Kia has added the 2021 Kia Seltos to its subcompact crossover SUV segment of the 2021 model year. With a starting MSRP of $21,990, Kia has indeed crossed the limits to manufacturing a small SUV with top-notch design and technology. The 2.0L 4-cylinder engine with 147 horsepower and the All-Wheel-Drive (AWD) feature with Torque Vectoring are the main highlights of this reimagined SUV from Kia. Are you looking for a compact SUV near Garden Grove, CA? Check out the detailed comparative study of the 2021 Kia Seltos and the 2021 Nissan Rogue Sport by Garden Grove Kia.
2021 Kia Seltos
2021 Nissan Rogue Sport
|$21,990||Base Estimated MSRP
|146 hp at 6,200 rpm
||Base Engine Horsepower||141 hp at 6,000 rpm|
|132 lb.-ft. at 4,500 rpm
||Base Engine Torque||147 lb-ft at 4,400 rpm|
|2.0 Liter, Dual Overhead Camshaft (DOHC), 16-valve, In-line 4-cylinder
||Base Engine Type||2.0-liter DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder|
|Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT)||Transmission||Xtronic CVT® (Continuously Variable Transmission) with manual shift mode|
Although the 2021 Kia Seltos and the 2021 Nissan Rogue Sport stands toe-to-toe in many aspects, there are certain features in where the 2021 Kia Seltos slightly edges ahead. The 2021 Kia Seltos has a base engine estimated MPG rating (city/highway/combined) of 27/31/29 MPG while the 2021 Nissan Rogue Sport has 25/32/28. Cleary, the 2021 Kia Seltos is a much more fuel-efficient SUV. Also, the starting MSRP of the 2021 Kia Seltos is $21,990 which is more than $2,000 cheaper than the 2021 Nissan Rogue Sport. So if you are looking for a fuel-efficient small SUV at an affordable price, the 2021 Kia Seltos will be a better choice any day.
As you can see through the above comparative study, the 2021 Kia Seltos is a clear winner if you’re looking for a small SUV at a reasonable price in Garden Grove Area. Some of the other key features included in the 2021 Kia Seltos are 8.0-inch Touch-Screen Display with Rear Camera, Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ Smartphone Integration, Electronic Stability Control, Tire-Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), Hill-Start Assist Control (HAC), and Traction Control System (TCS). Feel free to contact our friendly and knowledgeable staff at Garden Grove Kia for any further information.