Same extended architecture as Alcazar can be borrowed by the new Kia MPV. This would mean a longer wheelbase, more high-strength steel in the body and revised suspension tuning.
In addition to this, a host of features like digital instrumentation, 360-degree cameras, panoramic sunroof, connected-tech are also expected.
There shall be get the seatback tables, the floor-mounted armrest for the second row and for the third row, a separate AC compressor.
Expected Engine & Gearbox
Engine options may also include those of the new Hyundai. The diesel car should remain unchanged at Seltos, the 1.5 liter turbo-diesel produces 115PS and 250 Nm. Both engines come with a six-speed manual or six-speed torque-converter. It will be fitted with a new 2.0 liter line-up naturally demanding 169PS and 191 Nm fuel. Both engines are expected to be available with a six-speed manual or six-speed torque-converter.
Styling & Expected Pricing
The new Kia is expected to be styled along the lines of the new Carnival which is available internationally.
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As far as the pricing is concerned, the new Kia MPV shall most probably be priced starting from Rs 15 lakh and can go up to Rs 20 lakh. This pricing shall enable the automaker to exploit the price gap between the XL6 and the Innova.