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    Kia Seltos vs Kia Carens

    CarWale brings you comparison of Kia Seltos and Kia Carens. The Kia Seltos price is ₹ 10.19 Lakh and Kia Carens price is ₹ 9.59 Lakh. The Kia Seltos is available in 1497 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol and Kia Carens is available in 1497 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol. Seltos provides the mileage of 16.5 kmpl and Carens provides the mileage of 15.7 kmpl.

    Seltos vs Carens Comparison Overview

    Key HighlightsSeltos Carens
    Price₹ 10.19 Lakh₹ 9.59 Lakh
    Engine Capacity1497 cc1497 cc
    Power113 bhp113 bhp
    TransmissionManualManual
    Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
    Kia Seltos
    Kia Seltos
    HTE 1.5
    ₹ 10.19 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
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    Kia Carens
    Kia Carens
    Premium 1.5 Petrol 7 STR
    ₹ 9.59 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
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    HTE 1.5
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            Specifications and Finance

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            • Engine & Transmission

              Engine1497 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC1497 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
              Engine TypeSmartstream G 1.5Smartstream G 1.5
              Fuel Type PetrolPetrol
              Max Power (bhp@rpm)113 bhp @ 6300 rpm113 bhp @ 6300 rpm
              Max Torque (Nm@rpm)144 Nm @ 4500 rpm144 Nm @ 4500 rpm
              Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)16.5View Mileage Details15.7View Mileage Details
              Driving Range (Km)825707
              DrivetrainFWDFWD
              TransmissionManual - 6 GearsManual - 6 Gears
              Emission StandardBS 6BS 6
            • Dimensions & Weight

              Length (mm)43154540
              Width (mm)18001800
              Height (mm)16201708
              Wheelbase (mm)26102780
              Ground Clearance (mm)190195
            • Capacity

              Doors (Doors)55
              Seating Capacity (Person)57
              No of Seating Rows (Rows)23
              Bootspace (litres)433216
              Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)5045
            • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

              Front SuspensionMcPherson Strut with Coil SpringMcPherson Strut with Coil Spring
              Rear SuspensionCoupled Torsion Beam Axle (CTBA) with coil springCoupled Torsion Beam Axle (CTBA) with Coil Spring
              Front Brake TypeDiscDisc
              Rear Brake TypeDiscDisc
              Minimum Turning Radius (metres)5.3
              Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)
              WheelsSteel RimsSteel Rims
              Spare WheelSteelSteel
              Front Tyres205 / 65 R16195 / 65 R15
              Rear Tyres205 / 65 R16195 / 65 R15

            Features

            • Safety

              Overspeed Warning1 beep over 80kmph, Continuous beeps over 120kmph1 beep over 80kmph, Continuous beeps over 120kmph
              NCAP Rating3 Star (Global NCAP)Not Tested
              Airbags4 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)6 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)
              Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
              Child Seat Anchor Points
              Seat Belt Warning
            • Braking & Traction

              Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
              Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
              Brake Assist (BA)
              Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
              Hill Hold Control
              Hill Descent Control
            • Locks & Security

              Engine immobilizer
              Central LockingKeylessWith Key
              Speed Sensing Door Lock
              Child Safety Lock
            • Comfort & Convenience

              Air ConditionerYes (Manual)Yes (Manual)
              Front ACSingle Zone, Common Fan Speed ControlSingle Zone, Common Fan Speed Control
              Rear ACVents Behind Front ArmrestBlower, Vents on Roof , Common Fan Speed Control
              Third Row ACVents on Roof
              Heater
              Vanity Mirrors on Sun VisorsCo-Driver Only
              Cabin-Boot Access
              Anti-glare MirrorsManual - Internal OnlyManual - Internal Only
              Parking SensorsRearRear
              Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
              Steering AdjustmentTiltTilt
              12V Power Outlets1
            • Seats & Upholstery

              Driver Seat Adjustment8 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down)8 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down)
              Front Passenger Seat Adjustment6 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)6 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)
              Rear Row Seat Adjustment6 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)
              Third Row Seat Adjustment4 way manually adjustable (backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)
              Seat UpholsteryFabricFabric + Leatherette
              Driver Armrest
              Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchBench
              3rd Row Seats TypeBench
              InteriorsSingle ToneDual Tone
              Interior ColoursBlackBlack and Beige
              Rear ArmrestWith Cup Holder
              Folding Rear SeatFullFull
              Split Rear Seat60:40 split
              Split Third Row Seat50:50 split
              Front Seatback Pockets
              Head-restsFront & RearFront & Rear
            • Storage

              Cup HoldersFront OnlyFront, Second & Third
              Driver Armrest Storage
              Sunglass Holder
              Third Row Cup Holders
            • Doors, Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

              Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Body ColouredBody Coloured
              Scuff PlatesPlastic
              Power WindowsFront & RearFront & Rear
              Adjustable ORVMInternally AdjustableExternally Adjustable
              Exterior Door HandlesBody ColouredBody Coloured
              Interior Door HandlesChromeSilver
              Door PocketsFront & RearFront & Rear
              Boot-lid OpenerElectric Tailgate ReleaseElectric Tailgate Release
            • Exterior

              Roof Mounted Antenna
              Body-Coloured Bumpers
              Rub - StripsBlack
            • Lighting

              HeadlightsHalogen ProjectorHalogen
              Tail LightsHalogenHalogen
              Cabin LampsFront and Rear
              Headlight Height Adjuster
              Rear Reading Lamp
            • Instrumentation

              Instantaneous Consumption
              Instrument ClusterAnalogue - DigitalDigital
              Trip MeterElectronic 2 TripsElectronic 2 Trips
              Average Fuel Consumption
              Average Speed
              Distance to Empty
              ClockDigitalDigital
              Low Fuel Level Warning
              Door Ajar Warning
              Adjustable Cluster Brightness
              Gear Indicator
              Shift IndicatorDynamic
              TachometerAnalogueDigital
            • Entertainment, Information & Communication

              Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto (No), Apple Car Play (No)Android Auto (No), Apple Car Play (No)
              DisplayDigital DisplayLCD Display
              Integrated (in-dash) Music System
              Speakers4
              Steering mounted controls
              Bluetooth CompatibilityAudio Streaming
              USB Compatibility
              Aux Compatibility
              AM/FM Radio
              Head Unit Size2 Din2 Din
              iPod Compatibility
            • Manufacturer Warranty

              Battery Warranty (Kilometres)Not Applicable
              Warranty (Years)33
              Warranty (Kilometres)UnlimitedUnlimited
            • Rear row

              Seat Adjustment6 Way

            Brochure

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            CarWale's Take

            Good Things
            • Exterior styling
            • Interior fit and finish
            • Powertrain options and variants to suit all
            • Powertrain, variant options
            • Usability of third-row
            Could be Better
            • Inconsistent ride quality
            • Some trims can get very expensive
            • Polarising exterior design
            • Vague steering

            Colours

            Sparkling Silver
            Sparkling Silver
            Clear white
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            Clear White
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            User Reviews

            Overall Rating

            4.8/5

            4 Ratings

            2 Reviews

            3.7/5

            36 Ratings

            11 Reviews
            Rating Parameters

            5.0Exterior

            4.4Exterior

            5.0Comfort

            4.2Comfort

            4.7Performance

            4.2Performance

            4.7Fuel Economy

            3.8Fuel Economy

            5.0Value for Money

            4.0Value for Money

            Most helpful review

            Kia Seltos HTE 1.5 review

            Very good car and very powerfull engine and give a proper mileage of 17 km and we can sit 5 member of family and it is very good car for long drives and look very good.

            All Reviews

            Aggressive pricing

            Aggressive pricing in this segment Value for money in this segment New design new front grills Excellent mileage 19+ fuel efficiency More specious seats Good paint quality Best entertainment system bose speakers And main point 6 airbags adds highest safety than other cars. Those who are 5 star rated A big thumps up.

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            Seltos vs Carens Comparison FAQs

            Q: Which car is cheaper between Kia Seltos and Kia Carens?

            Kia Seltos price is ₹ 10.19 Lakh and Kia Carens price is ₹ 9.59 Lakh. Hence Kia Carens is the cheapest amongst these cars. For detailed comparison of Seltos vs Carens, click here.

            Q: Which car between Seltos and Carens is better in terms of fuel economy?

            For the HTE 1.5 version, mileage of Seltos is 16.5kmpl and for the Premium 1.5 Petrol 7 STR version, mileage of Carens is 15.7kmpl. Thus making Seltos the most fuel efficient as compared to Carens

            Q: How is the performance of Seltos compared to Carens?

            For the HTE 1.5 version, 1497 cc Petrol engine of Seltos produces 113 bhp @ 6300 rpm of power and 144 Nm @ 4500 rpm of torque. For the Premium 1.5 Petrol 7 STR version, 1497 cc Petrol engine of Carens produces 113 bhp @ 6300 rpm of power and 144 Nm @ 4500 rpm of torque.
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