KIA Motors India: Catalogue cover page designed for Hyderabad based dealer
Kia Motors India Private Limited is a subsidiary of Kia Motors for its operations in India. The company was founded on 19 May 2017 following an announcement of the construction of a new 536-acre manufacturing facility in Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh. The plant started its trial production in January 2019 and the mass production of its first product, the Kia Seltos started on 31 July 2019. The US$ 2 billion manufacturing plant is capable of producing 300,000 vehicles annually.
The Kia Seltos is a subcompact crossover SUV built by Kia Motors. Introduced in mid-2019, the Seltos fits between the Stonic and Sportage in Kia's global lineup with 3 versions of the Seltos Brand.
The Indian-built Seltos is exported to several regions which mostly are emerging markets including South Africa, Southeast Asia (except the Philippines), Latin America, Middle East and other South Asian markets. It is also assembled by kits in Vietnam starting from July 2020
The Kia Sonet is a subcompact SUV manufactured by Kia Motors. Mainly built for the Indian market, it was previewed as the Sonet Concept in February 2020. The production version made its global debut on 7 August 2020 and was sold starting from 18 September 2020 in India. It is the third model from Kia in India after the Seltos and the Carnival.