Kia's SUV family has a little brother

The South Korean-built Seltos is Kia’s entry to the burgeoning and popular Small SUV segment.

The South Korean-built Seltos is Kia’s entry to the burgeoning and popular Small SUV segment.

The Kia Seltos arrives Down Under offering claimed class-leading space. 

Available in four specification levels - S, Sport, Sport+ and GT Line – Seltos comes with a choice of Multi Point Injection and Turbo petrol four-cylinder engines.

S, Sport and Sport+ front-wheel drive are powered by a 2.0-litre MPI Atkinson cycle engine putting out 110kW and 180Nm, coupled to the latest generation CVT.

Kia rear

Sport+ and GT Line all-wheel drive models feature Kia’s 1.6T-GDI putting out 130kW and 265Nm mated to a 7-speed dual clutch transmission. Claimed 0-100km/h is 8.0 seconds, with roll-on acceleration of 80-to-120km/h in 5.3 seconds.

Prices start from $25,990 drive away for the S through to $41,990 for the GT Line. A $1000 safety pack will be available for the S and Sport models.
All models benefit from bespoke local handling and ride tune which has become one of the key characteristics of Kia cars sold in Australia.

Standard equipment across the range is extensive. The base model S has Auto Emergency Braking (car and pedestrian), an 8-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Lane Keeping Assist, Cruise Control, Driver Attention Alert, halogen Daytime Running Lights, reversing camera with dynamic guidelines and rear parking sensors.

Step up to Sport and extras include 17-inch alloy wheels, 10.25-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, satellite navigation with SUNA traffic and 10-year MapCare updates, single zone climate control, and full-sized spare wheel.

Kia interior

Sport+ adds cloth and artificial leather seats, full AEB, Driver Attention Alert+, Advanced Smart Cruise Control, Blind Spot Detection, Rear Cross Traffic Collision Avoidance Assist, smart key with push button start, smart remote start and front parking sensors.

GT Line boasts 18-inch alloys, interior sound mood lighting, 8-speaker BOSE premium sound system, fast wireless phone charger, 7-inch driver instrument cluster, Head-Up Display, premium artificial leather seats, powered driver and front passenger seat, heated and ventilated front seats, LED headlights, LED daylight running lights, Lane Following Assist and Safe Exit Alert..

Pricing (drive away):

  • S FWD $25,990
  • Sport FWD $29,490
  • Sport+ FWD $32,990
  • Sport+ AWD $36,490
  • GT Line AWD $41,990
  • Safety Pack (available on S and Sport) $1000
  • Premium Paint $520.