Kia updates the Seltos & Sonet, both now come with 4-Airbags as standard

Kia has updated their best selling Seltos and Sonet and launched the 2022 version for both the models today. Both the Seltos and Sonet now come with multiple safety features, including side airbags making 4 airbags standard across all lower the variants. The 2022 Seltos also becomes first-in-India car model to get the Intelligent Manual Transmission (iMT) technology paired with diesel engine. Paddle Shifters, along with multi-drive and traction modes are now extended to all the automatic variants of 2022 updated Kia Seltos. Kia has also introduced two new colours to the line-up – Imperial Blue and Sparkling Silver. The refreshed Seltos comes in at a starting price of Rs. 10.19 Lakh while the Sonet comes in at Rs. 7.15 Lakh (ex-showroom, pan-India), respectively.

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REFRESHED SELTOS

The refreshed Kia Seltos has been updated with 13 new enhancements. As mentioned the company has introduced the first-in-India Intelligent Manual Transmission (iMT) technology with the 1.5 Diesel engine on the Kia Seltos HTK+ variant. The vehicle also comes in a new variant HTX AT powered by Diesel 1.5 powertrain. Kia India also has extended paddle shifters along with multi-drive and traction modes for all automatic variants of the refreshed Kia Seltos for a sportier and more responsive driving experience. Multiple other safety features such as Side Airbag, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Vehicle Stability Management (VSM), Brake Assist (BA), Hill Assist Control (HAC), Highline Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (Highline TPMS) and All-Wheel Disc brakes are also offered as standard on the refreshed Kia Seltos. Furthermore, The HTX+ variant of the vehicle also boasts curtain airbags. Further, design changes have been made in the Seltos logo design on the D-cut steering wheel, SUS scuff plate and tailgate to further enhance its appeal. In the case of Seltos X Line, it will now be offered with the X Line Logo on Indigo Pera Seats.

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REFRESHED SONET

The refreshed Kia Sonet has been updated with 09 new enhancements. It will now be equipped with Side Airbag and Highline Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (Highline TPMS) as standard across variants to further enhance safety. The company will also offer key safety features like Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Vehicle Stability Management (VSM)  , Brake Assist (BA), Hill Assist Control (HAC) as standard on the iMT trims. Further, curtain airbags will now be offered from HTX+ variant onwards. Customers of the newly launched Kia Sonet will get the Advanced 10.67 cm (4.2”) Colour Instrument Cluster  from the HTX variant itself, so that they can get detailed car information and feel always in charge.  The Semi Leatherette seat will now be offered from the HTE variant itself. Similar to the refreshed Seltos, the newly launched refreshed Sonet will also get design changes in the Sonet logo on the D-cut steering wheel and tailgate.

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Refreshed Seltos and Sonet Ex-showroom prices (in INR)

The refreshed Seltos will be available across 19 variants and the refreshed Sonet will be available across 21 variants, the ex-showroom prices of which are as follows:

 

REFRESHED SELTOS
Engine Variant All India

Price (Ex Showroom Prices in Lacs)

Smartstream

Petrol 1.5

HTE  6MT 10.19
HTK  6MT 11.25
HTK+ 6MT 12.35
HTK+ 6iMT 12.75
HTX  6MT 14.15
HTX IVT 15.15
Smartstream

Petrol 1.4T-GDI

GTX(O) 6MT 15.85
GTX+ 6MT 16.95
GTX+ 7DCT 17.85
X Line 7DCT 18.15
Diesel1.5

CRDi VGT

HTE 6MT 11.09
HTK 6MT 12.39
HTK+ 6MT 13.49
HTK+ 6iMT 13.99
HTX 6MT 15.29
HTX 6AT 16.29
HTX+ 6MT 16.39
GTX+ 6AT 18.15
X Line 6AT 18.45
REFRESHED SONET
Engine Variant All India

Price (Ex Showroom Prices in Lacs)

Smartstream

Petrol 1.2

HTE  5MT 7.15
HTK  5MT 8.15
HTK+ 5MT 9.05
G1.0T-GDI HTK+ 6iMT 9.99
HTX 6iMT 10.79
HTX AE 6iMT 11.19
HTX 7DCT 11.39
HTX AE 7DCT 11.79
HTX+ 6iMT 12.09
GTX+ 6iMT 12.45
GTX+ 7DCT 13.09
Diesel1.5

CRDi WGT

HTE 6MT 8.89
HTK 6MT 9.69
HTK+ 6MT 10.35

REFRESHED SELTOS
New Variants
Sr. No. Model Variants
1 Seltos HTK+ iMT (1.5 Diesel)

HTX AT (1.5 Diesel)

New Brand Identity
1 New Seltos Logo Standard across all variants
2 New Kia Connect Logo HTX/HTX+/GTX(O)/GTX+/X Line
New Features
Sr. No. Features Variants
1 iMT Transmission with diesel (1st in India) 1.5 Diesel HTK+ iMT
2 New body colour – Imperial Blue HTK/HTK+/HTX/HTX+/GTX(O)/GTX+
3 New body colour – Sparkling Silver HTE/HTK/HTK+/HTX/HTX+/GTX(O)/GTX+
4 New Dual Tone Colour – Gravity Grey + Aurora Black Pearl HTX+, GTX+
5 X Line Logo on Indigo Pera Seats X Line
6 Logo colour change on 16” Wheel Cover HTE, HTK
Existing Features extended to lower variants
Sr. No. Features Availability in older Seltos variants Refreshed Variants for features
1 Side airbags GTX+/X Line Standard across all variants
2 ESC,VSM,BA,HAC HTX/HTX+/GTX(O)/GTX+/X Line
3 All Wheel Disc Brake HTX/HTX+/GTX(O)/GTX+/X Line

(HTE/HTK/HTK+ in 1.5 Diesel only)

4 Highline Tyre Pressure Monitoring System HTX/HTX+/GTX(O)/GTX+/X Line
5 Curtain airbags GTX+/X Line HTX+/GTX(O)/GTX+/X Line
6 Paddle shifters GTX+ AT & DCT / X Line AT & DCT HTX IVT & AT/ GTX+ AT & DCT / X Line AT & DCT
7 Multi drive and Traction mode GTX+ AT & DCT / X Line AT & DCT HTX IVT & AT/ GTX+ AT & DCT / X Line AT & DCT

REFRESHED SONET  
New Features  
Sr. No. Features Variants  
1 New body colour – Imperial Blue HTK+/HTX/HTX+/GTX+  
2 New body colour – Sparkling Silver HTE/HTK/HTK+/HTX/HTX+/GTX+  
New Brand Identity  
1 New Sonet Logo Standard across all variants  
2 New Kia Connect Logo HTX+/GTX+  
Existing Features extended to lower variants
Sr. No. Features Availability in older Sonet variants Refreshed Variants for features
1 Side airbags GTX+ Standard across all variants
2 Highline Tyre Pressure Monitoring System HTX+/GTX+
3 Curtain airbags GTX+ HTX+/GTX+
4 ESC,VSM,BA,HAC HTX/ HTX+/GTX+ HTK+iMT/ HTX/ HTX+/GTX+
5 Advanced 10.67 cm (4.2”) Colour Instrument Cluster

 

HTX+/GTX+ HTX/HTX+/GTX+
6 Semi leatherette seats with white stitching HTK/HTK+ HTE/HTK/HTK+
7 Rear seat back folding knob HTX+/GTX+ Standard across all variants

 

 

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