Thu. Jun 8th, 2023
Kia Seltos X Line

Kia offers several different editions of Seltos globally and the expectations from the Korean carmaker is considerably high in India as well. If you remember, the brand recently introduced Seltos Nightfall Edition in the US which made Indian customers demand something similar for the Indian market too. Well, Kia listens to its customers, as a result, they have finally introduced the new Seltos X Line with a price tag starting at Rs.17.79 Lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi).

Want to learn more about the special edition compact SUV? Check out all the details related to Seltos X-Line down below.


  • Kia Seltos X Line is now available in India with a price tag of Rs.17.79 Lakhs.
  • To be available in both turbo petrol and diesel version as a top-end variant.
  • Gets beautifying updates in the form of new – exterior shades, alloy wheels etc.

Kia Seltos X Line:

What’s different?

On the outside, the overall silhouette of the Seltos remains as it is but to differentiate it from other variants, Kia has decided to offer an ‘Xclusive Matte Graphite’ shade. Just to complement this entire new theme, the skid plates of the special edition Seltos have been finished in the ‘Xclusive Piano Black’ colour scheme.

The updated SUV also runs on larger 18-inch alloy wheels to enhance the overall design language.

Enter the cabin and there you will find a similar layout that is available on the standard Seltos. However, to improve the exclusivity, Kia has played smartly with Indigo Pera upholstery. As claimed by the brand, it will remain similar to the GTX+ variant in terms of features.

Kia Seltos X Line Interior
Image Source: Twitter Team Car Delight

Engine & Powertrain

The new X Line variants are not here to bring any difference under the hood. To be precise, it will continue to use a 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol engine with overall output rated at 140HP and 242Nm. A mile muncher 1.5-litre diesel engine is also there to power the all-new X Line. According to the spec sheet, this unit churns out a decent 115BHP and 250Nm of peak torque.

Since these engines are only available with convenient options. Therefore, a 6-speed toque converter for the diesel version and a 7-speed DCT gearbox for the petrol counterpart will be assisting all the transmission duties.


For a price tag ranging between Rs.17 Lakhs to Rs.18 Lakhs, customers can also get the SX Optional Turbo variant with Dual Tone exterior shade of the Hyundai Creta. According to Kia, the new Seltos X Line is priced at Rs.17.79 Lakhs for petrol AT trim, Meanwhile, it is the diesel AT that cost its buyers a premium of Rs.18.10 Lakhs (all prices, ex-showroom, Delhi).


In India, Kia Seltos X Line compares with some well-established competitors such as Hyundai Creta, Tata Harrier, Skoda Kushaq and MG Hector. Want to learn more about the prime rival? Check out all the details you need to know about the Creta down below.

Hyundai Creta

New Hyundai Creta
Image Source: Hyundai

The all-new Hyundai Creta is currently in its second generation avatar. As our sources suggest, the carmaker is also ready to introduce a facelift version of the same. In terms of powertrain, both – Kia Seltos and Hyundai Creta comes powered by the exact same engines. In terms of features, the 2021 Creta comes with ventilated seats, a panoramic sunroof, 17-inch alloy wheels, a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system and three drive modes among others.


Hyundai Creta
Engine 1493cc (Diesel)

1497cc (Petrol)

1353cc (Turbo Petrol)

Power 115HP (Diesel)

113.4BHP (Petrol)

140HP (Turbo Petrol)

Torque 250Nm (Diesel)

144Nm (Petrol)

242Nm (Turbo Petrol)

Key Highlights
  • Multiple drive modes
  • 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system
  • Ventilated seats
  • Cooled glovebox
  • Panoramic sunroof
Price (ex-showroom, Delhi) Rs.10.16 Lakhs to Rs.17.87 Lakhs

By Harsh Rana

Full-time management student and a part-time automobile enthusiast. Not much happy about EVs taking over the V8, V10 and V12 motors.

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