KIA SELTOS MODEL REVIEW


2023 Kia Seltos at Janesville Kia

Discover the all-new 2023 Kia Seltos with Janesville Kia. This innovative and capable compact SUV is designed to elevate your everyday drive. Be bold and stand out with the new Kia Seltos’s athletic frame that boasts an eye-catching two-tone roof, premium wheel options, LED headlights with DRLs, and a variety of distinct trim options. Take a seat inside the intelligent and intuitive cabin built around you, featuring next-level entertainment and safety features. Choose between two potent engine options, the standard 2.0L 4-Cylinder engine or the 1.6L Turbocharged 4-Cylinder engine. Keep reading to learn more about the 2023 Kia Seltos and after you’ve completed your research, call or drop by Janesville Kia to test drive the new Kia Seltos today.
Starting at $22,840


Kia Seltos Competitive Comparisons

2023 Kia Seltos vs the 2023 Subaru Crosstrek

Kia Seltos
Dynamic Parking Guidance: Standard
10.25-inch Touchscreen: Available
Dual-Level Cargo Floor: Available
Max Luggage Volume: 62.8 cu-ft
Subaru Crosstrek
Dynamic Parking Guidance: Not Available
10.25-inch Touchscreen: Not Available
Dual-Level Cargo Floor: Not Available
Max Luggage Volume: 55.3 cu-ft

Opt for the dynamic and capable all-new Kia Seltos, offering superior convenience and technology features. Compared to the Subaru Crosstrek, the Kia Seltos offers far more premium space and comforts – starting with its standard Dynamic Parking Guidance, available wireless charging, and available 10.25-inch Touchscreen. All features are tailored to help enhance your driving experience. As for premium space, the new Kia Seltos beats out the competition with its innovative Dual-Level Cargo Floor and expansive 62.8 cu-ft of max luggage volume!

2023 Kia Seltos vs the 2022 Hyundai Kona

Kia Seltos
Engine: 2.0-liter I-4
Drivetrain: All-Wheel-Drive
Rear Legroom: 38.0 in
Max Luggage Volume: 62.8 cu-ft
Volkswagen Passat
Engine: 2.0-liter I-4
Drivetrain: FWD
Rear Legroom: 34.6 in
Max Luggage Volume: 45.8 cu-ft

Outperform and outclass the competition with the capable, efficient, and versatile new 2023 Kia Seltos. Enjoy responsive standard all-wheel drive and elevate your daily commute. Sit back and relax in the spacious and intuitive cabin featuring up to 62.8 cu-ft of cargo space. Your passengers are sure to thank you for the ample 38 inches of rear legroom. Explore without limits thanks to the impressive 27 city and 31 highway mpg, flexible 60/40 rear split-fold seats, and available roof rails.


Kia Seltos Performance Features

Elevate your daily commute and take on any adventure in the powerful new 2023 Kia Seltos, choose from the standard 2.0L 4-Cylinder engine or 1.6L Turbocharged 4-Cylinder engine. Head off-road with confidence thanks to the available All-Wheel-Drive Lock Mode that can split the power 50/50 for improved confidence even on the toughest terrain. Additional 2023 Kia Seltos performance offerings and highlights include:

  • Standard 2.0L 4-Cylinder Engine with 147 HP
  • All-Wheel-Drive – with Torque Vectoring and Center Lock
  • Standard 27 city / 31 highway mpg
  • Intelligent Variable Transmission or 7-Speed Quick Shift DCT Transmission

Kia Seltos Interior and Exterior Design

The all-new 2023 Kia Seltos offers modern and refined styling throughout its exterior and interior. From its sculpted frame with available LED Headlights and Fog Lights to its refined interior with available SynTex Seating Materials and Dual-Level Cargo Floor, the new Kia Seltos proves to have all the style and substance you could ever ask for. Additional exterior and interior design highlights include:

  • Front fog lights and roof rack rails
  • Available Sofino seat trim
  • Heated front seats
  • Available Nightfall Edition

Kia Seltos Safety and Technology Features

The all-new Kia Seltos offers a wide range of standard and available technology engineered to encourage seamless connectivity and state-of-the-art safety features. Starting with the standard 8-inch touchscreen or available class-leading 10.25-inch color LCD touchscreen that includes navigation features, Apple CarPlay®, and Android Auto™. A wireless phone charger and Kia Access with UVO link app are also available for added connectivity. Standard Kia Drive Wise Driver Assist technology includes:

  • Automatic emergency braking technology
  • Lane-keeping and departure technology
  • Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist-Rear
  • Available Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist

Kia Seltos Trims

2022 Kia Seltos LX

LX

Starting at $22,840

  • 2.0L 4-Cylinder Engine with 147 HP
  • All-Wheel-Drive – with Torque Vectoring
  • 17-inch Alloy Wheels
  • 8.0-inch Touchscreen Display w/ Rear Camera
  • Remote Keyless Entry and Immobilizer

2022 Kia Seltos S

S

Starting at $22,890

  • 2.0L 4-Cylinder Engine with 147 HP
  • Upgraded Grille with Integrated LED Light Bar
  • Roof Rails and Dual-Level Cargo Floor
  • 10.25-inch Touchscreen Navigation with Kia Connect
  • Rear Camera with Dynamic Parking Guidance
  • Blind Spot Detection Technology
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert and Avoidance

2022 Kia K5 Seltos Nightfall Edition

Nightfall Edition

Starting at $27,040

  • 1.6L Turbocharged 4-Cylinder with 195 lb-ft torque
  • Torque Vectoring All-Wheel-Drive with Center Lock
  • 7-Speed Quick Shift DCT Transmission
  • 18-inch Alloy Wheels, Matte Black Finish
  • Black Roof Rails and Exterior Accents

2022 Kia Seltos EX

EX

Starting at $26,140

  • 2.0L 4-Cylinder Engine with 147 HP
  • Torque Vectoring All-Wheel-Drive with Center Lock
  • Power Sunroof and SynTex Seating Materials
  • 17-inch Alloy Wheels, Machine Finish
  • Upgraded Grille with Integrated LED Light Bar
  • Heated Front Seats

2022 Kia Seltos SX

SX

Starting at $28,340

  • 1.6L Turbocharged 4-Cylinder with 195 lb-ft torque
  • Torque Vectoring All-Wheel-Drive with Center Lock
  • 7-Speed Quick Shift DCT Transmission
  • 18-inch Alloy Wheels, Machine Finish
  • Wireless Phone Charger
  • Highway Driving Assist

The new Kia Seltos starts at $22,840.
The Kia Seltos’s dimensions are 172.0 in. L x 70.9 in. W x 64.2 in. H.
The new Kia Seltos offers two display options, a standard 8.0-inch Touch-Screen Display or an available 10.25-inch Touch-Screen.
  • Exclusive Nightfall Edition 18-inch Alloy Wheels
  • Black Exterior Accents
  • Exclusive Nightfall Edition Roof Rack Rails, Grille, and Door Garnish
Choose between the standard 2.0L 4-Cylinder engine or the available 1.6L 4-Cylinder Turbo engine.
  • Blind-Spot Detection Technology
  • Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist Technology
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert & Avoidance Technology
  • Auto Emergency Braking Technology
  • Lane Departure Warning Technology
  • Lane Keeping Technology
  • Safe Exit Assist
The new Kia Seltos offers numerous great premium features including an available Bose® Premium Audio system, Apple CarPlay® & Android Auto™ Smartphone Integration, Rear Camera with Dynamic Parking Guidance, and much more.
The Kia Seltos offers up to 62.8 cu-ft with rear seats folded.
Yes, the 2023 Kia Seltos offers Dynamax™ Full-time All-Wheel-Drive (AWD), a system that uses electronic sensors to monitor road conditions and distribute power to the appropriate wheels, helping with traction and control. The driver-activated Lock Mode provides added low-speed traction in very poor road conditions.

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