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2023 Kia Seltos Facelift Gets Two New ADAS Variants: GTX+ (S) and X-Line (S)

Launched in July this year, the 2023 Kia Seltos Facelift has garnered over 50,000 bookings in just two months. And interestingly, 77% of these bookings are for the higher variants, with 47% opting for the ADAS variants. Considering this huge demand, the Korean carmaker has now introduced two new ADAS-equipped variants for the Seltos: GTX+ (S) and X-Line (S).

Kia Seltos New VariantsPowertrainEx-Showroom PriceDifferent From GTX+/X-Line
GTX+ (S)1.5 Turbo-Petrol with DCTRs 19.40 lakhRs 40,000 more affordable than GTX+
GTX+ (S)1.5 Diesel with ATRs 19.40 lakhRs 40,000 more affordable than GTX+
X-Line (S)1.5 Turbo-Petrol with DCTRs 19.60 lakhRs 40,000 more affordable than X-Line
X-Line (S)1.5 Diesel with ATRs 19.60 lakhRs 40,000 more affordable than X-Line
  • As shown in the table above, these newly introduced GTX+ (S) and X-Line (S) variants are priced Rs 40,000 lower than their respective GTX+/X-Line trims.
  • For this price gap, features like a 360-degree camera and BOSE premium sound system have been dropped for a reversing camera and an unbranded 6-speaker setup.

Also Read: 2023 Kia Seltos Facelift vs Rivals: Price, Specs, and Features

Kia Seltos X-Line (S) interior
  • Features like 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment with wireless Apple Carplay and Android Auto, connected car tech, panoramic sunroof, digital driver’s display, dual-zone climate control, rear AC vents, ventilated front seats, air purifier, 8-way power adjustable driver’s seat, ambient lighting, six airbags, and ADAS have been retained from the more expensive respective GTX+/X-Line trims.
  • With these new variants, Kia is expecting the waiting period to reduce from the current 15-16 weeks to 7-9 weeks.

Engine and Transmission

As the above table indicates, the new Kia Seltos GTX+ (S) and X-Line (S) variants are only offered with the 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol and 1.5-litre diesel engines, mated to a 7-speed DCT and 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission, respectively.

Kia also offers these engine options with a 6-speed iMT (clutchless manual) unit with other variants. The lineup also includes a 1.5-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine with 6-speed manual and CVT gearbox options.

Also Read: Kia Seltos vs Rivals: Fuel Efficiency Compared


The Kia Seltos rivals the likes of the Hyundai Creta, Toyota Hyryder, Maruti Grand Vitara, MG Astor, Skoda Kushaq, Honda Elevate and Volkswagen Taigun.