• Q. I’m planning to pick a KIA Seltos DCT, but these heating issues of the gearbox I hear really scares me. Can somebody put some light on this topic. Like is this the case with most DCT or is it a issue with the Seltos?

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    Balakrishnan | 1 year ago

    I) its a dry clutch DCT, No heating issues 100 %. 2) However most people are ignorant about the art of driving a DCT & end up with heating issues in extreme conditions & is due to their ignorance & not the fault of the car.3) I suggest you assimilate the art of driving a DCT ( Theory) from Google & put it into practice, while driving. There will be no heating issues at all.

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    Girish | 11 months ago

    It's not dry gear box. Oil sealed gearbox, over heating problem is soled & now they use minaral oil in gearbox instead of synthetic oil. This is in my knowledge. you can confirm with Volxwagen service center with out hesitation to clear your dought

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    Yasser | 8 months ago

    Been 7 months i bought gtx plus turbo dct, no such issues fortunately no heating at all, took it for long trips also, no issues. Only problem rather a small one is the fuel efficiency, which is like 7 to 8 in city. Highway 13+. Biggest issue is service time and quality.

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