South Korean manufacturer Kia Motors plans to add six airbags to the Sonet subcompact SUV and compact SUV Seltos soon, and they will be standard on all variants in the near future. Additional air bags will result in higher prices for Kia Seltos and Kia Sonnets.
Kia can also offer Sonet and Seltos in blue as well as Kia Carens. Like Rushlane, Kia could introduce a new iMT HTK + diesel model to replace the diesel HTK + model better. Compact and small SUVs like Kia Seltos and Sonet are very popular among Indian buyers.
Considering that the Government of India has ordered that all 8 seat cars come with six airbags some time ago, Kia India will be the first company to regulate on six airbags in 5 seats and car 7.
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The Kia Seltos has 3 engine options, a 1.5-liter aspirated engine, a 1.4-liter turbocharged engine and a 1.5-liter diesel engine. The 1.5-liter engine produces 115 PS and 144 Nm of torque, the 1.4-liter engine produces 140 PS and 242 Nm of torque and the 1.5-liter diesel produces 115 PS and 250 Nm of torque. Seltos comes with a 6-speed analog and automatic transmission option.
For Kia Sonet, there are three engine options: 1.2-liter diesel engine with 82 hp and 115 Nm, 1.5-liter diesel engine with 115 hp and 240 Nm, and 1.0-liter turbocharged engine with 120 hp . and 172 Nm of top rotation. There are five transmission options: 5-speed manual, 6-speed manual, an iMT, 7-speed DCT, or automatic speed 6.