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I'm a big fan of the Seltos and I'm planning to get the EX AWD trim by this year. Unfortunately, I saw many complaints about transmission issues that got me kinda worried =( Do you guys think the 2022 version will have less problems?
 

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From what I’ve read, the same transmissions from 2021 MY are being carried into 2022. It’s worth noting that there are far more owners with the IVT/2.0L setup experiencing zero issues than people who have had failures.
Forums tend to speak much louder to the problems than good experiences.

Also, I’ve noticed that most of the reported failures are at low mileage (<15k) which is well within warranty.
 

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Agreed. I was worried about this when I picked up my Seltos ex in Jan 2021. Close to 5k on it and no issues yet.
 

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I didn't read any articles that there are any issues with the ivt.However they are complaints with the dct trannies in the turbos like overheating and shifting odd.
 

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The DCT transmission is fine so long as you dont let the car idle on a hill and use the transmission to hold the vehicle. I have found the DCT to be very responsive and hardly notice the gear changes at all.
 

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No mechanical changes in 2022 - just more safety options in lower trims (good!), new Kia badging and a Nightfall Edition. Here's a pretty good review:
 

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I'm a big fan of the Seltos and I'm planning to get the EX AWD trim by this year. Unfortunately, I saw many complaints about transmission issues that got me kinda worried =( Do you guys think the 2022 version will have less problems?
Just hit 10000km on my 2020 Seltos with DCT.Get great gas mileage of 6.7 litres per 100 kms on 300 km trip...for the non metric folks I believe that translates to 40m / imperial gallon, or 32 miles per US gallon. You need to adapt to the DCTs behaviour and you'll then enjoy it like I do. I really suggest you watch this video
. I did see a video where the Seltos DCT overheated in 50 yards...what a load of nonsense. !!!.
You'll also see most complaints of overheating trans are from India...no wonder, it gets as hot as hell there which would raise the operating temp for sure. Hope this helps.
 
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