Prior to going on sale in the first quarter of 2020, the KIA Seltos was introduced to the KIA high riding range in June 2019 as part of an international expansion. In November of the same year, during the Los Angeles car show, the vehicle finally had its North American debut. nevertheless. In order to keep current in a highly competitive industry, the compact crossover is already getting a considerable overhaul, especially within the cabin.
Kia Seltos Exterior updates
The exterior improvements begin with the Kia Seltos getting new headlights with LED daytime running lights and subtly updated vertical fog lamps. In addition to adjustments to the mesh grille, KIA also changed the front skid plate’s design by moving the silver trim piece from the centre to the bottom. This is done to give the impression that the car is wider. The tail lights have been altered to be more angular, and a light bar has been added to the back end.
Kia Seltos interior updates
The dashboard of the 2024 Seltos has been significantly redesigned to make room for the two 10.25-inch screens when you step inside. The large gear lever that was used to operate both wheels simultaneously is no longer used. Instead, a rotary switch has been installed in its place, still surrounded by a number of buttons. The HVAC controls were also changed, although, in all honesty, we’re delighted they are still functional and have not been absorbed by the infotainment system.
Engine and power
Under the hood, the Kia Selto’s is available with two engine options. The base powertrain is a naturally aspirated 2.0-liter inline-four that delivers 146 horsepower. The second engine is a turbocharged 1.6-litre inline-four that powers out 175 horsepower. in testing the turbo powertrain has achieved 30 miles per gallon on 75 miles per hour highway fuel economy test.
The 2023 Kia Seltos benefits from better sound deadening and other safety features. That’s in terms of safety and driver assistance systems. The price for the 2023 Kia Seltos begins at $24,185.