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I tend to see conflicting info. I know one's personal maintenance schedules/service needs vary, but OFFICIALLY, when are you supposed to get your Seltos serviced? I saw this guide online:

  • 7,500 Miles – Oil change, tire rotation, safety inspection
  • 15,000 Miles – All of the above, plus engine air filter and cabin air filter replacement
  • 22,500 Miles – All 7,500-mile services, plus brake pad and tire replacement, as necessary
  • 30,000 Miles – All 15,000-mile services, plus brake fluid, transmission fluid, and coolant replacement
  • 37,500 Miles – All 22,500-mile services, plus drive belt replacement
  • 45,000 Miles – Identical to 15,000-mile service
  • 52,500 Miles – Identical to 37,500-mile service
  • 60,000 Miles – Identical to 30,000-mile service, plus replacement of timing belt and spark plugs, as necessary
Is this more or less right?
 

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Add to the confusion, in different markets service intervals are often different. Canadians tend to service more frequently due to the harsher climate on average. Though it appears in the case of the Seltos thats not the case.

In the case of the Seltos Canada matches the US with every 7500 miles/12000 kilometers.
Not to mention Turbo engines have a more frequent service interval of 6000 miles/10000 kilometers.
India interestingly enough has two extra intervals at the beginning, 1000km, 5000km, 10000km then every 10000 after.

I found 'Canadian 'Owner Resources' where you can download the Owners Manual.
I found 'US Owner's Manuals and Documents'.
I also found for 'India'.

Regardless I'm guessing you were given an owners manual in your glove box when you got the car. You'll find your service intervals under maintenance.
 

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Note: Especially for Canadians. There is a seperate 'Severe Driving Conditions' interval with 11 'conditions' that qualify you for 'Servere', which in reality could be argued we all qualify for 'Severe'.

Short distance driving (less then 5 miles/8 kilometers).
Driving in heavy traffic.
Driving uphill, driving downhill.
Driving low speed, driving high speed.

LOL. All qualify you for 'Severe' service interval.
 

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Note: Especially for Canadians. There is a seperate 'Severe Driving Conditions' interval with 11 'conditions' that qualify you for 'Servere', which in reality could be argued we all qualify for 'Severe'.

Short distance driving (less then 5 miles/8 kilometers).
Driving in heavy traffic.
Driving uphill, driving downhill.
Driving low speed, driving high speed.

LOL. All qualify you for 'Severe' service interval.
I've found most Kia/Hyundai dealers try to push the 5000 km oil change intervals which is ridiculous. They just latch on to that "severe service" model and see $$$ signs IMO...
(I know my dealer has mentioned it and both my daughter's Hyundai's were targeted by theirs)

As you mentioned, the list is pretty extensive and from what I can see, covers EVERY vehicle in pretty much any normal driving situation. Why even bother with a separate "severe service" schedule? Maybe they're trying to dodge warranty claims...
 
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