New Delhi, July 17: Kia Motors mid-SUV Seltos on its first day received 6046 bookings even before experiencing the car physically.
"These substantial pre-book numbers reflect customer confidence that the brand has been able to garner even prior to the launch. The Kia site received around two lakh hits on 16th, from Kia online booking site alone is unprecedented, with 1,628 booking coming in just one day," said Kia Motors India Head Sales & Marketing Manohar Bhat in a statement.
"Kia Motors India commenced the pre-bookings of Seltos from July 16, 2019 across its dealerships in 160 cities in the country and has achieved this landmark figure within a single day," he added.
"Our mid-SUV, the Seltos is BSVI compliant from day 1 and is available in both petrol and diesel, with both Manual and Automatic options in all powertrains, it makes it an attractive proposition.” He further added “We are committed to the Indian market and to delivering the best and class leading products. With our most modern automotive plant having 3 lakh capacity, we are fully prepared to make on time deliveries and uphold the trust our customers have shown in us.”
The Kia Seltos will be available in two trims - Tech Line and GT Line - and will get features such as 8.0 heads-up-display, 10.25 HD touchscreen, a hi-tech sound mood lamp, a rear shade curtain, 360 degree surround view monitor, blind spot monitoring, world’s first connect air-purifier, highly advanced proprietary UVO connect system for seamless and wireless communication with the car, 8-Speaker Bose Hi-Fi sound system and more.
The Seltos will be manufactured in Kia’s 536-acre Anantapur plant in Andhra Pradesh with an annual capacity of 3,00,000 units.
The mid-SUV will be launched in India on August 22 and the bookings are currently being accepted for a token amount of Rs 25,000. (UNI)