Compare 2021 Kia Seltos specifications by trim levels

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Seltos is a 5-seat Crossover from Kia, which first hit the market back in 2021.

With the price tag ranging from $21,990 to $27,890, the Kia Seltos faces the stiff competition with the same-class rivals.

Overview

Wheels

Bulb Size

The Kia Seltos has a maximum towing capacity of 2800 lbs, but double check that this applies to the configuration you want.

The Kia Seltos boasts the average fuel economy anywhere from 30 to 34 mpg, depending on the petrol type and engine capacity.

The maximum width and height is 70.90mm x 172.00mm respectively and can vary on the basis of model.

Key Specs of 2021 Kia Seltos

  • Fuel Tank: 13.2 gal

  • Wheelbase: 103.5 in

  • MPG: 29 city/34 hwy

  • 0-60 mph: 7.3 sec

  • Ground clearance: 7.3 in

  • Engine: 2.0L I-4

  • Towing capacity: 2800 lbs

  • Curb: 3087 lbs

  • Passenger capacity: 5

  • Dimensions(LxWxH): 172 x 70.9 x 63.6



2021 Kia Seltos Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

The Kia Seltos is offered in 6 trim levels. Compare the trim levels to ensure you will have the desired features and will not pay for the unnecessary upgrades

Our comprehensive charts with interior and exterior specs are also designed to give you thorough details about Kia Seltos safety features and entertainment system, technical aspects, and so on.

Compare the Kia Seltos specifications & features by choosing the necessary trim level & year of manufacture.

Specs

    • Main Info

    • Body Style Crossover

    • Doors 4

    • Engine

    • Engine 2.0L I-4,1.6L I-4 DOHC

    • Horsepower 146 hp @ 1931 –
      175 hp @ 1930

    • Torque 132 lb-ft. @ 4,500 –
      195 lb-ft. @ 1,500

    • Transmission 2-spd CVT w/OD

    • 0-60mph / 0-100kmh 7.3 sec

    • 1/4 mile time 16.5 sec

    • Dimensions

    • Length 172 in

    • Width 70.9 in

    • Height 63.6 in

    • Wheelbase 103.5 in

    • Curb Weight 3087 lbs

    • Towing capacity 2800 lbs

    • Ground clearance 7.3 in

    • Turning radius 17.4 ft

    • CAPACITY

    • Luggage capacity 26.6 ft

    • Cargo capacity 62.8 cu.ft

    • Seats 5

    • FUEL

    • Fuel tank 13.2 gal

    • City 25 - 29 mpg

    • Combined 28 - 32 mpg

    • Highway 30 - 34 mpg

    • Highway range 396 - 448.8 mi

    • WARRANTY

    • Basic Warranty 60/60,000 mths/miles



Specifications

S 4dr Front-wheel Drive

S 4dr All-wheel Drive

S 4dr All-wheel Drive

LX 4dr All-wheel Drive

Exterior length
172.0 in 172.0 in 172.0 in 172.0 in
Exterior body width
70.9 in 70.9 in 70.9 in 70.9 in
Exterior height
63.6 in 63.6 in 63.6 in 63.6 in
Horsepower
146 hp 146 hp 146 hp 146 hp
Torque
132 lb-ft. 132 lb-ft. 132 lb-ft. 132 lb-ft.
Curb weight
3087 lbs 3087 lbs 3087 lbs 2948 lbs
Wheelbase
103.5 in 103.5 in 103.5 in 103.5 in
Turning radius
17.4 '' 17.4 '' 17.4 '' 17.4 ''
Ground clearance
7.3 in 7.3 in 7.3 in 7.3 in
Front legroom
41.4 in 41.4 in 41.4 in 41.4 in
Rear legroom
38.0 in 38.0 in 38.0 in 38.0 in
Front headroom
40 in 40 in 40 in 40 in
Rear headroom
38 in 38 in 38 in 38 in
Front hip room
54 in 54 in 54 in 54 in
Rear hip room
53 in 53 in 53 in 53 in
Front shoulder room
56 in 56 in 56 in 56 in
Rear shoulder room
55 in 55 in 55 in 55 in
Fuel tank
13.2 gal. 13.2 gal. 13.2 gal. 13.2 gal.

EX 4dr All-wheel Drive

SX 4dr All-wheel Drive

Exterior length
172.0 in 172.0 in
Exterior body width
70.9 in 70.9 in
Exterior height
63.6 in 63.6 in
Horsepower
146 hp 175 hp
Torque
132 lb-ft. 195 lb-ft.
Curb weight
3087 lbs 3317 lbs
Wheelbase
103.5 in 103.5 in
Turning radius
17.4 '' 17.4 ''
Ground clearance
7.3 in 7.3 in
Front legroom
41.4 in 41.4 in
Rear legroom
38.0 in 38.0 in
Front headroom
39 in 40 in
Rear headroom
38 in 38 in
Front hip room
54 in 54 in
Rear hip room
53 in 53 in
Front shoulder room
56 in 56 in
Rear shoulder room
55 in 55 in
Fuel tank
13.2 gal. 13.2 gal.

Interior Features

S 4dr Front-wheel Drive

S 4dr All-wheel Drive

S 4dr All-wheel Drive

LX 4dr All-wheel Drive

Air conditioning, front
manual manual manual manual
Clock
in-radio display in-radio display in-radio display in-radio display
Cupholders
front and rear front and rear front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim
leather/metal-look leather/metal-look leather/metal-look urethane
12V DC power outlet
2 2 2 2
Overhead console
mini mini mini mini
Floor console
full full full full
Floor mats
carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear
Front windows
power power power power
Rear windows
power power power power
1-touch window down
driver driver driver driver
Instrumentation
analog analog analog analog
Rear view mirror
day-night day-night day-night day-night
Fuel door release
mechanical mechanical mechanical mechanical
Remote trunk release
mechanical mechanical mechanical mechanical
Steering wheel material
leather/metal-look leather/metal-look leather/metal-look urethane

EX 4dr All-wheel Drive

SX 4dr All-wheel Drive

Air conditioning, front
automatic automatic
Clock
in-radio display in-radio display
Cupholders
front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim
leather/metal-look leather/metal-look
12V DC power outlet
1 1
Overhead console
mini mini
Floor console
full full
Floor mats
carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear
Front windows
power power
Rear windows
power power
1-touch window up
driver driver
1-touch window down
driver driver
Instrumentation
analog digital/analog
Illuminated vanity mirrors
driver and passenger driver and passenger
Rear view mirror
day-night auto-dimming day-night
Fuel door release
mechanical mechanical
Remote trunk release
mechanical mechanical
Seatback storage pockets
1 1
Steering wheel material
leather/metal-look leather/metal-look

Exterior Features

S 4dr Front-wheel Drive

S 4dr All-wheel Drive

S 4dr All-wheel Drive

LX 4dr All-wheel Drive

Antenna
integrated roof integrated roof integrated roof integrated roof
Body material
fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel
Paint
clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Grille trim
black w/chrome accents black w/chrome accents black w/chrome accents black w/metal-look surround
Fog/driving lights
front front front
Door count
4 doors 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door
liftgate liftgate liftgate liftgate
Tinted windows
deep deep deep deep
Rear window type
fixed fixed fixed fixed
Mirrors
dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote
Spoiler
lip lip lip lip
Wheels
17 gray aluminum 17 gray aluminum 17 gray aluminum 17 gray aluminum
Spare tire and wheel
compact steel compact steel compact steel compact steel
Rear window wipers
fixed interval fixed interval fixed interval fixed interval
Bodyside insert
black black black

EX 4dr All-wheel Drive

SX 4dr All-wheel Drive

Antenna
integrated roof integrated roof
Body material
fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel
Paint
clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Grille trim
black w/chrome accents black w/chrome accents
Fog/driving lights
front front
Door count
4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door
liftgate liftgate
Tinted windows
deep deep
Rear window type
fixed fixed
Mirrors
dual power remote dual power remote
Sunroof
1st row regular power sliding and tilting glass 1st and 2nd row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Spoiler
lip lip
Wheels
17 machined w/painted accents aluminum 18 machined w/painted accents aluminum
Spare tire and wheel
compact steel compact steel
Rear window wipers
fixed interval fixed interval

Seats

S 4dr Front-wheel Drive

S 4dr All-wheel Drive

S 4dr All-wheel Drive

LX 4dr All-wheel Drive

Front seat type
bucket bucket bucket bucket
Standard seating
5 5 5 5
Front driver seat direction controls
6-way 6-way 6-way 6-way
Front passenger seat direction controls
4-way 4-way 4-way 4-way
Front armrests
center center center center
Front head restraints
adjustable adjustable adjustable adjustable
Rear seats
60-40 bench 60-40 bench 60-40 bench 60-40 bench
Rear head restraints
3 - adjustable 3 - adjustable 3 - adjustable 3 - fixed
Seat trim
SOFINO leatherette SOFINO leatherette SOFINO leatherette cloth

EX 4dr All-wheel Drive

SX 4dr All-wheel Drive

Front seat type
bucket bucket
Standard seating
5 5
Front driver seat direction controls
8-way power 8-way power
Front passenger seat direction controls
4-way 4-way
Lumbar support
driver driver
Front armrests
center center
Front head restraints
adjustable adjustable
Heated front seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Rear seats
60-40 bench 60-40 bench
Rear head restraints
3 - adjustable 3 - adjustable
Seat trim
leather leather

Entertainment System

S 4dr Front-wheel Drive

S 4dr All-wheel Drive

S 4dr All-wheel Drive

LX 4dr All-wheel Drive

Radio
AM/FM stereo, seek-scan AM/FM stereo, seek-scan AM/FM stereo, seek-scan AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
Speakers
6 6 6 6
1st row LCD screen
1 1 1 1

EX 4dr All-wheel Drive

SX 4dr All-wheel Drive

Radio
AM/FM stereo, seek-scan SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
Speakers
6 8 Bose
Navigation system
yes with voice activation
1st row LCD screen
1 2

Safety and Security Features

S 4dr Front-wheel Drive

S 4dr All-wheel Drive

S 4dr All-wheel Drive

LX 4dr All-wheel Drive

Airbags, frontal
driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact
seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain
curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row
Traction control
ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Seatbelt pre-tensioners
front front front front
Headlights
halogen halogen halogen halogen
Exterior light control
fully automatic fully automatic fully automatic fully automatic
Remote keyless entry
keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Door locks
power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Lane departure warning
Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS) Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS) Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS)

EX 4dr All-wheel Drive

SX 4dr All-wheel Drive

Airbags, frontal
driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact
seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain
curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row
Traction control
ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Seatbelt pre-tensioners
front front
Headlights
halogen LED low/high beam
Exterior light control
fully automatic fully automatic
Remote keyless entry
keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Door locks
power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Lane departure warning
Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS) Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS)

Mechanical Features

S 4dr Front-wheel Drive

S 4dr All-wheel Drive

S 4dr All-wheel Drive

LX 4dr All-wheel Drive

Engine
2.0L I-4 2.0L I-4 2.0L I-4 2.0L I-4
Recommended fuel
regular unleaded regular unleaded regular unleaded regular unleaded
Brakes
4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel
Drive type
front-wheel all-wheel all-wheel all-wheel
Exhaust
stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel
Steering
rack and pinion rack and pinion rack and pinion rack and pinion
Suspension tuning
regular regular regular regular
Front suspension type
strut strut strut strut
Front shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs
coil coil coil coil
Rear suspension type
torsion beam multi-link multi-link multi-link
Rear shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs
coil coil coil coil
Transmission
2-spd CVT w/OD 2-spd CVT w/OD 2-spd CVT w/OD 2-spd CVT w/OD
Axle ratio
6.05 6.05 6.05 6.05
4WD shift
electronic electronic electronic

EX 4dr All-wheel Drive

SX 4dr All-wheel Drive

Engine
2.0L I-4 1.6L I-4
Recommended fuel
regular unleaded regular unleaded
Brakes
4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
4-wheel 4-wheel
Drive type
all-wheel all-wheel
Exhaust
stainless steel stainless steel
Steering
rack and pinion rack and pinion
Suspension tuning
regular regular
Front suspension type
strut strut
Front shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs
coil coil
Rear suspension type
multi-link multi-link
Rear shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs
coil coil
Transmission
2-spd CVT w/OD 7-spd auto-shift man w/OD
Axle ratio
6.05 4.64
Turbocharger
intercooled turbo
4WD shift
electronic electronic

Other Specs

S 4dr Front-wheel Drive

S 4dr All-wheel Drive

S 4dr All-wheel Drive

LX 4dr All-wheel Drive

Luggage capacity
26.6 cu.ft. 26.6 cu.ft. 26.6 cu.ft. 26.6 cu.ft.
Maximum cargo capacity
62.8 cu.ft. 62.8 cu.ft. 62.8 cu.ft. 62.8 cu.ft.
Base engine size
2.0 liters 2.0 liters 2.0 liters 2.0 liters
Base engine type
I-4 I-4 I-4 I-4
Horsepower rpm
6,200 6,200 6,200 6,200
Torque rpm
4,500 4,500 4,500 4,500
EPA mileage estimates
29 City / 34 Hwy 27 City / 31 Hwy 27 City / 31 Hwy 27 City / 31 Hwy
Lighting - map lights
front front front front
Lighting - dome light
fade fade fade fade
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Height adjustable safety belts
front front front front
Engine - valvetrain
DOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles)
60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000
Warrranty - Powertrain (mths/miles)
120/100,000 120/100,000 120/100,000 120/100,000
Warranty - Corrosion perforation (mths/miles)
60/100,000 60/100,000 60/100,000 60/100,000
Warranty - Roadside assistance (mths/miles)
60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000
Tires
P215/55HR17.0 BSW AS P215/55HR17.0 BSW AS P215/55HR17.0 BSW AS P215/55HR17.0 BSW AS
Windshield wipers - front
variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent

EX 4dr All-wheel Drive

SX 4dr All-wheel Drive

Luggage capacity
26.6 cu.ft. 26.6 cu.ft.
Maximum cargo capacity
62.8 cu.ft. 62.8 cu.ft.
Base engine size
2.0 liters 1.6 liters
Base engine type
I-4 I-4
Horsepower rpm
6,200 6,000
Torque rpm
4,500 1,500
EPA mileage estimates
27 City / 31 Hwy 25 City / 30 Hwy
Lighting - map lights
front front
Lighting - dome light
fade fade
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors
driver and passenger driver and passenger
Height adjustable safety belts
front front
Engine - valvetrain
DOHC DOHC
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles)
60/60,000 60/60,000
Warrranty - Powertrain (mths/miles)
120/100,000 120/100,000
Warranty - Corrosion perforation (mths/miles)
60/100,000 60/100,000
Warranty - Roadside assistance (mths/miles)
60/60,000 60/60,000
Tires
P215/55HR17.0 BSW AS P235/45HR18.0 BSW AS
Windshield wipers - front
variable intermittent variable intermittent