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Agree about the home link. Pretty minor but it’s one of those things you miss once you’ve had it. Looks like it can be added but at a pretty hefty price IMO.
Rear hatch doesn’t bother me. It seems quicker to open and close manually compared to the powered ones I’ve tried but I’ve never actually owned a vehicle that had one.
I struggle to find any real dislikes other than maybe prefering a manual park brake and no adaptive headlights.
 

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Agree about the home link. Pretty minor but it’s one of those things you miss once you’ve had it. Looks like it can be added but at a pretty hefty price IMO.
Rear hatch doesn’t bother me. It seems quicker to open and close manually compared to the powered ones I’ve tried but I’ve never actually owned a vehicle that had one.
I struggle to find any real dislikes other than maybe prefering a manual park brake and no adaptive headlights.
you are correct both are minor, but home link is just one of those things that you really miss. I bet it becomes a standard feature next year
 

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and manual folding mirros
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I'm disappointed in the manual-folding mirrors as well. That, and no beep warning when you are backing up. My trade in 2016 Optima SXL had both of those featured. It was nice to be able to look back visually at your vehicle and know your doors were locked when you set the folding mirrors to fold when locking the doors. Although I like the better rearview camera on my Seltos, I really can't figure out why they chose to do without the beep warning as you were approaching another vehicle or object when backing up. I mean it has rear cross path detection ...how hard ...or how much more would it have added to the cost to add the beep warning system? MY Optima's went from slow beep to rapid beep to a solid beep when you were exactly a foot away from an object.

I DO like:
The much brighter ...and I think slightly larger blind-spot warning lights on the side mirrors. I also like the Dynamax™ Fully Active AWD & the Torque Vectoring Cornering Control which together give a very pleasurable driving and cornering experience, IMO. The handling on the Seltos is much better than on the Rogue and even the Sportage, IMO. Cornering seems to glide without oversteer or the sloppy feeling of the prior mentioned vehicles ...again IMO. In general, the Seltos handles much more like a car than many of the SUVs I have driven.
One more thing I like on my Seltos a lot is the 'Lane Keeping Assist' and 'Lane Following Assist'. You can actually feel the Seltos automatically steering itself to keep you centered in your lane when the road ahead curves ..and/or car ahead of you follows the road curving ahead ...without your moving the steering wheel at all yourself. I know it warns you not to do this ...and you will get a visual warning on your instrument cluster after a short while of doing so ...but I even tried taking my hands OFF the steering wheel completely (just a few inches away for safety) ..and letting the car steer itself on a bending/winding road for a minute or so and it really blew my mind how well the Seltos keeps you on the road, centered in the lane. I remember (back in the mid-60s) the auto manufacturers talking about cars that you could get into and lean back and relax as the vehicle 'drove' you to your destination without any help from you. I guess this technology is the early evolution of that becoming a reality!
I greatly appreciate the fuel efficiency on the Seltos ...which was a deterrent from my considering an SUV in the past. And the SX manages to give great fuel efficiency and still have plenty of turbo pep while doing so.
Last but not least ...although the physical size of the Seltos is smaller than the Sportage ...I was surprised to learn that the inside cargo volume with the rear seats down is actually larger than in the Sportage
 

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In fact, I like the body of this kind of car because it is very compact and cool. As for the disadvantages of this car, I don't like the trunk since I want to carry thing when I am driving. And there are many kind of cars in the website otohome.com, and welcome you to have a look.
 
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