2021 Kia Seltos | Review |Features |  Specification | Price | Variant. How Worthy is its Variant?
Kia Seltos

2021 Kia Seltos | Review |Features | Specification | Price | Variant. How Worthy is its Variant?

Kia Seltos

Kia Seltos is a Mid-Sized SUV which is becoming very popular now-a-days in India. It comes with very good feature distribution across its variant and every variant gives you good value according to the type of Buyer. So lets have a look on its Variants and other specifications.

It has it competition with Hyundai Creta, Nissan Kicks, Renault Duster type of Vehicle. And it stands out among all in terms of package it provides.


Front Profile

Kia Seltos gets a massive Tiger Nose grill and a LED strip over it makes it even better. The LED headlamps and just below that the 4-line turn indicators in a same housing gives it a futuristic glance. At the bumpers vertical fog lights are placed and the silver skid plates gives it the SUV stance.

In GT line there is RED GT badge on the grill and the lower grill has some red inserts and rest all is same as Tech version.

Side Profile

On the side it has black pillars (chrome on D-pillar) and body colored or dual tone roof and due to black pillars, it seems like floating roof design. Plastic cladding all around (chrome on the door cladding) and the alloys makes the side profile of Kia Seltos stunning.

In GT version it gets different Alloys (Y shaped) and the chrome cladding on the door is changed to red cladding. Transmission batch is on the side fender and rest all is same as the tech Version.

Rear Profile

On the rear it has a long chrome strip that starts and terminates at the tail lights of the car and the KIA logo is embossed on it. At the lower bumper it gets fake twin exhaust design using chrome and the lower skid plate to make it look like a SUV.

In GT version it gets an extra red Badge for ‘GT’ and a red strip on the Skid plates rest is same as the tech version.

Engine Specifications

EnginePetrolTurbo PetrolDiesel
Capacity1.5 liters (1497cc)1.4 liters (1353cc)1.5 liters (1493 cc)
Power @ bhp113 bhp @ 6300 rpm138 bhp @ 6000 rpm113 bhp @ 4000 rpm
Torque @ rpm144 Nm @ 4500 rpm242 Nm @ 1500-3200 rpm250 Nm @ 1500 rpm
Transmission6-speed manual and ACMT & CVT  6-speed Manual & 7-speed DCT6-speed manual & Torque Converter
Mileage16.5 kmpl16.5 kmpl21 kmpl & 18 kmpl

Variants and Prices

VariantsPrice (Petrol)Price (Diesel)
HTE₹ 9.95 lakhs ex-showroom₹ 10.46 lakhs ex-showroom
HTK₹ 10.74 lakhs ex-showroom₹ 11.80 lakhs ex-showroom
HTK+₹ 11.79 lakhs ex-showroom₹ 13.00 lakhs ex-showroom
HTK+ ACMT (petrol) / Torque Converter (diesel)₹ 12.19 lakhs ex-showroom₹ 13.96 lakhs ex-showroom
HTX₹ 13.65 lakhs ex-showroom₹ 14.76 lakhs ex-showroom
HTX+₹ 15.79 lakhs ex-showroom₹ 15.80 lakhs ex-showroom
HTX CVT (petrol) / Torque Converter (diesel)₹ 14.65 lakhs ex-showroom₹ 16.98 lakhs ex-showroom
Turbo Petrol
GTX (O)₹ 15.35 lakhs ex-showroomNA
GTX+₹ 16.65 lakhs ex-showroom₹ 17.66 lakhs ex-showroom
GTX+ DCT (petrol) / Torque Converter (diesel)₹ 17.44 lakhs ex-showroom₹ 17.86 lakhs ex-showroom
Price List

Also Read: Kia Sonet Review in detail


  • Length: 4315 mm
  • Width: 1800 mm
  • Height: 1645 mm
  • Wheel Base: 2610 mm
  • Ground Clearance: 190 mm
  • Fuel tank Capacity: 50 liters
  • Boot Space: 433 liters

Features (Safety Included) Variant wise

HTE Variant

  • 2 Airbags
  • ABS with EBD
  • Front Seat Belts with Pretensioner & Load limiter
  • Speed Sensing Door Lock
  • Impact Sensing Door Unlock
  • 4 Disc Brakes (Diesel only)
  • Suspension – Front: McPherson Strut with Coil Spring
  • Suspension – Rear: Coupled Torsion Beam Axle (CTBA) with Coil Spring
  • Halogen projected Headlamps
  • Body Coloured ORVMs, Door handles and Bumpers
  • Front and Rear Skid plates
  • Shark Fin Antenna
  • Remote central locking
  • Day/Night IRVMs
  • Audio System
  • 4 speakers
  • Steering Mounted Controls
  • Bluetooth connectivity
  • 3.5 inches MID
  • Tilt steering
  • All door power windows
  • Follow Me Home Headlamps
  • Front Armrest with Storage Box Fixed Type
  • Sunglass Holder
  • Driver Seat Height Adjust (Manual)
  • Bench type seatback folding
  • Front passenger adjustable headrest
  • Central Locking
  • Keyless Entry
  • Day and Night Rear View Mirror
  • Manual Air Conditioner
  • Rear AC Vents
  • Eco Coating
  • Front USB charging port
  • Rear USB charging port
  • Rear Parking sensors
  • R 16 wheel with Full Wheel Cover

Brief of Variant

This variant has all the basic things that one need in a SUV of this segment. But also lags features like Auto Fold ORVMs, Rear Adjustable head rest, One touch window up and down (at least one), Auto diming IRVMs and some more. So this variant is recommend for those who can stretch their budget from Compact SUV to Mid-Sized SUV.


HTK Variant

It has all the features of HTE Variant and also includes

  • Rear parking Camera with Guide lines
  • Projected Fog lamps
  • Roof rails
  • Turn indicator on ORVMs
  • 8 inches Infotainment system (touch screen)
  • Wireless Android Auto and Apple car Play
  • 2 Tweeters
  • One touch Down Driver Windows
  • Electrically Adjustable ORVMs
  • Luggage Lamps

Brief of Variant

 This variant is best for the budget buyers as it has all the necessary features but lags in some of them like Rear Viper and washer, Rear Defogger, one touch up window (at least one) and some more.

HTK+ Variant

It has all the features of HTK Variant and also includes

It has ACMT transmission Available with the additional cost of ₹ 40,000

  • Rear wiper Washer and Defogger
  • One touch driver window Down with Anti pinch function
  • Start / Stop button
  • Remote Engine start
  • Auto Cruise Control
  • Auto Electrically foldable ORVMs with turn indicators
  • Auto Headlamps
  • Rear Window Curtains
  • Rear Parcel Tray
  • LED DRLs
  • LED Sound mood lights
  • R16 Hyper metallic alloys

    Additional features if you consider ACMT

  • Auto AC
  • Sunroof
  • LED Cabin lights
  • Beige (colour) Fabric upholstery

Brief of Variant

This is the most value for money variant especially if you consider the ACMT transmission option. But you will have to compromise with some basic safety features. Which will be offered to you in the next variant.

Infotainment Screen

HTX Variant

It has all the features of HTK+ (ACMT) Variant and also includes

  • All 4 Disc Brakes
  • Auto Headlamps
  • Highline TPMS
  • Isofix Child Anchor
  • Leather wrapped D-cut steering wheel with Seltos logo
  • Premium Soft touch dashboard with Stitching pattern
  • Ambient mood lighting
  • Telescopic steering
  • 60:40 split type seatback folding
  • Rear center armrest with cup holder
  • Rear seat recline – 2 step
  • Front passenger adjustable headrest
  • Rear passengers adjustable headrest
  • Fully automatic temperature control with Silver Garnish
  • 10.25 inches HD Touchscreen Navigation
  • Connected car with OTA map update
  • Smart Pure Air purifier with Virus & Bacteria protection
  • Smartwatch connectivity App: Android, Apple, Tizen
  • R17 – 43.18cm (17″) Hyper metallic alloys
  • Premium silver center wheel caps
  • Sweeping LED light bar
  • Multilayer side turn indicator

Brief of Variant

This is the highly recommended variant of Kia Seltos according to us as it has many Safety features, style related features and tech. related features.

HTX+ Variant

It has all the features of HTX Variant and also includes

  • Front Parking Sensor
  • 8-way Driver power seat
  • BOSE premium 8 speaker system with dynamic speed compensation
  • Sub woofer
  • Ventilated Driver seats
  • Ventilated Passenger seat
  • Smart Pure Air purifier with Virus & Bacteria protection

Brief of Variant

This variant of Kia Seltos includes features which will make you feel good in the long run, so its upon the customer that whether they want this or not.

Colour Options

It has 12 colour option out of which 7 are single tone rest 5 are Dual tone colours.

Remember Dual tone is available only in HTX+ & GTX+ variants with an increment of ₹ 20,000.

Single tone colours

Dual Tone colours

Click the link to see walkaround of Kia Seltos HTE variant

Walkaround of Kia Seltos GTX+ variant

Video Credits: Carquest (YouTube)

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