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2019 Kia Seltos vs MG Hector – Complete Details, Pricing and Features

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2019 Kia Seltos vs MG Hector – Complete Details, Pricing and Features

The Kia Seltos had been already launched in India. Now here’s the complete 2019 Kia Seltos pricing details, features and 2019 Kia Seltos vs MG Hector Comparison. Know more-

Contents of this post-

  • 2019 Kia Seltos Details
  • Exterior and Interior of the Seltos
  • 2019 MG Hector Details
  • Exterior, Interior and features of the Hector
  • Kia Seltos vs MG Hector
  • 2019 Kia Seltos Pricing Information
  • Kia Seltos Engine and Features
mg hector vs kia seltos

2019 Kia Seltos Details

This 2019 Kia Seltos is designed to suit the needs of the passengers who requires both comfort and speed. Moreover, this car competes with the likes of the Jeep Compass, Tata Harrier, MG Hector, etc. The Seltos is a perfect competition for the MG Hector and here’s the comparison between the 2 vehicles.

Now you all might be thinking about the exterior of this car, Right? So let’s discuss about the exterior of the Seltos-

Exterior and Interior of the Seltos-

From the front, this car has a solid built and aggressive looks. Moreover, it comes with flattish looking bonnet which just adds more beauty to it. The 3d-diamond like grill plays with lights and you got the necessary bling with the chrome strips that runs across the Seltos. All the materials in this car looks really great in quality. You’ve got the headlights where you get the typical heartbeat DRL’s and ice-cube fog-lamps right in the front and an air-dam and of-course skid-plates.Moreover, the space between the wheels of this car is quite large and let’s assume that this car provides us decent amount of space in the inside.

Coming to the interior, the Kia Seltos gets a floating 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system along with personalized ambient lighting, leather-wrapped steering wheel, electronic parking brake, and passenger grab handle.

2019 MG Hector Details

The MG Hector strikes a healthy middle ground and offers an unmatched technology package with no compromise on daily use. Moreover, the interior quality isn’t as luxurious as we’d hoped but it is still well made and tastefully designed. Yet, the MG Hector is priced at Rs. 12.18 lakh for the base Style petrol manual and Rs. 16.88 lakh for the top-spec Hector Sharp diesel manual, the MG Hector also offers fantastic value for money and is indeed worth its price.

Exterior and Interior of the Hector

At 4655mm in length with a height of 1760mm, the Hector does have a big edge over its rivals like the Tata Harrier and the Jeep Compass. Moreover, It also has a 2750mm long wheelbase, which is pretty cool. Combine this size with the standard skid plates and roof rails, and the Hector clearly flexes its presence on the road.

The 17-inch wheels are certainly optimized for India but under an SUV as tall as the Hector, they look a little small, especially when you see the large wheel well gaps. Even the overhangs bulge out on either end, lending an MPV element to this SUV.

Interior and Features of the Hector-

The Hector’s features large 10.4-inch touchscreen infotainment system, which won’t be available in all variants. Moreover, There will be features like in-built internet connectivity, iSmart mobile application-based AC control as well as door lock and door unlock. However, the standard set of safety features include dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, ESP, traction control, rear disc brakes, hill hold assist and ISOFIX child seat anchors.

2019 Kia Seltos vs 2019 MG Hector

  2019 Kia Seltos 2019 MG Hector
Engine 1.5L V4 Diesel Engine 1.5L Turbo Petrol Engine
Power 115/140bhp 143bhp
Torque 144Nm 250Nm
Transmission 6-Speed Manual, CVT/7-Speed DCT 6-Speed Manual/7-Speed DCT
Price Rs.9.69L-Rs.15.99L Rs.12.18L-Rs.16.18L

The MG Hector is just marginally ahead in all aspects including displacement, power and torque. Moreover, the Seltos has the advantage of a less powerful engine which has just widen its spectrum and made it quite affordable as well.

2019 Kia Seltos Pricing Information

Tech Line HTE HTK HTK+ HTX HTX+
Petrol Rs.9.69L Rs.9.99L Rs.11.19L Rs.12.29-13.79L(CVT)  
Diesel Rs.9.99L Rs.11.19L Rs.12.19L-Rs.13.19L(CVT) Rs.13.79L Rs.14.99L-Rs.15.99L(AT)
GT Line Kia Seltos
GT Line GTK GTX GTX DCT GTX+
Petrol Rs.13.49L Rs.14.99L Rs.15.99L Rs.15.99L

Kia Seltos Engine

The Kia Seltos comes with three engine options-

  • 1.4 Litre TGDI turbo-petrol
  • 1.5 Litre diesel
  • and petrol engines.

Now all of them are BS-6 compliant and the turbo-petrol engine comes exclusively on the GT Line trim. While both the other engines(1.5L Diesel and Petrol) come on both the trims. Moreover, the petrol engine produces over 114 BHP and 144 Nm of torque. whereas the diesel engine produces 114 BHP and 250 Nm of torque. However, the turbo-petrol unit produces over 140 BHP and 242 Nm of torque. Read more by RishiReviews.

Kia Seltos 2019 Features-

The 2019 Kia Seltos comes with-

  • Auto AC
  • 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment with UVO Connect Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Voice Command
  • Driver Seat(Ventilated)
  • Electrically Adjustable Driver Seat
  • Heads Up Display
  • Front Parking Sensors
  • Wireless Charging
  • Ultimate Bose Speakers
  • 7 Airbags
  • Electronic Stability and Hill Hold Control Drive Modes (DCT variant)
  • Air Purifier
  • Cruise Control
  • And last but not the least- Blind Spot View Monitor

video credits – MotorOctane

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