Upcoming Kia Subcompact SUV Likely to be Called Clavis

  • Codenamed AY, Nnew KIA Clavis will make is expected to make its global debut in 2024
  • Kia Motor India plans likely to produce 1 Llakh units for of the Clavis
  • Will be offered with multiple powertrains options

Upcoming Kia Subcompact SUV Likely to be Called Clavis

Kia Motor Cars India is gearing up to boost its presence in the Indian market with a new sub-4-meter compact SUV. Codenamed AY, the company has recently trademarked the name Clavis for the upcoming SUV. The four-wheeler will aim to fill the gap between the popular Sonet and the Seltos SUVs. Let’s see what the new model has will have to offer:

Kia Clavis Subcompact SUV: Exterior Design and Looks Comfort

The new upcoming Kia Clavis SUV will is expected to boast a unique and rugged exterior design that will clearly make it stand from the Sonet and the Seltos. Further its tall and boxy profile will aim to achieve more room for the occupants of the vehicle. 

This design choice is seen as a solution to the reported issue of limited legroom in the Sonet, where the focus on a larger boot space had unintentionally reduced space for rear passengers. Kia's Clavis SUV is not just a new model; it is a thoughtful response to user feedback and an attempt to cater to diverse preferences.

Kia Clavis Subcompact SUV: Powertrain Choices Details 

As for powertrain options, the Clavis is believed to come equipped with an Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) alongside an Electric Power (EV) and a Hybrid Technology based variant.  It will share the same platform as the other two SUV’s. 

The upcoming Kia Clavis might offer different ways to power your ride. It is likely to come equipped with an Internal Combustion Engine (ICE), Electric Power (EV), or Hybrid Technology. The fun fact is that the Clavis will share the same platform as its engine-powered siblings, making it a part of the same family but with a super eco-friendly twist!

Kia Clavis Subcompact SUV: Launch in India and Rivals

According to the media reports, Kia is planning to make a global debut for Clavis by the end of 2024 and will bring it on sale by early 2025. Upon launch, it will take on the likes of the Tata Punch and Hyundai Exter in its segment.

It is also said believed that Kia India the Korean automaker aims to manufacture 100,000 units of the upcoming Clavis SUV each year, with the majority of around 80 percent belonging percent, belonging to the ICE-equipped range variants. Additionally, a portion of these units is planned for export to other markets.

Stay tuned for more updates!

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