Many drivers shopping for a new SUV find themselves wondering if the 2021 Kia Seltos or the 2020 Toyota C-HR is a better choice. Drivers wondering what the most significant differences are between the 2021 Kia Seltos vs the 2020 Toyota C-HR should continue reading. We’ve highlighted the differences in trim level availability, available powertrains and internal storage space inside both models.
The 2021 Kia Seltos is offered in LX, S, S Turbo, EX and SX trim levels while the 2020 Toyota C-HR can be found in LE, XLE and Limited trim levels. Two engine options are available for the 2021 Seltos: A four-cylinder, 2.0-liter engine (146 horsepower, 132 pound-feet of torque) and a turbocharged, four-cylinder, 1.6-liter engine (175 hp, 195 lb.-ft. of torque). In comparison, every 2020 Toyota C-HR is powered by a four-cylinder, 2.0-liter engine with 144 horsepower and 139 pound-feet of torque.
2021 Kia Seltos
2020 Toyota C-HR
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The 2021 Kia Seltos features more dedicated space for cargo hauling than the 2020 Toyota C-HR. When all seats are upright in both models, the 2021 Seltos features 26.6 cubic feet of standard cargo capacity while the 2020 Toyota C-HR only features 19.1 cubic feet. Similarly, the 2020 Toyota C-HR only features 37 cubic feet of maximum cargo capacity, compared to the 62.8 cubic feet of storage space found in the 2021 Seltos with the rear row folded down.
Many interior amenities are available for the 2021 Kia Seltos, including: Front and rear door bottle holders, a remote keyless entry system, a tilt and telescopic steering column, 12-volt power outlets, a rear-camera display, an audio system with six speaekrs, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration, a day/night interior rearview mirror and an interior lighting system.