Comparison - Kia Seltos SX 2021 - vs - SsangYong Tivoli XLV Ultimate 2020

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Average Price: 
$
27,890
Updated: 
11 Mar 2020
£
20,745
Updated: 
26 Feb 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Year: 
2021
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
7-speed dual-clutch
6-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
13.20gals
12.40gals
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: 
Grand white
#EAEAEA
Silent Silver
#CCD0D9
Dandy blue
#4A6997
Space black
#252429
Techno grey
#4E5460

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

PROS
Larger boot than standard Tivoli
Smarter new front bumper
Huge standard specification
Manual or auto, two- and four-wheel drive

CONS
No petrol engine
Same passenger space as Tivoli
Not a thrilling drive
Diesel engine quite noisy

By: 
parkers.co.uk

The Ssangyong Tivoli XLV offers good space and practicality to families on a budget. However, if you can afford to spend a little more, there are much more competent family SUVs available.

Pros
Spacious interior
Generous standard equipment
Competitively priced

Cons
Noisy engine
Crashy ride
Stodgy handling

By: 
whatcar.com

The SsangYong Tivoli XLV takes the stylish Tivoli and makes it bigger. It looks a bit more awkward than before, but it’s also more practical.

PROS
Extremely versatile
Generous warranty
Good value

CONS
Noisy engines
Challenging styling
Not the most economical

By: 
carbuyer.co.uk

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy Info: 
Combined cycle - mpg 27
urban mpg - 29.8 / extra urban mpg - 44.1 / combined mpg - 37.2
Fuel Economy City USA: 
25.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
30.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
1.60L
1.60L
Torque: 
195ft-lbs
at 4 500rpm
118ft-lbs
at 4 600rpm
Horsepower: 
175hp
at 6 000rpm
126hp
at 6 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
34.80Feet
34.70Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
yes
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
Electric power assisted rack and pinion
Leather covered and heated D-cut steering wheel
Chrome interior door handles

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
172.00in
174.80in
Width: 
70.90in
70.70in
Height: 
64.20in
64.30in
Ground Clearance: 
7.30in
Front Track: 
62.00in
61.00in
Rear Track: 
62.40in
61.00in
Wheel Base: 
103.50in
102.30in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.00
Rear Head Room: 
38.40
Front Leg Room: 
41.40in
Rear leg room: 
38.00in
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
25.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1102lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
26.60cu.ft
25.70cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
28.00degrees
20.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
28.00degrees
20.80degrees
Curb Weight: 
3317.00lbs
3108.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
no
no
Clock: 
yes
no
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no
More Instruments: 
Smart instrument cluster - six colour options

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
1 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors
Electrically operated & heated door mirrors
Automatic power folding door mirrors
Electric windows (front & rear)

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
Height adjustable driver's seat
Leather seats
Front seat warmers
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
60/40 split rear seats

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
MacPherson strut
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Independent
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
no
Climate Control: 
yes
no
More Comfort Features: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual-zone automatic air conditioning

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
7" touchscreen, DAB radio with iPod & Bluetooth connectivity, TomTom navigation
Apple Carplay and Android Auto
Six speakers including two tweeters
Roof mounted antenna

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Tinted glass
Privacy glass: rear door, quarter and tailgate
Rain sensing wipers
Roof rails
Protection headlamps
Piano black radiator grille
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 In.
18 in
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Tyre Repair Kit
18" diamond cut gun metal alloy wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
215.00millimeters
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
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Front Disc
ventilated discs
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Solid Rear Disc
Solid disc
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
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
Automatic speed sensing door locks
High Beam Assist (HBA)
Traffic Sign Recognition (TSR)
Lane Keeping Assist (LKA)
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB)
Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
Active Rollover Protection (ARP)
Two stage front seatbelt pre-tensioners

Options

Packages: 
Gray Interior Package
SX Sunroof Package
Paint Protection Package
Exterior Options: 
Puddle Light
Cross Bars
Lifestyle Hitch
Mudguards
Wheel Locks
Interior Options: 
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 SOFINO, leatherette
#323136
Gray SOFINO, leatherette
#575958