The Kia Seltos has quickly established itself as a small-SUV sharp-ender. We see if the flagship GT-Line climbs to the top of the range heap.Read the full review
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Kia’s flagship Seltos compact SUV takes on Mazda’s top-trim CX-30 crossover in a battle of $40K-something high-riders.
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The impressive new Seltos takes on the popular stalwart Qashqai in this flagship small-SUV twin test.