2024 Kia Seltos vs. Sportage

2022 Kia Seltos vs. 2022 Kia Sportage
2024 Kia Seltos


2024 Kia Sportage

Passenger Capacity

26.6 / 62.8 cubic feet (min/max)

Cargo Volume

39.6 / 74.1 cubic feet (min/max)
2.0-liter four-cylinder

Base Engine

2.5-liter four-cylinder
187 hp and 178 lb-ft of torque

Engine Output

187 hp and 178 lb-ft of torque
28/34/31 (City/Highway/ Combined) MPG

Fuel Economy

25/32/28 (City/Highway/ Combined) MPG

Whether you need a family SUV or a spacious commuter car in Orange County, a Kia SUV has everything that you need to travel in style. Two of the best-selling SUVs at Kia of Cerritos are the Kia Seltos and Sportage, and these versatile vehicles can suit just about any driver. So, what are the differences between Kia Seltos and Kia Sportage models? Find out with Kia of Cerritos, and start planning your test drive today!

Which is Bigger, Kia Seltos or Sportage?

When deciding between the Kia Seltos or Sportage, interior space is a top priority for many Los Angeles drivers. Which is bigger, the Kia Seltos or Sportage? While both models seat five passengers comfortably, they have different advantages. The Seltos offers just a touch of extra headroom, while the Sportage offers class-leading cargo room. Compare the dimensions for the two below:

Kia Seltos

  • Head Room: 40.0 / 38.4 inches (front/back)
  • Shoulder Room: 53.5 / 52.8 inches (front/back)
  • Hip Room: 53.5 / 52.8 inches (front/back)
  • Leg Room: 41.4 / 38.0 inches (front/back)
  • Cargo volume: 26.6 / 62.8 cubic feet (min/max)

Kia Sportage

  • Head Room: 39.6 / 39.4 inches (front/back)
  • Shoulder Room: 57.5 / 55.6 inches (front/back)
  • Hip Room: 54.8 / 53.4 inches (front/back)
  • Leg Room: 41.4 / 41.3 inches (front/back)
  • Cargo volume: 39.6 / 74.1 cubic feet (min/max)

Which is Stronger, the Kia Seltos or Sportage?

Comparing the Kia Seltos or Sportage, you’ll find two different personalities on the Carson roads. To start, both are powerful and efficient SUVs. The Seltos is more efficient in its base configuration, and its available turbocharged option delivers phenomenal horsepower. But if you don’t want to pay more for upgrades, the Kia Sportage has the higher-powered base option with rock-solid efficiency – and don’t forget about the Kia Sportage Hybrid for an electrified boost! Take a look at the differences between Kia Seltos and Kia Sportage below:

Kia Seltos

  • Base engine: 2.0-liter four-cylinder with 146 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque
  • Available engine: Turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder with 195 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque
  • Base Fuel Economy: 28/34/31 (City/Highway/ Combined) MPG

Kia Sportage

  • Base engine: 2.5-liter four-cylinder with 187 horsepower and 178 pound-feet of torque
  • Base Fuel Economy: 25/32/28 (City/Highway/ Combined) MPG

Will You Choose a Kia Seltos or Sportage?

We’ve gone through the differences between Kia Seltos and Kia Sportage, so which SUV has won you over? If you’re still trying to figure it out, contact us with your questions at any time! You can also visit our showroom in Cerritos to try out the models in person.

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