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KIA Seltos awarded with 5 stars for safety in ANCAP Crash Test

27th February 2021
"Australasia’s independent vehicle safety authority, ANCAP SAFETY, has rated its final vehicle for the year with 5 stars awarded to the Kia Seltos."

All Kia Seltos variants have achieved 5 stars rating, meeting 5-star thresholds in all four key areas of crash test assessment in ANCAP. Higher specification Kia Seltos variants also offer advanced collision avoidance capability.

kia seltos crash test in ANCAP

The key areas for the assessment:

Adult Occupant Protection:

85%

Child Occupant Protection:

83%  

Safety Assist:

70%

Vulnerable Road User Protection:

61%

kia seltos crash test in ANCAP

Kia Seltos was launched in Nepal in the month of December. It comes in petrol, turbo-petrol, and diesel versions and drivers would also have the option to choose from 'Normal', 'Eco' and 'Sport' mode. The maximum power given by the petrol variant is 140ps/ 115ps @ 6000 rpm and max torque of 242Nm/114 Nm @ 3200/4500 rpm. The diesel version gives the max power of 115ps @ 4000 rpm and the peak torque of 250 Nm @ 2570 rpm.

Also Read : KIA SELTOS PRICE IN NEPAL AND FULL SPECS

 

kia seltos crash test in ANCAP

ANCAP Safety assessed the Kia Seltos car in Australia which was exported from Korea for crash test. The S Plus, Sport Plus and LX Plus* variants together with the S, Sport and LX* variants fitted with the optional Safety Pack are equipped with a radar-fusion system which is capable of detecting and either avoiding or mitigating collisions with other vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists. This more advanced system also allows for crash avoidance at low and higher speeds, up to 80 kilometers per hour. All Kia Seltos variats are marked among 5-star safety cars The Seltos imported in Nepal from India which is still left to undergo the safety test.

kia seltos crash test in ANCAP

 

Also Read :

Kia Motors opens its new production facility in India

 

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Compiled by : Debashish S Neupane Debashish S Neupane