Kumho Tires announced it was chosen as the original equipment supplier for Kia’s new compact SUV, the Seltos with its Solus TA91/TA31+ patterns.
The Kumho Solus TA31+ will be offered in 235/60R16 and 215/55R17 fitments and the SOLUS TA91 will be offered in a 235/45R18 fitment.
The Seltos OE contract is the latest addition to an already extensive OE lineup between Kumho and Kia Motors which includes the popular Kia Sorento and Optima vehicle lines. The company says it will be the exclusive OE tire supplier for the new Seltos.
The Solus TA31+ is a Grand Touring tire designed for all-season performance with an emphasis on quiet comfort. The TA31+ features a new tread compound balanced for extended mileage and on-road handling performance.
The Solus TA91 is Kumho’s Premium Grand Touring tire that was launched in 2018. Built with Kumho’s latest technology, Solus TA91 is made for ultimate ride comfort and braking abilities. Its compound gives even more durability and best-in-class snow braking to ensure driver safety.c
Seongwoo Choi, CEO of Kumho Tire USA says “We are excited to be the exclusive OE tire provider for the Kia Seltos which has already made successful debuts in Korea and India. Kumho Tire will continue to strive to produce only the highest quality products and to offer the most reliable service to our partners.”