2021 Kia Seltos vs 2021 Toyota C-HR

Rear view of yellow 2021 Kia Seltos and red 2021 Toyota C-HR

The Kia Seltos has risen to fame here in Tampa Bay and has quickly become one of the most popular vehicles at Friendly Kia. Our team can’t get enough of the Seltos and everything it has to offer, from its capability to convenience to functionality. The 2021 Seltos is delivering in every category and continues to outrank and outperform even its toughest competitors.

One brand many customers like to compare Kia models to is Toyota and so we thought we’d put the golden 2021 Kia Seltos up against the 2021 Toyota C-HR. See why the Seltos continues to land on top in the following chart and click the button below to view the current lineup of new Seltos models available now at Friendly Kia in New Port Richey.

2021 Kia Seltos


2021 Toyota C-HR

2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine Base Engine 2.0-Liter 4-Cylinder engine
147 horsepower | 132 pound-feet of torque Power Specs 144 horsepower | 139 pound-feet of torque
1.6-liter Turbo engine Available Engine N/A
8-inch touchscreen Infotainment System 8-inch touchscreen
Available Bose® Premium Audio System Not Available
Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ Connectivity Features Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™
Yes Reclining Rear Seats Not Available

2021 Kia Seltos Offers a Powerhouse Performance

The 2021 Kia Seltos has become a fan favorite here at Friendly Kia and its popularity is well deserved. This Kia crossover effortlessly hits every mark for local shoppers and brings a unique design that is fresh and exciting. The Seltos is equipped with a standard 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine and offers an impressive 27 mpg in the city, 31 mpg on the highway, and 29 mpg combined overall. Kia Seltos models powered by this base engine manufacture 147 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque on the road, beating out top members of the competition, including the 2021 Toyota C-HR. This Toyota crossover offers just one engine option in its mix and delivers 144 horsepower on the road.

While the Kia Seltos LX, S, and EX are powered by the base 2.0-liter engine, the Seltos S Turbo and SX Turbo turn it up a notch with their 1.6-liter 4-cylinder Turbo engines. These turbo-powered Seltos models offer up to 175 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque, offering notable power on the streets of Tampa Bay. The 2021 Kia Seltos doesn’t just offer an impressive performance on the road, but its resume of features and amenities offers drivers far more than what the competition can. Some of the standout features this Kia crossover brings include:

  • Torque Vectoring All-Wheel Drive
  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™
  • 8-inch touchscreen infotainment center
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Dual-level cargo floor
  • Lane Keeping Technology
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert and AvoidanceTechnology
  • Wireless Smartphone Charger

We've only just skimmed the surface on what the 2021 Kia Seltos has to offer the drivers of Tampa Bay. Check out the rest of our Kia Seltos comparison guides to learn more about this crossover or contact a member of the Friendly Kia team for information on available models today.