2021 Kia Seltos Maintenance Schedule and Service Intervals
When buying a new car, it’s important to stay on top of manufacturer-recommended maintenance intervals. There are several benefits of staying on top of preventative maintenance, but most importantly, it keeps your vehicle in optimal condition and helps expand the lifespan of your vehicle and its different components. If you’ve purchased a 2021 Kia Seltos and are curious about the maintenance service schedule and factory recommended maintenance intervals, continue reading to learn more.
2021 Kia Seltos Maintenance Schedule
Below is the recommended maintenance schedule for the 2021 Kia Seltos under normal driving conditions.
|Engine Oil & Engine Oil Filter||Inspect for First Year / 2,000 KM, Replace Every year / 1,000 KM|
|Coolant||Inspect Every Service, Replace After 6 Years, Then Routinely Every 2 Years / 24,000 KM|
|Drive Belts||Inspect Every 2 Years|
|Vacuum Hoses and Crankcase ventilation hoses||Inspect Annually After First 6 Months|
|Spark Plugs||Replace Every 70,000 KM with Kappa 1.4 T-GDI / Every 100,000 KM with Gamma II 1.5 MPI|
|Automatic Transmission Fluid||No Service Required|
|Dual Clutch and Manual Transmission Fluid||7 years or 60,000 miles|
|Air Cleaner Filter||Inspect After First 6 Months, Then Replace Annually|
|Brake and Clutch Fluid||Replace Every 2 Years and Inspect Annually|
2021 Kia Seltos Maintenance Schedule Under Severe Driving Conditions
When you drive your Kia Seltos in severe driving conditions, your vehicle requires more routine maintenance. Severe driving conditions include freezing temperatures, low driving speeds for long distances, driving on rough, dusty, muddy, gravel roads, driving uphill or downhill regularly, towing a trailer or camper or driving in stop-and-go traffic. If you are driving in any of these conditions regularly, consider following the maintenance schedule for severe driving conditions below.
|Engine Oil and Engine Oil Filter||5,000 KM or 6 Months|
|Air Cleaner Filter||Inspect More Frequently|
|Spark Plugs||Inspect More Frequently|
|Intelligent Variable Transmission / Automatic Transmission Fluid||90,000 KM|
|Dual Clutch Transmission / Manual Transmission Fluid||Every 120,000 KM|
In addition to having the services in the table above done more routinely, you should also inspect several components of your vehicle more often. These include the air filter cleaner, brake discs, pads, calipers, rotors, parking brake, suspension ball joints, driveshafts, spark plugs and climate control air filter. If you have any questions, read through your 2021 Kia Seltos owner’s manual or speak with a member of the Hometown Kia Service Center. Thanks for reading!