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New 2021 KIA Seltos USA Review, MPG, Interior

New 2021 KIA Seltos USA Review, MPG, Interior

New 2021 KIA Seltos USA Review, MPG, Interior – The KIA sees the latest subcompact Soul company or its all-new mid-size Telluride – and it adds Seltos to a rugged look to the lineup for 2021. Seltos offers sharp handling similar to SUV but pairs with a higher rise height, a roomier cab, and even more technology. Two engines were offered – a 2.0-liter four-cylinder and turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder-like a good front-or all-wheel drive.

A number of driver assistance features are optional, including an adaptive cruise control system with the help of automated lane and emergency braking with pedestrian detection. Infotainment also is a Cutting edge with a large touchscreen 10.3-inch gracing well-equipped examples. From what we can tell so far, KIA has another fantastic SUV in his hand. You may have seen Seltos in the Super Bowl LIV commercial.

New 2021 KIA Seltos USA Review, MPG, Interior

New 2021 KIA Seltos USA Review, MPG, Interior
New 2021 KIA Seltos USA Review, MPG, Interior

 

2021 KIA Seltos Models

The best value lies in Trim EX Seltos. The SX Model will come loaded with almost everything, but the EX is well equipped, too, but it’s a lot cheaper. The all-wheel-drive will Ratchet up the price of all four versions, but depending on where you live and how you plan to use Seltos, a feature may not be necessary.

2021 KIA Seltos Engine

KIA offers two different four-cylinder engines in Seltos: A 2.0 liter that makes 146 horsepower or a 1.6-liter turbocharged that pumps out 175. We were able to sample the Seltos with a 1.6-liter turbocharged in Korea and found its power to be more than adequate. While the base engine is decimated for continuous variable automatic transmission (CVT), Turbo comes with an automatic seven-speed. ALL-wheel drive is optional with both machines.

New 2021 KIA Seltos USA Review, MPG, Interior

EPA predicted that Seltos would provide the MPG figure quite efficiently, which is surprising because of its mechanical shares with Kona. Highway fuel economy is expected to be as high as 34 MPG for front-wheel-drive models with 2.0 liters of four cylinders. At 200 miles we highway fuel-economy test route, all-wheel-drive Kona with 2.0-liter returned 33 mpg; A front-wheel-drive model with a 1.6-liter managed 34 mpg.

2021 KIA Seltos Interior

2021 KIA Seltos Interior
2021 KIA Seltos Interior

Inside, Seltos offers more space for people and cargo than Kona and the materials used throughout the well-selected cabin and is smooth enough to look right at home in the showroom next to the very good brand Telluride SUV. Ambient Lighting Interiors are standard on upscale SX models and can be set to pulse along with music such as systems offering KIA in a smaller SUV Soul.

2021 KIA Seltos Features

All Seltos models will have a touchscreen infotainment display with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, but optional 10.3-inch units are one to obtain. It offers navigation and the ability to split the screen so you can view the map and direction at the same time you make changes to the radio station.

Depending on which model you choose, Seltos can also be equipped with a wireless smartphone charging pad, up to three USB ports, a Head-up screen, and a 7.0-inch color display in a cluster gauge. The Bose audio eight-speaker system will also be an optional option and comes with fractal textured speaker grilles.

Both the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), as well as the road safety Insurance Agency (IIHS), has released an accident test result for Seltos. KIA offers a complete range of driver assistance technologies in Seltos, but seems to be an optional package rather than a standard set of features with rivals such as the Toyota C-HR and Nissan kicks.

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