Rumour: 7-seater Kia MPV could take on the Maruti Ertiga


According to a media report, Kia is considering a 7-seater MPV that could rival the likes of the Maruti Ertiga and Mahindra Marazzo.

Reports suggest that the MPV could be based on the same platform as the Seltos mid-size SUV. It is expected to be positioned below the Kia Carens. In addition to competing in the domestic MPV market, Kia might also export it to markets like Indonesia.

Earlier this week, Kia unveiled the Seltos in India. The 5-seater SUV is expected to go on sale later this year. It has been reported that Kia believes a 7-seater Seltos will not be able to offset the development costs. Therefore, the company is looking at an MPV that could cater to a different customer base. 

Source: Autocar India

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