When comparing the 2022 Hyundai VENUE's and the 2022 Kia Seltos's specifications and ratings, the 2022 Hyundai VENUE has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and fuel efficiency. The 2022 Kia Seltos has the advantage in the areas of resale value and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the 2022 Hyundai VENUE's and the 2022 Kia Seltos's specifications and ratings, the 2022 Hyundai VENUE is a better car than the 2022 Kia Seltos.
2022 Hyundai VENUE vs. 2022 Kia Seltos Pricing
A used 2022 Hyundai VENUE ranges from $18,799 to $24,996 while a used 2022 Kia Seltos is priced between $22,193 to $29,994. For a new model, the 2022 Hyundai VENUE's price is between $19,600 and $24,095, with the 2022 Kia Seltos priced between $23,975 and $29,328.
2022 Hyundai VENUE vs. 2022 Kia Seltos Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2022 Hyundai VENUE loses 43.3 percent of its value and the 2022 Kia Seltos loses 42.1 percent of its value. This means the 2022 Kia Seltos retains 1.2 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2022 Hyundai VENUE.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2022 Hyundai VENUE’s base engine makes 121 horsepower, and the 2022 Kia Seltos base engine makes 146 horsepower. The VENUE is rated to deliver an average of 31 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 393 miles. The Seltos is rated to deliver an average of 29 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 409 miles.This gives the 2022 Hyundai VENUE the advantage in fuel efficiency and the 2022 Kia Seltos the advantage in maximum range. Both models use regular unleaded.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the 2022 Hyundai VENUE and the 2022 Kia Seltos have the same average safety rating of 4 out of 5 Stars.