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Kia Seltos vs MG Hector Comparison

Kia Seltos vs MG Hector

Which is better, Kia Seltos or MG Hector? Compare the two models on the basis of price, features, safety, service cost, mileage, engine, colours and other parameters.MG Hector Price starts at Rs. 12.74 lakh which is Rs. 2.85 lakh costlier than base model of Kia Seltos priced at Rs. 9.89 lakh. The claimed mileage of Kia Seltos (Diesel Model) is 20.8 kmpl where as claimed mileage of MG Hector (Diesel Model) is 17.4 kmpl. In technical specifications, Kia Seltos (Top Model) is powered by 1493 cc engine , while MG Hector (Top Model) is powered by 1956 cc engine. 50% users have chosen MG Motor Hector over Kia Seltos in a survey being conducted on zigwheels.com.

Seltos vs Hector Overview Seltos GTX Plus AT DHector Sharp Diesel MT
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 17.34 lakhView On Road Price Rs. 17.73 lakhView On Road Price
Rating
4.5
(289 Ratings)
4.3
(277 Ratings)
Engine Displacement 1493 cc 1956 cc
Fuel Type Diesel Diesel
Power 113.4bhp@4000rpm 167.68bhp@3750rpm
No Of Cylinders 4 4
Transmission Automatic Manual
Gear Box 6-Speed 6 Speed
Drive Type 2WD FWD
Colors
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Mileage (ARAI) kmpl 17.8 kmpl 17.41 kmpl
Tyre Size 215/60 R17 215/60 R17
Boot Space 433 587
Ground Clearance (Laden) 190mm 192mm
Length Width Height 4315*1800*1645 4655*1835*1760
Steering Mounted Audio Control Yes Yes
Cruise Control Yes Yes
Airbags Driver, Passenger and Side Front Driver, Passenger and Side Front
Insurance Rs. 75,418Seltos Insurance Rs. 93,354Hector Insurance
Engine Displacement 1493 cc 1956 cc
Fuel Type Diesel Diesel
Power 113.4bhp@4000rpm 167.68bhp@3750rpm
Torque 250nm@1500-2750rpm 350Nm@1750-2500rpm
Emission Norm Compliance BS VI BS VI
No Of Cylinders 4 4
Transmission Automatic Manual
Gear Box 6-Speed 6 Speed
Drive Type 2WD FWD
Paddle Shift
0-100 kmph (sec) 11.8 ...
Mileage (ARAI) kmpl 17.8 kmpl 17.41 kmpl
Suspension Front McPherson Strut & Coil Spring Front Macpherson Strut with Stabilizer bar
Suspension Rear Coupled Torsion Beam Axle with Coil Spring Semi Independent Helical Spring Torsion Beam
Brakes Front Disc Disc
Brakes Rear Disc Disc
Steering Type Power ...
Tyre Size 215/60 R17 215/60 R17
Alloy Wheel Size 17 R17
Tyre Type ... Radial
Dual Tone Dashboard
Ventilated Seats
Additional Interior Features Deco Panel Silver Garnish ...
Fabric Upholstery ...
Leather Seats
Rear Seat Headrest
Seating Capacity 5 5
Doors 5 5
Boot Space 433 587
Fuel Capacity 50 Liters 60 Liters
Alloy Wheels
Lighting LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),LED Tail lamps,LED Fog Lights LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights)
Trunk Opener Remote Remote
Outside Rear View Mirror
Turn indicators on ORVM
Xenon Headlights
Trunk Light
Rear Spoiler
Antenna
Roof Rails
Ground Clearance (Laden) 190mm 192mm
Length Width Height 4315*1800*1645 4655*1835*1760
Wheelbase 2610mm 2750mm
In Car Entertainment (Audio) ... Inbuilt Gaana App With Premium Account, Preloaded Entertainment Content By MG, Geo-Fence, 7 Inch Coloured Digital Multi Info Display, 10.4 Inch HD Touchscreen AVN System, Premium Sound Sytem by Infinity, Premium Sound Sytem by Infinity
Connectivity Android Auto,Apple CarPlay Android Auto
Addtional Comfort Features Smart Watch App Connectivity, Control Air Purifier Remote Car Lock/Unlock, Remote Sunroof Open/Close, Remote Car Light Flashing & Honking
USB Charger Front & Rear Front & Rear
Central Control Armrest With Storage Available
Tailgate Ajar
Gear Shift Indicator
Rear Curtain Available Available
Luggage Hook and Net
Battery Saver
Lane Change Indicator
Additional Entertainment Features ... Inbuilt Gaana App With Premium Account, Weather Information By Accuweather, Preloaded Entertainment Content By MG,Smart Drive Information, Find My Car, 4 Tweeters
Smart Entry
Massage Seats ... Not Available
Memory Functions For Seat ... Not Available
One Touch Operating Power Windows Driver's Window All
Autonomous Parking ... Not Available
Drive Modes 3
Internal Storage ...
No of Speakers 8 4
Rear Entertainment System ...
AC
Rear AC Ducts
Heater
Power Steering
Steering Column Tilt & Telescopic Tilt & Telescopic
Steering Mounted Audio Control
Cruise Control
Power Windows ( Front / Rear ) Front and Rear Front and Rear
Adjustable Driver Seat
Heated Seat Front
Heated Seats Rear
Adjustable Front Passenger Seat
Lumbar Support
Folding Rear Seat 60:40 Split 60:40 Split
Rear Seat Center Armrest
Tachometer
Dual Trip Meter
Low Fuel Warning Lamp
Clock
Seat Belt Warning
Push Ignition
AM/FM Radio
USB Auxiliary Input
DVD Playback ...
Touch-screen Display
GPS Navigation System
Speakers Front
Speakers Rear
Automatic Head Lamps
Auto Rain Sensing Wipers
Follow me home headlamps
Adjustable Head Lights
Parking Sensors Front & Rear Front & Rear
Remote Operated Fuel Tank Lid
Front Cupholders
Door Pockets Front & Rear Door Front Door
12V Power Outlets
Cigarette Lighter
Bottle Holder Front & Rear Door Front Door
Sun Roof
Moon Roof
Anti-Pinch Power Windows ...
Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
Knee Airbags
ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts
Head-Up Display
Day/Night Rearview Mirror ...
Blind Spot Monitor
Hill Descent Control
Hill Assist
Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock ...
360 View Camera
Airbags Driver, Passenger and Side Front Driver, Passenger and Side Front
Seat Belts
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist (BA)
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
Traction Control System (TCS)
Engine Immobilizer
Central Locking
Child Safety Lock
Fog Lamps (Front / Rear ) Front Both
Rear Wash Wiper
Rear Defogger
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    Q. If my monthly average running is below 2500 KM then economically as well as performance wise which engine is better for me among Kia Seltos 1.5 Petrol and 1.5 Diesel? My travel include weekly 250 km in city during working days and 1000 km long drive once in a month. Please advise.
    • As per the requirement, we'd suggest you to go with the 1.5-litre diesel engine of Kia Seltos. The diesel engines are more efficient and use 15−20% less fuel meaning cheaper running costs. The 1.5-litre diesel engine makes 115PS of power and 250Nm of peak torque mated to a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic gearbox. Check out the 2019 Kia Seltos First Drive Review for more information.
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    Q. Which will be better Kia seltos automatic petrol 1.4 or diesel 1.5?
    • Choosing between the fuel type would depend on your daily running with the car if you drive for around 50 kilometers or more in a day, then we'd recommend opting for the 1.5-litre diesel engine of Kia Seltos as the diesel engine uses 15-20 percent less fuel compared to the petrol engines resulting in cheaper running costs and vice versa. Moreover, the 1.4-litre turbo petrol engine is exclusively available with the GT-Line while the diesel engine is available with the HT-Line of Kia Seltos. Moreover, we'd recommend taking a test drive of the car for a better insight into the performance, comfort and compatibility. Follow the link for dealership details - Kia Car Showrooms
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