Learn about the engine options for the 2021 Kia Seltos!

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Seltos on Wednesday, February 10th, 2021 at 8:05 pm
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2021 Kia Seltos Performance Features and Capabilities

The Kia Seltos is an all-new model that provides potent performance, a slew of standard technology and plenty of features and amenities to excite drivers. We have already covered many aspects of the Kia Seltos on our blog, so today we are going to take a look at the performance features and capabilities on the all-new SUV. Continue reading below to learn about the engine options, horsepower, torque and other performance specs of the 2021 Kia Seltos!

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2021 Kia Seltos Engine Options, Horsepower & Torque

The 2021 Kia Seltos offers two engine options to choose from. The first is a standard 2.0-liter four-cylinder MPI engine that produces 146 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque, pairing with an Intelligent Variable Transmission. This engine is used on LX, S and EX models. Meanwhile, the available 1.6-liter Turbo GDI engine produces 175 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque while pairing with a 7-speed Dual Clutch Transmission. This engine comes on S and SX models.


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2021 Kia Seltos driving through mud

The 2021 Kia Seltos comes with standard front-wheel drive, but offers an available active on-demand all-wheel drive that enhanced performance during slick and slippery conditions. Additionally, the driver can fine-tune powertrain, drivetrain and steering by using selectable Normal, Smart and Sport drive modes.


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Shop for the 2021 Kia Seltos in Fayette County, WV

Drivers who want are drawn to the potent performance and advanced features in the 2021 Kia Seltos are invited to shop for the all-new Seltos at Hometown Kia in Mount Hope. Our Kia dealership offers a large selection of new Kia models, plenty of pre-owned options and a full-service department to address the automotive maintenance needs of vehicles from Kia and other makes. Feel free to click through our website and contact us to learn more about our offerings and financing options. Don’t forget to schedule a test drive! We hope to work with you soon!