Kia has progressed from a manufacturer of primary and durable automobiles with appealing warranty packages to a market leader in various SUV segments. Kia has come a long way by developing vehicles that maintain the durability of their predecessors and have a plethora of high-end features. Kia Sportage and Kia Seltos, two of Kia's best-selling SUVs, are going head-to-head today, vying for the top spot in their segment. Both SUVs have potent engines, attractive accent lines, and well-built interiors. To assist you in choosing the SUV that is most suited for your everyday driving needs, we compared the 2022 Kia Sportage with the 2022 Kia Seltos.
2022 Kia Sportage
2022 Kia Seltos
|2.4-Liter Inline 4-cylinder DOHC||Base Engine||2.4-Liter Inline 4-cylinder DOHC|
|Six-Speed Auto Transmission Overdrive w/ Sportmatic®||Transmission System||Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT)|
|181 horsepower & 175 lb-ft
||Horsepower & Torque Ratings||146 horsepower & 132 lb-ft|
|26 MPG||Combined Fuel Economy||29 MPG|
The Kia Sportage has been on American roads for nearly three decades and is one of the most reliable Kia SUVs. The NHTSA awards it five stars for overall safety.
Heated front seats, adjustable seats, a 60/40 split-folding back seat, woven fabric seat upholstery, and other interior goodies.
Some of the cosmetic highlights include a sleek front grille, greater ground clearance for AWD versions, adjustable mirrors, sound-absorbing front glass, variable intermittent windshield wipers, LED lights, and subtle accent lines.
The technology highlights include an 8-inch touchscreen display, a six-speaker stereo system, a trip computer, Apple CarPlay®, and Android Auto compatibility, and Siri® Eyes Free.