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Engine Options for newly launched KIA Seltos in India

by Mahima Bhatnagar
KIA Seltos in India

Kia Motors is expected to introduce the Saltos into the Indian Market on the 22nd of August 2019. This announcement has got car enthusiast in the country very excited as it comes hot in the heels of MG Hector recent entry into the market. The Indian SUV market is expected to become extremely competitive and as a result players in the market will be required to develop new features that provide them with a competitive edge over their competitors. One of the key areas where the competition level is expected to be intense is in the Engine. This article highlights some of the Engine options that are available for the Kia Seltos.

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The first Engine option for the Kia Seltos is the Turbo GDI 1.4 litre petrol engine. The engine is able to make 242 Nm and 140 hp of torque. The engine provides for a 6 speed manual gearbox but there is also an option for a 7 speed DCT.

The second Engine option that is provided for by the Kia Seltos is the Motor 1.5 litre petrol engine which has the capacity to deliver 144 Nm of 115 hp of torque. This serves to make the vehicle extremely powerful. The engine also comes with an optional CVT and a 6 speed manual gearbox.

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The third engine option for the car is the powertrain 1.5 litre diesel engine. The engine is capable of producing 250Nm and 115 hp of torque. It will come with an option of a 6 speed torque converter and a manual 6 speed gearbox.