If you're a driver in Lexington, Frankfort, or Nicholasville looking for a reliable commuter, then it's likely the 2021 Kia Seltos and the Mazda CX-30 have been on your radar. Both models offer a wide selection of benefits that are certainly worth considering.

To help narrow your options down even further, our team at Car Town Kia has placed them side by side for this brief 2021 Kia Seltos vs. Mazda CX-30 comparison. Read on to find out which one of these models ends up being the better choice for you.

A Look at Interior Measurements

You'll probably want your next set of wheels to have a cabin large enough to accommodate your passengers whether you have a growing family or you're the one who usually drives your group of friends or the office carpool. The Seltos has you covered. Here are a few of the dimensions you'll find when you get inside:

  • Front Headroom: 40 inches
  • Rear Shoulder Room: 54.7 inches
  • Rear Legroom: 38 inches

With numbers like these, you can count on the 2021 Seltos to allow everyone on board to move freely for optimal comfort. Here are the interior measurements for the same areas inside the CX-30:

  • Front Headroom: 38.1 inches
  • Rear Shoulder Room: 53.6 inches
  • Rear Legroom: 36.3 inches

These numbers make it clear you'll be more comfortable in the Seltos than inside the Mazda CX-30.

2021 Kia Seltos vs Mazda CX-30: Convenience and Safety

Whether you're on your way to work in the morning or going on a road trip with the family, it's helpful to be able to access the various dashboard controls easily. The 2021 Kia Seltos helps in this regard with the available 10.25-inch touch-screen that allows you to view and adjust the controls quickly without taking too much attention away from the drive itself.

Unfortunately, the largest screen you'll  find in the CX-30 measures 8.8 inches. While it's quite large, it doesn't provide the kind of accessibility you'll get from the screen inside the Seltos.  

Safety is another area where the 2021 Kia Seltos outshines the Mazda CX-30. One of the features you'll appreciate with the Seltos is the available Safe Exit Assist. Once you've arrived at your destination, it uses radar technology to let you know when another automobile is approaching so everyone can disembark when it's safe to do so. Safe Exit Assist is not something you'll  have at your disposal when you're behind the wheel of the CX-30.

2021 Kia Seltos vs Mazda CX-30: The Results Are In

With its spacious interior, accessible convenience features, and reassuring safety characteristics, the 2021 Seltos successfully beats out the Mazda CX-30. If you agree that the Kia Seltos appears to be the right fit for your daily Nicholasville, Lexington, and Frankfort travels, contact the Car Town Kia team today to check it out for yourself. The first thing we'll do is help schedule your test drive so you can see it up close and experience it firsthand.

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