The all-new 2021 Kia Seltos SX Turbo AWD has brought a whole new energy to Kia’s robust SUV lineup, and following on the heels of the Telluride, the Seltos falls somewhere between the popular iconic Kia Soul and Sportage models. The Seltos is a utility vehicle that offers a cabin that’s both comfortable and tech-savvy crossover vehicle. As a utility vehicle, Seltos has abundance of features with modern styling and a bit of ruggedness for the more adventurous drivers.
The Seltos S boasts offers several impressive standard features, and options like All-Wheel Drive and Standard S Turbo with a 6L Turbo, 4/cylinder engine, a 195lb-ft Torque and a 7-speed Quick Shift DCT Automatic Torque Vectoring, All-Wheel drive with a center lock Drive Mode Select (DMS).
The interior features thorough a ergonomic design, with more than ample passenger space and reclining second-row seats. There’s masterful Bose Premium Sound–With eight high-performance speakers, a digital amplifier, and dynamic speed compensation, will amp up your audio experience. But the interior features roll on with the 8.0-inch Touch-Screen Display w/ Rear Camera parking guidance. There’s plenty of multi-media ports for both the driver and passengers throughout the cabin. The interior is also kissed with plenty of style, which includes a combination Sofino leatherette with cloth trim and a leatherette-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob. And for those long driving road trips, there’s a 10-way power driver’s seat with power lumbar. The Seltos has plenty of room for extra passengers thanks to a 60/40 split-folding and reclining rear seats and with a dual-level cargo floor. Whether you’re an Apple or an Android user, there are Smartphone integrations technology available. UVO link services lets you connect to certain features of your Seltos remotely through the Kia Access with UVO link app or online portal.
When it comes to safety, the Seltos S continues to get high marks. There’s six airbags with rollover sensor, along with electronic stability control. If you try to change lanes while an object is detected in the blind spot, BCA-R can apply brake pressure to the front wheel of the opposite side to help maintain your previous course. Step outside to appreciate an exterior that offers, 17-inch alloy wheels, roof rails, fog lamps, and an upgraded Grille with integrated LED Light Bar, with an extra bonus of LED Daytime Running Lights and Tail Lights.
THE NUMBERS: MSRP/ Starting at $21,990 — MPG: 25/City – 30/Hwy