BMW X3 vs Kia Seltos Comparison

BMW X3 vs Kia Seltos

Should you buy BMW X3 or Kia Seltos? Find out which car is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their Price, Size, Space, Boot Space, Service cost, Mileage, Features, Colours and other specs. BMW X3 price starts at Rs 57.50 Lakh ex-showroom for xDrive30i SportX (Petrol) and Kia Seltos price starts Rs 9.95 Lakh ex-showroom for HTE G (Petrol). X3 has 1998 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while Seltos has 1497 cc (Petrol top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the X3 has a mileage of 16.55 kmpl (Diesel top model)> and the Seltos has a mileage of 20.8 kmpl (Diesel top model).

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Basic Information
Brand Name
On Road Price
Rs.75,05,909#
Rs.20,74,399#
Rs.12,10,112#
Offers & DiscountNoNoNo
User Rating
4.8
Based on 40 Reviews
4.5
Based on 2049 Reviews
4
Based on 88 Reviews
Finance Available (EMI)
Rs.1,44,422
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Rs.40,326
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Rs.23,388
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Insurance
Rs.1,74,629
X3 Insurance
Service Cost (Avg. of 5 years)
-
Rs.4,628
-
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder engine
1.5L CRDi VGT
1.0 TSI Petrol Engine
Displacement (cc)
1995
1493
999
Fast Charging
-
NoNo
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
187.7bhp@4000rpm
113.42bhp@4000rpm
113.98bhp@5000-5500rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)
400Nm@1750-2500rpm
250nm@1500-2750rpm
178Nm@1750-4500rpm
No Of Cylinder
4
4
3
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
4
Valve Configuration
DOHC
DOHC
-
Fuel Supply System
CRDi
CRDi
-
Turbo ChargerYesYesYes
Super ChargerNoNo
-
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Manual
Gear Box
8 Speed
6-Speed
6 Speed
Mild Hybrid
-
NoNo
Drive Type
Clutch TypeNoNoNo
Fuel & Performance
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
Petrol
Mileage (City)NoNoNo
Mileage (ARAI)
16.55 kmpl
17.8 kmpl
17.88 kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity
60.0 (Litres)
50.0 (Litres)
50.0 (Litres)
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
BS VI
Top Speed (Kmph)
213
NoNo
Drag CoefficientNoNoNo

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Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Front Suspension
Dynamic Damper Control
McPherson Strut & Coil Spring
McPherson suspension with lower triangular links and stabiliser bar
Rear Suspension
Dynamic Damper Control
Coupled Torsion Beam Axle with Coil Spring
Twist Beam Axle
Steering Type
Power
Electric
Electric
Steering Column
Electrically Adjustable
Tilt & Telescopic
-
Steering Gear Type
Rack & Pinion
Rack&Pinion
-
Turning Radius (Metres)
5.95
-
-
Front Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Drum
Top Speed (Kmph)
213
-
-
0-100kmph (Seconds)
8
11.8
-
Braking (100-0kmph)
36.28 m
verified
44.66m
verified
-
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
BS VI
Tyre Size
245/50 R19
215/60 R17
205/60 R16
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless, Radial
Tubeless,Radial
Wheel Size
-
-
R16
Alloy Wheel Size
R19
R17
-
Quarter Mile
16.06s@134.83kmph
-
-
0-100Kmph (Tested)
-
12.99s
verified
-
Quarter Mile (Tested)
-
18.60s@119.18kmph
verified
-
City driveability (20-80kmph)
5.46 s
verified
7.66s
verified
-
Braking (80-0 kmph)
-
27.11m
verified
-
Braking (60-0 kmph)
23.10 m
verified
-
-
Dimensions & Capacity
Length (mm)
4708
4315
4225
Width (mm)
1891
1800
1760
Height (mm)
1676
1645
1612
Ground Clearance Laden (mm)
-
190
155
Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)
211
-
188
Wheel Base (mm)
2864
2610
2651
Front Tread (mm)
1620
-
-
Rear Tread (mm)
1636
-
-
Kerb Weight (kg)
-
-
1185-1235
Grossweight (kg)
-
-
1630
Rear Headroom (mm)
994
verified
-
-
Front Headroom (mm)
1045
verified
-
-
Front Shoulder Room (mm)
1522
verified
-
-
Rear Shoulder Room (mm)
1477
verified
-
-
Seating Capacity
5
5
5
Boot Space (Litres)
485
433
385
No. of Doors
5
5
5
Comfort & Convenience
Power SteeringYesYesYes
Power Windows FrontYesYesYes
Power Windows RearYesYesYes
Power folding 3rd Row Seat
-
No
-
Automatic Climate Control
3 Zone
Yes
-
Air Quality ControlYesYes
-
Remote Climate Control (A/C)
-
No
-
Remote Trunk OpenerYesYes
-
Remote Fuel Lid OpenerYes
-
-
Remote Engine Start/Stop
-
Yes
-
Low Fuel Warning LightYesYesYes
Accessory Power OutletYesYesYes
Trunk LightYesYes
-
Remote Horn & Light Control
-
No
-
Vanity MirrorYesYesYes
Rear Reading LampYesYesYes
Rear Seat HeadrestYesYesYes
Adjustable Headrest
-
YesYes
Rear Seat Centre Arm RestYesYes
-
Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsYesYes
-
Cup Holders FrontYesYesYes
Cup Holders RearYesYesNo
Rear AC VentsYesYes
-
Heated Seats FrontNoNo
-
Heated Seats RearNoNo
-
Seat Lumbar SupportYesYes
-
Active Noise Cancellation
-
No
-
Multifunction Steering WheelYesYesYes
Cruise ControlYesYesNo
Parking Sensors
Front & Rear
Front & Rear
Rear
Navigation SystemYesYes
-
Find My Car Location
-
No
-
Real-Time Vehicle Tracking
-
No
-
Foldable Rear Seat
-
60:40 Split
-
Smart Access Card EntryYesYes
-
Smart Key Band
-
No
-
Engine Start Stop ButtonYesYes
-
Glove Box CoolingYesNo
-
Bottle Holder
Front & Rear Door
Front & Rear Door
Front & Rear Door
Voice ControlYesYes
-
Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYesYes
-
USB Charger
Front
Front & Rear
-
Steering Mounted TripmeterNoNo
-
Central Console ArmrestYes
With Storage
With Storage
Tailgate AjarYesYes
-
Gear Shift IndicatorNoNoYes
Rear CurtainYesYes
-
Luggage Hook And NetYesYesYes
Battery SaverNoNo
-
Lane Change IndicatorYesYes
-
Additional Features
Performance Control,Park Distance Control (PDC), front and rear
Solar glass- UV Cut (Front Windshield, Windows),Sunglass Holder,Assist Grips - Folding Type,Coat Hook,Rear Door Sun-Shade Curtain,Rear parcel shelf,LED Room Lamps,Console Lamps,Lower Full Size Seatback Pocket (Driver & Passenger),Rear Seat Recline - 2 Step,Auto Antiglare Rear View Mirror with UVO Controls,Fully Automatic temperature control with Silver Garnish,Air Conditioner – Eco Coating,Smart Pure Air Purifier
All new 2-spoke Steering wheel with chrome scrollers, Steering wheel PU with MuFu, Front sun visors with vanity mirror on co-driver side, Four foldable roof handles, Boot space with two fixed hooks and top-tether points, Storage compartment in the front and rear doors, Front cup holders with easy mat operation, Front seat back pockets(driver and co-driver), Smartclip ticket holder, Coat hook on rear roof handles, Reflective tape on all four doors, Smartgrip mat for one hand bottle operation,Utility recess on the dashboard
Massage SeatsNoNo
-
Memory Function Seats
Driver's Seat Only
No
-
One Touch Operating Power Window
Driver's Window
Driver's Window
-
Autonomous Parking
Semi
No
-
Drive Modes
3
3
-
Air ConditionerYesYesYes
HeaterYesYesYes
Adjustable SteeringYesYesYes
KeyLess EntryYesYesNo
Interior
TachometerYesYes
-
Electronic Multi TripmeterYesYesYes
Leather SeatsYesYesNo
Fabric UpholsteryNoNoYes
Leather Steering WheelYesYes
-
Leather Wrap Gear Shift Selector
-
Yes
-
Glove CompartmentYesYesYes
Digital ClockYesYes
-
Outside Temperature DisplayYesYes
-
Cigarette LighterYesNo
-
Digital OdometerYesYesYes
Electric Adjustable Seats
Front
Front
-
Driving Experience Control EcoYesYes
-
Folding Table In The RearNoNo
-
Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
-
Ventilated SeatsNoYes
-
Dual Tone DashboardNoYes
-
Additional Features
Floor mats in velour,Interior rear-view mirror with automatic anti-dazzle function,Rear backrest, foldable and 40:20:40 dividable with thorough loading function,Roller sunblind for rear-side windows, mechanical,Rear backrest unlocking, with electric release button,Galvanic embellish in chrome for controls,Instrument panel in Sensatec,Storage Compartment package, folding compartment below the driver's side,power socket in the rear centre console (12V) including USB adapter and storage nets behind the front seat backrests,Loading sill of luggage compartment in stainsless steel,Fully Digital 12.3” (31.2 cm) Instrument Display,Fine-wood trim poplar grain grey with highlight trim finisher Pearl Chrome,Leather ‘Vernasca’ Canberra Beige with decor stitching
Leather wrapped D-cut steering wheel with GT line logo,Side sill plates,Metal Scuff Plates with Seltos Logo,Premium Soft Touch Dashboard with Stitching Pattern,Sporty Alloy Pedals,Premium Head Lining,Leatherette wrapped Door Trims,Inside Door Handle Hyper Silver Metallic Paint,Ambient Mood Lighting,LED Sound Mood Lights,Leatherette Sports Seats with Red Stitching - Black,Advance 17.78 cm (7.0") Color Display Cluster,Driving Rear View Monitor,Smart 20.32 cm (8.0") Head-Up Display
Dashboard with grained and textured décor,Premium honeycomb décor on dashboard,Black gloss dashboard line,Chrome ring on the gear-shift knob,Black plastic handbrake with full cover and handle button - black,Black gloss air conditioning vents,Chrome trim on air conditioning duct sliders,Black fabric woven seats, Front and rear door armrest with cushioned upholstery, 2-dial global MFA (Multifunctional segment display basic)
Exterior
Available ColorsMineral WhitePhytonic BlueSophisto Grey Brilliant EffectBlack SapphireX3 ColorsIntense Red Punchy OrangeGlacier White PearlPunchy Orange With Clear WhiteSteel SilverAurora Black PearlGlacier White Pearl With Punchy OrangeIntelligence BlueSteel Silver With Punchy OrangeGlacier White Pearl With Aurora Black Pearl+7 MoreSeltos ColorsBrilliant SilverHoney OrangeCarbon SteelToreador RedCandy WhiteKushaq Colors
Body Type
Adjustable HeadlightsYesYesYes
Fog Lights FrontYesYes
-
Fog Lights RearNoNo
-
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYesYes
-
Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View MirrorNoNoYes
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorYesYes
-
Rain Sensing WiperYesYes
-
Rear Window WiperYesYes
-
Rear Window WasherYesYes
-
Rear Window DefoggerYesYes
-
Wheel CoversNoNoYes
Alloy WheelsYesYesNo
Power AntennaNoNo
-
Tinted GlassNoNo
-
Rear SpoilerYesYes
-
Removable Or Convertible TopNoNo
-
Roof CarrierNoNo
-
Sun RoofYesYesNo
Moon RoofYesYesNo
Side StepperNoNo
-
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsYesYesYes
Integrated AntennaYesYes
-
Chrome GrilleYesNoYes
Chrome GarnishNoYes
-
Dual Tone Body Colour
-
No
-
Smoke HeadlampsNoNo
-
Projector Headlamps
-
No
-
Halogen Headlamps
-
NoYes
Cornering Headlamps
-
No
-
Cornering Foglamps
-
No
-
Roof RailYesYesYes
Lighting
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Cornering Headlights,LED Tail lamps,LED Fog Lights
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),LED Tail lamps,LED Fog Lights
DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),LED Tail lamps
Trunk Opener
Remote
Remote
Remote
Heated Wing MirrorNoNo
-
LED DRLsYesYesYes
LED Headlights
-
Yes
-
LED Taillights
-
YesYes
LED Fog Lamps
-
Yes
-
Additional Features
BMW kidney grille with seven exclusively designed vertical slats and Grille frame in Chrome,Front bumper with specific design elements in Chrome,Trim element Air Breather with design elements in Chrome,Side window surrounds and window recess finisher in Chrome,Mirror base and mirror foot in Black high-gloss, Side skirt trim in Frozen Grey with accent in Chrome,Underbody protection front and rear in Frozen Grey Matt with accent in Chrome,Front door sill finishers in aluminium with “Luxury Line” lettering,Accent lighting with turn indicators, low and high-beam in LED Technology,Hexagonally shaped daytime running lights and two-part LED tail lights,High-beam assist,Rain sensor and automatic driving lights,Acoustic comfort glazing,Ambient light with 6 pre-defined selectable light designs in various colours with contour and mood lighting- additionally with Welcome Light Carpet,Automatic parking function for passenger side exterior mirror,Panorama glass roof,Roof rails aluminium satinated,Active Air Stream Kidney Grille
Red Brake Caliper - Front,R17 - 43.18cm (17") Crystal Cut Alloys,Sporty Red Center Wheel Caps,Kia Signature Tiger Nose Grill - Black High Glossy with GT Line Logo,Diamond Knurling Pattern - Chrome,Front bumper with Sporty Red accent,Rear Bumper with Dual Muffler Design and Red Accent,Front Skid Plates,Rear Skid Plates,Side molding - Black,Door Garnish - Black and Body color with Red accent,Belt Line - Chrome,Rear Bridged Chrome Garnish - Chrome,Outside Door Handle - Chrome,Mud Guard (Front & Rear),Crown Jewel LED Type Headlamps,Sweeping LED Light Bar,Multi Layer Side Turn Indicator,Heartbeat LED Type Tail Lamps
Door handles in body colour without chrome accents,Roof rails black,ŠKODA Piano Black fender garnish with chrome outline,ŠKODA signature grille with chrome surround,Black grained armoured front and rear diffuser,Black side armoured cladding,body coloured external mirrors,Matte black plastic cover on B-pillar and C-pillar
Tyre Size
245/50 R19
215/60 R17
205/60 R16
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless, Radial
Tubeless,Radial
Wheel Size
-
-
R16
Alloy Wheel Size
R19
R17
-
Safety
Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYesYes
Brake AssistYesYes
-
Central LockingYesYesYes
Power Door LocksYesYesYes
Child Safety LocksYesYesYes
Anti Theft AlarmYesYes
-
No Of Airbags
-
6
2
Driver AirbagYesYesYes
Passenger AirbagYesYesYes
Side Airbag FrontYesYes
-
Side Airbag RearNoNo
-
Day Night Rear View MirrorYes
Auto
-
Passenger Side Rear View MirrorYesYesYes
Xenon HeadlampsNoNo
-
Halogen Headlamps
-
NoYes
Rear Seat BeltsYesYesYes
Seat Belt WarningYesYesYes
Door Ajar WarningYesYesYes
Side Impact BeamsYesYesYes
Front Impact BeamsYesYesYes
Traction ControlYesYes
-
Adjustable SeatsYesYesYes
Tyre Pressure MonitorYesYes
-
Vehicle Stability Control SystemYesYesNo
Engine ImmobilizerYesYesYes
Crash SensorYesYesYes
Centrally Mounted Fuel TankYesYesYes
Engine Check WarningYesYesYes
Automatic HeadlampsYesYes
-
Clutch LockNoNo
-
EBDYesYesYes
Electronic Stability Control
-
YesYes
Advance Safety Features
Servotronic assistance at all speed ranges,,Brake Energy Regeneration,Head airbags front and rear,BMW Condition Based Service,Cornering Brake Control,Electric parking brake with auto hold function,Run-Flat Tyres with reinforced side walls,Warning triangle with first-aid kit, Dynamic braking lights,Emergency Spare Wheel,BMW ure Advance includes Tyres, Alloys, Engine ure, Key Lost Assistance and Golf Hole-in-One,Roadside Assistance 24x7
Emergency Stop Signal,Curtain Airbags,Inside Door Handle Override,Ice Cube LED Fog Lamps,Passenger Seat Belt Reminder
Halogen headlamps with ŠKODA crystalline day time running lights,Crystalline LED tail lamps with reflective lamp,LED reading lamps - front and rear,Rear LED number plate illumination,Anti-glare outside rear view mirror,(MCB) Multi Collision Braking,(EDS) Electronic Differential Lock System,XDS & XDS+, (ASR) Anti-Slip Regulation and (MSR) Motor Slip Regulation,(BSW)Brake Disc Wiping,Roll Over Protection,Three-Point seatbelts at front,Two three-point outer seatbelts and centre lap belt at rear, Rough Road Package and engine protection, Emergency triangle in the luggage compartment, Engine Iobiliser with floating code system, Remote control with foldable key, Central locking and unlocking of doors and boot lid
Follow Me Home HeadlampsNoYes
-
Rear CameraYesYesNo
Anti Theft DeviceYesYes
-
Anti Pinch Power Windows
-
Driver's Window
-
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYesYes
Knee AirbagsNoNo
-
Isofix Child Seat MountsYesYesYes
Heads Up DisplayNoYes
-
Pretensioners And Force Limiter SeatbeltsYesYes
-
Sos Emergency Assistance
-
No
-
Blind Spot MonitorYesYes
-
Lane Watch Camera
-
No
-
Geo Fence Alert
-
No
-
Hill Descent ControlYesNo
-
Hill AssistYesYes
-
Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYesYes
-
360 View CameraNoYes
-
Entertainment & Communication
Cd PlayerNoNoNo
Cd ChangerNoNoNo
Dvd PlayerNoNoNo
RadioYesYesYes
Audio System Remote ControlNoNo
-
Mirror Link
-
No
-
Speakers FrontYesYesYes
Speakers RearYesYesYes
Integrated2DINAudioYesYesYes
Wireless Phone ChargingYesYes
-
USB And Auxiliary InputYes
-
Yes
Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYesYes
Compass
-
No
-
Touch ScreenYesYesYes
Touch Screen Size
10.25
10.25 Inch
7 Inch
Connectivity
Apple CarPlay
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
-
Android Auto
-
YesNo
Apple Car PlayYesYesNo
Internal StorageYesNo
-
Number Of Speaker
16
8
6
Rear Entertainment SystemNoNo
-
Additional Features
Harman Kardon Surround Sound system,ultrasound-based parking assistance system,BMW Operating System 7.0 with variable configurable widgets, iDrive Touch with handwriting recognition and direct access buttons, Integrated 20GB hard drive for maps and audio files
UVO Connected Car,OTA Map UpdatesAI Voice Coands,Smartwatch connectivity App,BOSE Premium System with Dynamic Speed Compensation,2 Tweeter,Central Speaker,Sub Woofer
17.7cm SKODA infotainment system
Warranty
Introduction DateNoNoNo
Warranty TimeNoNoNo
Warranty DistanceNoNoNo
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