2020 Hyundai Venue vs 2021 Kia Seltos – Analysis, specs and prices

The new 2020 Hyundai Venue car is a Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD that has been revealed and brings some interesting features and specs for this model. This edition has new improvements in the engine, speed, power and others. On the other side, the 2021 Kia Seltos is a Small Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD.

2020 Hyundai Venue vs 2021 Kia Seltos
2020 Hyundai Venue vs 2021 Kia Seltos

Vehicle/Engine type

The 2020 Hyundai Venue is a 4-door hatchback vehicle type, it has a front-engine, a front-wheel-drive for traction and there are 5-passenger seats in the interior. The engine is a DOHC 16-valve inline-4 with features like aluminum block and head and port fuel injection.

Meanwhile, the 2021 Kia Seltos is a 4-door wagon vehicle type, it has a front-engine, a all-wheel-drive for traction and there are 5-passenger seats in the interior. The engine is a turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 16-valve inline-4 with features like aluminum block and head and direct fuel injection.

Dimensions

On the dimensions specs, the vehicle length is 159.1 in, width of 69.7 in, a wheelbase of 99.2 in and a height size of 61.6 in. It has a passenger volume of 91.9 ft3 (cubic foot), the cargo volume is about 31.9 ft3 (cubic foot) and a curb weight of 2612 lb (pounds) (Base).

Hyundai Venue
Hyundai Venue

 

The 2021 Kia Seltos length is 172.0 in, width of 70.9 in, a wheelbase of 103.5 in and a height size of 64.2 in. It has a passenger volume of 99 ft3 (cubic foot), the cargo volume is about 27 ft3 (cubic foot) and a curb weight of 3271 lb (pounds).

Kia Seltos
Kia Seltos

Transmission and Power

The first model comes with continuously variable automatic transmission, has a power of 121 hp (horsepower) at 6300 rpm, a torque of 113 lb-ft (pound-foot) at 4500 rpmMeanwhile, the second model has 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, has a power of 175 hp (horsepower) at 6000 rpm, a torque of 195 lb-ft (pound-foot) at 1500 rpm and a displacement of 98 in3, 1598 cm3 cylinder volume. and a displacement of 97 in3, 1591 cm3 cylinder volume.

2020 Hyundai Venue Features

Blind-Spot Collision Warning (BCW) helps detect approaching vehicles that may be obscured from view during highway
Driver Attention Warning (DAW) system monitors a spectrum of driver-related characteristics to help detect driver fatigue or careless
enue comes standard with a 60/40 split flat folding backseat to maximize utility for those trips to the farmer’s market or transporting musical instruments
Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) uses the car’s front-facing camera to help detect an imminent collision and avoid impact or minimize damage by braking
Rear Collision Cross-Traffic Warning (RCCW) helps detect when a vehicle may have entered a car’s rearward path providing a driver

2021 Kia Seltos Features

Coupled Torsion Beam Axle (CTBA) rear suspension on front-wheel drive models and Multi-link rear suspension on all-wheel drive models
Available “Kia Drive Wise” Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS)
Available 10.25-inch high-resolution color touchscreen with satellite radio, UVO telematics, navigation and split-screen display
Clean and sophisticated gauge cluster – 3.5″-in. OLED (LX, S, EX) and 7-in. Supervision (SX)
MacPherson strut front suspension
Next Generation Connected Notifications: Sends alerts in case of vehicle malfunction regarding light bulb status on headlights or taillights, 12V battery status and low fuel level
Spacious and versatile cabin with generous hip, shoulder, leg and head room in both rows, offering more interior volume than most rivals
With a push of a button on the Kia Owner’s app, customers can carry their favorite radio stations with them and have full access to the suite of remote commands

Price

The base and starting price for 2020 Hyundai Venue is about $18,470 without the optional extra features implemented.
The base and starting price for 2021 Kia Seltos is about $29,010 without the optional extra features implemented.

Performance

The 2020 Hyundai Venue is able to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph nearly (96 km/h) in 8.5 sec, compared to the 2021 Kia Seltos 60 mph acceleration of 6.6 sec, the standing start quarter (1/4) mile or 402 meter time racing is about 16.7 sec at 83 mph and the 2021 Kia Seltos is about 15.3 sec at 91 mph. Meanwhile, it can reach a top speed of 115 mph (miles per hour) compared to the 125 mph (miles per hour) of the second model.

The rollout of 1 foot (one foot measure between where a car starts on a drag strip and where the timing actually starts) for this model is about 0.3 sec., the rollout of 1 foot from 5 to 60 mph is about 9.0 sec.
In other speed testings, the vehicle goes from 0 to 100 mph in just 28.4 sec.
For a 0 to 110 mph racing acceleration is about 42.9 sec.

The top gear acceleration from 30 mph to 50 mph is around 4.5 sec.
and from 50 mph to 70 mph is around 6.2 sec.
Talking about the vehicle braking from 70 mph to 0, it needs 162 ft.
In the roadholding test with 300 foot-dia skipad, the car gets about 0.82 g.

For the 2021 Kia Seltos some other performance metrics:
The rollout of 1 foot (one foot measure between where a car starts on a drag strip and where the timing actually starts) for this model is about 0.4 sec., however the rollout of 1 foot from 5 to 60 mph is about 7.0 sec.
In other speed testings, the vehicle goes from 0 to 100 mph in just 19.5 sec.

The top gear acceleration from 30 mph to 50 mph is around 3.5 sec. and from 50 mph to 70 mph is around 5.0 sec.
Talking about the vehicle braking from 70 mph to 0, it needs 160 ft.
In the roadholding test with 300 foot-dia skipad, the car gets about 0.84 g.

Chassis

In the 2020 Hyundai Venue chassis, we have a struts/torsion beam suspension, 11.0-in vented disc/10.3-in disc brakes and Nexen N’Priz AH8 and 205/55R-17 91H M+S tires.

In the 2021 Kia Seltos chassis, we have a struts/multilink suspension, 11.0-in vented disc/10.3-in disc brakes and Kumho Majesty 9 Solus TA91 and 235/45R-18 94V M+S tires.

EPA Fuel Economy

The amount of fuel consumed for the 2020 Hyundai Venue in the city is 27-30 mpg , for the highway is 34-35 mpg and gets a combined consuming of about 30-32 mpg.

The amount of fuel consumed for the 2021 Kia Seltos in the city is 25 mpg , for the highway is 30 mpg and gets a combined consuming of about 27 mpg.

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