KIA Seltos Problem Trends and Complaints

Based on 12 problem areas, owners have reported the following issues with this vehicle that range in severity ratings from low to high.

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It’s a death trap

Model Year:

2021

Manufacturer:

KIA

Model:

Seltos

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

The headlights on low beam is awful I live in the country with hills and curves. If your low beams are on you can not see very far in front of you. I hit a wooden pallet once and almost hit bikers with their lights on. Could not see them

Review submitted by:Courtney L

Pros:Nice looking

Cons:Headlights and wipers

Worst on the market

Model Year:

2021

Manufacturer:

KIA

Model:

Seltos

Complaint Resolution:

Yes, by the dealer

Love the style, however, Kia dropped the ball. Needed a new transmission at 5k and 10k a new engine.

Review submitted by:Katie R

JUNKYARD VEHICLE

Model Year:

2021

Manufacturer:

KIA

Model:

Seltos

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

Bought new, and this vehicle is a dam lemon. Nothing but continuous problems. Time to get out of this cheap vehicle.

Review submitted by:Chris K

Pros:No

Cons:Transmission, Idle hesitations, etc..

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