Comparison - Kia Seltos SX 2021 - vs - Alfa Romeo Stelvio Base 2019

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Average Price: 
$
27,890
Updated: 
11 Mar 2020
$
42,295
Updated: 
16 May 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive
Year: 
2021
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
7-speed dual-clutch
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
13.20gals
16.90gals
Exterior Colors: 
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
Color: 
Imola Titanium Metallic
#FAFAFA
Misano Blue Metallic
#052CB8
Basalto Brown Metallic
#453631
Alfa Rosso
#A8333C
Vesuvio Gray Metallic
#403E3F
Stromboli Gray Metallic
#8B8B8B
Montecarlo Blue Metallic
#143B72
Vulcano Black Metallic
#000000
Alpha White
#FBFBFB
Silverstone Gray Metallic
#999A9C
Verde Visconti Metallic
#214D2C

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

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

The Stelvio is now available with rear-wheel drive, but it's only standard on the bottom two models. Every version now can be had with heated rear seats, a premium alarm system, and Imola Titanium metallic paint. Its two new option packages are the Nero Edizione bundle, which includes numerous black exterior accents such as 20-inch wheels wrapped in all-season rubber and backed by red, black, or yellow brake calipers. The Ti Sport Carbon package also adds a set of 20-inch rims along with copious carbon-fiber and dark-colored bits inside and out.

Pros
Stunning Italian design,
incredible ride and handling,
enthralling powertrain.

Cons
Nonluxury interior,
questionable reliability,
only one engine-transmission combination.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2019 Alfa Romeo Stelvio, however, prioritizes the driving experience over such plebeian concerns. It strives to be the driver's pick among premium compact crossover SUVs — vehicles that generally aren't known for their dynamic attributes.Rear-wheel-drive base model added.Android Auto/Apple CarPlay is standard on all Stelvios.

Pros
Sharp steering and precise handling
Powerful and exciting engines
Distinctive styling helps it stand out from the crowd

Cons
Overly sensitive brake pedal
Snug back seat and cargo volume
Lower towing capacity than competitors

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Alfa Romeo Stelvio ranked #12 in Luxury Compact SUVs. Currently the Alfa Romeo Stelvio has a score of 8.0 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 16 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Engaging handling
Powerful engine choices
Plenty of standard features

Cons
Unimpressive cabin quality
Some confusing infotainment features
Below-average cargo space
High base price

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy Info: 
Combined cycle - mpg 27
Fuel Economy City USA: 
25.00mpg
22.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
30.00mpg
28.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
1.60L
2.00L
Torque: 
195ft-lbs
at 4 500rpm
306ft-lbs
at 2 000rpm
Horsepower: 
175hp
at 6 000rpm
280hp
at 5 200rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Single overhead cam (SOHC)
Turning Circle: 
34.80Feet

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
yes
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 Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Keyless Ignition
Leather And Simulated Alloy Steering Wheel
Turn Signal In Mirrors

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
172.00in
184.60in
Width: 
70.90in
74.90in
Height: 
64.20in
66.00in
Ground Clearance: 
7.30in
8.10in
Front Track: 
62.00in
Rear Track: 
62.40in
Wheel Base: 
103.50in
111.00in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.00
40.20
Rear Head Room: 
38.40
38.90
Front Leg Room: 
41.40in
36.60in
Rear leg room: 
38.00in
31.90in
Front Hip Room: 
53.50in
Front Shoulder Room: 
55.50in
Rear Hip Room: 
52.80in
Rear Shoulder room: 
54.70in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
62.80cu.ft
56.50cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
3000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
26.60cu.ft
18.50cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
28.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
28.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
3317.00lbs
4044.00lbs

Instruments

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

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
1 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors
Heated Mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
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
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
6 -Way Power Driver Seat
6 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Leather
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
four-wheel independent suspension,

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
8-Speakers
10.25-inch Touch-screen Display
Bose Premium Brand Speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
8 Total Speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 In.
18 X 8.0 In
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Run Flat Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Front Disc
Ventilated Front Disc
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Solid Rear Disc
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
no
no
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
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
Xenon High Intensity Discharge Headlamp
Dusk Sensing Headlamps
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Self-Leveling Headlights
Turn Signal Mirrors

Options

Packages: 
Gray Interior Package
SX Sunroof Package
Paint Protection Package
8.8" Navigation Radio W/SiriusXM Package
8.8" Radio W/SiriusXM Package
Driver Assist Dynamic Plus Package
Cold Weather Package
Convenience Package
Driver Assist Static W/Front Sensors Package
Exterior Options: 
Puddle Light
Cross Bars
Lifestyle Hitch
Mudguards
Wheel Locks
Colored Brake Calipers
Trailer Tow Hitch
20" X 8.5" Sport Aluminum Wheels
18" X 8.0" Double Y-Spoke Aluminum Wheels
Dual-Pane Sunroof
Gloss Red Calipers W/White Script
20" X 8.5" Sport 5-Hole Aluminum Wheels
Gloss Yellow Calipers W/Black Script
Headlamp Washer
Compact Spare Tire
19" X 8.0" Sport 5-Hole Aluminum Wheels
18" X 8.0" Dark 5-Spoke Aluminum Wheels
Gloss Black Calipers W/White Script
Interior Options: 
Carpeted Seatback Up Mat
Carpet Floor Mats
Cargo Net, Floor
Cargo Tray
Interior Light Kit
Cargo Mat
Illuminated Scuff Plate
Harman Kardon Premium Audio
AM/FM Bluetooth W/Navigation 6.5" Radio
SiriusXM Satellite Radio

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black SOFINO, leatherette
#323136
Gray SOFINO, leatherette
#575958
Color: 
Black/Red, leather
#893538
Black/Chocolate, leather
#3B2C27
Ice, leather
#FFFFFF
Black, leather
#FFFFFF