• Multiple safety features, including side airbags making 4 airbags standard across all lower variants
  • First-in-India Intelligent Manual Transmission (iMT) technology paired with diesel engine introduced on the refreshed Kia Seltos
  • Paddle Shifters, along with multi-drive and traction modes, extended to all the automatic variants of refreshed Kia Seltos
  • Two new colours to the line-up – Imperial Blue and Sparkling Silver

New Delhi, 08 April 2022: Kia India, the country’s fastest-growing carmaker, today announced the launch of refreshed versions of two of its most popular products, Kia Seltos and Kia Sonet. These refreshed versions now come with multiple updates and additional features that further enhance the value propositions of both these products. In addition, many existing features from higher variants are now being extended to lower variants. With an enhanced focus on safety, Kia India will now offer 4 airbags, standard across all lower variants, by adding side airbags to refreshed Seltos and refreshed Sonet. Kia India has also announced that it will introduce two new colours, ‘Imperial Blue’ and ‘Sparkling Silver’, on these refreshed versions of Kia Seltos and Kia Sonet. The vehicles come equipped with the completely revamped Kia Connect app to offer advanced connectivity to its customers. The company has also introduced first-in-India Intelligent Manual Transmission (iMT) technology paired with a diesel engine on the refreshed Kia Seltos.

Kia India has launched the refreshed Seltos and Sonet at a starting price of INR 10.19 Lakh (ex-showroom, pan-India) and INR 7.15 Lakh (ex-showroom, pan-India), respectively.

Myung-sik Sohn, Chief Sales Officer, Kia India said, “We are extremely pleased to continue our positive momentum in the competitive Indian auto market. Our valued customers’ continued trust in our products is a testament to our “customer-centric” product strategy, which has propelled us to achieve numerous milestones in a short period of time. Our focus on the safety of the occupants is reflected in the refreshed Seltos and Sonet, with 4 airbags standard across all lower variants. Additionally, various convenience and styling changes have also been incorporated to recreate newer benchmarks in their respective segments. Until now, we have sold almost 2.67 Lakh units of Seltos and nearly 1.25 Lakh units of Sonet in the Indian market. We are confident that the refreshed Seltos and Sonet will be greeted with the same enthusiasm and commitment that our customers have shown towards us from the beginning of our journey in India.”


The refreshed Kia Seltos has been updated with 13 new enhancements. The company has introduced the first-in-India Intelligent Manual Transmission (iMT) technology with the 1.5 Diesel engine on the Kia Seltos HTK+ variant. The vehicle also comes in a new variant HTX AT powered by Diesel 1.5 powertrain.

Kia India also has extended paddle shifters along with multi-drive and traction modes for all automatic variants of the refreshed Kia Seltos for a sportier and more responsive driving experience. Multiple other safety features such as Side Airbag, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Vehicle Stability Management (VSM), Brake Assist (BA), Hill Assist Control (HAC), Highline Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (Highline TPMS) and All-Wheel Disc brakes are also offered as standard on the refreshed Kia Seltos. Furthermore, The HTX+ variant of the vehicle also boasts curtain airbags. Further, design changes have been made in the Seltos logo design on the D-cut steering wheel, SUS scuff plate and tailgate to further enhance its appeal. In the case of Seltos X Line, it will now be offered with the X Line Logo on Indigo Pera Seats.


The refreshed Kia Sonet has been updated with 09 new enhancements. It will now be equipped with Side Airbag and Highline Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (Highline TPMS) as standard across variants to further enhance safety. The company will also offer key safety features like Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Vehicle Stability Management (VSM)  , Brake Assist (BA), Hill Assist Control (HAC) as standard on the iMT trims. Further, curtain airbags will now be offered from HTX+ variant onwards. Customers of the newly launched Kia Sonet will get the Advanced 10.67 cm (4.2”) Colour Instrument Cluster  from the HTX variant itself, so that they can get detailed car information and feel always in charge.  The Semi Leatherette seat will now be offered from the HTE variant itself. Similar to the refreshed Seltos, the newly launched refreshed Sonet will also get design changes in the Sonet logo on the D-cut steering wheel and tailgate.

New Variants
Sr. No.ModelVariants
1SeltosHTK+ iMT (1.5 Diesel)

HTX AT (1.5 Diesel)

New Brand Identity
1New Seltos LogoStandard across all variants
2New Kia Connect LogoHTX/HTX+/GTX(O)/GTX+/X Line
New Features
Sr. No.FeaturesVariants
1iMT Transmission with diesel (1st in India)1.5 Diesel HTK+ iMT
2New body colour – Imperial BlueHTK/HTK+/HTX/HTX+/GTX(O)/GTX+
3New body colour – Sparkling SilverHTE/HTK/HTK+/HTX/HTX+/GTX(O)/GTX+
4New Dual Tone Colour – Gravity Grey + Aurora Black PearlHTX+, GTX+
5X Line Logo on Indigo Pera SeatsX Line
6Logo colour change on 16” Wheel CoverHTE, HTK
Existing Features extended to lower variants
Sr. No.FeaturesAvailability in older Seltos variantsRefreshed Variants for features
1Side airbagsGTX+/X LineStandard across all variants
3All Wheel Disc BrakeHTX/HTX+/GTX(O)/GTX+/X Line

(HTE/HTK/HTK+ in 1.5 Diesel only)

4Highline Tyre Pressure Monitoring SystemHTX/HTX+/GTX(O)/GTX+/X Line
5Curtain airbagsGTX+/X LineHTX+/GTX(O)/GTX+/X Line
6Paddle shiftersGTX+ AT & DCT / X Line AT & DCTHTX IVT & AT/ GTX+ AT & DCT / X Line AT & DCT
7Multi drive and Traction modeGTX+ AT & DCT / X Line AT & DCTHTX IVT & AT/ GTX+ AT & DCT / X Line AT & DCT

New Features 
Sr. No.FeaturesVariants 
1New body colour – Imperial BlueHTK+/HTX/HTX+/GTX+ 
2New body colour – Sparkling SilverHTE/HTK/HTK+/HTX/HTX+/GTX+ 
New Brand Identity 
1New Sonet LogoStandard across all variants 
2New Kia Connect LogoHTX+/GTX+ 
Existing Features extended to lower variants
Sr. No.FeaturesAvailability in older Sonet variantsRefreshed Variants for features
1Side airbagsGTX+Standard across all variants
2Highline Tyre Pressure Monitoring SystemHTX+/GTX+
3Curtain airbagsGTX+HTX+/GTX+
5Advanced 10.67 cm (4.2”) Colour Instrument Cluster


6Semi leatherette seats with white stitchingHTK/HTK+HTE/HTK/HTK+
7Rear seat back folding knobHTX+/GTX+Standard across all variants

Bookings for the refreshed Seltos and Sonet are open at any of Kia India dealerships across the country and on https://www.kia.com/in/home.html.


Refreshed Seltos and Sonet Ex-showroom prices (in INR)

The refreshed Seltos will be available across 19 variants and the refreshed Sonet will be available across 21 variants, the ex-showroom prices of which are as follows:

EngineVariantAll India

Price (Ex Showroom Prices in Lacs)


Petrol 1.5

HTE  6MT10.19
HTK  6MT11.25
HTK+ 6MT12.35
HTK+ 6iMT12.75
HTX  6MT14.15
HTX IVT15.15

Petrol 1.4T-GDI

GTX(O) 6MT15.85
GTX+ 6MT16.95
GTX+ 7DCT17.85
X Line 7DCT18.15


HTE 6MT11.09
HTK 6MT12.39
HTK+ 6MT13.49
HTK+ 6iMT13.99
HTX 6MT15.29
HTX 6AT16.29
HTX+ 6MT16.39
GTX+ 6AT18.15
X Line 6AT18.45
EngineVariantAll India

Price (Ex Showroom Prices in Lacs)


Petrol 1.2

HTE  5MT7.15
HTK  5MT8.15
HTK+ 5MT9.05
G1.0T-GDIHTK+ 6iMT9.99
HTX 6iMT10.79
HTX AE 6iMT11.19
HTX 7DCT11.39
HTX AE 7DCT11.79
HTX+ 6iMT12.09
GTX+ 6iMT12.45
GTX+ 7DCT13.09


HTE 6MT8.89
HTK 6MT9.69
HTK+ 6MT10.35
HTX 6MT11.19
HTX AE 6MT11.59
HTX+ 6MT12.49
GTX+ 6MT12.85


HTX 6AT11.99
HTX AE 6AT12.39
GTX+ 6AT13.69