Compare 2021 Kia Seltos vs. 2021 Hyundai Kona

2021 Kia Seltos
2021 Hyundai Kona

2021 Kia Seltos


2021 Hyundai Kona

2.0L 4cyl


2.0L 4cyl
146 HP


147 HP
27 city / 31 hwy*

Fuel Economy

27 city / 33 hwy*

Serving Fort Walton Beach, FL

If you want a car brimming with personality, the 2021 Kia Seltos at Kia Fort Walton Beach makes a great choice. The Seltos is an all-new SUV launched by Kia in 2021. There are infinite ways to customize the Kia’s look, and it comes with original design options such as two-tone paint colors for the exterior. The Kia Seltos also has an outstanding fuel economy that makes it more efficient than rival SUVs, including the 2021 Hyundai Kona. The Kia also has respectable power and performance ratings for its class, and it has several engines to give you just the right performance features that you need. The staff at Kia Fort Walton Beach welcomes you to schedule a Kia Seltos online test drive for the all-new Seltos to see its exterior and its cabin in greater detail. The Seltos, as you’ll discover through an online test drive, has an impressive storage room and a more upscale cabin compared to the 2021 Hyundai Kona.


There is no shortage of driving excitement with the 2021 Kia Seltos at Kia Fort Walton Beach. The Kia can be configured with two engines that provide a wide range of power. Starting at the base level, the Kia’s engine is a four-cylinder that can get up to 146 HP in power. The engine is connected to an automatic transmission for convenience, and it comes with standard all-wheel drive. A different engine is offered on the S Turbo trim, which is a turbo engine with a higher power output of 175 HP. This engine is paired with a dual-clutch transmission with seven speeds. The S Turbo also switches to all-wheel drive as its standard drivetrain. While the Kia Seltos at Kia Fort Walton Beach comes standard with all-wheel drive for better traction and handling, all-wheel drive is only optional for the Hyundai Kona. The Kia also has superior fuel economy ratings with about 28 MPG combined. The Hyundai Kona’s combined fuel rating is slightly less at 27 MPG.


Through a Kia Seltos online test drive you’ll get a personalized tour of the Kia’s cabin and all of its neat features. The Kia may be a small SUV, but its interior is one of the most spacious and well-designed in the class. The Kia Seltos has over 62 cubic feet of storage space, which is more than the 2021 Hyundai Kona provides. The Kia also has a longer list of standard components and creature comforts, and its interior has higher-end materials compared to the Hyundai. The Kia gets Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and an eight-inch touchscreen to start with. The Hyundai, in contrast, starts out with a smaller seven-inch display. The Kia also includes a USB port at the base level. Heated front seats are added at the second trim level, which also upgrades its seating material to simulated leather upholstery. The second and third trims get more safety technology, while the EX adds more luxuries including leather seats and a sunroof. A Bose sound system and 10.2-inch display are added to the SX trim. Fewer safety components are available with most trim levels of the Hyundai Kona in comparison. Additionally, the largest touchscreen that you can get with the Hyundai has an eight-inch display screen. Higher-end seating materials are not offered until the top two trim levels.


The 2021 Kia Seltos at Kia Fort Walton Beach is a stylish car that you can easily customize. Tinted rear glass and 17-inch wheels are standard features starting with the LX trim. Fog lights come with the S trim, along with heated mirrors for easier wintertime driving. More colors are available for the S Turbo, including two-tone paint options. The Hyundai Kona has 16-inch alloy wheels and doesn’t offer larger wheels until further up the line. There are less paint color choices on the Hyundai, and it does not have two-tone color schemes.

Contact us today for more details and an online test drive of the 2021 Kia Seltos.

*All figures are EPA estimates. Actual mileage may vary.