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I have a super duty and a Jeep Wrangler, but I am curious how far down trails, beaches, muddy paths your seltos has been. I would love to see pictures as well if there are any. I see lots of pictures and hear stories from them in the snow; but these things are supposed to be direct competition with the Mazda CX-30 and the cross trek which I see lifted up and roof top tents and all kinds of gadgets on.

I imagine it will take time for the newness to wear off and aftermarket to catch on. But let’s see where you have been so far.
 

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Seltos isn't marketed as an "off road" vehicle. It's simply a compact SUV with AWD capabilities. The exact reason I purchased mine. I don't feel that it was designed with off road ruggedness in mind. When I'm in the mood to have fun off roading, I take my 85 CJ7. I'd be a tad uncomfortale going to trails, mud holes, etc with the Seltos. Tires are not made for it, suspension not made for it, lift height, etc. Also, through extensive research, I have found accessories such as rear tent extensions, etc
 

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While I would much rather take my wrangler down tight trails or my super duty for deeper mud holes, the nightfall is marketed as having increased ride height and skid plates. To me it sounds like it would be a competitor to the cross trek made by Subaru. I have had my seltos in softer sand at the beach and down some light logging roads and it did fantastic.

I will recommend that with the DCT 7 speed I put it in 1st and lock the center differential. It’s no jeep by any means but it performed how I would expect any subaru would do offroad.
 
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