When we compare the 2021 Hyundai VENUE's and the 2021 Kia Seltos's specifications and ratings, the 2021 Hyundai VENUE has the advantage in the area of typical lower range of pricing for used cars. The 2021 Kia Seltos has the advantage in the areas of resale value and base engine power. The 2021 Hyundai VENUE and 2021 Kia Seltos have the same fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the 2021 Hyundai VENUE's and the 2021 Kia Seltos's specifications and ratings, the 2021 Kia Seltos is a better car than the 2021 Hyundai VENUE.
2021 Hyundai VENUE vs. 2021 Kia Seltos Pricing
A used 2021 Hyundai VENUE ranges from $15,498 to $22,782 while a used 2021 Kia Seltos is priced between $19,986 to $27,899.
2021 Hyundai VENUE vs. 2021 Kia Seltos Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2021 Hyundai VENUE loses 43.3 percent of its value and the 2021 Kia Seltos loses 42.1 percent of its value. This means the 2021 Kia Seltos retains 1.2 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2021 Hyundai VENUE.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2021 Hyundai VENUE’s base engine makes 121 horsepower, and the 2021 Kia Seltos base engine makes 146 horsepower. Both the VENUE and the Seltos are rated to deliver an average of 31 miles per gallon, with highway ranges of 393 and 449 miles respectively. Both models use regular unleaded.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the 2021 Hyundai VENUE and the 2021 Kia Seltos have the same average safety rating of 4 out of 5 Stars.