Which 2021 Kia SUVs are best for off-road driving?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Seltos, Kia Sorento, Kia Soul, Kia Sportage, Kia Telluride, Sports, Tips and Tricks on Thursday, June 24th, 2021 at 4:13 pm
2021 Kia Sorento in front of lake

The Kia brand is known for producing reliable, dependable and quality vehicles, which explains why many off-road drivers turn to the brand for a trustworthy vehicle that can take on rugged terrain and trails. Are you wondering which 2021 Kia SUV provides the most capable off-road performance? Check out a comparison of off-road features and capabilities on our Hometown Kia blog below!

Kia Off-Road Features & Capability Comparison

There are several features that indicate whether a vehicle provides capable off-road performance. A few of these include drivetrain, ground clearance, horsepower, and torque. Check out a comparison of off-road friendly features and capabilities for the 2021 Kia SUV lineup below!

ModelEngine (HP / Torque)Max. Towing CapabilityDrivetrainGround Clearance
Kia Soul2.0L 4-cylinder (147 hp / 132 lb.-ft.)N/AFWD6.7 in.
Kia Seltos2.0L 4-cylinder (147 hp / 132 lb.-ft.)2,000 lbs.Dynamax™ All-Wheel Drive (AWD) w/ Lock Mode7.3 in.
Kia Sportage2.4L 4-cylinder (181 hp / 175 lb.-ft.)1,653 lbs.Available AWD6.4 in.
Kia Sorento2.5L 4-cylinder (191 hp / 183 lb.-ft.)3,500 lbs.Available AWD8.2 in.
Kia Telluride3.8L V6 (291 hp / 262 lb.-ft.)5,000 lbs.Available AWD8.0 in.

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Shop New Kia Models near Charleston, WV

If you’re in the market for an SUV to take on your West Virginia adventures, feel free to make your way to Hometown Kia in Mount Hope, which just south of Charleston, WV via Interstate 64! Our dealership provides a wide selection of new Kia models to choose from and our team is happy to help shoppers narrow down their options to the perfect vehicle. Check out our inventory online and schedule a test drive today. We hope to see you soon!