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Kia Seltos vs Hyundai Creta — The sibling rivalry

Kia Seltos vs Hyundai Creta comparison. We compare the newly launched Kia Seltos and the Hyundai Creta on design, specifications, features, price and safety.

Last Modified: Fri, Aug 23 2019.
Kia Seltos vs Hyundai Creta — The sibling rivalry

Kia Motors India has launched the Seltos SUV in the Indian market at a starting price of ₹9.69 lakh for the base petrol trim and the top-spec model costs ₹15.99 lakh. Both prices are ex-showroom (India).

The Kia Seltos rivals the likes of Hyundai Creta, MG Hector, Tata Harrier, Nissan Kicks and the Renault Captur. We compare the Kia Seltos with the Hyundai Creta on design, specifications, features and pricing.

Pricing: Kia Seltos vs Hyundai Creta

The Kia Seltos is aggressively priced with the base variant priced at ₹9.69 lakh. The top-spec model is priced at ₹15.99 lakh. The Hyundai Creta is also similarly priced and the base model will cost you ₹9.60 lakh. The top-spec trim of the Creta is priced at 15.67 lakh. All prices are ex-showroom. With almost similar pricing, the Kia Seltos will be a better option to buy.

Design: Kia Seltos vs Hyundai Creta

kia seltos design

The Kia Seltos is an all-new brand altogether and it brings a breath of fresh air to the segment. The Seltos features signature Kia design elements such as the tiger-nose grille, sleek LED headlamps, heartbeat LED DRLs, multi-layer turn indicators, LED fog lamps, skid plates and much more.

hyundai creta design

On the other hand, the Hyundai Creta’s design has started to show its age and Hyundai is also working on the new-gen model. The Creta features the signature cascading grille, skid plates, body cladding and wraparound tail lights. The Creta looks more plain and simple as compared to the jazzy Kia Seltos.

Dimensions Kia Seltos Hyundai Creta
Length 4315 mm 4270 mm
Width 1800 mm 1780 mm
Height 1620 mm 1665 mm
Wheelbase 2610 mm 2590 mm
Boot space 433-litres 400-litres

Interior and features: Kia Seltos vs Hyundai Creta

kia seltos interior

The interior of the Kia Seltos is modern and the overall design of the dashboard is neat and clutter-free. The Kia Seltos is equipped with features such as a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, electric sunroof, automatic climate control, wireless charging, air purifier, a 360-degree camera, HUD, ambient lighting and much more.

The Kia Seltos also comes with UVO connected technology which comes with 37 connectivity features under five categories.

hyundai creta interior

The top-spec Hyundai Creta comes with features such as a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, automatic climate control, electrically adjustable driver’s seat, optional all-black interior, leather-wrapped steering wheel, steering-mounted controls and much more. The Kia Seltos is a better-equipped SUV when it comes to features.

Engine specifications: Kia Seltos vs Hyundai Creta

kia seltos specs

The Kia Seltos is offered with three engine options: 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol, 1.5-litre petrol and 1.5-litre diesel engine. Transmission options include a 6-speed manual, 6-speed automatic, 7-speed DCT and IVT gearbox.

Kia Seltos Petrol Petrol Diesel
Displacement 1.4-litre T-GDI 1.5-litre 1.5-litre CRDI
Power 138 bhp 113 bhp 113bhp
Torque 242 Nm 144 Nm 250Nm
Gearbox 6-speed MT/7-speed DCT 6-speed MT/IVT 6-speed MT/6-speed AT
Mileage 16.5km/l (AT)/16.1km/l (MT) 16.8km/l (IVT)/16.5km/l (MT) 18km/l (AT)/21km/l (MT)

The Hyundai Creta is also available with three engine options: 1.4-litre diesel, 1.6-litre petrol and 1.6-litre diesel engine. Transmission options include a 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic gearbox.

Hyundai Creta 1.4-litre diesel 1.6-litre diesel 1.6-litre petrol
Displacement 1.4-litre 1.6-litre 1.6-litre
Power 89 bhp 126 bhp 122 bhp
Torque 220 Nm 260 Nm 151 Nm
Gearbox Manual Manual | Auto Manual | Auto
Mileage 21.3 km/l 19.6 km/l 15.2 km/l

Safety: Kia Seltos vs Hyundai Creta

kia seltos launched

The top-spec trim of the Kia Seltos is loaded with safety features such as six airbags, ABS with EBD, electronic stability control, hill-hold control, rear parking sensors and blind view monitor.

The top-spec Hyundai Creta also comes with six airbags, ABS with EBD, electronic stability control, hill-start assist, rear parking sensors, high-speed warning system, ISOFIX child seat mounts and much more. On the safety front, both the SUVs are equally equipped.

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