2021 Kia Seltos Trims: What Are the Differences?

2021 Kia Seltos

The all-new Kia Seltos has hit the market, and it makes its presence in the SUV world known. With sharp handling, innovative technology, and a comfortable cabin, the 2021 Kia Seltos has everything you need. So, which trim is right for you? Our team at Kia of Stamford in Stamford, CT, put together the following trims page to help with your decision. 

Ready to get behind the wheel of the 2021 Kia Seltos? Find your favorite in our Seltos inventory. If you have any questions or would like to schedule a test drive, give us a call at (203) 883-8888, text us, or send us a message online.


2021 Kia SeltosLX

2021 Kia Seltos LX

Starting MSRP $21,990

Key Features & Specs

Kicking off the 2021 Seltos lineup is the LX. The LX has a nicely equipped cabin that is sure to provide the comfort, convenience, and cargo space that you’re looking for. See the list below to learn more about the 2021 Kia Seltos LX.

  • 2.0L I4 engine
  • Dynamax™ all-wheel drive
  • 17-in. alloy wheels
  • Automatic headlights
  • Black front grille
  • Power-adjustable outside mirrors
  • Rearview camera
  • Infotainment with 8-in. touchscreen and Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, and Bluetooth® technology
  • 60/40 split-folding rear seat
  • Cloth-trimmed seats
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Single-zone manual air conditioning
  • Rear under-floor cargo storage compartment

2021 Kia SeltosS

2021 Kia Seltos S

Starting MSRP $21,990

Key Features & Specs

Step it up a notch with the Seltos S. This trim upgrades some exterior features, as well as adding driver assist features that improve your drive. See the list below to learn more about the 2021 Kia Seltos S.

  • Black and chrome front grille
  • Chrome window surround
  • LED tail lights and daytime running lights
  • Heated power-adjustable outside mirrors with LED turn-signal indicators
  • High beam assist
  • Cloth and SOFINO seat trim with blue stitching
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel and gear shift
  • Driver attention warning
  • Forward collision avoidance-assist camera
  • Lane departure warning, keep assist, and following assist
  • Front wheel drive

2021 Kia SeltosEX

2021 Kia Seltos EX

Starting MSRP $25,290

Key Features & Specs

Next is the EX. The Seltos EX is packed with all the essentials, plus more. The addition of the sunroof gives you an excellent view of the sky, whether you’d like to soak up some sun or stargaze. Take a look at the list below to learn more about the 2021 Kia Seltos EX.

  • 17-in. machine finish alloy wheels
  • Power sunroof with sunshade
  • Solar control glass
  • Automatic temperature control
  • Blind spot collision avoidance assist
  • Rear cross traffic collision avoidance assist
  • Chrome inside door handles
  • SOFINO seat trim
  • Ten-way power driver’s seat with lumbar support
  • Heated front seats
  • LED interior lighting
  • Front and rear USB charging ports
  • Remote start
  • Smart key with push button start
  • Wireless phone charger

2021 Kia SeltosS Turbo

2021 Kia Seltos S Turbo

Starting MSRP $25,490

Key Features & Specs

Looking to turn up the heat? Choose the S Turbo. The S Turbo swaps out the 2.0L engine for a turbocharged engine to give you a more refined driving experience. Check out the list below to learn more about the 2021 Kia Seltos S Turbo.

  • 1.6L I4 turbocharged engine
  • 18-in. machine finish alloy wheels
  • Cloth and SOFINO seat trim with blue stitching
  • Heated front seats
  • Remote keyless entry

2021 Kia SeltosSX Turbo

2021 Kia Seltos SX Turbo

Starting MSRP $27,890

Key Features & Specs

Have a driving experience like never before when you’re behind the wheel of the SX Turbo. You’ll be encompassed in a nicely equipped cabin with plush seating and soft-touch finishes. See the list below to learn more about the 2021 Kia Seltos SX Turbo.

  • 7-in. supervision meter instrument cluster
  • UVO link with 10.25-in. infotainment touchscreen with SiriusXM® Satellite Radio and voice-command navigation
  • Bose® premium audio with sound connected mood lamp
  • Auto-dimming rear view mirror
  • Forward collision avoidance-assist
  • Highway driving assist
  • Smart cruise control with Stop & Go
  • LED headlights, front fog lights, and interior lighting


The 2021 Kia Seltos has two four-cylinder engines available: a 2.0L and 1.6L turbocharged engine. Both engines have torque vectoring corner control, idle stop and go, and drive mode select with Normal, Eco, and Sport modes. See the table below to learn more about the available engines.


2.0L I4

1.6L turbo I4


147 HP

201 HP


132 lb.-ft.

195 lb.-ft.


Intelligent variable transmission

Seven-speed dual-clutch transmission

Trim Availability


S Turbo, SX

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