Kia Motors reveals interior of Compact SUV
As seen from the pic, the dashboard gets a clean and uncluttered design with no buttons or unwanted controls for various functions found in most cars. The centre console however houses a floating 10.25 inch touchscreen system that flows into the instrument panel. The infortainment system is expected to offer seamless access to a range of features such as navigation and more.
The automatic climate control on the other hand gets a few immediate controls and a rotary knob for easy usage but that again has been done in a neat way. Also said to be part of the interior will be the brand’s sound mood lighting technology that can adjust the cabins ambient lighting according to the passengers an electronic parking The steering wheel looks chunky and gets steering mounted controls as well.
Byung Chul Juh, Head of Kia Styling at Kia Motors Corporation, comments: “We have focused on designing a cabin unlike any other in the small SUV segment, with a greater sense of depth and richness to the design. Our newest model will offer greater pleasure and satisfaction to our customers, with a premium-quality interior that benefits from sophisticated design details.”
Kia Motors had earlier begun trial production of the Compact SUV at its plant at Arunachal Pradesh and had also released sketches showcasing the exterior of the vehicle. Expected to go on sale in the second half of 2019, the XUV 500 and MG Hector rival could create quite a storm in the already crowded Compact SUV segment.