2022 Volkswagen Taos vs. 2022 Kia Seltos

2022 Volkswagen Taos vs. 2022 Kia Seltos

Compact SUVs are all the rage these days, and the 2022 Volkswagen Taos promises to be one of the best options out there. It has a beautiful design, is packed with the latest technology, and packs in quite a punch. With its impressive styling, powerful performance, and envious feature set, the 2022 VW Taos has a definite edge over the competition. However, if you’re unsure how it fares against its rivals, this comparison review between the 2022 Volkswagen Taos and the 2022 Kia Seltos from Mac VW in McMinnville OR might help you decide.

2022 Volkswagen Taos


2022 Kia Seltos

1.5-liter, TSI inline 4-cylinder Base Engine 2.0-liter, in-line 4-cylinder Engine
158 hp @ 5,500 rpm Horsepower 146 hp @ 6,200 rpm
184 lb.-ft. @ 1,750 rpm Torque 132 lb.-ft. @ 4,500 rpm
65.9 cubic feet Cargo Volume 62.8 cubic feet

2022 VW Taos vs. 2022 Kia Seltos: Which Compact SUV is Worth Your Money?

When compared with the 2022 Kia Seltos, the all-new 2022 VW Taos outperforms its rival on almost every front. Its base 1.5-liter 4-cylinder engine produces 158 horsepower and 185 pound-feet of torque, significantly more than the 146 horsepower and 132 pound-feet torque of the Kia Seltos. The VW Taos is also more fuel-efficient than the Kia Seltos delivering an EPA-estimated 28 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway, while the Seltos returns 27 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway. This means the VW Taos provides a powerful and efficient driving experience without worrying about running out of fuel faster.

The 2022 Volkswagen Taos offers a more comfortable ride with 99.5 cubic feet of passenger room, better overall legroom, shoulder room, and headroom. It also offers sufficient cargo space with up to 65.9 cubic feet of maximum cargo volume behind the front row seats and 27.9 cubic feet behind the second row. In short, you have plenty of space to stretch your muscles on a long drive and pack in all your travel necessities and outdoor gear for a fun weekend escapade with your family and friends in the Wine Country. The 2022 Kia Seltos simply cannot match these specs.

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