Comparison - Jeep Renegade Trailhawk 2019 - vs - Kia Seltos SX 2020

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Make: 
Average Price: 
$
27,545
Updated: 
26 Apr 2019
$
27,890
Updated: 
11 Mar 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2019
2021
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
9-speed Automatic
7-speed dual-clutch
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
Four Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
12.70gals
13.20gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Alpine White
#FFFFFF
Anvil
#73808A
Black
#000000
Colorado Red
#A42E24
Glacier Metallic
#D6DADD
Granite Crystal Metallic Clear Coat
#484848
Jetset Blue
#172586
Omaha Orange Clear Coat
#F77A47
Solar Yellow Clear Coat
#FCDA35
Hypergreen Clear Coat
#80B644
Color: 
Black Cherry
#383838
Snow White Pearl
#F5F9FA
Steel Gray
#BDBFC1
Gravity Gray
#35393C
Neptune Blue
#5669CE
Starbright Yellow
#D5C468
Clear White/Black Cherry Roof
#FAFAFA
Starbright Yellow/Black Cherry Roof
#DCB557
Dark Ocean Blue/Black Cherry Roof
#0E2649
Mars Orange
#9F4339
Dark Ocean Blue
#0E2649
Dark Ocean Blue/Clear White Roof
#0E2649

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2019 Jeep Renegade’s new engine should help this likable crossover SUV use less fuel.

Pros
Looks like it wants to off-road
Logical control layout
Good optional infotainment
Real off-road ability
Removable roof panels

Cons
Tight squeeze for four adults
Base engine is noisy, underpowered
Lack of standard active safety tech
Spartan Sport trim level

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Jeep's smallest SUV, the Renegade, is no less cute for 2019—but now it has more to offer thanks to a comprehensive update that brings refreshed looks, a new turbocharged engine, and several added features. After seeing a preview of the updated model earlier this year, we now have full info on the 2019 Jeep Renegade lineup, which will go on sale in the U.S. by the end of this year.

Pros
Solid off-road capability,
toy-truck styling,
available manual transmission.

Cons
Slower than a three-legged turtle,
poor fuel efficiency,
lacks storage.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Updated exterior styling.Revised interior functionality.Expanded feature availability.The 2019 Jeep Renegade comes with four wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 9-speed automatic.

PROS
Trailhawk model's best-in-class off-road capability
Agile handling when on pavement
Plenty of easy-to-use technology features
Lots of character with a classic Jeep look

CONS
Nine-speed transmission is clunky and easily confused
Fuel economy is middling for the segment
Boxy shape makes for lots of wind noise on the highway
Rear-seat legroom is tight for adults

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2021 Kia Seltos anchors a family of crossover SUVs with its choice of 4-cylinders and available wide-screen infotainment

Pros
Kicky looks
Big 10.3-inch touchscreen (optional)
Available all-wheel drive
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility

Cons
Base engine’s low output
Unknown which safety features come standard

By: 
thecarconnection.com

New subcompact crossover slots between the Soul and the Sportage.The Kia Seltos is an all-new model for 2021.

Pros
Impressive interior materials
Lots of standard and available tech
Plenty of cargo space for a compact SUV
Brimming with personality

Cons
Rough ride on the highway
Limited space for passengers in the back seat

By: 
edmunds.com

Everything. Seltos is an all-new SUV for the Kia brand and, despite being on sale in global markets for 2020, is launching in the North American market for the 2021 model year.

Pros
Spacious interior,
sweet optional 10.3-inch infotainment,
spry handling.

Cons
Firm ride,
seven-speed automatic hesitant at low speeds,
driver-assistance features not standard.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy Info: 
Combined cycle - mpg 27
Fuel Economy City USA: 
22.00mpg
25.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
27.00mpg
30.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
1.30L
1.60L
Torque: 
200ft-lbs
at 1 750rpm
195ft-lbs
at 4 500rpm
Horsepower: 
177hp
at 5 750rpm
175hp
at 6 000rpm
Turning Circle: 
35.30Feet
34.80Feet
Cam Type: 
Single overhead cam (SOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
no
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Leather And Simulated Alloy Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
166.60in
172.00in
Width: 
74.20in
70.90in
Height: 
66.50in
64.20in
Ground Clearance: 
8.70in
7.30in
Front Track: 
60.60in
62.00in
Rear Track: 
60.60in
62.40in
Wheel Base: 
101.20in
103.50in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
41.10
40.00
Front Hip Room: 
53.10in
53.50in
Front Leg Room: 
41.20in
41.40in
Front Shoulder Room: 
55.90in
55.50in
Rear Head Room: 
40.50
38.40
Rear Hip Room: 
51.90in
52.80in
Rear leg room: 
35.10in
38.00in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.10in
54.70in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
50.80cu.ft
62.80cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
2000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
18.50cu.ft
26.60cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
30.50degrees
28.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
34.30degrees
28.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
3532.00lbs
3317.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
no
Compass: 
no
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated mirrors
Remote Keyless Power Door Locks
2 One-Touch Power Windows
1 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
4 -way manuel passenger seat adjustment
6 -way manual driver seat adjustments
Bucket front seats
Fold flat passenger seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Premium Cloth
Bucket Front Seats
8 -Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Leatherette
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
no
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Leather and simulated alloy steering wheel
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
12 Months of provided satellite radio service
6 total speakers
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
8-Speakers
10.25-inch Touch-screen Display
Bose Premium Brand Speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Roof rack
Privacy glass
Rear window wiper
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17 x 6.5-In.
18 In.
Wheels more: 
Fullsize non-matching spare tire
Inside mounted spare tire
All terrain tires
Null spare wheel
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
65
Diameter: 
R17
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated Front Disc
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
Solid Rear Disc
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Post-collision safety system
Rear center 3-point belt
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Turn signal mirrors
Rear height adjustable headrests
Turn Signal Mirrors
Cornering Lights
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
LED Lighting Group
Cold Weather Group II
Safety And Security Group
Premium Leather Group For Trailhawk
Safety and Security Group
Popular Equipment Group
Passive Entry Remote Start Package
Trailer Tow Group
Uconnect 8.4" Navigation Group
Quick Order Package 22C
Gray Interior Package
SX Sunroof Package
Paint Protection Package
Exterior Options: 
My Sky Power/Removable Sunroof
Dual-Pane Panoramic Power Sunroof
Puddle Light
Cross Bars
Lifestyle Hitch
Mudguards
Wheel Locks
Interior Options: 
Beats Premium Audio System
Carpeted Seatback Up Mat
Carpet Floor Mats
Cargo Net, Floor
Cargo Tray
Interior Light Kit
Cargo Mat
Illuminated Scuff Plate

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, premium cloth
#000000
Black, premium leather
#000000
Color: 
Black SOFINO, leatherette
#323136
Gray SOFINO, leatherette
#575958