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2021 Honda CR-V vs 2021 Kia Seltos

2021 Honda CR-V vs 2021 Kia Seltos

You are on the hunt for a new vehicle that offers more space than a sedan. In addition to more space, you would like the vehicle to have a powerful engine, be able to go the distance on a tank of fuel and be able to tow a trailer. In this 2021 Honda CR-V vs 2021 Kia Seltos comparison, we are going to take a closer look at two good options that meet the criterion listed above.

More information about the 2021 Honda CR-V and the 2021 Kia Seltos can be found below. Otherwise, our current CR-V inventory can be viewed by clicking the link.

2021 Honda CR-V


2021 Kia Seltos

190 Horsepower 146
28, 34, 30 Estimated Fuel Economy* (City, Highway, Combined) 27, 31, 29
1,500 pounds Maximum Trailer Weight Not Available
39.2 cubic feet Interior Cargo Volume 26.6 cubic feet

Which crossover is a better option for me, the CR-V or the Seltos?

Let’s begin by taking a closer look at what powers the 2021 Honda CR-V. It features a 1.5-liter I-4 engine that produces 190 horsepower and 179 lb-ft of torque. On the other hand, the 2021 Kia Seltos has a 2.0-liter I-4 engine. It only produces 146 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque.

You are quite active, and you need a vehicle that will be able to keep up with you. The 2021 Honda CR-V can go the distance on a single tank of fuel. It has an estimated fuel economy* of 28 mpg in the city, 34 mpg on the highway, and 30 mpg combined. The 2021 Kia Seltos gets about 27 mpg in the city, 31 mpg on the highway, and 29 mpg combined.

When it comes to pulling a trailer, you will want to take a closer look at the 2021 Honda CR-V. It can tow up to 1,500 pounds. The 2021 Kia Seltos probably should not pull a trailer.

Finally, there is more space available in the 2021 Honda CR-V. It has an interior cargo volume of 39.2 cubic feet while there are only 26.6 cubic feet available in the 2021 Kia Seltos.

As you can see, the 2021 Honda CR-V clearly outperforms the 2021 Kia Seltos. Are you interested in learning more or seeing this vehicle in person? Please contact us today! Our friendly and knowledgeable team members have a lot of information about the 2021 Honda CR-V and they would be more than happy to help you drive off in one today!

*28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD trims. 27 city/32 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD trims. Based on 2021 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

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