Compare 2022 Kia Seltos vs 2022 Mazda CX-30

2022 Kia Seltos
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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
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2.5 S AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CX-30 2.5 S AWD 24 31 $21,857 $22,500
CX-30 2.5 S Carbon Edition AWD 24 31 $27,767 $28,590
CX-30 2.5 S Preferred Package AWD 24 31 $27,146 $27,950
CX-30 2.5 S Premium Package AWD 24 31 $29,911 $30,800
CX-30 2.5 S Select Package AWD 24 31 $24,186 $24,900
CX-30 2.5 Turbo AWD 22 30 $29,621 $30,500
CX-30 2.5 Turbo Premium Package AWD 22 30 $32,144 $33,100
CX-30 2.5 Turbo Premium Plus Package AWD 22 30 $33,697 $34,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,983
$21,857
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,890
$22,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$432 / month
$375 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2022 Kia Seltos pairs a superlative warranty and a low price to step to the front of Kia’s small-crossover lineup. The 2022 Mazda CX-30 is a style-forward small crossover with an upscale feel.
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Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 4WD Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
38.5 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.6 94.1
Second Hip Room (in)
52.8 53.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.5 55.6
Second Head Room (in)
38.4 38.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 53.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41.7
Front Hip Room (in)
53.5 54.6
Second Leg Room (in)
38 36.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62 61.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.3 8
Length, Overall (in)
172 173
Height, Overall (in)
63.6 61.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.4 61.5
Wheelbase (in)
103.5 104.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 70.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
26.6 20.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
26.6 20.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
62.8 45.2
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12 11.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.2 10.4
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 12.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 34.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P215/55HR17 P215/65HR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/55HR17 P215/65HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3087 3388
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 16 X 6.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 100
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
132 @ 4500 186 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
146 @ 6200 186 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 24
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.68 - 0.39 3.55
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
6.05 3.85
Trans Type
1 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.82 3.05
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.35
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.74
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.02
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.60
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Seltos Mazda CX-30
Body Style
Sport Utility i-ACTIV AWD Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.1 6.8
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 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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2022 Mazda CX-30
  • 2022 Mazda CX-30 selection healthy
  • Lease: From $199/mo
  • Rebates: Up to $500 off
  • Finance: From 1.9% APR
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