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2020 KIA Seltos Review

2020 KIA Seltos Starts from $ 25,990 drive-away,it is the entry point to a segment of the old comes to Kia Australia.

Immediately 2020 KIA Seltos also popular from the get-go, describing the importance of this car to local Kia. Kia didn’t like the newcomer in the SUV both South Korean manufacturers knows his way around high-rider – think sports are very good and the Sorento.

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They are two of our favorites in the crowd and segment competitive. 2020 KIA Seltos, fight segments-SUV in short which there is not even a blink of an eye ago.

Now we expect Kia to deliver on two fronts before we even start driving the car at a sharp price and a lot of standard equipment. By a price comes in under 25 thousand before the cost of on-road (officially $24,990 +Orc) and even sharper drive-away pricing, the price selected by the 2020 KIA Seltos. Of course, there are standard inclusions Kia, which seems to feel extensive regardless of price points.

Highlights included: camera rearview, manual air conditioning, six-speaker audio system, locking remote, rear sensor, regulator automatic lights, cloth trim electric, 8.0-inch touch screen with Apple and automatic ban automatic, the phone and the USB audio, input, and spare tire space-saver.

In terms of what do not have, base s Selto not get ownership of satellite navigation, which is not really a problem because of the connection of the smartphone to work as well as do it, it does not get the metal wheels. Plus, a palette of optional colors (any color except this one) costs $520 on top of the purchase price. 2020 KIA Seltos tester we get a $ 1000 optional ‘safety package’, which is the box You have to tick my opinion when buying the time.

This brings with it: upgrade AEB with the detection of Cycling, cruise control, adaptive, driver Attention++++, a handbrake electric, bed linen outside, and bigger disc brakes.

Across the range, Seltos gets a raft of safety equipment including six airbags, ABS, stability control, traction control, collision warning, camera-based with detection of pedestrians, warning the driver-attention, these, the cool from the rear camera, and lane-keep.

However, the upgrades that come with a Pack of Safety create a channel $ 1000 looks not important. Before the launch, Kia is optimistic about Seltos’s safety rating, but five-star ANCAP vehicles in the entire range. That’s good news for families and younger buyers.

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As I like to remind people at this point in every review, styling is subjective, but I think Seltos looks great. When You see one rolling through traffic, it stands out, and it’s different without being weird. It makes a statement on the road, and do not have multiple angles, the angle of a funky SUV a solid can be beset by. The style of the exterior is very important, but so it is the cabin, and in a segment that is almost widely, Selto not too good indeed. It feels large and airy.

On the one hand, we sometimes say that the spare tire the space-saver is not the best solution for Australia, but the SUV the focus of the city can be obtained by one quite easily. The payoff is the area of storage that is large-433L with the second-row seat that uses. Fold the row 60/40 reversal and move to the 1393L. Entry into the boot floor is almost flat also, by opening of the area that will come in handy with the bigger box.

Space the second row is also incredible. There is quite a lot of place for adults, and there is enough headroom for adults which is high – too-something that compact SUVs can’t always boast. Each door has a bottle holder, and there are two cupholders in front for the driver and passengers, a center console is decent and some more storage for small odds and ends. There is a USB Input at the bottom of the center console, which also provides a smartphone is great for the marked target by 2020.

For me, the only gripe is the steering wheel which feels cheap compared to everything else. However, it is a deal-breaker hardly when the price is as sharp as to Selto cabin. if it does not feel well executed to me, I will ask the 4wd Editor Sam Purcell to spend some time in it, and here is her mind in the cabin.

Under the hood, the 2.0-liter, naturally it aspirated four-cylinder engine punches way above its weight though it produces only 110kW and 180Nm, with a CVT then sends the drive to the front wheels.

It’s funny, but we need to remind ourselves that while it’s easy to get hooked on the numbers, what may seem like a low power figure actually translates to fun driving dynamics in the real world. Experience drive is another area where Seltos s shine, despite the competitive and the position of the intro-point.

Claim fuel ADR only 6.8 L / 100 km in the combined cycle, and I saw that it indicated 7.3 L/100 km during my week of city walking. A back solid for a compact SUV in the city, but once again I ask Sam Purcell to head down the highway to see how frugal Seltos able to be.

I find that the performance of the machine is more than solid enough for this segment. Meanwhile CVTs inspire those of us who enjoy driving hardly , this one is a good unit. It does not have a tendency to drone or feel like the clutch is slipping respects in many. it behaves close enough to a converter torque automatic standard.

The CVT is very good Even it around town when You are faced with a stop/start give-and-take driving in traffic. Increase the price for the AWD models will obviously give the drive more dynamic with extra grip surety. I can’t find an example where I feel like Seltos prone to do silly things such as FVS of the power of the old may-completely the opposite.

It feels sure-footed all of time in the real world. if You’re on a budget, Seltos, as tested here, it will make a lot of sense.

The ride is worth mentioning too-yes. The tire hubcaps are not large and we might all be more like the wheel choice. In addition, the tires are fat give a ride that is really comfortable.

No matter how bad the road surface. Seltos stay comfortable and confused. Remember the SUV will spend most of his time in the streets of the city pockmarked, it rides quality (thanks to the song a suspension of the city) is very much important.