What are the 2023 Kia Seltos Trim Levels?

Side view of Kia Seltos at dusk with person in front of it

The Seltos is a fresh face to the Kia lineup, presenting a bold SUV that is ready to tackle anything in front of you, from city streets to the adventurous Alberta backcountry. This subcompact SUV features the latest in Kia design, tech and versatility features. But, which trim level should you choose for your needs? The 2023 Kia Seltos is available across 6 trim levels: LX FWD, LX, EX FWD, EX, EX Premium and SX Turbo. How does each model differ from the others? Our North Edmonton Kia team has taken the time below to outline each trim with their highlights and upgrades from the previous model. Read on and make your shopping decisions even easier.

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Front side view of 2023 Kia Seltos LX FWD


The LX FWD is, of course, highlighted by its front-wheel drive system. The exterior features a host of other highlights, like 16-inch alloy wheels, halogen bi-function projection headlights, projection fog lights and body-coloured door handles. The interior is home to comfortable cloth seats for both driver and passengers.

2023 Seltos LX FWD Highlights:

  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • Halogen bi-function projection headlights
  • Projection fog lights
  • Body-coloured door handles
  • Cloth seats

Starting from $26,333*. Price is subject to change.

Front side view of 2023 Kia Seltos LX


The LX trim provides a step up from the LX FWD base trim level in two major categories. The first is basically an essential one living here in Alberta, as this trim comes with all-wheel drive. As well, enjoy bigger wheels than the FWD version with the 17-inch alloy wheels here.

2023 Seltos LX Highlighted Upgrades:

  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • All-wheel drive

Starting from $28,333*. Price is subject to change.

Front side view of 2023 Kia Seltos EX FWD


Just like the LX has two versions of a FWD and AWD model, so does the EX. This EX FWD, though, comes with a variety of other benefits that make it a worthy upgrade over the LX. Highlighted on the EX are LED tailights, a chrome grille and solar glass front windows for the exterior. The interior sees SOFINO leather seats, a heated steering wheel, LED interior room lamps and more. Safety features see worthy upgrades, too, with the additions of Blind-spot Collision Avoidance Assist, Lane Keep Assist and Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist.

2023 Seltos EX FWD Highlighted Upgrades:

  • LED tailights
  • Solar glass front windows
  • Chrome grille
  • Satin chrome beltline trim
  • SOFINO leather seats
  • 2nd row adjustable headrest
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Leather-wrapped shift knob
  • LED interior room lamps
  • Blind-spot Collision Avoidance Assist
  • Lane Keep Assist
  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist

Starting from $28,633*. Price is subject to change.

Front side view of 2023 Kia Seltos EX


Similarly to the LX trims, the EX showcases an upgrade over the EX FWD in two major categories. First, this EX trim comes with all-wheel drive, a necessity here in Edmonton over our unpredictable seasons and the environments that come with living and driving around Alberta. Secondly, to up the premium aspect of this trim, and allow a bit of that natural Edmonton sunlight to shine though, enjoy a power sunroof as well.

2023 Seltos EX Highlighted Upgrades:

  • Sunroof
  • All-wheel drive

Starting from $30,933*. Price is subject to change.

Front side view of 2023 Kia Seltos EX Premium

EX Premium

Entering the upper tier trims of the 2023 Seltos begins with the EX Premium, living up to its name thanks to a host of elegant upgrades. LED additions highlight the exterior on the headlights and fog lights, while the interior introduces heated rear seats and air-cooled front seats, perfect for the extremes of Edmonton winter. Additional benefits include a cargo privacy cover and advanced forward collision-avoidance assist.

2022 Seltos EX Premium Highlighted Upgrades:

  • LED headlights
  • LED fog lights
  • 2-way driver’s seat with lumbar support
  • Heated rear seats
  • Air-cooled front seats
  • Cargo privacy cover
  • Advanced forward collision-avoidance assist

Starting from $34,233*. Price is subject to change.

Front side view of 2023 Kia Seltos SX Turbo

SX Turbo

The ultimate trim of the 2023 Seltos comes with a foursome of top-level upgrades from the EX Premium trim. Enjoy even larger wheels with the 18-inch alloy upgrades, while up a bit from those are its gorgeous chrome door handles. Even higher up on the Seltos, on your windshield, lay home to rain-sensing wipers, ready to get to work as soon as rain touches down. Improving the interior is a sport steering wheel, ready to help guide you through the best of fine-detail handling that will always keep you in control.

2022 Seltos SX Turbo Highlighted Upgrades:

  • 18-inch alloy wheels
  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • Chrome door handles
  • Sport steering wheel

Starting from $36,333*. Price is subject to change.

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Has the above made it easier for you to make your decision on which Seltos is right for you?We hope it has, but if not, our North Edmonton Kia team is standing by to help answer any further questions you may have. Contact our team, today, and get to know your new 2023 Kia Seltos!