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2022 Honda HR-V vs. 2022 Kia Seltos Review

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2022 Honda
HR-V

MSRP*: $21,870 to $28,170
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2022 Kia
Seltos

MSRP*: $22,590 to $28,090
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MPG - City 26 - 28 MPG 25 - 29 MPG
MPG - Hwy 31 - 34 MPG 30 - 35 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 55.9 - 58.8 ft3 62.8 ft3
Engine
  • 141-hp, 1.8-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 146-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 175-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Continuously Variable 7-Speed A/T, Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 141 hp 146 - 175 hp
Exterior Length 170.4 - 170.9 in 172.0 in
Exterior Width 69.8 - 70.5 in 70.9 in
Leg Room Front 41.2 in
Rear 39.3 in
Front 41.4 in
Rear 38.0 in
Head Room Front 37.6 - 39.5 in
Rear 38.3 in
Front 38.5 - 40.0 in
Rear 38.4 in
Overall Safety Rating** Info not available ****
Frontal Crash Rating** Info not available ****
Side Crash Rating** Info not available *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Honda HR-V offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Kia Seltos. The Kia Seltos will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Honda HR-V.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Honda HR-V as you will with the Kia Seltos, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Honda HR-V is somewhat more expensive than the Kia Seltos.

Dimensions
The Honda HR-V is a little narrower than the Kia Seltos, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. When looking at overall length, the Honda HR-V takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Kia Seltos.

Handling
The Honda HR-V has a larger turning radius than the Kia Seltos, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Honda HR-V has a little less horsepower than the Kia Seltos.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the Honda HR-V doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Kia Seltos.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Honda HR-V and the Kia Seltos. The Honda HR-V has less cargo space than the Kia Seltos, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.