The rugged terrains of Arizona require a rugged SUV with all-wheel drive (AWD) and a powerful engine. If you’re looking for an affordable SUV with these qualities and some more in the Tucson area, then the 2022 Kia Seltos is the perfect compact SUV you can buy, without breaking the bank. It’s stylish, powerful, and packed with features. And with the updated Kia badging on its hood, steering wheel, and inside, the latest Seltos looks fresher than ever. Come, let’s explore the 2022 Kia Seltos in Tucson, AZ at Royal Kia.
The versatile 2022 Kia Seltos offers five trims levels to choose from. There’s the LX, S, Nightfall Edition, EX, and SX Turbo. For those looking for maximum fuel efficiency, the LX, S, and EX trims come with the efficient 2.0L 4-cylinder DOHC 16V MPI engine that produces a respectable 146 hp and 132 lb.-ft. of torque. This engine is mated to an Intelligent Variable Automatic Transmission (IVT) and despite having AWD as standard, delivers EPA MPG estimates of 27/31/29 MPG (city/highway/combined). Want more power? The Nightfall Edition and SX Turbo derive their power from a 1.6L 4-cylinder engine with Turbocharger. This Gasoline Direct Injected engine produces 175 hp and 195 lb.-ft. of torque and comes mated to a quick-shifting 7-speed dual-clutch transmission.
All five trims come with adaptive AWD with Lock Mode and Torque Vectoring Cornering Control and an aggressive 28-degree AWD approach angle with 7.3-inches of ground clearance for when you need it most. The Seltos makes do with a bold yet modern exterior with its available two-tone roof, LED headlights with DRLs, and 18-inch alloy wheels.
Inside the 2022 Kia Seltos, you’ll find all the modern amenities you come to expect from a 2022 SUV. It features an upscale interior with ample passenger space and 2-step reclining second-row seats in case you need more cargo space. The available 10.25-inch touchscreen color display shows you the way, while also letting you connect your iPhone or Android smartphone via the standard Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ support. Plus, if you choose the EX and SX Turbo trims you get a Wireless Charger to charge your phone.
The 2022 Kia Seltos also comes with an extended list of safety features and driver-assist technologies that come under the Kia Drive Wise suite, which include:
For those who want more from their car, the 2022 Kia Seltos features smart conveniences like the available UVO link services which let you connect and access the Seltos remotely via your smartphone through the Kia Access with UVO Link app. The available UVO voice assist inside the Seltos lets you search the internet using your voice and the Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant support means you can use the UVO voice commands from the comfort of your home.
If the 2022 Kia Seltos has impressed you with its engine options and features and you want to drive it home in the Tucson, AZ area, we encourage you to check our 2022 Kia Seltos inventory at Royal Kia or contact us to schedule a test drive today!