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Kia Seltos 2022 Price Philippines & Official Promos

₱ 1,160,000 - ₱ 1,580,000

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Kia Seltos Philippines Overview

Body type

SUV / Crossover







Max Power

147 hp

Max Torque

179 Nm

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The Kia Seltos 2022 is a subcompact crossover that is designed to appeal to young car buyers. It is available in the Philippines in three variants, with a two-tone paint as an option for Php 20,000. Pricing starts at Php 1,160,000 for the base LX 2.0 AT and goes up to Php 1,560,000 for the top-spec SX 2.0 AT (Php 1,580,000 for the two-tone SX). 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.

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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.


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 2022 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 2022 Price list

The price of the Kia Seltos in the Philippines starts at ₱1,180,000 for the entry-level LX 2.0 AT, while the top-of-the-line Kia Seltos SX 2.0 AT 2-Tone is priced at ₱1,580,000. For more details, please refer to our 2022 Kia Seltos price list as follows:

Kia Seltos LX 2.0 AT


Kia Seltos EX 2.0 AT


Kia Seltos SX 2.0 AT


Kia Seltos SX 2.0 AT 2-Tone


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

Seltos Pros & cons

By Cesar on Oct 26, 2022
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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 2022 Specifications


  • 2.0
    147 hp
  • 179 Nm

Suspension & Brakes

  • MacPherson strut
  • Electronic


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


  • 5


  • Halogen projector
    17 inches


  • Fabric , Leatherette
    Automatic , Manual


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

Safety & Security

  • 2-6
    None , With
  • With
    None , With
  • None

Kia Seltos 2022 Owner Reviews

Kia Seltos 2022 Comparison with similar cars

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Kia Seltos Philippines Reviews and Videos

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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Kia Seltos 2022 News

Kia previewed the facelifted version of the 2023 Seltos subcompact crossover which comes with a redesigned exterior and interior.

2023 Kia Seltos facelift previewed ahead of July launch

The Seltos just got even more stylish.

Jul 01, 2022

Kia Seltos gets styling upgrades with new X-Line variant

The latest to receive the X-Line treatment.

Sep 06, 2021

You may drive home a Kia Seltos for as low as P18.5K monthly

It also comes with a Php 50,000 cash discount.

May 11, 2021

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