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Kia Seltos
2021 Kia Seltos
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Mazda CX-30
2020 Mazda CX-30
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Other
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 27 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
146 hp @ 6200 rpm
186 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
132 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
186 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Other
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
34.8 ft
34.8 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
17" x 7"
16" x 6.5"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7"
16" x 6.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Torsion Beam

Tires

Front Tire
P215/55HR17
P215/65HR16
Rear Tire
P215/55HR17
P215/65HR16
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
29 MPG
28 MPG
City
27 MPG
25 MPG
Highway
31 MPG
33 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.2 Tons/yr
6.4 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
13.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
356.4 miles
337.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
409.2 miles
445.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
172 in
173 in
Height
63.6 in
61.7 in
Max Width
70.9 in
70.7 in
Front Width
62 in
61.6 in
Rear Width
62.4 in
61.6 in
Wheelbase
103.5 in
104.5 in
Ground Clearance
7.3 in
6.9 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.4 in
41.7 in
Front Seat Headroom
40 in
38.1 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.5 in
55.6 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53.5 in
54.6 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
38 in
36.3 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.4 in
38.3 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.7 in
53.6 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
52.8 in
53.2 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,948 lbs
3,232 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
62.8 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
26.6 ft³
20.2 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
26.6 ft³
20.2 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Neptune Blue
  • Steel Gray
  • Deep Crystal Blue Mica
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
  • Sonic Silver Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Cherry Black
  • Snow White Pearl
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Not Available
Standard
Telematics
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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