6 March 2020 · Kia Vehicle Reviews

2020 Kia Seltos: A Spacious, Small SUV, The Best of Both Worlds

2020 Kia Seltos: A Spacious, Small SUV – The Best of Both Worlds

There’s a new SUV in town. Meet the Kia Seltos, and it’s every bit as striking as you’ve been anticipating. With its luxe design and good looks yet affordable starting price, the latest models from Kia is sure to turn heads. Entering the already-competitive small SUV market, the Kia Seltos has made a big splash, considering its compact size. With Australia being the third market for this model (after Korea and India), the 2020 Kia Seltos is fast-becoming the alternative choice for regular hatchbacks drivers. Read on for car specs, features, designs and more.

A compact car with larger-than-life designs

With the Kia Seltos, you really do get the best of both worlds. While it may be small in stature, it’s big on practicality.

Kia fans with discerning eyes will have noticed that the South Korean cars have abandoned their regular soft and organic forms and replaced them with square-shouldered and horizontal designs. However, the tiger nose indents that Kia is renowned for are still a feature, thanks to the textured plastics in the front grille. LED lights are earmarked for the higher-grade models.

Inside the vehicle, you can expect to find a lot of space. The boot itself accommodates 433 litres, with an additional 960 litres if the second-row seats are folded down. There’s also door bins with bottle holders (for front and rear), a fair amount of space in the centre console as well as in the glovebox. Passengers can expect a bit of leg room, considering the compact size. 

Best features of the Kia Seltos

For all infotainment buffs, you’ll love the Kia Seltos and what it brings to the table. All Kia Seltos models come with a touchscreen that’s super easy to read, and works well with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto via a cable. For the lowest model, you can expect to find a still-impressive 8-inch screen, while a 10.2-inch widescreen is reserved for the other three models in the Seltos range. A six-speaker sound system ensures road trips will never be the same again.

Functional and large dials control the climate and its direction in the car. Worrying about someone scratching your car will be a thought of the past when parking in narrow spaces due to the folding mirrors of the Kia Seltos.

Entry-level safety features consist of a reversing camera, rear parking sensors, autonomous emergency braking (AEB), cruise control and lane-keep assist, rightfully earning the Kia Seltos 2020 a five-star safety rating. An optional safety pack that adds more features can also be 

Kia Seltos 2020 Specs

  • Safety Rating: 5 stars
  • Engine Type: 2.0L
  • Fuel Type: Regular Unleaded Petrol
  • Fuel Efficiency: 6.8L/100km
  • Seating: 5 seats
  • Price from: $25,490 drive-away

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Fuel-efficient, spacious, and with a five-star safety rating, what’s not to love about the 2020 Kia Seltos? But don’t take our word for it: see why the Kia Seltos is quickly becoming the family car of choice in Sydney. Please contact us via our form to book a test drive or to visit our Kia showroom.