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I figured I'd be a little proactive and pick up a couple of spare wiper blades to have on hand. Once again, I'm seeing conflicting info on sizes.

AutoZone: 24" and 18"
Advance Auto: 22", 24", 17", 18"
O'Reilly: 22", 24", 17", 18"

On KIA parts websites if I search for wiper blades for my 2022 Seltos, I get results with license plate frames, seat covers, water bowls, but no wiper blades. So I figured I'd go out and measure them. here's what I get:

Driver's side is 23.5"
Passenger side is 17.5"

At least everyone seems to agree the rear is a 12".
 

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Interestingly, Amazon only shows Driver side as 22" and Passenger side as 17", however I confirmed your measurements and I would absolutely go with the Autozone picks.
24" & 18" will fit fine and give you the most sweep area. A 22" and 17" would be too small IMO as they are shorter than factory.
I would also recommend spending the extra $ and getting a nice set of silicone flex blades.
 

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Thanks for confirming my measurements. I've had very good luck with AERO blades in previous vehicles, so I may just go with them. I've also read that OEM blades seem to work best for some owners. I wonder what size the dealer would say is the right size. ;)
 

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I purchased Trico winter wiper blades back in January. I believe I purchased the 17" maybe the 17.5", but it had some problems, it barely fit. When I turned them on, the large one started to vibrate because of the length. When I manually lift it above the windshield I have to bend it around the hood edge. I've been using it since, but need to replace it. I'll measure it and update this post.
 

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I purchased Trico winter wiper blades back in January. I believe I purchased the 17" maybe the 17.5", but it had some problems, it barely fit. When I turned them on, the large one started to vibrate because of the length. When I manually lift it above the windshield I have to bend it around the hood edge. I've been using it since, but need to replace it. I'll measure it and update this post.
Sounds like the Trico blade is out of spec or the blade length isn't centered on the mount....I'm interested to hear what the actual measurements are.
 

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Not that this site is necessarily accurate, but at least they seem to acknowledge different sizes between model years. Kia Seltos Windshield Wiper Blade Size (2020 - 2022)

Kia Seltos Wiper Size
The Kia Seltos has different wiper blade size requirements depending on the model year.

For example, the 2022 Kia Seltos requires a 22" driver's side blade and a 17" passenger's side blade while the 2021 Kia Seltos requires a 24" driver's side blade and a 18" passenger's side blade.

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What I find most annoying is that every KIA parts website I search for wiper blades, doesn't even list any. Rather they list license plate frames, door sill plates, seat covers, dog bowls, etc. I guess it makes sense that every part site has the same thing, even though it has nothing to do with reality.
 
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