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After Six Months, Kia Increased the Price of This Small-Sized Crossover

Kia introduced the Seltos lineup in 2019 in India, and soon, other continents followed and fell in love with the small crossover built by the Korean carmaker. Finally, in October 2021, in the U.S., this vehicle became one of the hottest cakes from Kia's lineup, not only because it was affordable but also because it offered a lot of amenities.
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After testing the car in various conditions and real-life situations, Kia finally decided to launch the Seltos in the U.S. The result exceeded the expectations, and the new model became the fastest-selling car on the market, with 7.7 days on average, which was remarkable for a new model. Of course, one of the main reasons that helped the Seltos was the carmaker's pricing policy. But starting from June 2022, that was slightly adjusted.

While the car's MSRP starting price in October was $22,490, in June 2022, the carmaker announced a slight increase, and the base model now starts at $22,840 without taxes. Kia offers the Seltos on the U.S. market with either a 2.0-liter naturally aspirated engine or a punchier 1.6-liter turbocharged, direct fuel-injected powerplant. They offer 146 hp (148 ps) and 175 hp (177 ps), respectively. Apart from the LX trim level, the carmaker offered other four grades named S, EX, Nightfall Edition, and SX.

Customers can choose between one FWD and five AWD versions. Thus, the most expensive version is the Seltos 1.6 T-GDI, fitted with a seven-speed automatic gearbox that sends the torque to all corners. The naturally aspirated versions come with an IVT (Intelligent Variable Transmission), while the turbocharged one comes exclusively with a seven-speed automatic that sports dual-clutch technology.

Despite its small size, the Seltos offers plenty of room for up to five passengers plus an impressive trunk that provides 26.6 cu-ft (745 liters) of space that can be expanded up to a massive 62.8 cu-ft (1,778 liters) with the rear bench folded down.

More pricing and options can be seen in the attached file at the bottom of this article.

 Download attachment: June 2022 Kia Seltos prices (PDF)


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