In the United States, Kia Motors has unveiled the new Seltos Nightfall version. The new special edition costs USD 27,865 and is available now (approx INR 20.3 lakh). This pricing also includes a USD 1,175 handling fee, as well as shipping and dealer fees.
The Nightfall version of the Kia Seltos has slight design modifications and additional functionality. It takes the place of the S AWD model, which was positioned below the top-spec SX AWD (All-Wheel-Drive) model. The new Seltos Nightfall has a sombre vibe when it comes to external alterations. The radiator grille, side sills, and roof-rails have all been blackened out. The SUV is also equipped with new blacked-out 18-inch alloy wheels.
Automatic emergency braking, frontal collision avoidance assist with pedestrian recognition, rear blind-spot collision avoidance assist, lane-keeping assist, and other advanced safety technologies are included in the new Nightfall Edition. These features are now standard across the whole Seltos 2021 lineup.
The ordinary Seltos have also been improved for the American market. Standard features on the enhanced model include an adjustable steering wheel, vented leather seats, power windows, and temperature control. The NightFall Edition, on the other hand, has an all-black interior instead of the dual-tone pattern seen in the ordinary edition. With UVO linked car technology, the SUV receives a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system. The front grille and tailgate also get new Kia badges.
2021 Kia Seltos Specification
Two engine options are available for the 2021 Kia Seltos: a 2.0-litre normally aspirated petrol and a 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol. The former produces 146bhp and 179Nm of torque, while the latter generates 175bhp and 264Nm of torque. The 2.0L engine comes with a CVT automatic transmission, while the 1.6L engine comes with a 7-speed DCT automatic transmission. The NightFall Edition comes with a 1.6L petrol engine and a DCT transmission.
The India-specific version A 113bhp 1.5-litre normally aspirated petrol, a 113bhp 1.5-litre turbocharged diesel, and a 138bhp 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol are offered in the Kia Seltos.
A 6-speed manual, a 6-speed torque converter automatic (1.5L Diesel), a CVT (1.5L Petrol), a 7-speed DCT (1.4L Petrol), and a 6-speed iMT are among the transmission options (1.5L Petrol).