Hyundai Creta played a major role in making the mid-size SUV segment famous in India. Despite costing above Rs.10 lakhs, the Hyundai Creta is one of the largest selling SUVs in the country. This shows that people are ready to buy higher-priced SUVs for better performance and features. Kia is Hyundai’s sister brand and launched the Seltos to compete directly with it. MG Hector on the other hand competes against Tata Harrier and Jeep Compass. It was also one of the first Internet-enabled cars in our country. Find out below about the Kia Seltos vs MG Hector Comparison.
Price and Dimensions
|Price (On-road Mumbai)||Rs. 11.45 lakh to Rs. 20.98 lakh||Rs. 15.24 lakh to Rs. 22.41 lakh|
|Boot Space||433 litres||587 litres|
The Kia Seltos easily wins in terms of price. However, MG Hector is a larger dimension car. Kia Seltos also comes with a better ground clearance which is surprising for its low price. The MG Hector on the other hand easily wins in terms of boot space.
Engine and Performance
|Engine Type||1.5L CRDi VGT||Smartstream G1.5||Smartstream G1.4 T-GDi||2.0L Turbocharged Diesel||1.5L Turbocharged Petrol|
|Mileage||20.8 km/l||16.8 km/l||16.1 km/l|
|Fuel Capacity||50 litres||50 litres||50 litres||60 litres||60 litres|
If you want a naturally aspirated petrol engine, Kia Seltos is your only option. However, both the Kia Seltos and MG Hector come with turbo petrol engines. The Diesel engine on the MG Hector is also turbocharged, while the same is not true for Seltos hence the price difference. The lower capacity Diesel engine for the Kia Seltos makes a lot of sense for a lot of car buyers in India. If you want the best of the best, MG Hector is where your money should be.
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