Are you on the hunt for a highly capable compact SUV? Take a look at the all-new 2021 Kia Seltos, with its superb driving dynamics, off-road prowess, high-level utility, a comfortable and well-equipped interior, and a plethora of advanced technologies and premium features. In this 2021 Kia Seltos vs 2020 Toyota C-HR comparison, we show how the Seltos favorably stacks up against the competition.
On the performance front, the Seltos offers the available 1.6-liter four-cylinder Turbo GDI engine, which doles out 175 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque. The 2.0-liter DOHC 4-cylinder engine in the C-HR manages just 144 horsepower and 139 lb-ft of torque. For the transmission, the Seltos comes equipped with either an Intelligent Variable Transmission or a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, while all C-HR models have a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). With its traction-enhancing available all-wheel drive system, the Seltos is a great choice for heading off the beaten path. The C-HR doesn’t offer an all-wheel drive system.
|2021 Kia Seltos||VS||2020 Toyota C-HR|
|175-hp/195 lb-ft||Max. Horsepower/Torque||144-hp/139 lb-ft|
|62.8 cu-ft||Max. Cargo Capacity||37.0 cu-ft|
|5-years/60,000-miles Basic; 10-years/100,000-miles Powertrain||Warranty Coverage||3-years/36,000-miles Basic; 5-years/60,000-miles Powertrain|
The Seltos offers plenty of interior space, including for the rear seat passengers, with 38.0 inches of rear legroom, compared to 31.7 inches for the C-HR. Also, unlike the C-HR, the Seltos has a reclining function for the rear seats. Do you have a lot of gear to load up for your adventures? The Seltos has a maximum cargo capacity of 62.8 cu-ft, compared to 37.0 cu-ft for the C-HR.
Another advantage of the Seltos is warranty coverage. It has the backing of a 5-years/60,000-miles basic warranty and a 10-years/100,000-miles powertrain warranty. The C-HR only has a 3-years/36,00-miles basic warranty and a 10-years/100,000-miles powertrain warranty.
Contact us at Kia Marin for more information about the all-new 2021 Kia Seltos!