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LOS ANGELES — Kia will add a feature-laden auto SUV to its calendar aboriginal in 2020. Called the Seltos, the SUV slots into the brand’s calendar amid the blue little Soul and the Sportage, which no one has anytime accused of actuality overburdened with personality.
The 2021 Seltos — there’s no chat yet on what, if anything, the name means, so don’t ask — builds on the looks of the ample Kia Telluride SUV that’s been one of 2019’s delinquent hits. The Seltos will amount about bisected as abundant — all-wheel-drive models will alpha beneath $22,000, FWD lower — but Kia affairs to action green appearance in entry-level SUVs.
2021 Kia Seltos SUV (Photo: Kia)
The Seltos will action a brace of four-cylinder engines: a abject 146-horsepower 2.0L and 176-hp 1.6L turbo. The agent will shut off automatically if it’s larboard dabbling for 10 minutes, a assurance affection to anticipate carbon monoxide buildup.
The AWD arrangement will accept a locking centermost cogwheel that can breach torque amid the advanced and rear auto for absorption in astringent conditions.
Seltos X-Line Trail Attack Concept (Photo: Kia)
With 7.2 inches of arena clearance, the Seltos should be anon apparent as an SUV, clashing some baby utilities.
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Available appearance will include:
Kia additionally showed a brace of concepts to appearance how lift kits, ablaze confined and added modifications could addition the Seltos’s appeal. Kia says it has no plan to body either of them, but it’d be a abruptness if aftermarket customizers don’t booty the hint.
The Los Angeles auto appearance is accessible to the accessible Nov. 22-Dec. 1 at the assemblage centermost in city Los Angeles.
Kia Seltos X-line Urban Concept (Photo: Kia)
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