Compare 2022 Hyundai Kona vs 2022 Kia Seltos

2022 Hyundai Kona
2022 Kia Seltos
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Limited DCT AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Kona Limited DCT AWD 27 32 $28,790 $30,100
Kona Limited DCT FWD 29 35 $27,356 $28,600
Kona N Line DCT AWD 27 32 $26,161 $27,350
Kona N Line DCT FWD 29 35 $24,727 $25,850
Kona SE Automatic AWD 28 33 $22,130 $22,800
Kona SE Automatic FWD 30 35 $20,675 $21,300
Kona SEL Automatic AWD 28 33 $23,532 $24,600
Kona SEL Automatic FWD 30 35 $22,098 $23,100
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EX IVT AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Seltos EX IVT AWD 27 31 $24,983 $25,890
Seltos LX IVT AWD 27 31 $21,800 $22,590
Seltos Nightfall DCT AWD 25 30 $25,853 $26,790
Seltos S IVT AWD 27 31 $23,439 $24,290
Seltos S IVT FWD 29 35 $21,993 $22,790
Seltos SX DCT AWD 25 30 $26,825 $28,090

Pricing

Invoice Price

$28,790
$24,983

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$30,100
$25,890

Monthly Payment Estimate

$502 / month
$432 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

6.5
6.2

TCC’s Bottom Line

The addition of the sporty N-Line and N models make the Kona more fun, but the SEL still offers the best value. The 2022 Kia Seltos pairs a superlative warranty and a low price to step to the front of Kia’s small-crossover lineup.

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TCC Dislikes

Fuel Economy

City

27 mpg 27 mpg

Highway

32 mpg 31 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Small SUV 4WD Small SUV 4WD

Interior Dimensions

Front Hip Room (in)

53.3 53.5

Second Leg Room (in)

35.2 38

Front Head Room (in)

38 38.5

Passenger Capacity

5 5

Second Hip Room (in)

52.2 52.8

Front Shoulder Room (in)

55.5 55.5

Second Head Room (in)

37.8 38.4

Second Shoulder Room (in)

54.5 54.7

Front Leg Room (in)

41.5 41.4

Passenger Volume (ft³)

- 99.6

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Rear (in)

61.7 62.4

Wheelbase (in)

102.4 103.5

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

70.9 70.9

Track Width, Front (in)

61.4 62

Min Ground Clearance (in)

6.7 7.3

Length, Overall (in)

165.6 172

Height, Overall (in)

61.6 63.6

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)

45.8 62.8

Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)

19.2 26.6

Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)

19.2 26.6

Brakes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

11.2 11.2

Brake Type

4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

NA NA

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

12 12

Drum - Rear (Yes or )

NA NA

Brake ABS System

4-Wheel 4-Wheel

Disc - Rear (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

13.2 13.2

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

34.8 34.8

Steering Type

Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Tires

Rear Tire Size

P235/45HR18 P215/55HR17

Rear Tire Order Code

NA NA

Front Tire Size

P235/45HR18 P215/55HR17

Spare Tire Size

Compact Compact

Front Tire Order Code

NA NA

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

3271 3087

Wheels

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Steel Steel

Front Wheel Size (in)

18 X 7.5 17 X 7

Spare Wheel Size (in)

Compact Compact

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

18 X 7.5 17 X 7

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

130 120

Engine

Engine Type

Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4

Fuel System

Gasoline Direct Injection MPI

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

195 @ 1500 132 @ 4500

Engine Order Code

NA NA

Displacement

1.6 L/98 2.0 L/122

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

195 @ 6000 146 @ 6200

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

27 27

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

29 29

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

32 31

Transmission

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

2.32 -

Trans Order Code

NA NA

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

0.72 -

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.07 -

Trans Description Cont.

Auto-Shift Manual w/OD CVT w/OD

Drivetrain

All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.88 -

First Gear Ratio (:1)

3.93 2.68 - 0.39

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

3.17 6.05

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

2.04 -

Trans Type

7 1

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.82 -

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

5.30 2.82

Summary

Vehicle Name

Hyundai Kona Kia Seltos

Body Style

Sport Utility Sport Utility

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Multi-Link Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front

Strut Strut

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Strut Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Multi-Link Multi-Link

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

6.0 6.1

Crash Test Ratings

Overall Rating

Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger

Overall Side Crash Rating

Side Barrier Rating

Side Barrier Rating Driver

Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat

Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat

Combined Side Rating Front Seat

Combined Side Rating Rear Seat

Rollover Rating

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2022 Hyundai Kona
  • 2022 Kona arriving with limited availability
  • Lease: From $209 per month for 36 months
  • Rebate: No rebate available
  • Finance: From 2.99% APR for 48 months
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2022 Kia Seltos
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  • Lease: From $239 per month for 36 months
  • Rebate: No cash incentives
  • Finance: No special financing rates

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