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Top-tier turbo-charged Kia Seltos arrives 

Top-tier turbo-charged Kia Seltos arrives 

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AC Motors, the exclusive distributor of Kia vehicles and services in the Philippines, recently announced the availability of the 2024 Kia Seltos SX at its dealerships nationwide.

After introducing the new Kia Seltos in entry-level LX and mid-range EX trims last November 30, Kia Philippines also began accepting inquiries about the top-of-the-line SX variant of the latest global crossover from Kia. Car buyers anxiously awaited the arrival of the country’s first batch of Kia Seltos SX units.

Now available at showrooms for previewing and release, the 2024 Kia Seltos SX is set to deliver heightened features and excellent value to young progressive crossover buyers.

“We encourage and invite our customers to visit their nearest Kia dealership to see, feel, and experience the new 2024 Kia Seltos,” says Brian Buendia, Chief Operating Officer of Kia Philippines.

“Now that all three variants of the 2024 Kia Seltos are here, our customers can discover which new specifications fit their needs, requirements, and budget. The 2024 Kia Seltos SX brings a refined presence, ease and convenience, enhanced comfort, and extensive safety features ideal for families and individuals who want a vehicle that lets them get the best out of life,” Buendia adds.

Bolder, better, brighter

The new 2024 Kia Seltos SX redefines class and distinction in the compact crossover realm, ideal for the everyday routine or the weekend getaway.

Measuring 4,385-mm long, 1,800-mm wide, and 1,635-mm tall, the Kia Seltos SX fits the daily needs of the busy urbanite. With a wheelbase of 2,630 mm, it has the essential interior space for a full complement of five passengers and their accompanying cargo.

A new, more prominent grille design with added accents, revised front and rear bumpers with updated turn signals, LED fog lamps, functional roof rails, satin-finish belt trims, chrome trims, and connected star-map signature LED taillamps distinguish the new Kia Seltos SX from earlier models. A fresh set of 17-inch two-tone alloy wheels, finished in semi-gloss black, also makes the new Kia Seltos in SX trim a standout on the road.

Inside, the vehicle also brings a host of unique class-leading details and features ideal for the modern crossover market. A panoramic 10.25-inch instrument panel integrated with a 10.25-inch infotainment display, which sports wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, emphasizes the futuristic appeal of the new Kia Seltos SX. It also has a unique Sound Mood Lamp. Additional comfort and convenience features in the new Kia Seltos SX include a new panoramic sunroof, dual zone automatic air conditioning, front seat cooling, electronic parking brakes, ambient lighting, keyless entry, and wireless mobile charging.

A full complement of safety features highlights the new Kia Seltos SX position in the nameplate’s lineup. Six SRS airbags, smart cruise control with stop-and-go ability, lane keeping assist, lane following assist, forward collision avoidance assist, high beam assist and parking distance warning are exclusive to the new Kia Seltos SX.

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Power and efficiency in one

What sets the 2024 Kia Seltos SX apart is its all-new powertrain. A new 1.4-liter four-cylinder turbocharged gasoline direct injection engine with a total power output of 140 PS and 242 N-m of torque that surges as early as 1,500 rpm ensures top-notch performance, responsiveness, and fuel efficiency for the new Kia Seltos SX.

With a new 7-speed dual clutch transmission enhanced by selectable driving modes, the dynamic powertrain combination provides lively performance in varying road conditions.

With two unique colors – Pluton Blue and Snow White Pearl with Black Roof, the 2024 Kia Seltos SX is a distinctive and practical choice for forward-thinking crossover buyers eager to realize their passions and get the most out of life.

Priced at P1,688,000, the Kia Seltos SX also comes with a five-year or 160,000-kilometer warranty and 24/7 roadside assistance for Kia customers’ peace of mind.

With all the fine amenities, elegant and distinctive features and specifications, and a class-leading driving experience, the 2024 Kia Seltos SX truly deserves its range-topping stature in the new crossover lineup of the Korean carmaker.