KIA Seltos

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KIA Seltos 2024

KIA Seltos 2024 is a 5 Seater SUV. It is available in 7 colors, 1 variants, 1 engine, and 1 transmissions option: Automatic in the UAE. It has a ground clearance of 190 mm and dimensions is 4315 mm L x 1800 mm W x 1620 mm H. Over 5 users have reviewed Seltos on basis of Features, Mileage, seating comfort, and engine performance. Seltos top competitors are X1, Escalade, Tahoe and Suburban.

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Key Specs of KIA Seltos

Transmission Type
Petrol Automatic
Seating Capacity
Petrol 5 seats
Petrol 138
Engine Displacement
Petrol 1353 cc
Seltos Specifications

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Things we like in Seltos

Sophisticated exterior and interior

A long list of features

Things we don't like in Seltos

Steering response at higher speeds

Build quality could have better

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Recent Updates of Seltos

Kia recently introduced two new automatic variants of the Seltos in the Indian market. The petrol variant is powered by a 1.5-litre four-cylinder engine with 114 bhp/144 Nm output, while the diesel variant is powered by a 1.5-litre four-cylinder engine with 115 hp/250 Nm output. As for the UAE, the Seltos is available in two variants, wherein, the top-end variant comes powered by a 1.6-litre four-cylinder engine with 121 Hp output and 151Nm of torque. The base variant is powered by a 1.4-litre four-cylinder petrol engine with 121 hp of power and 151 Nm of torque. The engine is paired with a six-speed automatic gearbox.

KIA Seltos Price

The Seltos is priced at AED 68,000 .

KIA Seltos Variants

There are 2 variants available of Seltos: 1.4T and 1.6L.

KIA Seltos Power-trains

The Seltos is powered by a 1591cc 4-cylinder Petrol engine produces 121 hp of power and 151 Nm of torque and 1353cc 4-cylinder Petrol engine produces 138 hp of power and 242 Nm of torque.

It comes with the option of a 6-Speed Automatic transmission gearbox.

KIA Seltos Features

The feature list of Seltos includes Central Locking, Anti Theft Device, Anti-Theft Alarm and Engine Immobilizer in terms of security.

Features for Comfort & Convenience include Air Conditioner, Power Windows Front, Power Windows Rear, Automatic Climate Control, Heater, Rear A/C Vents, Engine Start/Stop Button, Adjustable Seats, Height Adjustable Driver Seat, Electric Folding Rear View Mirror, On Board Computer, Automatic Headlamps, Accessory Power Outlet, Power Steering, Multi-function Steering Wheel, Cruise Control, Foldable Rear Seat, Remote Trunk Opener, Low Fuel Warning Light, Rear Seat Headrest, Rear Seat Center Arm Rest, Cup Holders-Front, Cup Holders-Rear, Bottle Holder, Vanity Mirror, Keyless Entry and Centre Console Armrest.

Features for Entertainment & communication include FM/AM/Radio, Bluetooth Connectivity, USB & Auxiliary Input, Speakers Front, Speakers Rear and Integrated 2DIN Audio.

KIA Seltos Interior

The interior features include Tacho Meter, Electronic Multi Tripmeter, Fabric Upholstery, Digital Clock, Digital Odometer, Electric Adjustable Seats and Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank.

KIA Seltos Exterior

If we talk about the exterior features then it include Adjustable Headlights, Fog Lights Rear, Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror, Rear Window Wiper, Rear Window Defogger, Alloy Wheels, Rear Spoiler, Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicator and Integrated Antenna.

KIA Seltos Safety

The safety features of the Model includes the Passenger Airbag, Child Safety Locks, Driver Airbag, Anti-Lock Braking System, Brake Assist, Ebd, Vehicle Stability Control System, Rear Seat Belts, Seat Belt Warning, Day & Night Rear View Mirror, Rear Camera, Parking Sensors, Crash Sensor, Engine Check Warning, Tyre Pressure Monitor, Front Impact Beams, Side Impact Beams, Door Ajar Warning and Traction Control.

KIA Seltos Competitors

The Seltos Competitors are: Toyota Raize, Mitsubishi ASX, Nissan Kicks, Toyota Rush and MG RX5.

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KIA Seltos Price UAE

KIA Seltos price list is not officially available in UAE. Find the best price by requesting callback from KIA dealers.

  • Petrol
KIA Seltos 1.4T
Automatic, 5 seats, 1353 cc, 138 hp
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Compare Variants Of KIA Seltos

  • Petrol
  • Seltos 1.4T
    Base Variant Features
    • Petrol
    • Automatic
    • Air Conditioner
    • Power Steering
    • Rear A/C Vents
    • Engine Start/Stop Button
    • Accessory Power Outlet
    • Cruise Control
    • Multi-function Steering Wheel
    • FM/AM/Radio
    • Speakers Front
    • Speakers Rear
    • Integrated 2DIN Audio
    • Bluetooth Connectivity
    • USB & Auxiliary Input
    • Automatic Climate Control
    • Remote Trunk Opener
    • Power Windows Front
    • Power Windows Rear
    • Low Fuel Warning Light
    • Foldable Rear Seat
    • Adjustable Seats
    • Rear Seat Headrest
    • Adjustable Steering Column
    • On Board Computer
    • Cup Holders-Front
    • Bottle Holder
    • Vanity Mirror
    • Anti-Lock Braking System
    • Parking Sensors
    • Central Locking
    • Child Safety Locks
    • Driver Airbag
    • Passenger Airbag
    • Rear Seat Belts
    • Seat Belt Warning
    • Brake Assist
    • Crash Sensor
    • Anti-Theft Alarm
    • Door Ajar Warning
    • Side Impact Beams
    • Front Impact Beams
    • Day & Night Rear View Mirror
    • Engine Immobilizer
    • Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank
    • Traction Control
    • Adjustable Headlights
    • Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
    • Rear Window Wiper
    • Rear Window Defogger
    • Alloy Wheels
    • Integrated Antenna
    • Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicator
    • Digital Odometer
    • Heater
    • Tacho Meter
    • Electronic Multi Tripmeter
    • Digital Clock
    • Height Adjustable Driver Seat
    • Vehicle Stability Control System
    • Keyless Entry
    • Engine Check Warning
    • Tyre Pressure Monitor
    • Ebd
    • Anti Theft Device
    • Electric Adjustable Seats
    • Rear Seat Center Arm Rest
    • Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
    • Rear Spoiler
    • Cup Holders-Rear
    • Automatic Headlamps
    • Fabric Upholstery
    • Rear Camera
    • Fog Lights Rear
    • Centre Console Armrest

KIA Seltos Review 2024

With the Seltos, Kia is trying to explore a new territory which is currently the hottest in demand all over the world – the compact and midsize SUV segment. With refreshing looks and a not-too-big appearance, the Kia Seltos is an SUV designed purely for urban car buyers who want a plush driving experience without compromising on the tall stance of an SUV. The Kia Seltos is available in the UAE with multiple variants and options among the two powertrain choices it has on offer.

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Price AED 68,000
Body Type SUV


Engine 1353 cc - 1591 cc
Transmission Type Automatic
Power Output 121 and 151 Nm of torque
138 and 242 Nm of torque
Fuel Type Petrol
Drive Type FWD


Seating Capacity 5 Seater
Width 1800 mm
Length 4315 mm
Height 1620 mm
Cargo Volume 433 L
Ground Clearance 190 mm

KIA Seltos Interior & Features

The interior of the Kia Seltos welcomes one with a nicely laid-out cabin, the highlight of which is the wide cockpit in front of the driver’s seat. This cockpit consists of a housing for the instrument console, which has a 7-inch TFT MID in between the analogue gauges, and a wide 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system placed next to it.

The infotainment screen gets physical buttons for the audio system below it, with AC vents and controls for automatic climate control placed in the lower part of the centre console. The lower part of the console around the transmission lever is finished in a theme of gloss black and gets an array of buttons on either side of the lever. The cabin of the Kia Seltos is stuffed with features like a head-up display, wireless charger, ventilated front seats, sunroof, and premium BOSE audio system.

Seltos Exterior

This version of the Kia Seltos currently on sale is the pre-facelifted version of the first-generation model, which made its global debut in 2019. While the facelifted version has already come out in some global markets, this pre-facelift model still looks relevant with its urban and stylish design.

The front profile of the Kia Seltos looks smart and sophisticated with its busy design, which doesn’t look out of place at all. The aggressive fascia of the Kia Seltos comprises a bold-looking trapezoidal grille, which has chrome surrounds and gets stretched T-shaped wide all-LED headlamps on the sides. The headlamps are partitioned into two parts, with claw-shaped LED turn indicators integrated into the lower housing. The front bumper also looks comprehensive with a wide central air dam with a silver skid plate below it and large blacked-out housings for the LED projector fog lamps.

The taut lines of the bonnet of the Kia Seltos flow seamlessly on the side profile, which makes it look very urban in its appeal. The Seltos gets a high shoulder line that flows upwards toward the C-pillar, with the SUV getting prominent wheel arches with black mouldings over them. The top-spec versions come with 17-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels and chrome door handles.

The rear profile of the Kia Seltos also looks muscular with wide haunches over the widely-stretched LED tail lamps, which are joined by a sleek chrome garnish between them. In addition to the combination tail lamps, the Seltos also gets wide housings for the reflectors neatly integrated within the rear fenders. The Seltos also has a butch-looking rear bumper covered in heavy black cladding and chrome surrounds for the dual exhaust pipes.

KIA Seltos Ride & Handling

The Kia Seltos comes with a suspension combination of Macpherson struts at the front and a torsion beam at the rear, which has been tuned for a fine balance of sporty and comfortable ride quality. The SUV also gets three drive modes and three traction modes, all of which can be controlled via the drive controller knob placed beside the transmission lever.

Seltos Engine & Fuel Consumption

The Kia Seltos is available in the UAE with two engine options. Firstly, there is a 1.6-litre four-cylinder naturally-aspirated petrol engine, which claims a maximum power output of 123 PS of maximum power and 154 Nm of maximum torque. The other engine option is a 1.4-litre four-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine, which produces 140 PS of maximum power and 242 Nm of maximum torque. Both the engine options come standard with a 6-speed manual gearbox, with the optional transmission options of a 6-speed automatic for the 1.6-litre engine and a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic for the 1.4-litre petrol.

KIA Seltos Braking & Safety

The Kia Seltos is well-loaded with all the safety features one expects from an SUV of this price. It gets front, side and curtain airbags, front and rear parking sensors, 360-degree parking camera, head-up display, all-wheel disc brakes, electronic stability control, vehicle stability management, hill start assist, hill descent control, tyre pressure monitoring system and ISOFIX mounts for child seats.


Seltos Verdict

For an urban SUV which is good and easy to drive, decently powerful and efficient and comfortable to be in, the Kia Seltos ticks many right boxes with ease.

User Reviews of KIA Seltos

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  • Sporty handling, large interior

    As I started searching for my next SUV, the only vehicle that catered to my preference was the Kia Seltos. I'm not someone who only gives preference...

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    Burhan May 15, 2024 for KIA Seltos
  • Fun to drive small SUV

    Considering the awesome sales figure of the Kia Seltos I made up my mind to buy it. When I visited my nearest Kia showroom to try out this vehicle...

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    Chelem Jan 02, 2024 for KIA Seltos
  • Ranks high in terms of comfort and features

    I have put just 500 miles on this car, but I'm fascinated with it. I have driven it mostly in the town, and it has been a treat to drive. I'm a...

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    Ibrahim Jun 06, 2023 for KIA Seltos
  • Posh and spacious Kia car

    These days whoever is thinking of buying a premium quality spacious car is inclined towards Kia seltos. This car has lot of attributes that may tempt...

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    Praneeth May 10, 2023 for KIA Seltos
  • A superb family car

    The KIA Seltos is one of the finest SUVs in its segment and a comprehensive package offered by the brand. The car is a perfect family vehicle...

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    Khalid Albudoor Feb 22, 2023 for KIA Seltos
  • Perfect Family Car!

    What made me buy this Kia Seltos was the spacious and welcoming interior that combines a very simple and intelligent driving technology with a firm...

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    Michael Jan 03, 2023 for KIA Seltos
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KIA Seltos Questions & Answers (FAQs)

Get answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the KIA Seltos, including its features, specifications, performance, maintenance, and more.

What is the power output of KIA Seltos 2024?

The KIA Seltos delivers 138 of maximum power and 242 Nm of maximum torque.

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What is the Ground Clearance of KIA Seltos?

The ground clearance of KIA Seltos is 190 mm .

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What is the Length of KIA Seltos?

The length of KIA Seltos is 4315 mm , while the width is 1800 mm .

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What is the Fuel Tank Capacity of KIA Seltos?

The fuel tank capacity of KIA Seltos is 50 L .

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What is the Tyre Size of KIA Seltos?

The KIA Seltos tyre size is 215/60 R17 .

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What is the Alloy Wheel Size of KIA Seltos?

The KIA Seltos Alloy Wheel Size is 17 Inch .

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What is the Cargo capacity of KIA Seltos?

The new KIA Seltos has Cargo volume of 433 L .

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Does the KIA Seltos have Anti Lock Braking System?

Yes, the new KIA Seltos has Yes along with Yes and Yes .

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