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2021 Kia Seltos
Kia offers the 2021 Seltos in five trim levels: LX, S 2.0L, S 1.6L, EX and SX. The emphasis is on all-wheel drive, which is standard for all trims except the S 2.0 L, which is offered with either front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. The standard engine for Seltos LX, S and EX is a 2.0-liter four cylinder producing 146 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque, combined with Kia’s Intelligent Variable Transmission. Seltos S 1.6L and SX are both powered by a turbocharged 1.6-liter T-GDI engine producing 175 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque from 1500 to 4500 rpm, combined with a 7-speed Quick-Shift DCT automatic transmission. The EPA fuel economy rating for the 2.0-liter with AWD is 27 mpg city / 31 mpg highway / 29 mpg combined, while the 1.6-liter with AWD is rated at 25 mpg city / 30 mpg highway / 27 mpg combined.

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