2021 Kia Seltos vs. 2020 Toyota C-HR
One of the fastest growing segments in the crossover SUV class is the one that contains compact models. For the upcoming model year, Kia has introduced a brand-new model to not only serve as its newest entry-level model but also dominate this increasingly important space. A comparison of the 2021 Kia Seltos vs. 2020 Toyota C-HR will show potential customers that there can be some pretty clear differences among the available models in this segment. The base trims of the 2021 Seltos offers several key advantages over the 2020 C-HR, which doesn’t change a whole lot as a buyer climbs the trim ladder. However, Kia has made upper trims of the 2021 Seltos that will eclipse anything found with the C-HR family. Customers can start the pre-ordering process for the 2021 Kia Seltos today by calling, 877-885-7998.
In terms of style, a customer interested in either the 2021 Kia Seltos or 2020 Toyota C-HR are tough to beat and could be on pretty even footing. However, if a potential buyer is more concerned with substance over sizzle, the 2021 Seltos is the clear winner. Independent online reviews tend to agree, since those experts praised the newest Kia crossover SUV’s plentiful interior cargo volume. When people are sitting in the back seat of the 2021 Seltos, there will still be 26.6 cubic-feet of cargo volume available, compared to 19.1 cubic-feet found in the 2020 C-HR when it’s hosting rear passengers. Additionally, the 2021 Seltos can have its rear seats folded down to make 62.8 cubic-feet available, nearly doubling the 37 cubic-feet found in the 2020 Toyota C-HR. The 2021 Seltos and 2020 C-HR have very similar dimensions for passenger legroom.
2021 Kia Seltos
2020 Toyota C-HR
|2.0-L, 4-Cyl.||Base Engine||2.0-L, 4-Cyl.|
|62.8 cu.-ft.||Max. Cargo Volume||37 cu.-ft.|
Team Gunther Kia customers will be able to choose between two engine options when they are outfitting their 2021 Seltos. The standard powertrain setup is a naturally aspirated 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine that is attached to a continuously variable transmission. It will make 146 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque. A turbocharged 1.6-liter, four-cylinder engine is also available, and it will be mated to a seven dual-clutch automatic transmission, producing 175 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque. Additionally, the 2021 Seltos can be equipped with front- or all-wheel-drive.
People who choose the 2020 Toyota C-HR will only have one engine to work with, a naturally aspirated 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine that will make 144 horsepower and 139 pound-feet of torque. It is only available with front-wheel-drive.