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Front side view of Kia Seltos rounding corner with trees in background

The 2022 Kia Seltos is one of the newest entries in the Kia crossover/SUV lineup, and exists on  a wide variety of trims to satisfy any driver’s needs. From the base level LX FWD edition to the top-level sport-tuned SX Turbo, each Seltos trim provides a wealth of style, comfort, tech and safety features that set themselves apart from each other, and its competitors in the segment. Follow along with us here at 401 Dixie Kia as we break down each 2022 Seltos trim, some of their differences from the others, and which one is perfect for you.

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Front side view of Kia Seltos LX FWD

LX FWD

The entry-level Seltos trim is the only model in the line with front-wheel drive, as its name suggests. Thus, if you’re looking to have the backing of all-wheel drive control, you’ll need to look at one of the higher level trims. Being that it’s a FWD SUV, this LX receives slightly better fuel economy than the three trim levels above it, even though they maintain the same engine. It’s also the only model with 16-inch wheels, as every other model has 17-inch wheels, aside from the 18-inch set on the SX Turbo. If you’re looking for a still well-equipped Seltos but with only a base amount of features, the LX FWD does the job, but for only a slight upgrade the following trims after the LX offer much more. 

2022 Seltos LX FWD Feature Highlights:

  • 2.0L Nu Atkinson Engine
  • 146 horsepower
  • 132 lb-ft of torque
  • 8.2 / 7.1 (city/highway) (L/100 km)
  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • Heated front seats
  • Apple CarPlay / Android Auto
  • Blind Spot Warning
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert

Starting from $23,395*. Price is subject to change.

Front side view of Kia Seltos LX

LX

All of the comfort, technology and safety features on this LX mimic the same as the LX FWD, but it’s in that drive system that sets them apart. This LX is offered with the exceptional functionality of all-wheel drive, an almost must here in Mississauga given the unruly weather changes across the year and the variety of environments across Ontario. The wheels have always been increased as well, with this LX AWD version getting 17-inch wheels instead of the LX FWD’s 16-inch options. If AWD is important to you, and it should be, this Seltos LX is a perfect intro option.

2022 Seltos LX Feature Highlights:

  • 2.0L Nu Atkinson Engine
  • 146 horsepower
  • 132 lb-ft of torque
  • 8.8 / 7.6 (city/highway) (L/100 km)
  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • All-Wheel Drive

Starting from $25,395*. Price is subject to change.

Front side view of Kia Seltos EX

EX

The EX is where things start to really increase for the Seltos trims, with the LX trims just offering a base of features and a difference of FWD and AWD. This EX starts to add pieces like LED taillights, solar glass font windows, a sunroof, chrome grille, Sofino leather seats (instead of the LX cloth seats), heated & leather-wrapped steering wheel, smart key, Blind Spot Collision Avoidance Assist and so much more. That’s just the start of upgrades over the LX, with the EX providing a host of new features that makes it more than worth its price bump from the base trims.

2022 Seltos EX Feature Highlights:

  • 2.0L Nu Atkinson Engine
  • 146 horsepower
  • 132 lb-ft of torque
  • 8.8 / 7.6 (city/highway) (L/100 km)
  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • Sunroof
  • Black Sofino leather seats
  • Smart key, push button start
  • Forward Collision Avoidance Assist
  • Lane Follow Assist

Starting from $27,995*. Price is subject to change.

Front side view of Kia Seltos EX Premium

EX Premium

The EX Premium continues the job done by the EX over the LX and adds on even more features to live up to its name and be the premium trim of the bunch. You’ll see new features like LED headlights, LED fog lights, multi-directional power driver and passenger seat, heated rear seats, air-cooled rear seats, 10.25-inch multimedia screen, wireless charging and much more. If you want the height of comprehensive and convenient features in your Seltos, the EX Premium is for you.

2022 Seltos EX Premium Feature Highlights:

  • 2.0L Nu Atkinson Engine
  • 146 horsepower
  • 132 lb-ft of torque
  • 8.8 / 7.6 (city/highway) (L/100 km)
  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • LED headlights, fog lights
  • 10.25-inch multimedia interface
  • Wireless phone charger
  • UVO Intelligence

Starting from $30,995*. Price is subject to change.

Front side view of Kia Seltos SX Turbo

SX Turbo

Are you all about performance and want the greatest engine the Seltos can give you? This SX Turbo is the only edition with an upgraded engine, coming complete with a 1.6 L Turbo GDI, with 175 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque. Further premium upgrades outside of that power boost include 18-inch alloy wheels, rain-sensing wipers, chrome exterior/interior door handles, Bose sound system and more. Reach the pinnacle of Seltos comfort and convenience, along with hearty power thanks to the top-level SX Turbo trim.

2022 Seltos EX Feature Highlights:

  • 1.6 L Turbo GDI
  • 175 horsepower
  • 195 lb-ft of torque
  • 9.4 / 7.9 (city/highway) (L/100 km)
  • 18-inch alloy wheels
  • 7-speed auto dual clutch transmission
  • Head’s up display
  • Bose premium sound system

Starting from $32,995*. Price is subject to change.

Shop for the Kia Seltos at 401 Dixie Kia

Interested in exploring these Seltos trims more in-depth? Or have you already found the model you’re in love with? Either way, come visit us at our 401 Dixie Kia dealership, where you can browse our full 2022 Kia Seltos inventory in person, and even test drive the vehicle of your dreams. If you have any questions on these Seltos trims, or just want to get started making one your own, please don’t hesitate to contact us, today.