Review by: Qutaiba Asaad
Photos by: Horse Power
The 2024 Kia Seltos stands out as a compelling choice in the small SUV category, boasting a refreshed exterior and interior design that exudes youthful energy and modern sophistication.
The 2024 Kia Seltos showcases a distinctive front fascia featuring a bold tiger-nose grille, embodying Kia’s new design identity. LED headlights with an updated design, DLR daytime running lights, and sleek LED vertical fog lights contribute to its dynamic aesthetic. The front bumper’s redesigned openings and electrically folding side mirrors with integrated LED turn signals enhance both form and function. Smart entry, allowing keyless access to the doors, complements the new aluminum wheel design, available in 17 and 18 inches for the premium SX category.
Rear Fascia Transformation
The rear fascia has undergone a stylish overhaul, incorporating a redesigned tailgate with a seamlessly connected backlight. The rear bumper also receives a fresh design, completing the cohesive and updated look of the 2024 Seltos.
Inside, the Kia Seltos captivates with a comfortable and sporty interior accommodating up to five passengers across two rows of seats. Technical updates include a dual-screen setup with a digital 10.25-inch driver display and a touchscreen entertainment screen of the same size. The entertainment system supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, ensuring seamless connectivity. Standard USB ports, both front and rear, cater to diverse charging needs. The front features a dual-zone automatic temperature control system, while rear passengers benefit from dedicated air conditioning. Additional comfort elements include cooling for the front seats, a wireless mobile charger, LED ambient interior lighting, and a panoramic sunroof.
Seltos Grades and Engine Options
The Kia Seltos offers versatility with five grades: LX, S, EX, X Line, and SX. Under the hood, the 2024 Seltos is powered by a 1.4-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine, delivering 140 horsepower and 242 Nm of torque through a seven-speed DCT transmission.
Safety takes center stage with enhanced driver assistance systems, including:
Forward collision alert system with pedestrian and cyclist detection
Blind spot collision warning system
Smart and interactive cruise control
The 2024 Kia Seltos combines style, performance, and safety, making it a standout option in the competitive small SUV market.