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Kia Seltos or MG Hector – Which one is true Roadstar?

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Kia Seltos vs MG Hector | Compare Cars in India – New Car Comparison

Kia Seltos Vs MG Hector : These two newbies are some best SUV’s of 2019 Indian market. Let’s see how fare these two newbies against each other on paper. Today we are going to compare two highly rated SUVs, Kia Seltos Vs MG Hector.

A BIT ABOUT THE CAR MANUFACTURERS: First understand how big they are?


Kia Motors: South Korea’s second-largest automobile manufacturer.

Kia Motors is the second-largest automobile manufacturer of South Korea is one of the largest car makers around the globe and now it has stepped into the Indian market. Kia Motors have entered the automobile industry with the bang. New Kia SUV Seltos from Kia Motors is its first product for Indian customers. Kia Seltos has a very distinctive design and is loaded with best of features.


MG Motors: Chinese state-owned automotive design and manufacturing company headquartered in Shanghai.

Morris Garage is a British automotive company which is best known for its two-seater sports cars but its history now it has deepen its roots in day to the day automobile industry. MG launched Hector its first-ever vehicle in the Indian market with the first-ever internet car with the built-in-voice assistant in India.

Now lets compare both latest Two SUVs in India Market : Seltos Vs Hector

Ex- Showroom Price of MG Hector and Kia Seltos

MG Hector Top Model Price in Delhi: 12.18 lakhs to  16.78 lakhs (Ex-showroom)

Seltos ex-showroom Price in Delhi: 9.69 lakh to 16.99 lakhs (Ex-showroom).

Both the brands launched their base to top variants with best of features. Kia Seltos stockpile 32,000 bookings in just 35 days, while in a month or two MG hector was able to gather 21,000 bookings and the manufacturer had to halt the booking because of production constraints.

Kia motors reports 6,200 units of sales in Aug 2019,  On the other hand, MG reports 2,018  units of sale plus 1,508 units of delivery pending which in total stands at 3,526 units by the company. Here too Kia motors takes lead.

Now So, far as prices are concerned 9.69 lakh (Ex-showroom) to 16.99 lakhs (Ex-showroom) you need to pay for Kia Seltos. On the other hand, MG Hector starts from a higher range of 12.18 lakhs (Ex-showroom) as compare to Kia seltos and goes upto 16.78 lakhs (Ex-showroom) which is around 19000 cheaper.


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Kia Seltos SUV Performance :

Fuel TypeTransmissionARAI Mileage
Diesel SUVManual Transmission20.7 kmpl
Diesel SUVAutomatic Transmission17.7 kmpl
Petrol SUVManual Transmission16.7 kmpl
Petrol SUVAutomatic Transmission16.7 kmpl

MG Hector SUV Performance :

Fuel TypeTransmissionARAI Mileage
Diesel SUVManual Transmission17.41 kmpl
Petrol SUVManual Transmission15.81 kmpl
Petrol SUVAutomatic Transmission13.96 kmpl

Both the cars are embed with the latest technology of engines. Kia Seltos gives three BSVI amenable engines options – first is 1.5-litre petrol ( 115 PS and 144 Nm) of torque, another one is litre VGT Diesel ( 115PS and 250 Nm) of torque and the last but not least 1.4-litre turbo GDI petrol (140 PS and 244Nm ) of torque. All three engines have 6-speed manual gearbox. The automatic options include IVT in 1.5-litre petrol, 6-speed AT in 1.5-litre VGT diesel and 7-speed DCT in 1.4-litre Turbo GDI petrol.


On the other hand, MG Hector comes with two engine options – 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol (115 PS and 144 Nm) of torque and the second one 2.0-litre turbocharged diesel (170 PS and 350Nm) of torque. The only petrol variant has a 48V hybrid option.

Now it’s up to you which one do you prefer? While we suggest if you want your car to be more featuristic then go for KIA Seltos, or if you wants to opt for bigger and well set up SUV feel then go for MG Hector.


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Dinesh Choudhary

I am by qualification is a software engineer. I always love racing, biking and traveling. And for this love many times I riding my dad’s bike (Yezdi 250cc) without informing him that I am using the same and for that he scolded me many times, but even then my love for bikes increase day by day. My first two stroke bike was Kawasaki Enduro , my First owned motorcycle in 2000. One of my friend, who is mechanic he helped me lot in knowing “How the machine works?”.

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