Honda City Hybrid vs Kia Seltos Comparison

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    Rs19.50 Lakh*
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    Rs18.15 Lakh*
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Honda City Hybrid vs Kia Seltos

Should you buy Honda City Hybrid 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. Honda City Hybrid price starts at Rs 19.50 Lakh ex-showroom for ZX Sensing eHEV (Petrol) and Kia Seltos price starts Rs 10.19 Lakh ex-showroom for HTE G (Petrol). City Hybrid has 1498 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while Seltos has 1497 cc (Petrol top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the City Hybrid has a mileage of 26.5 kmpl (Petrol top model)> and the Seltos has a mileage of 20.8 kmpl (Petrol top model).

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Basic Information
Brand Name
On Road Price
Rs.22,48,905*
Rs.20,87,216#
Offers & DiscountNoNo
User Rating
4.8
Based on 21 Reviews
4.5
Based on 2160 Reviews
Finance Available (EMI)
Rs.42,803
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Rs.40,519
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Insurance
Service Cost (Avg. of 5 years)
-
Rs.4,118
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
water cooled inline 4 cylinder
Smartstream G1.4
Displacement (cc)
1498
1353
No Of Cylinder
Motor Type
AC Synchronous (Permanent Magnet)
-
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
96.55bhp@5600-6400rpm
138.08bhp@6000rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)
127nm@4500-5000
242nm@1500-3200rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Valve Configuration
DOHC
-
Fuel Supply System
-
GDi
Turbo Charger
-
Yes
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Gear BoxNo
7-Speed DCT
Mild HybridYes
-
Drive TypeNo
Clutch TypeNoNo
Fuel & Performance
Fuel Type
Petrol
Petrol
Mileage (City)NoNo
Mileage (ARAI)
26.5 kmpl
16.5 kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity
40.0 (Litres)
50.0 (Litres)
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
Top Speed (Kmph)NoNo
Drag CoefficientNoNo

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Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Front Suspension
McPherson Strut with coil spring
McPherson Strut with Coil Spring
Rear Suspension
Torsion beam with coil spring
Coupled Torsion Beam Axle with Coil Spring
Shock Absorbers Type
Telescopic hydraulic nitrogen gas filled
-
Steering Type
Electric
Electric
Steering Column
Telescopic & Tilt
Tilt & Telescopic
Turning Radius (Metres)
5.3
-
Front Brake Type
ventilated disc
Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
Tyre Size
185/55 R16
215/ 55 R18
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless, Radial
Alloy Wheel Size
R16
R18
Dimensions & Capacity
Length (mm)
4549
4315
Width (mm)
1748
1800
Height (mm)
1489
1645
Wheel Base (mm)
2600
2610
Front Tread (mm)
1496
-
Rear Tread (mm)
1485
-
Kerb Weight (kg)
1280
-
Grossweight (kg)
1655
-
Seating Capacity
5
5
Boot Space (Litres)
-
433
No. of Doors
4
5
Comfort & Convenience
Power SteeringYesYes
Power Windows FrontYesYes
Power Windows RearYesYes
Power BootYes
-
Automatic Climate ControlYesYes
Air Quality Control
-
Yes
Remote Trunk OpenerYes
-
Remote Engine Start/StopYesYes
Low Fuel Warning LightYesYes
Accessory Power OutletYesYes
Trunk LightYesYes
Vanity MirrorYes
-
Rear Reading LampYesYes
Rear Seat HeadrestYesYes
Adjustable HeadrestYesYes
Rear Seat Centre Arm RestYesYes
Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts
-
Yes
Cup Holders FrontYes
-
Cup Holders RearYesYes
Rear AC VentsYesYes
Seat Lumbar SupportYesYes
Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
Cruise ControlYesYes
Parking Sensors
Rear
Front & Rear
Navigation System
-
Yes
Foldable Rear Seat
-
60:40 Split
Smart Access Card EntryYesYes
Engine Start Stop ButtonYesYes
Bottle Holder
Front & Rear Door
-
Voice ControlYesYes
Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYesYes
USB Charger
Front & Rear
Front & Rear
Central Console Armrest
With Storage
With Storage
Hands-Free TailgateYes
-
Gear Shift Indicator
-
No
Rear Curtain
-
Yes
Lane Change IndicatorYes
-
Additional Features
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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, 8-way Driver Power Seat, 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, 360 View Camera with Guidelines , Driving Rear View Monitor, Smart 20.32 cm (8.0") Head-Up Display, Ventilated Driver Seats, Ventilated Passenger Seats, Smart Pure Air Purifier with Virus & Bacteria Protection, Traction modes - Sand/ Mud/ Wet, Multi Drive Modes - Normal/ Eco/ Sports
One Touch Operating Power Window
Driver's Window
Driver's Window
Drive Modes
3
3
Air ConditionerYesYes
HeaterYesYes
Adjustable SteeringYesYes
KeyLess EntryYesYes
Interior
TachometerYesYes
Electronic Multi TripmeterYesYes
Leather SeatsYesYes
Fabric Upholstery
-
No
Leather Steering WheelYesYes
Leather Wrap Gear Shift Selector
-
Yes
Glove CompartmentYesYes
Digital ClockYesYes
Outside Temperature DisplayYes
-
Digital OdometerYesYes
Electric Adjustable Seats
-
Front
Driving Experience Control EcoYesYes
Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
Ventilated Seats
-
Yes
Dual Tone DashboardYes
-
Additional Features
Luxurious Ivory & Black Two-Tone Colour Coordinated Interiors,Instrument Panel Assistant side Glossy Dark-Wood Garnish,Display Audio Piano Black Surround Garnish,Exclusive Leather Upholstery with Contemporary Seat Design,Leather Shift Lever Boot with Stitch,Smooth Leather Steering Wheel with Euro Stitch,Soft Pads with Ivory Real Stitch (Instrument Panel Assistant side Mid Pad,Centre Console Knee Pad, Front Centre Armrest, Door Lining Armrest & Centre Pads),Satin Metallic Surround Finish on All AC Vents,Satin Metallic Garnish on Steering Wheel,Inside Door Handles Chrome Finish,Chrome Finish on All AC Vent Knobs & Hand Brake Knob,Chrome Decoration Ring for Map Lamp & Rear Reading Lamp,Trunk Lid Inside Lining Cover,Advanced Twin-Ring Combimeter,Eco Assist System with Ambient Light Meter,17.7 cm (7 in) High Definition Full Colour TFT Meter,Multi Function Driver Information Interface(e:HEV Power Flow Display (Engine, Motor & Battery Real-time Energy Flow Status),e:HEV Power/Charge Gauge and Eco Drive Display,Range & Fuel Economy Information,Average Speed & Time Information,G-Meter Display,Display Contents & Vehicle Settings Customization,Safety Support Settings,Vehicle Information & Warning Message Display,Steering Scroll Selector Wheel and Meter Control Switch),Meter Illumination Control Switch,ECON™ Button & Mode Indicator,Shift Position Indicator,Deceleration Paddle Selector Indicator,Fuel Gauge Display with Fuel Reminder Warning,Drive Cycle Score/Lifetime Points Display when Powering Off,Average Fuel Economy Indicator,Instant Fuel Economy Indicator,Cruising Range (Distance-to-Empty) Indicator
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, Sporty Alloy Pedals, 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 - Indigo Perra & Black, Solar glass- UV Cut (Front Windshield, Windows), Advance 17.78 cm (7.0") Color Display Cluster
Exterior
Photo Comparison
Wheel
Available ColorsPLATINUM WHITE PEARLLunar Silver MetallicGolden Brown MetallicMeteoroid Grey MetallicRadiant Red MetallicCity Hybrid ColorsIntense Red Punchy OrangeGlacier White PearlSparkling SilverClear WhiteGrayAurora Black PearlImperial BlueRed with BlackGravity Gray+6 MoreSeltos Colors
Body Type
Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
Fog Lights FrontYesYes
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYesYes
Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View Mirror
-
No
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorYesYes
Rain Sensing Wiper
-
Yes
Rear Window Wiper
-
Yes
Rear Window Washer
-
Yes
Rear Window DefoggerYesYes
Wheel Covers
-
No
Alloy WheelsYesYes
Rear SpoilerYesYes
Sun RoofYesYes
Moon RoofYesYes
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsYesYes
Integrated AntennaYesYes
Chrome GrilleYes
-
Chrome Garnish
-
Yes
Projector Headlamps
-
No
Roof Rail
-
Yes
Lighting
,LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),LED Tail lamps,LED Fog Lights
-
Trunk Opener
Smart
-
LED DRLsYesYes
LED HeadlightsYesYes
LED TaillightsYesYes
LED Fog LampsYesYes
Additional Features
Integrated LED Daytime Running Lights (DRLs) & Position Lamps,Full LED Headlamps with 9 LED Array (Inline-Shell) Design,L-Shaped LED Guide-type Turn Signal in Headlamps,LED Front Fog Lights with Claw-Type Garnish,Z-shaped 3D Wrap-around LED Tail Lamps,e:HEV Signature Rear emblem & Blue H-Mark Logo,Trunk Lip Spoiler (Body Coloured),Rear Bumper Diffuser (Carbon Fiber Finish),Solid Wing Front Chrome Grille with Mesh Upper Grille,Sharp Side Character Line (Katana Blade In-Motion),Dual Tone Black Painted & Diamond-Cut R16 Multi-Spoke Alloy Wheels,Chrome Outer Door Handles,Body Coloured Door Mirrors,Front & Rear Mud Guards
R18 - 46.2cm (18") Crystal Cut Matte Graphite Alloy Wheels, Center Wheel Cap with Sun Orange Accents, Kia Signature Tiger Nose Grill - Matte Graphite, Diamond Knurling Pattern - Xclusive Piano Black, Front bumper with Sun Orange accent, Rear Bumper with Xclusive Piano Black dual muffler design and Sun Orange accent, Front Skid Plates - Xclusive Piano Black, Rear Skid Plates - Xclusive Piano Black, Side molding - Black, Door Garnish - Black and Body color with Sun Orange accent, Belt Line - Chrome, Xclusive Piano black Tailgate Garnish, Outside mirror LED turn signal-Xclusive Piano Black, 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, Shark Fin Antenna- Xclusive Piano Black
Tyre Size
185/55 R16
215/ 55 R18
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless, Radial
Wheel Size
-
-
Alloy Wheel Size
R16
R18
Safety
Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
Brake AssistYesYes
Central LockingYesYes
Power Door LocksYesYes
Child Safety LocksYesYes
Anti Theft AlarmYes
-
No Of Airbags
6
6
Driver AirbagYesYes
Passenger AirbagYesYes
Side Airbag FrontYesYes
Day Night Rear View MirrorYes
Auto
Passenger Side Rear View MirrorYesYes
Rear Seat BeltsYesYes
Seat Belt WarningYesYes
Traction ControlYesYes
Adjustable SeatsYesYes
Tyre Pressure MonitorYesYes
Vehicle Stability Control SystemYesYes
Engine ImmobilizerYesYes
Crash SensorYesYes
Engine Check WarningYesYes
Automatic HeadlampsYesYes
EBDYesYes
Electronic Stability ControlYesYes
Advance Safety Features
Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS),Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM),Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS),Auto High-Beam,AVAS (Acoustic Vehicle Alerting System at low speed EV Mode),Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE™) Body Structure,Curtain Airbags,All 5 Seats 3-point Emergency Locking Retractor (ELR) Seatbelts,Electric Parking Brake (EPB),Automatic Brake Hold System,Agile Handling Assist (AHA),Emergency Stop Signal (ESS),Automatic Headlight Control (On/Off) with Light Sensor,Auto Diing Inside Rear View Mirror with Frameless Design,Advanced Wipers & Washer with Variable Intermittent Speed,Dual Horn,Electric Regenerative Braking System (through Electric Servo Brake)
Emergency Stop Signal, Curtain Airbags, Inside Door Handle Override, Ice Cube LED Fog Lamp With Xclusive Piano Black Accent, Passenger Seat Belt Reminder
Follow Me Home HeadlampsYesYes
Rear CameraYesYes
Anti Pinch Power Windows
Driver's Window
Driver's Window
Speed AlertYes
-
Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
-
Yes
Isofix Child Seat MountsYesYes
Heads Up Display
-
Yes
Pretensioners And Force Limiter SeatbeltsYesYes
Blind Spot Monitor
-
Yes
Lane Watch CameraYes
-
Hill AssistYesYes
360 View Camera
-
Yes
Entertainment & Communication
RadioYesYes
Speakers FrontYesYes
Speakers RearYesYes
Integrated2DINAudioYesYes
Wireless Phone Charging
-
Yes
USB And Auxiliary InputYes
-
Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
Touch ScreenYesYes
Touch Screen Size
8 Inch
10.25 Inch
Connectivity
,Android Auto,Apple CarPlay,
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
Android AutoYesYes
Apple Car PlayYesYes
Number Of Speaker
8
8
Additional Features
Next Gen Honda Connect with Telematics Control Unit (TCU),Works with Alexa Remote Capability,Works with OK Google,Smartwatch Connectivity,20.3 cm (8") Advanced Touchscreen Display Audio,Optical Bonding Display Coating for Total Reflection Reduction,Weblink,Premium 8 Speaker Surround Sound System (Speakers & Tweeters)
26.03 cm (10.25") HD Touchscreen Navigation, UVO Connected Car, OTA Map Updates, AI Voice Coands, Smartwatch connectivity App, BOSE Premium 8 Speaker System with Dynamic Speed Compensation, 2 Tweeter, Central Speaker, Sub Woofer
Warranty
Introduction DateNoNo
Warranty TimeNoNo
Warranty DistanceNoNo
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Pros and Cons

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    Honda City Hybrid

    • Seamless and effortless drive experience
    • Experience of electric drive with the convenience of a petrol car
    • Exclusive features like ADAS and Electronic Parking Brake
    • High claimed fuel efficiency of 26.5kmpl
    • Good ride and handling balance

    Kia Seltos

    • Driver MID
    • Cabin build and quality
    • Lots to choose from
    • Automatics with all three engines

    Honda City Hybrid

    • Should have had more visual differences from the regular City
    • Boot space has been occupied by the batteries, leaving space for just a couple of suitcases
    • Price premium won't justify the advantage in running costs

    Kia Seltos

    • Underthigh support
    • No 6 airbag option with diesel variants

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