Compare 2021 Jeep Renegade vs 2022 Kia Seltos

2021 Jeep Renegade
2022 Kia Seltos
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80th Anniversary 4x4
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Renegade 80th Anniversary 4x4 21 29 $27,012 $27,575
Renegade 80th Anniversary FWD 22 30 $25,624 $26,115
Renegade Freedom Edtion 4x4 21 29 $24,595 $24,965
Renegade Islander 4x4 21 29 $27,012 $27,575
Renegade Islander FWD 22 30 $25,624 $26,115
Renegade Jeepster 4x4 21 29 $24,595 $24,965
Renegade Jeepster FWD 22 30 $22,581 $22,850
Renegade Latitude 4x4 21 29 $27,012 $27,575
Renegade Latitude FWD 22 30 $25,624 $26,115
Renegade Limited 4x4 23 29 $29,339 $30,025
Renegade Sport 4x4 21 29 $24,595 $24,965
Renegade Sport FWD 22 30 $22,581 $22,850
Renegade Trailhawk 4x4 22 27 $29,339 $30,025
Renegade Upland Edition 4x4 21 29 $24,595 $24,965
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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
$27,012
$24,983
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,575
$25,890
Monthly Payment Estimate
$460 / month
$432 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.8
6.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Jeep Renegade is the small off-road SUV that doesn’t know how to quit. 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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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 4WD Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 54.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.1 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 41.4
Front Hip Room (in)
53.1 53.5
Second Leg Room (in)
35.1 38
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Head Room (in)
41.1 38.5
Second Hip Room (in)
51.9 52.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 55.5
Second Head Room (in)
40.5 38.4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
66.5 63.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 62.4
Wheelbase (in)
101.2 103.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.2 70.9
Liftover Height (in)
29.8 -
Track Width, Front (in)
60.6 62
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8 7.3
Length, Overall (in)
166.6 172
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
37.6 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
50.8 62.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
18.5 26.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
40.1 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
18.5 26.6
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 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)
12.7 13.2
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.3 34.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/45TR19 P215/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
TPS NA
Front Tire Size
P235/45TR19 P215/55HR17
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TPS NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 -
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2000 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3210 3087
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 120
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
175 @ 3900 132 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
ED8 NA
Displacement
2.4 L/144 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
180 @ 6400 146 @ 6200
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI MPI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 27
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.73 6.05
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 -
Trans Type
9 1
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.81 2.82
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58 -
Trans Order Code
DFH NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 2.68 - 0.39
Summary
Vehicle Name
Jeep Renegade Kia Seltos
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 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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2021 Jeep Renegade
  • 2021 Renegade selection still decent
  • Lease: From $309/mo
  • Rebates: Up to $2,750 off
  • Finance: From 0% APR
2022 Kia Seltos
  • 2022 Kia Seltos arriving; 2021s sold out
  • Lease: From $229 per month for 36 months
  • Rebate: No cash incentives
  • Finance: No special financing rates
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