2023 Kia Seltos, Sonet launched with updated diesel iMT powertrain
Kia recently introduced the 2023 Seltos and Sonet with updated diesel iMT powertrain in the Indian market. With this new update, both the SUVs attract a price hike of up to Rs 50,000. Here we have discussed all the details. Have a look.
2023 Kia Seltos price
As part of MY23 introductions, the Kia Seltos petrol price now starts at Rs 10.89 lakh and goes up to Rs 15.90 lakh (both prices are ex-showroom). The base-spec HTE petrol manual variant attracts a premium of Rs 20,000, while the top-spec HTX 1.5 IVT price is now costlier by Rs 20,000.
Moreover, Kia has also temporarily discontinued the 1.4L turbo-petrol GT Line variants and 1.5-litre iMT petrol variants of the Seltos mid-size SUV.
The Kia Seltos diesel variants have received a price hike of Rs 50,000. The Seltos diesel price now starts from Rs 12.39 lakh and goes up to Rs 19.65 lakh (both prices are ex-showroom). The SUV now gets an RDE compliant 1.5-litre diesel engine with a six-speed torque convertor automatic gearbox.
2023 Kia Sonet price
The updated Kia Sonet 1.2-litre petrol variants are now expensive by Rs 25,000. Mechanically, it remains unchanged. Powering the Kia Sonet is a 1.2-litre petrol engine that generates 83 PS power and 115 Nm torque. It is mated with a five-speed MT.
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The Kia Sonet’s 1.0-litre turbo-petrol variants receive a price hike of Rs 19,000 to Rs 25,000. This engine generates a peak power of 120 PS and 172 Nm torque and is mated with a six-speed iMT and a seven-speed DCT.
The diesel trims of the Kia Sonet witnessed a premium of Rs 50,000, with X Line variant now priced at Rs 14.89 lakh (ex-showroom). Apart from this, the Kia Sonet diesel manual variants are now replaced by the diesel-iMT powertrain.