Kumho Exclusive OE Tire Partner for Kia Seltos

The new compact SUVs Kia Seltos, meant to be sold in Europe, will exclusively use Kumho tires as original equipment, the tire maker reports. In three sizes — 205/60 R16 92H, 215/55 R17 94V and 235/45 R18 94V — the Kumho Ecsta HS51 model will be fitted on them.

For markets outside of Europe, including Korea and the North America, Seltos SUVs will come factory-equipped with Kumho Majesty 9 Solus TA91 and Kumho Solus TA31.

Kumho HS51
Kumho HS51 Tire

Insoo Kim, the senior vice president of Kumho Tire and the head of the sales department in the original equipment segment, said: «Seltos is a strategic model for Kia, and we are happy that we became its exclusive partner and supplier. This is yet another proof of our efficiency and trust that many of car manufacturers have for Kumho tires».

The compact SUV officially debuted in India on 20 June. The new SUV will be available in Europe in September.