Finding a vehicle that has a bold design, innovative technology, and several versatile features can be hard. However, the 2021 Kia Seltos will give you all three qualities while also making you feel confident on the road. Powering this SUV is a 2.0-liter Dual Overhead Camshaft (DOHC) 16-valve inline four-cylinder engine. This engine is paired with an Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT). The 2021 Kia Seltos also the option to be equipped with Dynamax™ All-Wheel Drive.
While this SUV has a lot of strong qualities, there are many strong competitors in the current SUV market. One competitor of the 2021 Kia Seltos is the 2020 Nissan Kicks. This SUV is powered by a 1.6-liter DOHC 16-valve four-cylinder engine and an Xtronic CVT® (Continuously Variable Transmission). The drivetrain for the 2020 Nissan Kicks is front-wheel drive. To help you decide which small-size SUV is the best fit for you, we are going to do a comparison. Our comparison is going to focus on starting MSRP, engine power, engine torque, and fuel economy.
2021 Kia Seltos
2020 Nissan Kicks
|146 hp||Engine Power||122 hp|
|132 lb-ft||Engine Torque||114 lb-ft|
|27 / 31 / 29 mpg||Fuel Economy (city/hwy/combined)||31 / 36 / 33 mpg|
Looking at the comparison table above, we can see that both SUVs have their advantages over the other model. The 2020 Nissan Kicks has a lower starting MSRP and a higher fuel economy rating. On the other hand, the 2021 Kia Seltos has more engine power and torque. While both SUVs have good qualities that will meet your needs, the Kia Seltos has another advantage. The 2021 Kia Seltos boasts an exciting list of standard features. These features include:
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