Kia India commences deliveries to defence forces via CSD

Gajanan Kashikar Published: March 28, 2023, 11:53 AM IST

Kia India has commenced the first phase of deliveries of the Seltos to defence forces as a registered CSD (Canteen Stores Department) seller. Myung-sik Sohn, Chief Sales and Business Officer, Kia India, handed over the first Kia Seltos to Major General Vikal Sahni at Frontier Kia, Gurugram.

The South Korean carmaker has received over 100 bookings so far via CSD. Kia will also begin deliveries of the Sonet and the Carens across its dealerships in India.

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Commenting on the occasion, Myung-sik Sohn, Chief Sales and Business Officer, Kia India, said, "The defence personnel of India are true heroes, and we at Kia India are honoured to be able to serve them with this new initiative. This is yet another milestone in our journey and a humble initiative to partner with our men and women in uniform for their immense contribution to safeguarding this great nation."

"Commencement of CSD delivery is a promising move to do our bit for the real-life heroes and to introduce them to an exciting world of Kia which inspires everyone. We are thankful to our first valued customer, Major General Vikal Sahni, for bestowing faith in our Seltos, which marked the commencement of the Kia India journey," he added.

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In other news, Kia recently updated its entire line-up, including the Carens, Sonet, and Seltos, to comply with the RDE emission norms. These cars can also run on E20 fuel. As a result, prices of the 2023 Seltos, Sonet, and Carens have increased considerably.

Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 9.95 Lakhs
Max Power(ps)
Max Torque(Nm)
20.8 Kmpl