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KIA Seltos Models/Series Timeline, Specifications & Photos

Generations: 2
First production year: 2019
Engines: Gasoline, Diesel
Body style: SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle)
 

2022 - Present

Kia unveiled the refreshed 2024 model year of the Seltos SUV at the 2022 Los Angeles Auto Show, upgrading the car's design and features. Sharing its platform with Hyundai Kona, the Seltos was introduced on the market in 2019 for selected countries worldwide, but not in Europe. There, the more affordable SUV could've cannibalized its bigger brother, the Sportage. That decision stayed in place even after the introduction of the facelifted version, which happened in 2022. Sporting a completely redesigned front fascia, the 2024 Seltos received a satin-silver trim between the gril...

full description and technical specifications
gasoline engines:

  KIA Seltos 1.6L T-GDI 8AT AWD (198 HP)

  KIA Seltos 1.6L T-GDI 8AT FWD (198 HP)

  KIA Seltos 2.0L CVT AWD (148 HP)

  KIA Seltos 2.0L CVT FWD (148 HP)

 

2019 - 2022

Almost out of the blue, Kia decided to launch a new crossover with no predecessor. The Seltos was revealed at a special event in Delhi, India. The Seltos featured the 3rd generation of the Kia’s Smartstream technology which helped increasing the fuel efficiency and offered low CO2 emissions. Three engine options were available for the Seltos: a turbo 1.6-liter gasoline developing 177 hp, a 2.0-liter gasoline powerplant producing 149 hp and a Diesel engine of 1.6-liter with 136 hp. Depending on the market, the Seltos could be equipped with a 7-speed automatic, a 6-speed automatic or ...

full description and technical specifications
gasoline engines:

  KIA Seltos 1.4L T-GDi 6MT (140 HP)

  KIA Seltos 1.4L T-GDi 7AT (140 HP)

  KIA Seltos 1.5L 6MT (115 HP)

  KIA Seltos 1.6L T-GDI 7AT (177 HP)

  KIA Seltos 2.0L 7AT (149 HP)

diesel engines:

  KIA Seltos 1.5L CRDi 6AT (115 HP)

  KIA Seltos 1.5L CRDi 6MT (115 HP)

  KIA Seltos 1.6L 6AT (136 HP)

  KIA Seltos 1.6L CVT (136 HP)