Entry SUV1 Boasts Bigger Personality with Significant Upgrades Across the Board
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Gleaming in vibrant Pluton Blue, the refreshed 2024 Kia Seltos made its debut today at the 2022 Los Angeles Auto Show, where the compact SUV boasted big changes. Designed to appeal to consumers who enjoy life on the move, Seltos sports a more commanding presence thanks to refined design on the outside, while inside, a segment-first2 available panoramic display3 is the centerpiece of the futuristic and modern cabin. With a lively powertrain underneath the hood and the new X-Line trim added to the lineup, the Seltos adds zest to all types of adventuring, from commuting to urban landscapes and navigating busy city streets, to driving along the coast on a surfing expedition or scouting for the next best camping spot.
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"Our stable of capable SUVs is stronger than ever, and despite being the smallest of the bunch, the Seltos has been a mighty performer since its introduction," said Steven Center, COO and EVP, Kia America. "Loaded with standout style, some of the latest technology, advanced driver assistance systems, and enthusiastic performance, the 2024 Seltos serves as the perfect gateway into our bigger and more capable SUVs when the consumer is ready to step up."
Available in front-wheel and all-wheel drive configurations, the 2024 Seltos4 is expected to hit showrooms in the first half of 2023.
A number of exterior details have been thoughtfully revamped with futuristic and technical shapes to keep the 2024 Seltos fresh among the crowded field of small SUVs:
The Seltos' interior space gives off a futuristic vibe with bright screens and clean, geometric shapes:
The 2024 Seltos is the latest Kia to get an X-Line trim. Opting for this trim adds exterior upgrades:
The 2024 Seltos continues to deliver a comfortable, capable and confidence-inspiring experience. The turbocharged engine gets a bump in power and a newly available transmission for smoother ride and handling.
Convenience and driver technology features have been newly added to the 2024 Seltos, designed to make the journey more enjoyable for on-the-go consumers:
New available additions to Kia Connect7 embedded connectivity in the 2024 Seltos:
Kia's roster of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems11 (ADAS) keeps the 2024 Seltos up to date on some of the latest technology with newly added features:
Additional ADAS5 features include:
Headquartered in Irvine, California, Kia America continues to top automotive quality surveys and is recognized as one of the 100 Best Global Brands. Kia serves as the "Official Automotive Partner" of the NBA and offers a range of gasoline, hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electrified vehicles sold through a network of over 750 dealers in the U.S., including several cars and SUVs proudly assembled in America*.
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* The K5, Sportage, Sorento, and Telluride (excludes HEV and PHEV models) are assembled in the United States from U.S. and globally sourced parts.
1 Expected in dealerships in the first half of 2023.
2 Segment first among competitive entry SUVs, not inclusive of other Kia vehicles; competitive specs sourced from manufacturer's websites.
3 Distracted driving can result in the loss of vehicle control. When operating a vehicle, never use a vehicle system that takes your focus away from safe vehicle operation.
4 Quantities limited.
5 No system, no matter how advanced, can compensate for all driver errors and/or driving conditions. Always drive safely.
6 Driving with liftgate open may be unlawful and can draw dangerous exhaust fumes into vehicle; if you choose to do so, keep air vents and windows open for ventilation.
8 Kia Digital Key 2 Touch requires an eligible Kia Connect subscription and a compatible smart device with an active data plan. Normal cellular service rates may apply when using a smart device.
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11 When engaged, Advanced Driver Assistance Systems are not substitutes for safe driving and may not detect or display all objects in front of, behind, or around vehicle. Always drive safely and use caution.
12 Intelligent Speed Limit Assist and Intelligent Speed Limit Warning are not substitutes for safe driving and may only function under certain conditions. Always drive safely and use caution.
13 When engaged, Driver Attention Warning is not a substitute for safe driving and may not detect all instances of driver fatigue or inattentive driving practices. Failure to pay attention to travel conditions and vehicle operation could result in loss of vehicle control. Always drive safely and use caution.
14 When engaged, High Beam Assist does not operate below certain speeds, or in some lighting and driving conditions. Please be aware of your surroundings and exercise proper road etiquette when operating a vehicle using the high beams.
15 When engaged, Safe Exit Warning is not a substitute for one's attention and may not detect all objects surrounding the vehicle. Always pay attention to traffic and to the area around your vehicle when exiting the vehicle.
16 When engaged, the Smart Cruise Control and Navigation-based Smart Cruise Control systems are not substitutes for safe driving and cruise-control procedures. These are not auto-pilot features. Always drive safely and use caution. The systems may not detect every object in front of or around the vehicle.
17 When engaged, Highway Driving Assist is not a substitute for safe driving, may not detect all objects surrounding the vehicle, and only functions on certain federal highways. Always drive safely and use caution.
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