ex-showroom). Along with the new brand logo revealed a few days back, the variants of the Seltos have also been rejigged with new features and equipment. In total, the mid-size SUV receives 17 new enhancements; many of them being first-in-segment features.

2021 Kia Seltos Right Side View

The HTX Plus AT 1.5 Diesel variant has been discontinued. Instead, two new trims - HTK+ iMT 1.5 Petrol and GTX(O) 6MT 1.4 T-GDI Petrol are the new additions to the existing portfolio. The existing lower and mid- variants now get features from the higher variants making them more value for money. We have curated the variant-wise new features below.


The only change in this trim is the eight-inch touchscreen infotainment system getting wireless phone projection.


It gets all the features available on HTK. It also obtains more features making it the most value for money variant in the lineup.

-Beige fabric seats – iMT variant

-Smart-key with remote engine start

-Sunroof with LED roof lamp – HTK+ iMT variant

-Automatic climate control with silver garnish - HTK+ iMT variant


-Air purifier with ‘virus and bacteria’ protection

-New AI voice commands for sunroof open/close, driver-side window, wind direction control, defroster control, and air intake control.

-Over-the-Air (OTA) map updates

-Brake Assist

-Electronic stability control

-Hill-start assist control

-Vehicle stability management


-Gentle brown leatherette seats


-Black and beige sports leatherette seats


-Paddle Shifters (GTX+ 7DCT / GTX+ AT)

2021 Kia Seltos

Mechanically, the powertrain options remain the same for the Seltos. The 1.5-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine produces 113bhp/144Nm torque that can be had with a six-speed manual, CVT and now an iMT unit. The 1.5-litre oil burner belts out 113bhp/250Nm of peak torque comes mated to a six-speed manual and automatic transmission. The potent 1.4-litre GDi unit develops 138bhp/242Nm torque and is mated to a six-speed manual and a seven-speed DCT gearbox.

Kia Seltos Petrol 1.4T-GDI

GTX(O) 6MT – Rs 15,35,000

GTX+ 6MT – Rs 16,65,000

GTX+ 7DCT – Rs 17,44,000

Kia Seltos 1.5 Diesel

HTE 6MT – Rs 10,45,000

HTK 6MT – Rs 11,79,000

HTK+ 6MT – Rs 12,99,000

HTK+ 6AT – Rs 13,95,000

HTX 6MT – Rs 14,75,000

HTX+ 6MT – Rs 15,79,000

GTX+ 6AT – Rs 17,65,000

Kia Seltos Petrol 1.5

HTE 6MT – Rs 9,95,000

HTK 6MT – Rs 10,74,000

HTK+ 6MT – Rs 11,79,000

HTK+ 6iMT – Rs 12,19,000

HTX 6MT – Rs 13,65,000

HTX IVT – Rs 14,65,000

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