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Kia Seltos Vs Hyundai Creta - Petrol and Diesel Price Comparison

Kia Seltos Vs Hyundai Creta - Petrol and Diesel Price Comparison

Snapshot: Kia Seltos is the latest entrant into the mid-sized SUV segment which is ruled by its sister brand's blue-eyed buy, the Creta. Check out the comparison.

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  • Kia Seltos has a total of 16 variants.
  • Kia Seltos price undercuts Creta with respect to several variants.
  • Besides Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos is way cheaper than Tata Harrier and MG Hector.

Kia Motors India launched the Seltos SUV - it's first offering - in the Indian market at a starting price of Rs 9.69 Lakhs (Ex. Showroom, Delhi). Despite being the most technologically advanced mid-sized SUV in the segment, the pricing of Kia Seltos was jaw-dropping as it undercuts several of its rivals by quite a margin. The company introduced the SUV in a total of 16 variants with a total of three engine options to choose from.



Kia Seltos

Hyundai Creta

Petrol  Base

Rs 9.69 Lakhs

Rs 9.99 Lakhs

Diesel Base

Rs 9.99 Lakhs

Rs 9.99 Lakhs

Petrol Automatic

Rs 13.79 Lakhs

Rs 13.77 Lakhs

Diesel Automatic

15.99 Lakhs/13.19 Lakhs

Rs 15.22 Lakhs

Petrol Manual Top

Rs 12.79 Lakhs

Rs 12.82 Lakhs

Diesel Manual Top

Rs 14.99 Lakhs

Rs 15.39 Lakhs

*Kia Seltos 1.4L Turbo GDI Engine Excluded

Kia Seltos entry-level variants in petrol and diesel fuel trims were priced at Rs 9.69 Lakhs and 9.99 Lakhs (Both Ex. Showroom, Delhi), respectively. On the other hand, Hyundai Creta price for petrol and diesel variants start at Rs 9.99 Lakhs (Ex. Showroom, Delhi). So, while the base diesel variants of both the SUVs are priced identical, the Seltos undercuts the Creta by Rs 30,000 as far as the base petrol variant is concerned. Kia Seltos petrol automatic and diesel automatic come at a price of Rs 13.79 Lakhs and Rs 15.99 Lakhs (Both Ex. Showroom, Delhi), respectively. As for the Creta, petrol automatic and diesel, automatic variants are priced at Rs 13.77 Lakhs and Rs 15.22 Lakhs (Both Ex. Showroom, Delhi), respectively. While the prices of petrol automatic variants of both the SUVs is almost at par, Hyundai Creta's diesel automatic is a bit cheaper than Seltos.

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Speaking of the top-end petrol and diesel variants with manual gearbox, Kia Seltos and Hyundai Creta battle it out neck-to-neck with a margin of very few thousands going Seltos' way. The SUV from Kia has petrol and diesel top-end variants priced at Rs 12.79 Lakhs and Rs 14.99 Lakhs (Both Ex. Showroom, Delhi) while the sister brand Hyundai has priced its SUV for the same variants in petrol and diesel trims at Rs 12.82 Lakhs and Rs 15.39 Lakhs (Both Ex. Showroom, Delhi), respectively. So, one can clearly notice by the aforementioned stats that how aggressively Kia has set the pricing for the Seltos!     

Also Read: Kia Seltos Launched in India, Prices Start At Rs 9.7 Lakh

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