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.

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Price and Dimensions

Kia Seltos vs MG Hector 2021 Spec Comparison

Name

Kia Seltos

MG Hector

Price (On-road Mumbai)Rs. 11.45 lakh to Rs. 20.98 lakhRs. 15.24 lakh to Rs. 22.41 lakh
Length4315mm4655mm
Width1800mm1835mm
Height1645mm1760mm
Wheelbase2610mm2750mm
Ground Clearance190mm183mm
Boot Space433 litres587 litres

Kia Seltos vs MG Hector 2021 Spec Comparison

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.

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Engine and Performance

Seltos Gear Shift

Name

Kia Seltos

MG Hector

Engine Type1.5L CRDi VGTSmartstream G1.5Smartstream G1.4 T-GDi2.0L Turbocharged Diesel1.5L Turbocharged Petrol
Displacement1493cc1497cc1353cc1956cc1451cc
Max. Power113.4bhp/4000rpm113.4bhp/6300rpm138bhp/6000rpm167.68bhp/3750rpm141bhp/5000rpm
Max. Torque250Nm@1500-2750rpm144Nm/4500rpm242Nm/1500-3200rpm350Nm/1750-2500rpm250Nm/1600-3600rpm
Mileage20.8 km/l16.8 km/l16.1 km/l
Fuel Capacity50 litres50 litres50 litres60 litres60 litres

Kia Seltos vs MG Hector 2021 Spec Comparison

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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