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    Mahindra XUV500 vs Kia Seltos

    CarWale brings you comparison of Mahindra XUV500 and Kia Seltos. The Mahindra XUV500 price is ₹ 13.56 Lakh and Kia Seltos price is ₹ 9.90 Lakh. The Mahindra XUV500 is available in 2179 cc engine with 2 fuel type options: Petrol and Diesel and Kia Seltos is available in 1497 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol. XUV500 provides the mileage of 15.1 kmpl and Seltos provides the mileage of 16.5 kmpl.

    XUV500 vs Seltos Comparison Overview

    Key HighlightsXUV500 Seltos
    Price₹ 13.56 Lakh₹ 9.90 Lakh
    Engine Capacity2179 cc1497 cc
    Power153 bhp113 bhp
    TransmissionManualManual
    Fuel TypeDieselPetrol
    Mahindra XUV500
    ₹ 13.56 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
    Kia Seltos
    Kia Seltos
    HTE 1.5
    ₹ 9.90 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
    Sponsored
    MG Hector Plus
    MG Hector Plus
    Style 1.5 Petrol
    ₹ N/A
    VS
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    • SPECIFICATIONS
    • FEATURES
    • CarWale's Take
    • COLOURS

    Specifications and Finance

    Finance
    • Engine & Transmission

      Engine2179cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC1497 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC1451cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
      Engine TypemHawk155Smartstream G 1.51.5L Turbocharged Intercooled
      Fuel Type DieselPetrolPetrol
      Max Power (bhp@rpm)153 bhp @ 3750 rpm113 bhp @ 6300 rpm141 bhp @ 5000 rpm
      Max Torque (Nm@rpm)360 Nm @ 1750 rpm144 Nm @ 4500 rpm250 Nm @ 1600 rpm
      Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)15.116.5
      Driving Range (Km)1057825
      DrivetrainFWDFWDFWD
      TransmissionManual - 6 GearsManual - 6 GearsManual - 6 Gears
      Emission StandardBS 6BS 6BS 6
      Turbocharger/SuperchargerTurbochargedTurbocharged
      OthersIdle Start/Stop
    • Dimensions & Weight

      Length (mm)458543154720
      Width (mm)189018001835
      Height (mm)178516451760
      Wheelbase (mm)270026102750
      Ground Clearance (mm)200190192
    • Capacity

      Doors (Doors)555
      Seating Capacity (Person)756
      No of Seating Rows (Rows)323
      Bootspace (litres)93433
      Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)705060
    • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

      Front SuspensionMcPherson type with anti-roll barMcPherson Strut with Coil SpringMacpherson Strut with Stabilizer Bar
      Rear SuspensionMulti-link type with anti-roll barCoupled Torsion Beam Axle (CTBA) with coil springSemi Independent Helical Spring Torsion Beam
      Front Brake TypeVentilated DiscDiscDisc
      Rear Brake TypeDiscDrumDisc
      Minimum Turning Radius (metres)5.6
      Steering TypePower assisted (Hydraulic)Power assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)
      WheelsSteel RimsSteel RimsSteel Rims
      Spare WheelSteelSteelSteel
      Front Tyres235 / 65 R17205 / 65 R16215 / 60 R17
      Rear Tyres235 / 65 R17205 / 65 R16215 / 60 R17

    Features

    • Safety

      Airbags2 Airbags (Driver, Passenger)2 Airbags (Driver, Passenger)2 Airbags (Driver, Passenger)
      Middle Rear Head Rest
      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
      Traction Control System (TC/TCS)
    • Locks & Security

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

      Air ConditionerYes (Manual)Yes (Manual)Yes (Manual)
      Front ACSingle Zone, Common Fan Speed ControlSingle Zone, Common Fan Speed ControlSingle Zone, Common Fan Speed Control
      Rear ACBlower, Vents on PillarsVents Behind Front ArmrestVents Behind Front Armrest
      Third Row ACBlower, Vents on Side PanelsVents on Side Panels, Common Fan Speed Controls
      Heater
      Vanity Mirrors on Sun VisorsCo-Driver OnlyCo-Driver Only
      Cabin-Boot Access
      Anti-glare MirrorsManual - Internal OnlyManual - Internal OnlyManual - Internal Only
      Parking SensorsRearRearRear
      Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
      Steering AdjustmentTiltTiltTilt
      12V Power Outlets11
    • 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)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)6 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)
      Rear Row Seat Adjustment2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)6 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)
      Third Row Seat Adjustment2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)
      Seat UpholsteryFabricFabricFabric
      Driver Armrest
      Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchBenchCaptain Seats
      3rd Row Seats TypeBenchBench
      InteriorsDual ToneSingle ToneSingle Tone
      Interior ColoursPremium Black & GreyBlackBlack
      Rear Armrest
      Folding Rear SeatFullFullFull
      Split Rear Seat60:40 split
      Split Third Row Seat50:50 split50:50 split
      Front Seatback Pockets
      Head-restsFront & RearFront & RearFront & Rear
    • Storage

      Cup HoldersFront & RearFront OnlyFront & Rear
      Driver Armrest Storage
      Cooled Glove Box
      Sunglass Holder
      Third Row Cup Holders
    • Doors, Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

      Power WindowsFront & RearFront & RearFront & Rear
      One Touch -DownAll
      One Touch - UpDriver
      Adjustable ORVMElectrically AdjustableInternally AdjustableElectrically Adjustable
      Turn Indicators on ORVM
      Rear Defogger
      Rear Wiper
      Exterior Door HandlesBody ColouredBody ColouredBody Coloured
      Interior Door HandlesBlackChromeSilver
      Door PocketsFront & RearFront & RearFront & Rear
      Boot-lid OpenerElectric Tailgate ReleaseElectric Tailgate ReleaseElectric Tailgate Release
      Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Body ColouredBody ColouredBody Coloured
    • Exterior

      Roof rails
      Roof Mounted Antenna
      Body-Coloured Bumpers
      Body KitCladding - Black/Grey
      Rub - StripsBlackSilver
    • Lighting

      Fog LightsHalogen
      Daytime Running LightsLED
      HeadlightsHalogen ProjectorHalogen ProjectorHalogen Projector
      Follow me home headlamps
      Tail LightsHalogenHalogenLED
      Cabin LampsFront and RearFront and RearFront and Rear
      Headlight Height Adjuster
      Rear Reading Lamp
    • Instrumentation

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

      Integrated (in-dash) Music System
      Head Unit Size2 Din2 DinNot Available
      DisplayDigital DisplayDigital Display
      Speakers644
      USB Compatibility
      Aux Compatibility
      Bluetooth CompatibilityPhone & Audio StreamingAudio StreamingPhone & Audio Streaming
      MP3 Playback
      CD Player
      AM/FM Radio
      iPod Compatibility
      Steering mounted controls
    • Manufacturer Warranty

      Warranty (Years)335
      Warranty (Kilometres)100000UnlimitedUnlimited

    CarWale's Take

    Good Things
    • Distinctive exterior design 
    • Spacious cabin
    • Long features list
    • Design.
    • Interior fit and finish.
    • Feature loaded.
    • Imposing road presence
    • Well-finished and spacious interiors
    • Comfortable captain seats in second-row
    Could be Better
    • Interior quality could have been better
    • Bouncy high-speed ride
    • New-gen model around the corner
    • Notchy gearshifts (MT).
    • Inconsistent ride quality.
    • Top-end trims are expensive.
    • No diesel-automatic option
    • Inconsistent ride quality
    • Petrol motor lacks punch

    Colours

    Volcano Black
    Steel silver
    Opulent Purple
    Clear White
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    Mystic Copper
    Moondust Silver
    Crimson Red
    Pearl White
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