The Kia Seltos X-Line is the new topper of the line; it is updated cosmetically without any mechanical alterations.
The Kia Seltos now comes with a new version of the latest X-Line trim, which is available for Rs17.79 lakh for petrol and Rs18.10 lakh for gasoline (ex-showroom, India). Kia previewed this model at the 2020 Auto Show with the Seltos X-Line concept. Bookings for the new model are now available through Kia’s dealer network as well as their website.
- The interior and exterior of the Seltos X-Line have been updated.
- Rs 15,000–25,000 more than the standard model
- Available in 1.4-litre turbo-petrol and 1.5-litre turbo-diesel engines.
The GTX Plus, which until now has been the top-specified car, costs the petrol car at Rs 17,64 lakh and the diesel car at Rs 17,85 lakh. This makes the new X-Line for petroleum at an outstanding of Rs 15,000 and diesel at Rs 25,000.
2021 Kia Seltos X-Line, what is new?
Kia made several cosmetic upgradements for the Seltos X-Line to provide it with its own personality like Tata did with its Dark edition model. A new “Xclusive Matte Graphite” paint is the biggest external modification as no other model in the market offers matt finished color.
In addition, on the front and rear skid plates Kia also provided the XLine with the ‘exclusive black pianos’ treatment, the Outside Rear View Mirrors, the shark-fin antenna, the back door garnish, and a fake exhaust on the rear bumpers. The ‘Sun Orange’ highlights on the skid plates, lateral doors, and central caps are accompanied by those brilliant black plugs. The X-Line wears a bigger 18-inch alloy wheel with a matte graphite finish in relation to its wheels. The “X-Lin” emblem on the rear porch makes it more distinguishable from the rest of the new model.
Kia Seltos X-Line: interior and characteristics
The Seltos X-Line has a new Indigo Pera padding on the seats (which also have a new wave design) and on the door-coverings. In comparison with the preceding GT Line, the feature list continues to be untouched. The X-Line is thus equipped with a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay wireless, connected automotive technology, automated climate control, ventilated front, and a sunroof.
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2021 Kia Seltos X-Line: engine and transmission system
The new Seltos X-Line is mechanically identical to the regular SUV. With 140hp, 242Nm, 1.4 liters, turbo-petrol, and a 115hp, 250Nm, 1.5 liters turbo-diesel, Kia provides line X. It should be noted that these motors are available solely with automated gearbox options. In other words, turbo-petrol is fitted into the 7-speed DCT gearbox and a six-speed torque converter is available for the diesel engine.
2021 Kia Seltos X-Line: Competitors
The Seltos X-Line also competes with other intermediate SUV options such as the Skoda Kushaq, Hyundai Creta, Nissan Kicks, Maruti Suzuki S-Cross, MG Hector & Tata Harrier, just as the Seltos X-Line standard offers “as read and reported by www.autocarindia.com”.