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A period of change continues in the Indian car market. New customers are liking SUV cars a lot. Leading auto company Kia is also moving forward with full preparation. This company sells only SUV cars in India. Kia Sonet and Seltos are its best selling models. The company can introduce another new SUV – Kia Clavis in the Indian market. This will be a compact SUV, which will compete with popular SUVs like Tata Nexon and Maruti Suzuki Brezza.
It was discussed for a long time that Kia will bring a model between the popular SUV Sonet and Seltos. According to media reports, the South Korean company has acquired the trademark of the name Kia Clavis. Upcoming suv It is likely to be prepared especially for India. At present, no official information has come from the company about Clavis.
Kia Clavis SUV: multiple engine options
To attract more and more customers, the company can introduce the new SUV with many engine options. Apart from fuel based engine, hybrid model can also be included in this. Apart from this, electric version of Kia Clavis can also be launched. However, before the electric version, the company will launch the fuel based version in the market.
Kia Clavis EV: new electric car
Talking about Clavis EV, the upcoming electric car can be built only on the platform of fuel based (ICE) model. Kia is committed to making the cars in its lineup electric. When Clavis EV is launched in India, it will compete with Tata Nexon EV. In this way, Kia’s new EV will be a big threat to the country’s best-selling electric SUV.
Kia Clavis: When will it be launched?
Kia Clavis can be launched in the range between Sonet and Seltos. The auto company would like to produce 1 lakh units of the new SUV annually. About 80 percent of the production is likely to be for fuel based models. The upcoming SUV will also be exported from India. If reports are to be believed, Clavis can be launched in late 2024.