2021 Kia Seltos vs 2020 Hyundai Venue

Yellow 2021 Kia Seltos and blue 2020 Hyundai Venue

The 2021 Kia Seltos is the latest addition to the Kia lineup and even in its first year in the mix, the Seltos is already standing above the rest of the competition. The subcompact SUV segment of the vehicle market continues to grow with each passing model year and has quickly become one of the most popular automotive genres. Kia hasn’t been the only vehicle to add to this growing segment, though.

Hyundai has also added to this ever-growing part of the automotive market with its latest model – the 2020 Hyundai Venue. We at Friendly Kia know that choosing between two brand-new vehicle options can be difficult. That's why we’ve put together this 2021 Kia Seltos vs 2020 Hyundai Venue comparison. Keep reading to learn more about the 2021 Kia Seltos or click the link below to see our lineup of in-stock Seltos models at Friendly Kia.

2021 Kia Seltos


2020 Hyundai Venue

2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine Base Engine 1.6-liter Smartstream 4-cylinder engine
1.6-liter Turbo engine Available Engine N/A
8-inch color touchscreen Standard Infotainment System 8-inch touchscreen
Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ Connectivity Features Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™
Yes Reclining Rear Seats No
All-wheel drive Base Drivetrain Front-wheel drive
Cherry Black, Snow White Pearl, Steel Gray, Gravity Gray, Mars Orange, Neptune Blue, Dark Ocean Blue, Starbright Yellow, Dark Ocean Blue/Clear White, Dark Ocean Blue/Cherry Black, Starbright Yellow/Cherry Black, and Clear White/Cherry Black Exterior Color Options Denim, Green Apple, Black Noir Pearl, Scarlet Red Pearl, Galactic Gray, Stellar Silver, Ceramic White, and Intense Blue

2021 Seltos Continues to Rise Above New Competitors

Both the 2021 Kia Seltos and the 2020 Hyundai Venue have only been available on the market for a short time. The 2021 Seltos has already made a major impact across the automotive market. This 2021 Kia crossover comes equipped with an all-wheel drivetrain and a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine. The 2021 Seltos pumps out 146 horsepower on the road and shoppers can amplify the power supply to include a 1.6-liter Turbo engine option. The competing 2020 Hyundai Venue is equipped with 1.6-liter Smartstream 4-cylinder engine, capable of producing just 121 horsepower, and is only available in front-wheel drive.

Drivers looking for a crossover with enough space for their next adventure will want to opt for the stylish 2021 Kia Seltos. This Kia model offers 26.6 cubic feet of cargo space behind its rear seats with the capability of expanding that area to up to 62.8 cubic feet. The Venue limits drivers with the amount of available space, offering just 18.7 cubic feet of cargo room behind the rear seats and 31.9 cubic feet of space when those seats are folded down.

For more information about the 2021 Kia Seltos and its availability in Tampa, FL, contact a member of our sales team today.