Comparing the 2021 Kia Seltos and the 2020 Honda HR-V

It might seem difficult to find the SUV that will suit all the needs of your life, but once you see the newest one from Kia, it will feel easier. The 2021 Kia Seltos has a variety of the most impressive features for you to choose from while also having the power and capabilities that you could need. Our team is excited to give you a closer look so that you can decide if it is the model that you'll want in your driveway.

The bold look and powerful stance of this compact SUV will immediately instill confidence. No matter if you are looking to get off the beaten path or if you are looking for a dependable vehicle for your daily commute, this is one that can do it all. Our experts are here to give you an overview of the new 2021 Kia Seltos, ensuring you will be able to see how it stands up to top competitors. 

A competitor for the 2021 Kia Seltos is the 2020 Honda HR-V. The Honda HR-V has been a popular model in this class because of its reliability and array of features, but that doesn't mean you should automatically flock to it as your next vehicle. Our team has put together a comparison of these models so that you can more easily see which is the one that has everything you have been looking for.

Our goal is to make sure you are confident with the decision that you make, knowing that your new SUV will be the one that will keep you entertained whenever you are driving. We encourage you to reach out to our Concord, NC Kia dealership if you have any questions about these models. Our experts will make sure you can see everything that we offer and can help you see how the 2021 Kia Seltos might be right for you.

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2021 Kia Seltos vs 2020 Honda HR-V

  • The 2021 Kia Seltos comes with a larger touchscreen as standard than the 2020 Honda HR-V does, making it easier to control your media and apps.
  • You need to upgrade the 2020 Honda HR-V to include Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, but the 2021 Kia Seltos has them as standard.
  • You get more overall cargo space when you choose the 2021 Kia Seltos over the 2020 Honda HR-V.
  • Both models are available with all-wheel drive to help give you the best control and traction that you will need when conditions are uncertain.
  • Every trim of the 2020 Honda HR-V has a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) while the 2021 Kia Seltos can have either an Intelligent Variable Transmission or a seven-speed automatic transmission.
  • You get more horsepower from the base engine of the 2021 Kia Seltos than the engine equipped on the 2020 Honda HR-V, giving it a more exciting performance for wherever you go.
  • You can upgrade the base engine of the 2021 Kia Seltos while the 2020 Honda HR-V only has one engine for all trims.
  • Both models have many driver assistance features available, but the 2020 Honda HR-V needs to be upgraded further to include them.
  • You will get better combined fuel efficiency from the 2021 Kia Seltos than you will get from the 2020 Honda HR-V.
  • Both models offer just over seven inches of ground clearance to help you get over any obstacles that might stand in your way.