2021 Kia Sportage vs 2021 Kia Seltos Compact SUV Comparison

2021 Kia Sportage vs 2021 Kia Seltos Compact SUV Comparison

2021 Kia Sportage
2021 Kia Seltos
2021 Sportage LX Base Model Comparison 2021 Seltos LX
$23,990 Base Price MSRP* $21,990
2.4L 4-Cylinder Standard Engine 2.0L 4-Cylinder
181 Horsepower 147
175 Torque (lb-ft) 132
23/30/26 EPA MPG Estimates (City/Highway/Combined) 27/31/29
Electronically Controlled 6-Speed Automatic Transmission Intelligent Variable
Standard Apple CarPlay® Integration Standard
8-Inch Display Touchscreen 8-Inch Display
Features On The Kia Sportage
Available Features
Features On The Kia Seltos
  • 17-inch Alloy Wheels, Machine Finish
  • Privacy Glass
  • Available All-Wheel Drive
  • 8.0-inch Touch-Screen Display w/ Rear Camera
  • 60/40 Split-Folding Rear Seat w/ 17-Step Recline
  • Dual-Level Cargo Floor
  • LED Daytime Running Lights
  • Forward Collision Avoidance-Assist w/ Pedestrian Detection (FCA-Ped)
  • Lane Keeping Assist (LKA)
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
  • Driver Attention Warning (DAW)
  • High Beam Assist (HBA)
  • Apple CarPlay®
  • All-Wheel Drive - with Torque Vectoring and Center Lock
  • Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT)
  • 17-inch Alloy Wheels
  • Privacy Glass
  • 8.0-inch Touch-Screen Display w/ Rear Camera
  • Rear Camera with Dynamic Parking Guidance
  • Android Auto™ Smartphone Integration
  • Remote Keyless Entry
  • Dual-Level Cargo Floor
  • Six Airbags with Rollover Sensor
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Traction Control System (TCS)
  • Tire-Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

See How the 2021 Sportage Compares to the 2021 Seltos

If you are in the market for a new compact SUV, you've probably narrowed down your search to either the 2021 Kia Sportage or the 2021 Kia Seltos. And for a good reason. As you can see from the chart above, both vehicles come with an impressive list of standard features and have comparable performance numbers. So, which one should you choose? While here at Kingdom Kia, we think you can't go wrong with either vehicle; you still need to choose the best new car for you. Thankfully, we're here to help.

The sales team at our local Kia dealer is familiar with the standard features and available options on the full lineup of new Kia models. We are excited to tour you through each of these new cars and find out how we can help you find exactly what you're looking for. When you're ready to trade up to a new Kia SUV, you can trade-in your used car for sale and sell your car for cash at our dealership. Many of our customers find that trading in their current vehicle is an easy way to save on a new car.

When it comes to keeping you and your passengers safe behind the wheel, both the 2021 Sportage and 2021 Seltos offer Kia Drive Wise Driver Assist Technology. Notable highlights on the 2021 Sportage include Forward Collision Avoidance-Assist with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Keeping Assist, Driver Attention Warning, and Blind-Spot Collision Warning. On the new Kia Seltos, drivers have the peace-of-mind that comes with 3-point seat belts for all seating positions, full-length side-curtain airbags, electronic stability control, and traction control. To ensure all four corners stay properly inflated, both vehicles come with a tire-pressure monitoring system.

Exterior Styling

The 2021 Kia Sportage arrives with many attractive design elements. To ensure you're riding in style through the streets of Jefferson City, Missouri, the 2021 Sportage gives you a rear spoiler, power-adjustable outside mirrors, heated outside mirrors, auto headlight control, and projector beam front fog lights. On the Seltos, we find a black front grille, variable intermittent windshield wipers, rear privacy glass, and body-color door handles.

To see both of these new SUVs in person, schedule your test drive and take the short drive to our Kia dealership in Rolla, Missouri.

Financing the 2021 Kia Sportage & 2021 Kia Sportage

We've covered some of the new and exciting details for both of these vehicles. After you make your choice, it will be time to decide if you should buy or lease. At that point, our finance team can answer any questions you have about how buying compares to leasing and how much you should put down on a new car. The first step, is to get pre-approved for Kia financing and lease offers.

Tour the Sportage & Seltos Compact SUVs Near Jefferson City, MO

You'll find that both the 2021 Kia Sportage and 2021 Kia Seltos provide effortless style, quality interiors, advanced features, and efficient performance. Your choice may come down to which design you prefer with their competitive pricing and similar performance numbers. Regardless, we hope that we've helped you uncover your preferred Kia, and you've learned more about how these Kia SUVs compare.

Kingdom Kia of Rolla, Missouri, invites motorists from nearby Jefferson City, Missouri, to discover these two versatile Kia SUVs for sale at our full-service new and used car lot. You can browse our current Kia collection of Sportage and Seltos models right here on our website, then make your way over for a closer look.

We are proud to be your local car dealership and hope to be where you and your family come for a reliable auto repair, competitive lease specials, and OEM auto parts for sale. We hope to see you soon.

*All prices are Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). MSRP excludes destination and handling charges, tax, title, license, and options. Dealer sets actual price.

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