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Kia Seltos 2023 Price Philippines & Official Promos

₱ 1,208,000 - ₱ 1,580,000

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Kia Seltos Philippines Overview

Body type

SUV / Crossover

Transmission

AT

Seats

5

Engine

2.0 L

Max Power

147 hp

Max Torque

179 Nm

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The Kia Seltos 2023 is a subcompact crossover that is designed to appeal to young car buyers. It is available in the Philippines in five variants, with a price ranging from Php 1,208,000 to Php 1,580,000.  Under the hood, this model is powered by a 2.0-liter inline-4 DOHC D-CVVT gasoline engine capable of generating 147 horsepower and 179 Nm of torque. Only an Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT) is paired to the engine.

When it comes to the dimensions, the Seltos spans 4,370 mm in length, 1,800 mm in width, and 1,615 mm in height (1,610 mm excluding roof rails). It also gets a wheelbase and Kia Seltos ground clearance rated at 2,630 mm and 170 mm, respectively. In the local market, this Korean subcompact crossover competes against the likes of the Geely Coolray, Mazda CX-3, and MG ZS.

Launch

The Kia Seltos got its name from “Celtos,” Hercules’ son in Greek Mythology. Kia Motors developed this car for millennials who want a head-turning automobile that perfectly merges modern and striking looks with innovative features.

Globally, it was launched in South Korea in July 2019, in India in August 2019, and in Indonesia in January 2020. Kia Motors is known as one of the pioneers in introducing crossover-type automobiles in the Philippines. With this, the Kia Seltos was made available in the Philippines in November 2019.

The Seltos was designed to compete against the highly contested global crossover market

Kia Seltos Exterior

This athletic and stylish crossover measures 4,370mm long, 1,800mm wide, and 1,610mm tall. On the front, the Kia Seltos 2023 bears a fierce shaped LED headlights with LED daytime running lights and position lamps. Its bold, dark tiger-nose grille looks aggressively modern, providing the vehicle an edge among competitors. Its beefy body has subtle lines designed to enhance its overall aerodynamic capabilities.

Kia Seltos

At the top, higher variants are designed with a contrasting roof color with a pair of sturdy rails. The rear, on the other hand, is affixed with modern-looking LED taillights. To complete the overall look of the Kia Seltos, it wears a set of 17-inch 215/55R17 alloy wheels.

Kia Seltos Interior

Seltos Interior

As it is made for young professionals, you can expect a youthful and classy vibe inside the Kia Seltos Philippines. Its all-black interior looks premium. Highlights include a three-spoke steering wheel, ambient lighting, automatic climate control, 60:40 rear seats that can be reclined, and a heads-up display. In terms of cargo loading, it can carry a maximum of 433 liters and can be doubled when the rear seats are folded.

Technology and Safety features

All variants of the Kia Seltos are generously affixed with a touchscreen infotainment system. It comes with Apple Carplay and Android Auto compatibility. Top-spec models are equipped with cruise control, rear parking sensors, keyless entry, front proximity sensors, and a  reverse camera.

Seltos touchscreen

Safety is guaranteed as the Kia Seltos comes with a good number of SRS airbags, anti-lock braking system, three-point seatbelts, and ISOFIX child seat anchors. Higher variants are furnished with hill-start assist, stability control, and dynamic brake control.

Platform and Chassis

For suspension, it is built with a Macpherson Strut and coil spring at the front and a coupled torsion beam axle with coil spring at the back. The Kia Seltos is manufactured using Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS). It is designed to provide the utmost protection to its riders, efficiently control the vehicle, and guarantee excellent performance on roads and tough terrain.

Engine and Drivetrain

Kia Seltos engine

This five-door, five-seater subcompact crossover runs using a 2.0-liter gasoline engine paired with Continuous Variable Transmission. The Kia Seltos can produce 147 hp with a torque of 179 Nm.

Kia Seltos 2023 Price list

The price of the Kia Seltos in the Philippines starts at ₱1,208,000 for the entry-level EX 2.0 AT, while the top-of-the-line Kia Seltos SX 2.0 AT 2-Tone (2022) is priced at ₱1,580,000. For more details, please refer to our 2023 Kia Seltos price list as follows:

Kia Seltos EX 2.0 AT

₱1,208,000

Kia Seltos SX 2.0 AT

₱1,515,000

Kia Seltos SX 2.0 AT 2-Tone

₱1,535,000

Kia Seltos SX 2.0 AT (2022)

₱1,560,000

Kia Seltos SX 2.0 AT 2-Tone (2022)

₱1,580,000

*** Please note that the Kia Seltos‘s prices might differ in some showrooms and should serve as reference only.

Seltos Pros & cons

By migrateMSToPhil on May 10, 2023
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Things we like in Seltos
  • Well-integrated tiger nose grille
  • A wide array of flashy color options
  • Refined powertrain
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Things we don't like in Seltos
  • Only one engine option is brought locally
  • Not many amenities are available for second-row passengers
  • Interior is not as plush as exterior

Kia Seltos 2023 Specifications

Powertrain

  • 2.0 L
    No
    147 hp
  • 179 Nm
    AT
    FWD

Suspension & Brakes

  • MacPherson strut
    Disc
    Disc
  • Electronic

Dimensions

  • 4,370
    1,800 mm
    1,610 mm
  • 170 mm

Capacities

  • 5
    433 L

Exterior

  • Halogen projector
    17 inches

Interior

  • Leatherette
    Manual
    Automatic , Manual

Technology

  • Push Button , Turnkey
    Standard
    With
  • Both
    None
    With
  • With
    None
    With
  • None
    None , With
    None

Safety & Security

  • 2-6
    None , With
    With
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  • None

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Kia Seltos Philippines: FAQs

How many seats does the Kia Seltos 2023 have?

The Kia Seltos 2023 provides a two-row vehicle with 5 seats.

What is a highlight of the Kia Seltos 2023?

One of the highlights of the Kia Seltos 2023 provides outstanding inside space and practicality for moving cargo for such a small, inexpensive SUV.

Is the Kia Seltos Philippines a reliable car?

Yes, the Seltos is definitely a good car. Expect safety, versatility, and overall excellent performance from this well-made automobile.

Is Seltos worth buying?

Yes, it absolutely is. Because the Seltos is definitely a good car. Expect safety, versatility, and overall excellent performance from this well-made automobile.

Is the Kia Seltos automatic?

Yes, all Kia Seltos variants come with automatic transmission.

What type of vehicle is Kia Seltos 2023?

Type of Seltos 2023 is SUV

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