- Kia decided to introduce its 6-speed manual transmission unit in diesel variants days after Hyundai launched Creta facelift SUV.
Kia Seltos facelift, which was launched at a price of ₹10.89 lakh (ex-showroom), has now a new set of variants which get 6-speed manual transmission. These variants, all powered by 1.5-litre diesel engine, earlier came mated to either iMT or automatic gearboxes.
Kia has introduced 6-speed manual transmission in its flagship SUV Seltos. The SUV, which was launched last year, did not offer this gearbox option with the 1.5-litre diesel engine. Seltos now has five new trims which offer the manual transmission choice. The diesel variants which will now be offered with the 6-speed manual gearbox are HTE, HTK, HTK+, HTX and HTX+. With the new gearbox, the diesel variants of the Seltos now offers three transmission options which also include the Intelligent Manual Transmission (iMT) and 7-speed automatic.
First Published Date: 19 Jan 2024, 10:26 AM IST