Kia Motors is set to launch a new mid-size SUV to rival Honda’s offering in the near future. The South Korean automaker has slated the release of the Creta and Seltos, two vehicles that have been long-awaited by automotive enthusiasts.
Kia has been steadily ramping up its presence in the mid-size SUV segment, with the Creta and Seltos representing its latest foray into the market. Both vehicles are expected to feature an array of advanced technologies, including autonomous driving capabilities and a host of safety features.
The Creta and Seltos are expected to be powered by a range of conventional and hybrid powertrains, with the Creta likely to come with a 1.6 liter turbocharged gasoline engine and a 2.0 liter diesel option. The Seltos is expected to offer a 2.0 liter turbocharged gasoline engine as well as a 1.6 liter turbocharged diesel option.
In terms of design, both vehicles will come with bold styling cues, including angular headlights and angular grilles. The interior of the vehicles will be spacious and well-appointed, with a range of luxury features, such as leather upholstery, an infotainment system, and heated and cooled seats.
Kia is expected to launch the Creta and Seltos in the coming months, and the two vehicles are likely to offer a viable alternative to Honda’s existing mid-size SUV offerings. The cars are expected to be competitively priced, and they will likely be well-equipped with the latest in automotive technology.