2021 Kia Seltos vs 2020 Nissan Kicks

2021 Kia Seltos vs 2020 Nissan Kicks

SUVs are all the craze in the United States right now. They’ve grown in popularity over the past few years and replaced sedans as the number one vehicle choice. People love the higher ride, larger cargo space and increased passenger capacity. If you’re looking to get an SUV for yourself, you have a large market to choose from. One SUV you should strongly consider is the 2021 Kia Seltos. This SUV is the newest addition to the Kia lineup. The Kia Seltos is powered by a 2.0-liter DOHC 16-valve inline four-cylinder engine. Paired with this engine is an Intelligent Variable Transmission.

Like we mentioned earlier, there are a lot of SUV options in the market. One competitor of the 2021 Kia Seltos is the 2020 Nissan Kicks. This SUV is powered by a 1.6-liter DOHC 16-valve four-cylinder engine. Paired with this engine is an Xtronic Continuously Variable Transmission®. To help you decide between these two SUVs, we are going to do a comparison. Our comparison will focus on their starting MSRP, engine power, engine torque, fuel economy, and cargo space. Check out the table below to see how they compare.

2021 Kia Seltos


2020 Nissan Kicks

$21,990 Starting MSRP $18,870
146 hp Engine Power 122 hp
132 lb-ft Engine Torque 114 lb-ft
27 / 31 / 29 mpg Fuel Economy (city/highway/combined) 31 / 36 / 33 mpg
26.6 cubic feet Cargo Space 25.3 cubic feet

2021 Kia Seltos Driver Assist Technology Features

Looking at the chart, we can see that both SUV models have their advantages against the other model. The 2020 Nissan Kicks has a lower starting MSRP and a higher fuel economy rating. On the other hand, the 2021 Kia Seltos has more engine power, engine torque, and a larger cargo space. Despite their advantages, these models are fairly close in their specifications. As you decide on which SUV is the best match for you, here are the Driver assist technology features for the 2021 Kia Seltos:

  • Blind-Spot Collision Avoidance Assist-Rear
  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance
  • Safe Exit Assist

Interested in the 2021 Kia Seltos? Don’t be afraid to reach out to our team at Airport Kia of Naples to learn more about this model. Feel free to stop down at our dealership and take the 2021 Kia Seltos for a test drive today.