2023 Kia Seltos price and specs

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The updated Kia Seltos tiny SUV scope arrives successful showrooms this month, with drive-away pricing up by betwixt $2220 and $2900.

The Seltos present starts astatine $31,690 drive-away for the entry-level Seltos S 2.0 FWD, and extends to $47,690 drive-away for the flagship GT-Line 1.6T AWD.

There’s inactive a prime of people aspirated 2.0-litre and turbocharged 1.6-litre four-cylinder engines, though the second gets 16kW much than earlier and ditches its seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission for an eight-speed torque-converter auto.

The turbo motor continues to beryllium offered exclusively successful Sport+ and GT-Line guise.

Beyond the powertrain updates, the Seltos offers much information features arsenic modular for 2023. The basal S comes modular with blind-spot assist, rear cross-traffic assist, Intelligent Speed Limit Assist and Lane Following Assist – the erstwhile Safety Pack enactment has been dropped.

Further, each models person rear aerial vents and USB-C charging ports. Previously, lone the top-spec GT-Line offered rear ventilation.

Traditional analogue gauges are nary much with the updated Seltos range, with the basal S getting a ‘basic’ integer instrumentality clump with a 4.2-inch screen, and Sport, Sport+ and GT-Line models receiving dual 10.25-inch screens.

There’s besides a redesigned clime power panel.

The Seltos is the 2nd exemplary successful the brand’s Australian lineup to diagnostic Kia Connect online services, modular from the Sport people and up.

A complimentary seven-year subscription brings “customer benefits successful safety, security, convenience, connectivity, and unrecorded services by utilizing telematic systems to transportation existent clip data, specified arsenic upwind and postulation information” – work much astir Kia Connect here.

Externally, the Seltos present features updated headlight graphics, a “larger and bolder” beforehand grille arsenic good arsenic revised bumpers.

GT-Line versions people a caller LED headlight plan with a ‘star-map’ signature, arsenic Kia describes it, arsenic good arsenic LED operation process airy clusters.

All models diagnostic alloy wheels arsenic modular (new for Seltos S), with Sport, Sport+ and GT-Line models featuring caller machine-finished designs.

Seven colours are offered crossed the line-up, including a caller Pluton Blue finish. The outgoing models’ Starlight Yellow has been dropped, portion Clear White and Pluton Blue are disposable with a opposition Fusion Black extortion exclusively connected the Seltos GT-Line.

Pricing

  • 2023 Kia Seltos S 2.0 FWD: $29,500
  • 2023 Kia Seltos Sport 2.0 FWD: $32,700
  • 2023 Kia Seltos Sport+ 2.0 FWD: $35,800
  • 2023 Kia Seltos Sport+ 1.6T AWD: $39,300
  • 2023 Kia Seltos GT-Line 2.0 FWD: $41,500
  • 2023 Kia Seltos GT-Line 1.6T AWD: $44,900

All prices are earlier on-road costs.

Kia Australia besides offers the pursuing nationwide drive-away prices.

  • 2023 Kia Seltos S 2.0 FWD: $31,690
  • 2023 Kia Seltos Sport 2.0 FWD: $35,390
  • 2023 Kia Seltos Sport+ 2.0 FWD: $38,490
  • 2023 Kia Seltos Sport+ 1.6T AWD: $41,990
  • 2023 Kia Seltos GT-Line 2.0 FWD: $44,590
  • 2023 Kia Seltos GT-Line 1.6T AWD: $47,690

Drivetrains

The 2.0-litre people aspirated four-cylinder engine carries implicit from the pre-update exemplary and produces 110kW of powerfulness and 180Nm of torque. It’s disposable crossed the full range.

The motor is mated to a continuously-variable transmission (CVT), with thrust sent to the beforehand wheels only.

The 1.6-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine besides carries implicit but present produces 146kW and 265Nm, which is 16kW much than the outgoing model. It’s disposable lone connected Sport+ and GT-Line trim levels.

The turbocharged motor is present mated to an eight-speed torque-converter automatic transmission alternatively of the outgoing dual-clutch, with thrust sent done an all-wheel thrust system.

Efficiency

The 2023 Kia Seltos uses 6.9L/100km connected the ADR combined rhythm with the 2.0-litre motor and 7.4L/100km with the 1.6-litre turbo.

All models person a 50-litre substance vessel and tin tally connected a minimum connected 91 RON regular unleaded petrol.

Dimensions

The Kia Seltos measures successful astatine 4385mm long, 1800mm wide, and up to 1635mm tall, with a 2630mm wheelbase.

Boot abstraction varies depending connected if there’s a space-saver oregon full-size spare wheel. The entry-level S trim is the lone exemplary to person a space-saver spare wheel.

With the rear seats upright, footwear abstraction with the space-saver spare instrumentality is 468L, whereas with the full-size spare instrumentality it’s 433L.

With the rear seats folded, footwear abstraction with the space-saver spare instrumentality is 1428L, whereas with the full-size spare instrumentality it’s 1393L.

The Seltos with the 2.0-litre people aspirated four-cylinder motor has a maximum braked towing capableness of 1100kg, portion with the 1.6-litre turbocharged four-cylinder it’s 1250kg.

Unbraked towing capableness is 600kg for some powertrains, and maximum tow shot download is 130kg.

Servicing and Warranty

The 2023 Kia Seltos is covered by a seven-year, unlimited-kilometre warranty, with 7 years of capped terms work and up to 8 years of roadside assistance if you work the car astatine an authorised Kia dealer.

Kia Australia hasn’t yet elaborate capped-price servicing for the updated Seltos range.

Safety

The Kia Seltos was clang tested by ANCAP successful 2019 and it received a five-star information rating.

It received an big occupant extortion people of 85 per cent, kid occupant extortion people of 83 per cent, susceptible roadworthy idiosyncratic extortion people of 61 per cent, and a information assistance people of 70 per cent.

All 2023 Kia Seltos models travel modular with the pursuing information features:

  • Front, front-side and curtain airbags
  • Autonomous exigency braking (AEB)
    • Car
    • Pedestrian
  • Blind-spot assist
  • Rear cross-traffic assist
  • Safe Exit Warning
  • Intelligent Speed Limit Assist
  • Lane-keep assist
  • Lane Following Assist (lane centring)
  • Driver Attention Alert
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Rear-view camera
  • Tyre-pressure monitoring system

Sport+ and GT-Line models person AEB with cyclist avoidance and junction turning assist, arsenic good arsenic adaptive cruise power and lead-vehicle departure alert.

Standard Equipment

The 2023 Kia Seltos S comes modular with the pursuing features:

  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • Spare-saver spare wheel
  • Automatic halogen headlights
  • Automatic high-beam
  • Halogen daytime moving lights
  • Rear fog light
  • Matte Black grille mesh
  • Body-coloured doorway handles
  • Body-coloured, power-folding broadside mirrors
  • Roof rails
  • Rear spoiler
  • Shark fin antenna
  • 4.2-inch instrumentality clump screen
  • 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Six-speaker dependable system
  • 12V powerfulness outlet successful beforehand console
  • USB-A and USB-C outlet successful beforehand console
  • Two USB-C outlets down centre console
  • Manual air-conditioning
  • Second-row aerial vents
  • Manual handbrake
  • Folding key
  • Cloth upholstery
  • Six-way manually adjustable driver’s seat

The Seltos Sport adds:

  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • Full-size spare wheel
  • Windscreen and beforehand doorway Solar Glass
  • Halogen (projector-style) beforehand fog lights
  • 10.25-inch integer instrumentality cluster
  • 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system
  • DAB+ integer radio
  • Wired Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Satellite navigation
  • Sounds of Nature
  • Kia Connect (seven-year complimentary service)
  • Climate control
  • Driver model one-touch up and down
  • Premium steering wheel
  • Premium cogwheel shifter

The Seltos Sport+ adds:

  • Heated broadside mirrors
  • Privacy glass
  • AEB cyclist avoidance and junction turning assist
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Keyless introduction and push-button start
  • Electric parkland brake with auto-hold
  • Auto-dimming rear-view mirror
  • LED interior lights
  • Illuminated vanity mirrors
  • Front centre console armrest sliding function
  • Rear centre armrest
  • Cloth and artificial leather upholstery

The flagship Seltos GT-Line adds:

  • 18-inch alloy wheels
  • LED headlights
  • LED daytime moving lights
  • LED fog lights
  • LED positioning lights
  • LED rear operation process lights
  • Premium Gloss Black grille mesh
  • Satin metallic loop line
  • Tilt and descent sunroof (not disposable with two-tone paint)
  • Power tailgate
  • Rain-sensing model wipers
  • Head-up display
  • Wireless telephone charger
  • Eight-speaker Bose premium dependable system
  • Heated, flat-bottom steering wheel
  • Interior ambient lighting
  • Parcel shelf
  • Premium artificial leather upholstery
  • Heated and ventilated beforehand seats
  • 10-way powerfulness driver’s spot with two-way powerfulness lumbar enactment and two-position memory
  • Eight-way powerfulness beforehand rider seat

Colours

The 2023 Kia Seltos scope is disposable successful the pursuing exterior overgarment colours:

  • Mars Orange
  • Pluton Blue
  • Snow White Pearl
  • Steel Grey
  • Gravity Grey
  • Fusion Black
  • Neptune Blue
  • Clear White/Fusion Black roof
  • Pluton Blue/Fusion Black roof

The two-tone overgarment options are lone disposable connected the GT-Line and region the tilt-and-slide sunroof.

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