Comparison image of the 2021 Kia Seltos, the 2020 Kia Sportage, the 2020 Kia Sorento, and the 2020 Kia Telluride

How Does the 2021 Kia Seltos Compare to the Other Kia SUV Models?

How the 2021 Kia Seltos Stacks Up Against the Other Kia SUV Models

The 2021 Kia Seltos is slated to arrive here at Auffenberg Kia sometime this February here in Cape Girardeau, MO. So, to help out customers better understand the 2021 Seltos, we have decided to compare it against the other three excellent crossover and SUV models that Kia has to offer! Let’s explore how the 2021 Kia Seltos compares to the other Kia SUV models together!

Exterior view of a yellow 2021 Kia Seltos

2021 Kia Seltos Specs and Features

The 2021 Kia Seltos will feature two engine options. The key specifications for each engine option are as follows:

Exterior view of a red 2020 Kia Sportage

2020 Kia Sportage Specs and Features

The 2020 Kia Sportage also features two excellent engine options as well. These engines offer excellent performance output as you can see below.

2.0L I-4 Engine:

  • 146 Horsepower
  • 132 Pound-Feet of Torque
  • Fuel Economy is TBD

1.6L Turbo I-4 Engine:

  • 175 Horsepower
  • 195 Pound-Feet of Torque
  • Fuel Economy is TBD

2.4L I-4 Engine:

  • 181 Horsepower
  • 175 Pound-Feet of Torque
  • 23 MPG / 30 MPG

2.0L Turbo I-4 Engine:

  • 240 Horsepower
  • 260 Pound-Feet of Torque
  • 21 MPG / 26 MPG

The 2021 Kia Seltos will also offer a number of excellent key features as well. Some of the key features that the 2021 Seltos will offer include a Sunroof with Power Sunshade, the Single-Zone Automatic Climate Control, Bluetooth® Wireless Technology, and Forward Collision Avoidance Assist.

Like the 2021 Kia Seltos, the 2020 Kia Sportage offers several excellent features like the Panoramic Sunroof with Power Sunshade, the Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control, the Harman Kardon® Premium Audio System, and Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go.

Exterior view of a red 2020 Kia Sorento

2020 Kia Sorento Specs and Features

The 2020 Kia Sorento also offers two engine options, including the same 2.4L I-4 engine as the 2020 Sportage and a 3.3L V6 engine. The 3.3L V6 engine generates 290 horsepower and up to 252 pound-feet of torque while maintaining fuel economy ratings of 19 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway. Key features that are offered on the 2020 Kia Sorento include:

  • Projector-Style Headlights
  • Heated Front Seating with 3 Settings
  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ Connectivity
  • Advanced Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go

Exterior view of a silver 2020 Kia Telluride

2020 Kia Telluride Specs and Features

Finally, the 2020 Kia Telluride offers only one engine option—a 3.8L V6 engine. This engine delivers a performance output of 291 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque. Where fuel economy is concerned, the 2020 Telluride is able to achieve 20 MPG in the city and 26 mpg on the highway. Some of the best key features that customers will find on the 2020 Kia Telluride include:

  • Dual Sunroof with Front Tilt-Slide Functionality
  • Heated and Ventilated Front Seating with 3 Settings
  • Smart Key and Push-Button Start Capabilities
  • Highway Driving Assist


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