Hyundai Creta VS Kia Seltos Which SUV is the best SUV in 2020

Hyundai Creta VS Kia Seltos Which SUV is the best SUV in 2020

Hyundai Creta VS Kia Seltos Which SUV is the best SUV in India 2020

The Next Generation Compact SUV 2020 Hyundai Creta was showcased at the Auto Expo 2020. At the same time, its official launch is on 17 March 2020. The company has also started booking it for 25 thousand rupees. However, the company has already made many of Creta’s information public. But there is much to be learned. Creta’s closest match will be against Kia Seltos. This comparison is also special because both SUVs have many features in common and Hyundai Motors is the parent company of Kia Motors. Let us know Creta 2020 vs KIA Seltos.

Hyundai Creta Features VS Kia Seltos Features

Hyundai Creta VS Kia Seltos Which SUV is the best SUV in 2020

Kia Seltos vs Creta specification – Kia Motors entered the Indian market in August last year and became a hit as soon as the Celtos compact SUV arrived. The best-selling SUV in the segment was the Creta, which received the toughest challenge. The main reason for the popularity of Celtos is its features. There are many features in the new Creta, which are also given in Celtos. Both vehicles have a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system, semi-digital instrument panel, 7-inch MID, Bose stereo system with 8-speakers, automatic AC, all-wheel disc brakes, air purifiers, tire pressure monitoring system, three traction control There are features like Mods- Snow, Sand Normal. Both SUVs get Eco, Normal and Sports modes. Hyundai has named them Eco, Comfort, and Sports modes. Both SUVs get connected technology – Kia Celtos with UVO connecting suits and Hyundai Creta with BlueLink technology.

However, the Creta does not offer a heads up display and ventilated front seats, which are given in Celtos. At the same time, some features are not in Celtos, which are given in Creta.

  • Paddle shifters
  • Voice control panoramic sunroof
  • Voice commands for bluelink
  • The electric parking brake with auto-hold
  • Twin tip exhaust
  • Puddle lamp

Hyundai Creta interior VS Kia Seltos interior

Talking about the interior, the Celtos comes in two variants, Dual Tone Black and White and White Interior in addition to the All Black Theme variant (GT-Line variant). This variant gets contrast red stitching, metal finish pedals and GT badging on the steering wheel.

The Creta also gets a larger touch screen connected to the central console, a new flat-bottom steering wheel, panoramic sunroof, and Hyundai BlueLink connectivity. Celtos get ORVM mounted camera, air purifier, LED ambient lighting and wireless fast charger.

Engine and transmission

The new generation Creta will also get the same engine and transmission as the Celtos. Both vehicles come with 1.4-liter turbocharged petrol, 1.5-liter petrol, and 1.5-liter diesel engines. The 1.5-liter diesel unit gives 113 Bhp of power and 250 Nm of torque. Which comes in a 6-speed manual gearbox and automatic transmission.

Hyundai Creta 2020

   1.4-liter turbo petrol    1.5-liter petrol    1.5-liter diesel
   Engine    1,353 cc    1,497 cc    1,493 cc
   Power    138 bhp    113 bhp    113 bhp
   Torque    242 Nm    144 Nm    250 Nm
   Transmission    7-DCT    6-Manual Transmission

   IVT Automatic




Kia Seltos

   1.4-liter turbo petrol    1.5-liter petrol    1.5-liter diesel
   Engine    1,353 cc    1,497 cc    1,493 cc
   Power    138 bhp    113 bhp    113 bhp
   Torque    242 Nm    144 Nm    250 Nm
   Transmission    7-DCT      


   6-Manual Transmission

     IVT Automatic



KIA Dimension vs Creta Dimension

However, Hyundai has not officially revealed the dimensions of the new Creta. But it is believed that the length of the new Creta will be the same as the width of the old Creta. Although the Celtos are 5 mm longer than the Creta, they both have the same wheelbase.

   Hyundai Creta    Hyundai Creta
   Length    4300 MM     4315 MM
   Width    1790mm    1800mm
   Height    1622 mm    1645 mm
   Wheelbase    2610mm    2610mm
   Boot space    444 liters     433 liters
   Tires    205/65(R16)/ 215/60(R17)    205/65(R16)/ 215/60(R17)

Hyundai Creta Mileage VS Kia Seltos Mileage

At the same time, the Creta is tremendous in terms of mileage. Despite being similar, the three Creta engines offer higher mileage than Celtos. This is because of lower curb weight and taller gearing.

   Engine   New Hyundai Creta    Kia Celtos
   1.5 Petrol Manual    16.8 km / l    16.5 km / l
   1.5 Petrol IVT    17.1 kmpl    16.8 kmpl
   1.5 Diesel Manual    21.4 km / l    21 km / l
   1.5 Diesel Automatic   18.3 kmpl    18 kmpl
   1.4 Turbo Petrol DCT    16.8 km / l    16.5 km / l

Hyundai Creta prices VS Kia Seltos prices

The new Creta will be priced between Rs 11 lakh and Rs 17.5 lakh, ex-showroom. The current Creta is priced between Rs 10 lakh and Rs 16 lakh.
Talking about the prices of Kia Celtos, the ex-showroom (Delhi) price of its base variant is Rs 9.69 lakh to Rs 17.34 lakh.


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