A Closer Look at the 2021 Kia Seltos

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The 2021 Kia Seltos combines modern styling and sophistication with smart technology to create a personality of its own. The Seltos fits in between the Soul and Sportage for a perfect size for driving around town or in the wild.

Distinctive Design

The Seltos is a combination of both bold design and delicate details, similar to the Telluride, that help make it stand apart from its competitors. It’s strong, upright stance, tall front end, and 7.2 inch ground clearance create a tough attitude and adventurous spirit.
 
The signature tiger nose grille includes a diamond-like detailing to create this tough look. The sharp lines across the side of the vehicle feature a chrome beltline with an available two-tone roof for another level of character. Other key design features include:
  • Exterior
    • Long wheelbase and hood
    • Harmonized grille and headlamp design
    • Full LED “Beat" lighting (SX)
    • Aggressive lower front bumper 
    • Front and rear skid plates
    • Sleek and tapering greenhouse
    • Red wheel center caps
    • Sculpted dual exhaust outlets
  • Interior
    • Wide instrument panel with asymmetrical design
    • Spacious cabin
    • Adjustable luggage board
    • Reclinable rear seats
    • Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob
    • Sliding front console
    • Six color themes for mood lighting
      • Color can change based on volume level (SX)
    • Rear air vent and USB charging port for backseat (EX, SX)
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Under the Hood

The Seltos was engineered to deliver a comfortable and confident experience for the driver and passengers. Many elements contribute to the Seltos’ composed ride and performance, including:
  • 2.0-liter 4-cylinder MPI engine (LX, S, EX)
    • 146 horsepower
    • 132 lb.-ft torque
    • Intelligent Variable Transmission
  • 1.6-liter Turbo GDI engine (S, SX)
    • 175 horsepower
    • 195 lb.ft torque
    • 7-speed Dual Clutch Transmission
  • MacPherson strut front suspension
  • 61% advanced high-strength steel
    • Further enhanced with 374 feet of structural adhesives
  • Three drive modes
    • Normal, Smart, Sport
  • Available active on-demand all-wheel drive system
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Technology

Some of the key tech highlights in the Kia Seltos include:
  • Available 10.25-inch high-resolution color touchscreen
    • satellite radio
    • UVO telematics
      • Connected user profiles
      • In-vehicle notification center
    • navigation 
    • split screen display
  • Available 8-speaker Bose premium sound system
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Available wireless smartphone charging
  • Available three total USB charging ports
  • Available “Kia Drive Wise” Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems
    • Blind Spot Collision Warning
    • Blind Spot Collision Avoidance Assist
    • Driver Attention Warning
    • Forward Collision-Avoidance
    • Highway Driving Assist
    • Lane Departure Warning System
    • Lane Keeping Assist System
    • Lane Following Assist
    • Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Avoidance Assist
    • Rear Occupant Alert
    • Smart Cruise Control
    • Safe Exit Assist
 
Categories: Seltos, SUV, Technology
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