The Koreans presented a global version of SUV KIA Seltos

New compact crossover Kia Seltos, which will soon rise on the conveyor of the Korean plant Gwanju, will be on sale in the third quarter of the nineteenth two thousand years, while the supply of cars in Russia will begin only in 2020. This was reported by the press service of the South Korean brand.

In the brand lineup, the novelty will be placed between the Soul and Sportage crossovers, the manufacturer classifies the vehicle, built on the basis of a modular platform K2 — class B-SUV. It reaches a length of 370 mm 4, width — 1 615 mm. the Wheelbase is equal to 2 630 mm.

Корейцы презентовали глобальную версию паркетника KIA Seltos

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Compared to competitors (e.g., Hyundai Creta), “the Korean” has a more spacious interior and roomy trunk. The volume of the last stated at 498 litres (according to the method VDA), which is a record in the class.

Note that the name of the “Saltos” was in honor of a character from Greek mythology — Keltos, son of Hercules and Celtina, which allegedly occurred the people of the Celts.

Корейцы презентовали глобальную версию паркетника KIA Seltos

Range of power units is the global version of the model consists of three motors. The crossover can be ordered with either a 2.0-liter four-cylinder aspirated MPI, capacity of 149 HP (180 Nm) or 1.6-liter turbocharged T-GDI with 177 impact forces (265 Nm). Plus, the diesel model is a 1.6 liter that produces 134 “horses” and 320 Nm of torque.

Of the boxes will offer a six-speed automatic, semidiapazonny robot the latest CVT and IVT, the drive unit crossover can be both front and complete. It is known that for each market a set of aggregates will be your. Unfortunately, information about what exactly engines get the Russian version Seltosa — yet.

Корейцы презентовали глобальную версию паркетника KIA Seltos

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