Citroen C3 vs Kia Seltos

Should you buy Citroen C3 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. Citroen C3 price starts at Rs 6.16 Lakh ex-showroom for Puretech 82 Live (Petrol) and Kia Seltos price starts Rs 10.89 Lakh ex-showroom for HTE G (Petrol). C3 has 1199 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while Seltos has 1497 cc (Diesel top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the C3 has a mileage of 19.8 kmpl (Petrol top model)> and the Seltos has a mileage of 20.8 kmpl (Petrol top model).

C3 Vs Seltos

Key HighlightsCitroen C3Kia Seltos
PriceRs.9,25,867*Rs.18,36,171*
Mileage (city)--
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
Engine(cc)11991497
TransmissionManualAutomatic
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Citroen C3 vs Kia Seltos Comparison

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    Citroen C3
    Citroen C3
    Rs8.25 Lakh*
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    Kia Seltos
    Rs15.90 Lakh*
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Basic Information
Brand Name
On Road Price
Rs.9,25,867*
Rs.18,36,171*
Rs.13,25,119#
Offers & Discount
1 Offer
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User Rating
4.3
Based on 99 Reviews
4.5
Based on 2231 Reviews
4.2
Based on 219 Reviews
Finance Available (EMI)
Rs.17,614
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Rs.34,941
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Rs.25,499
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Insurance
Rs.43,117
C3 Insurance
Service Cost (Avg. of 5 years)
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Rs.4,033
Rs.6,186
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
1.2L PureTech Turbo
SMARTSTREAM G1.5
1.0 TSI Petrol Engine
Displacement (cc)
1199
1497
999
No Of Cylinder
Fast ChargingNo
-
-
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
108.62@5500rpm
113.43bhp@6300rpm
113.98bhp@5000-5500rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)
190Nm@1750rpm
144nm@4500rpm
178nm@1750-4500rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
4
Fuel Supply System
-
MPI
TSI
Turbo ChargerYesNoYes
Transmission Type
Manual
Automatic
Manual
Gear Box
6 Speed
IVT
6-speed
Mild HybridNo
-
-
Drive TypeNo
FWD
Clutch TypeNoNo
Dry Single Plate
Fuel & Performance
Fuel Type
Petrol
Petrol
Petrol
Mileage (City)NoNoNo
Mileage (ARAI)
19.44 kmpl
-
19.2 kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity
30.0 (Litres)
50.0 (Litres)
50.0 (Litres)
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
BS VI
Top Speed (Kmph)NoNoNo
Drag CoefficientNoNoNo
Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut with Coil Spring
McPherson Strut with Coil Spring
McPherson suspension with lower triangular links and stabiliser bar
Rear Suspension
Rear Twist Beam with Coil Spring
Coupled Torsion Beam Axle with Coil Spring
Twist Beam Axle
Steering Type
Electric
Electric
Electric
Steering Column
Tilt
Tilt & Telescopic
Tilt & Telescopic
Turning Radius (Metres)
4.98
-
-
Front Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake Type
Drum
Disc
Drum
Braking (100-0kmph)
-
-
38.18m
verified
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
BS VI
Tyre Size
195/65 R15
215/ 60 R17
205/60 R16
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless, Radial
Tubeless, Radial
Wheel Size
15
-
16
Alloy Wheel Size
-
17
-
0-100Kmph (Tested)
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-
9.25s
verified
Quarter Mile (Tested)
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16.60s @ 137.87kmph
verified
Braking (80-0 kmph)
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24.27m
verified
Dimensions & Capacity
Length (mm)
3981
4315
4225
Width (mm)
1733
1800
1760
Height (mm)
1586
1645
1612
Ground Clearance Laden (mm)
-
-
155
Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)
-
-
188
Wheel Base (mm)
2540
2610
2651
Kerb Weight (kg)
1035
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1195-1255
Grossweight (kg)
1435
-
1640
Seating Capacity
5
5
5
Boot Space (Litres)
315
433
385/1405
No. of Doors
5
5
5
Comfort & Convenience
Power SteeringYesYesYes
Power Windows FrontYesYesYes
Power Windows RearYesYesYes
Power BootNo
-
-
Power folding 3rd Row SeatNo
-
-
Automatic Climate ControlNoYesNo
Air Quality ControlNoYes
-
Remote Climate Control (A/C)No
-
-
Remote Trunk OpenerNo
-
Yes
Remote Fuel Lid OpenerNo
-
-
Remote Engine Start/StopNoYes
-
Low Fuel Warning LightYesYesYes
Accessory Power OutletYesYesYes
Trunk LightNoYes
-
Remote Horn & Light ControlNo
-
-
Vanity MirrorYes
-
Yes
Rear Reading LampNoYesYes
Rear Seat HeadrestYesYesYes
Adjustable HeadrestNoYesYes
Rear Seat Centre Arm RestNoYesNo
Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsNoYes
-
Cup Holders FrontNo
-
-
Cup Holders RearNoYes
-
Rear AC VentsNoYesYes
Heated Seats FrontNo
-
-
Heated Seats RearNo
-
-
Seat Lumbar SupportNoYesYes
Active Noise CancellationNo
-
-
Multifunction Steering WheelYesYesYes
Cruise ControlNoYesNo
Parking Sensors
Rear
Rear
Rear
Navigation SystemNoYes
-
Find My Car LocationNo
-
-
Real-Time Vehicle TrackingNo
-
-
Foldable Rear Seat
Bench Folding
60:40 Split
Bench Folding
Smart Access Card EntryNoYesNo
Smart Key BandNo
-
-
Engine Start Stop ButtonNoYesNo
Glove Box CoolingNo
-
No
Bottle Holder
Front & Rear Door
-
Front & Rear Door
Voice ControlNoYes
-
Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesNoYesNo
USB Charger
Front & Rear
Front & Rear
No
Steering Mounted TripmeterNo
-
-
Central Console ArmrestNo
With Storage
With Storage
Tailgate AjarYes
-
-
Hands-Free TailgateNo
-
-
Gear Shift IndicatorYesNoYes
Rear CurtainNoYes
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Luggage Hook And NetNo
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-
Battery SaverNo
-
-
Lane Change IndicatorNo
-
-
Additional Features
Front Windscreen Wipers - Intermittent,Bag Support Hooks in Boot (3 ),Parcel Shelf,Driver And Front Passenger Seat Back Pocket,Co-Driver Side Sun Visor with Vanity Mirror,Smartphone Storage - Rear Console,Smartphone Charger Wire Guide on Instrument Panel
Sunglass Holder, Assist Grips - Folding Type, Coat Hook, Rear Door Sun-Shade Curtain, Rear parcel shelf, LED Room Lamps, LED Console Lamps, Lower Full Size Seatback Pocket (Driver & Passenger), Passenger Seatback Upper Pocket, Rear Seat Recline - 2 Step, Rear Passengers Adjustable Headrest, Auto Antiglare Rear View Mirror with UVO Controls, Air Conditioner – Eco Coating, Rear View Camera with Guidelines, Driving Rear View Monitor, Smart Pure Air Purifier with Virus & Bacteria Protection
LED Reading Lamps - Front & Rear, Remote control with foldable key, Adjustable dual rear A/C vents, Power Windows Front & Rear, 4x Control on Driver Side, Dead Pedal for Foot Rest, Storage compartment in the front and rear doors, Rear parcel shelf, Coat hook on rear roof handles, Utility Recess on the Dashboard, Reflective tape on all four doors, Smart Grip Mat for one-hand bottle operation,Start & Stop Recuperation
Massage SeatsNo
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-
Memory Function SeatsNo
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-
One Touch Operating Power Window
Driver's Window
Driver's Window
No
Autonomous ParkingNo
-
-
Drive Modes
0
3
-
Air ConditionerYesYesYes
HeaterYesYesYes
Adjustable SteeringYesYesYes
KeyLess EntryYesYesYes
Interior
TachometerNoYesYes
Electronic Multi TripmeterYesYesYes
Leather SeatsNoYesNo
Fabric UpholsteryYesNoYes
Leather Steering WheelNoYes
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Leather Wrap Gear Shift SelectorNoYes
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Glove CompartmentYesYesYes
Digital ClockYesYesYes
Outside Temperature DisplayNo
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Cigarette LighterNo
-
-
Digital OdometerYesYes
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Electric Adjustable SeatsNoNo
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Driving Experience Control EcoNoNo
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Folding Table In The RearNo
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-
Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYesYes
Ventilated SeatsNoNoNo
Dual Tone DashboardNo
-
Yes
Additional Features
Interior Environment - Single Tone Black,Rubic/Hexalight Seat Upholstry - Fabric (Bolster/Insert),AC Knobs - Satin Chrome Accents,Parking brake Lever Tip - Satin Chrome,Instrument Panel - Deco (Anodized Grey / Anodized Orange,AC Vents (Side) - Glossy Black Outer Ring,Insider Door Handles - Satin Chrome,Satin Chrome Accents - IP, AC Vents Inner Part, Gear lever surround, Steering wheel,Digital Cluster,Distance to Empty,Average Fuel Consumption,Front Roof Lamp
Leather wrapped D-cut steering wheel with Seltos logo, Side sill plates, Metal Scuff Plates with Seltos Logo, Premium Soft Touch Dashboard with Stitching Pattern, Premium Head Lining, Inside Door Handle Hyper Silver Metallic Paint, Leatherette wrapped Door Trims, Ambient Mood Lighting, LED Sound Mood Lights, Leatherette Seats with Honeycomb Pattern - Beige & Black, 8.89 cm (3.5") Mono Color Display Cluster
Dashboard with Grained and Textured Decor, Premium Honeycomb Decor on Dashboard, Black gloss dashboard line, Chrome ring on the gear shift knob, Black Plastic Handbrake with Glossy Black Handle Button, Black gloss surround on side air conditioning vents, Chrome trim on air conditioning duct sliders, Black Fabric Woven Seats, Front & Rear Door Armrest with Cushioned Fabric Upholstery, 2-Spoke Multifunctional Steering Wheel (PU) with Chrome Scroller, Front sun visors with vanity mirror on co-driver side, Four foldable roof grab handles, SmartClip ticket holder
Exterior
Available ColorsPlatinum GreySteel Gray With Platinum GreyZesty OrangePolar White With Platinum GreyZesty Orange With Platinum GreySteel Grey With Zesty OrangePolar White With Zesty OrangePolar WhiteSteel GreyPlatinum Gray With Zesty Orange+5 MoreC3 ColorsIntense Red Glacier White PearlSparkling SilverAurora Black PearlMatte GraphiteImperial BlueGlacier White Pearl With Aurora Black PearlGravity GrayIntense Red With Aurora Black PearlGravity Grey With Aurora Black Pearl+5 MoreSeltos ColorsBrilliant SilverHoney OrangeHONEY ORANGE WITH CARBON STEEL ROOFCarbon SteelBRILLIANT SILVER WITH CARBON STEEL ROOFTornado RedCandy White+2 MoreKushaq Colors
Body Type
Adjustable HeadlightsYesYesYes
Fog Lights FrontNoYesNo
Fog Lights RearNo
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-
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorNoYesNo
Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View MirrorYesNoYes
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorNoYesNo
Headlamp WashersNo
-
-
Rain Sensing WiperNoNoNo
Rear Window WiperNoYesNo
Rear Window WasherNoYesNo
Rear Window DefoggerNoYesNo
Wheel CoversYesNoYes
Alloy WheelsNoYesNo
Power Antenna
-
-
Yes
Tinted GlassNo
-
-
Rear SpoilerYesNoYes
Removable Or Convertible TopNo
-
-
Roof CarrierNo
-
-
Sun RoofNoYesNo
Moon RoofNoYesNo
Side StepperNo
-
-
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsNoYesYes
Integrated AntennaYesYesNo
Chrome GrilleNo
-
Yes
Chrome GarnishNoYesYes
Dual Tone Body ColourYes
-
-
Smoke HeadlampsNo
-
-
Projector HeadlampsNoNo
-
Halogen HeadlampsYes
-
Yes
Cornering HeadlampsNo
-
-
Cornering FoglampsNo
-
No
Roof RailYesYesYes
Trunk Opener
-
-
Remote
Heated Wing MirrorNo
-
-
LED DRLsYesYesNo
LED HeadlightsNoYesNo
LED TaillightsNoYesYes
LED Fog LampsNoYes
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Additional Features
Chrome Front Panel: Brand Emblems - Chevron,Front Grill - Matte Black,Body Coloured Front & Rear Bumpers,Side Turn Indicators on Fender,Body Side Sill Panel,'TESSERA' Full Wheel Cover,Sash Tape - A/B Pillar,Body Coloured Outside Door Handles,High Gloss Black Outside Door Mirrors,Wheel Arch Cladding,Skid Plate - Front,Signature LED Day Time Running Lights,Roof Rails - Glossy Black,Standard Dual Tone Roof
R17 - 43.18cm (17") Hyper Metallic Alloys, Premium Silver Center Wheel Caps, Kia Signature Tiger Nose Grill - Black High Glossy, Diamond Knurling Pattern - Chrome, Rear Bumper with Dual Muffler Design, Front Skid Plates, Rear Skid Plates, Side molding - Black, Door Garnish - Black and Body color with Silver 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, Heartbeat LED DRLs, Multi Layer Side Turn Indicator, Heartbeat LED Type Tail Lamps
Steel Wheels Cover Lhotes, Door handles in body color without chrome accents, Roof rails black with load capacity of 50, Aerodynamic Tailgate Spoiler, SKODA Piano Black Fender Garnish with Chrome Outline, SKODA Signature Grill with Chrome Surround, Rear Bumper Reflectors, Black Grained Armoured Front and Rear Diffuser, Black Side Armoured Cladding, Manually Foldable External Mirrors - Body Colored, Matte Black Plastic Cover on B-Pillar & C-Pillar, Rear LED Number Plate Illumination
Tyre Size
195/65 R15
215/ 60 R17
205/60 R16
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless, Radial
Tubeless, Radial
Wheel Size
15
-
16
Alloy Wheel Size
-
17
-
Safety
Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYesYes
Brake AssistYesYes
-
Central LockingYesYesYes
Power Door LocksYesYesYes
Child Safety LocksYesYesYes
Anti Theft AlarmNo
-
No
No Of Airbags
2
6
2
Driver AirbagYesYesYes
Passenger AirbagYesYesYes
Side Airbag FrontNoYesNo
Side Airbag RearNo
-
-
Day Night Rear View MirrorNo
Auto
Yes
Passenger Side Rear View MirrorYesYesYes
Xenon HeadlampsNo
-
-
Halogen HeadlampsYes
-
Yes
Rear Seat BeltsYesYesYes
Seat Belt WarningYesYesYes
Door Ajar WarningYes
-
Yes
Side Impact BeamsNo
-
-
Front Impact BeamsNo
-
-
Traction ControlNoYesYes
Adjustable SeatsYesYesYes
Tyre Pressure MonitorNoYesYes
Vehicle Stability Control SystemNoYes
-
Engine ImmobilizerYesYesYes
Crash SensorYesYesYes
Centrally Mounted Fuel TankNo
-
-
Engine Check WarningYesYesYes
Automatic HeadlampsNoYesNo
Clutch LockNo
-
-
EBDYesYesYes
Electronic Stability ControlNoYesYes
Advance Safety Features
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Emergency Stop Signal, Inside Door Handle Override, Ice Cube LED Fog Lamps, Passenger Seat Belt Reminder, Traction modes - Sand/ Mud/ Wet, Multi Drive Modes - Normal/ Eco/ Sports
Halogen Headlamps with SKODA Crystalline Daytime Running Lights, SKODA Crystalline LED Tail Lamps with Reflective Lamp, Manual coming/leaving home lights, Anti-glare outside rear view mirror, MKB (Multi Collision Braking), EDS (Electronic Differential Lock System), XDS & XDS+ (Over 30 kmph), MSR(Motor Slip Regulation), BDW (Brake Disc Wiping), ROP (Roll Over Protection), Three-point seatbelts at front & rear outer and centre seatbelt, Rough road package, Child-proof rear window locking, Engine iobilizer with Floating code system,Emergency triangle in the luggage compartment
Follow Me Home HeadlampsNoYesYes
Rear CameraNoYesNo
Anti Theft DeviceNo
-
-
Anti Pinch Power WindowsNo
Driver's Window
No
Speed AlertYes
-
-
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYesYes
Knee AirbagsNo
-
-
Isofix Child Seat MountsNoYesYes
Heads Up DisplayNoNo
-
Pretensioners And Force Limiter SeatbeltsNoYesYes
Sos Emergency AssistanceNo
-
-
Blind Spot MonitorNoNo
-
Lane Watch CameraNo
-
-
Geo Fence AlertNo
-
-
Hill Descent ControlNo
-
-
Hill AssistNoYesNo
Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockNo
-
-
360 View CameraNoNo
-
Entertainment & Communication
Cd PlayerNo
-
-
Cd ChangerNo
-
-
Dvd PlayerNo
-
-
RadioYesYesYes
Audio System Remote ControlNo
-
-
Mirror LinkYes
-
-
Speakers FrontYesYesYes
Speakers RearYesYesYes
Integrated2DINAudioYesYesYes
Wireless Phone ChargingNoNoNo
USB And Auxiliary InputNo
-
-
Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYesYes
Wifi ConnectivityNo
-
-
CompassNo
-
-
Touch ScreenYesYesYes
Touch Screen Size
10 Inch
10.25 Inch
7 Inch
Connectivity
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
Android AutoYesYesYes
Apple Car PlayYesYesYes
Internal StorageNo
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-
Number Of Speaker
4
4
6
Rear Entertainment SystemNo
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-
Additional Features
Citroën Connect Touchscreen (26cm) Onboard Voice Assistant
26.03 cm (10.25") HD Touchscreen Navigation, UVO Connected Car, OTA Map Updates, AI Voice Coands, Smartwatch connectivity App, 2 Tweeter
17.7cm SKODA Infotainment System with SDVS Function, Wired Smartlink-Apple Carplay & Android Auto via USB, 2 dials global MFA (Gearshift indicator, multifunctional segment display - Basic)
Warranty
Introduction DateNoNoNo
Warranty TimeNoNoNo
Warranty DistanceNoNoNo
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Citroen C3 price starts at Rs 6.16 Lakh & Kia Seltos price starts at Rs 10.89 Lakh in New Delhi. Citroen C3 is cheaper between these two cars.
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