KIA Motors has won many hearts for their car models that depicted new design, features, comfort and performance. Among five KIA models that have been launched till date, the Seltos has performed really well. Now that we are turning to a new year, the automaker is expected to enlarge its product portfolio by bringing in new models by the first quarter of 2023 in India.
These will include the KIA Seltos Facelift and KIA Carnival Facelift models. As reported, these two models are confirmed to be showcased at the Delhi Auto Expo 2023. Further, the South Korean automaker will be launching other car models from its brand.
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Here are the ‘Upcoming KIA Cars in India’ that are confirmed:
KIA Seltos Facelift 2023
KIA Seltos has been one of the best-selling cars and now the South Korean manufacturer is coming with a refreshed model of Seltos in the first quarter of 2023. As claimed by KIA Motors, the New Seltos Facelift is to be showcased at the Delhi Auto Expo in January 2023.
The refreshed version of the KIA Seltos will highlight an improved exterior design with upgraded front and rear bumpers. Its headlamp units will be updated alongside a large air dam, new alloy wheel design and tail lamps with L-shaped LED signature lights.
Even the interior is likely to provide an updated infotainment system and ADAS features. In addition, the automaker is expected to feature the same engines as the existing ones, i.e., a 1.5-litre diesel, 1.5-litre petrol and a 1.4-litre turbo petrol. The transmission options will include a choice of manual, iMT and DCT gearbox. The expected price of the upcoming KIA Seltos Facelift could be in the range of Rs 11 lakh to 19 lakh (ex-showroom).
KIA Carnival Facelift 2023
Another upcoming KIA car that will appear in Q1 2023 is the Carnival Facelift. Globally, the KIA Carnival was unveiled in 2021 and in India, the refreshed model will show its glimpses at the Delhi Auto Expo 2023.
As per the reports, the facelift version of KIA Carnival is likely to have more space on the inside. With a new 10-inch infotainment unit offering Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the Carnival 2023 will also have ventilated seats for front and middle rows, a head-up display, and a 360-degree camera. Besides, the KIA Carnival Facelift will get ADAS features including Blind Spot Assist, High Beam Assist, Lane Keeping Assist, Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, and Surround View Monitor.
However, there would not be any changes to the powertrain option despite its major facelift. The facelift will get the same 2.2-litre turbo diesel engine that can produce 200 bhp and 440 Nm of peak torque. The expected price of the New Carnival Facelift should start from around Rs 32 lakh (ex-showroom) and is likely to go up to Rs 35 lakh (ex-showroom).
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