Kia Carens vs Kia Seltos Comparison

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    Kia Carens
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    Rs17.70 Lakh*
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    Rs18.65 Lakh*
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Kia Carens vs Kia Seltos

Should you buy Kia Carens 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. Kia Carens price starts at Rs 9.60 Lakh ex-showroom for Premium (Petrol) and Kia Seltos price starts Rs 10.49 Lakh ex-showroom for HTE G (Petrol). Carens has 1497 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while Seltos has 1497 cc (Petrol top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the Carens has a mileage of 21.3 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
Kia
On Road Price
Rs.20,95,577*
Rs.21,92,118#
Offers & DiscountNo
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User Rating
4.5
Based on 88 Reviews
4.5
Based on 2171 Reviews
Finance Available (EMI)
Rs.39,877
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Rs.42,562
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Insurance
Service Cost (Avg. of 5 years)
-
Rs.4,628
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
1.5 L CRDi VGT
1.5 L CRDi VGT
Displacement (cc)
1493
1493
No Of Cylinder
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
113.42bhp@4000rpm
113.43bhp@4000rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)
250nm@1500-2750rpm
250nm@1500-2750rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Fuel Supply System
CRDi
CRDi
Turbo ChargerYesYes
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Gear Box
6-Speed
6-Speed
Drive Type
Clutch TypeNoNo
Fuel & Performance
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
Mileage (City)NoNo
Mileage (ARAI)
18.4 kmpl
18.0 kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity
45.0 (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
Coupled Torsion Beam Axle with Coil Spring
Coupled Torsion Beam Axle with Coil Spring
Steering Type
Power
Electric
Steering Column
Tilt & Telescopic
Tilt & Telescopic
Front Brake Type
disc
Disc
Rear Brake Type
disc
Disc
Braking (100-0kmph)
40.02m
verified
-
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
Tyre Size
205/65 R16
215/ 55 R18
Tyre Type
Tubeless, Radial
Tubeless, Radial
Alloy Wheel Size
16
18
0-100Kmph (Tested)
9.61
verified
-
Quarter Mile (Tested)
18.05s @ 129.33kmph
verified
-
City driveability (20-80kmph)
6.67s
verified
-
Braking (80-0 kmph)
24.95m
verified
-
Dimensions & Capacity
Length (mm)
4540
4315
Width (mm)
1800
1800
Height (mm)
1708
1645
Wheel Base (mm)
2780
2610
Seating Capacity
7
5
Boot Space (Litres)
-
433
No. of Doors
5
5
Comfort & Convenience
Power SteeringYesYes
Power Windows FrontYesYes
Power Windows RearYesYes
Automatic Climate ControlYesYes
Air Quality Control
-
Yes
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 Rest
-
Yes
Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsYesYes
Cup Holders FrontYes
-
Cup Holders RearYesYes
Rear AC VentsYesYes
Seat Lumbar SupportYesYes
Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
Cruise ControlYesYes
Parking Sensors
Front & Rear
Front & Rear
Navigation SystemYesYes
Foldable Rear Seat
3rd Row 50:50 Split
60:40 Split
Smart Access Card EntryYesYes
Engine Start Stop ButtonYesYes
Voice ControlYesYes
Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYesYes
USB Charger
Front & Rear
Front & Rear
Central Console Armrest
With Storage
With Storage
Gear Shift Indicator
-
No
Rear CurtainYesYes
Additional Features
1st Row Cup Holders (with Cooling Function),2nd row Can Holders (with Cooling Function),Easy Push Retractable Tray,Easy Push Retractable Cup Holder,Sunglass Holder,Sunvisor with Vanity Mirror (Passenger side),Sunvisor with Ticket Holder (Driver Side),Retractable Roof Assist Handles,Umbrella Holder,Rear Door Sunshade Curtains,3rd row Boarding Assist Handles (with Illumination),Lower Seat Back Pocket - Passenger,Lower Seat Back Pocket - Driver,Retractable SeatBack Table with Cup Holder and Gadget Mount,Sliding Type Under Seat Tray,2nd row 60:40 split seats with Sliding, Reclining and Tumble,2nd row SeatBack Folding Armrest with Cup Holders (7STR),2nd Row Seat One Touch Easy Electric Tumble,2nd row One Touch Easy Tumble,3rd row 50:50 Split Seats with Reclining and Full Flat Folding,Luggage Room Seat Back Hooks,2nd Row Adjustable Headrests,3rd Row Adjustable Headrests,Burglar Alarm,Auto Anti-glare (ECM) Inside Rear View Mirror with Kia Connect Controls,Rear View Camera with Dynamic Guidelines,Driving Rear View Monitor with button,Roof Flushed 2nd & 3rd Row Diffused AC Vents,Rear AC 4 Stage Speed Control,Console Lamp (LED type) with Sunglass Case,Room Lamps (LED Type) - All Rows,USB A type Media Port,Multiple Power Sockets with 5 C-Type USB Ports,Smartphone Wireless Charger with Cooling Function,Smart Pure Air Purifier with Virus and Bacteria Protection,Auto Cruise Control with Speed Limiting Option
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 UpholsteryNoNo
Leather Steering WheelYesYes
Leather Wrap Gear Shift SelectorYesYes
Glove CompartmentYesYes
Digital ClockYesYes
Digital OdometerYesYes
Electric Adjustable Seats
-
Front
Driving Experience Control EcoYesYes
Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
Ventilated SeatsYesYes
Dual Tone DashboardYes
-
Additional Features
Leather Wrapped D-Cut Steering Wheel with Carens Logo,Distinct Black High Gloss Dashboard with Techno Print,Opulent Two Tone Triton Navy and Beige Interiors,Premium Head Lining,Inside Door Handle Hyper Silver Metallic Paint,Leatherette Wrapped Door Trims,Luggage Board,Cabin Surround 64 Color Ambient Mood Lighting,Premium Leatherette (Beige and Triton Navy) Seats,Rear Doors Spot Lamp with Kia Logo Projection,Front Armrest with Open Storage and Tray,Multi Drive Modes linked with Ambient Mood Lighting,31.7 cm (12.5”) Full Segment LCD Cluster with Advanced (10.6cm) 4.2" Color TFT MID
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
Available ColorsIntense Red Glacier White PearlSparkling SilverMoss BrownClear WhiteAurora Black PearlImperial BlueGravity Gray+3 MoreCarens 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 MirrorNoNo
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorYesYes
Rain Sensing WiperYesYes
Rear Window WiperYesYes
Rear Window WasherYesYes
Rear Window DefoggerYesYes
Wheel CoversNoNo
Alloy WheelsYesYes
Power AntennaNo
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Rear SpoilerYesYes
Sun RoofYesYes
Moon RoofYesYes
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsYesYes
Integrated AntennaYesYes
Chrome GrilleYes
-
Chrome GarnishYesYes
Projector Headlamps
-
No
Halogen HeadlampsNo
-
Roof RailYesYes
LED DRLsYesYes
LED HeadlightsYesYes
LED TaillightsYesYes
LED Fog LampsYesYes
Additional Features
Digital Radiator Grille (with Chrome Décor),Body Colored Front Bumper,Kia Signature Tiger Nose Grill (with Chrome Surround Accents),Body Colored Rear Bumper,Rear Bumper Garnish (Chrome Garnish with Diamond Knurling Pattern),Rear Skid Plate (Black Premium Hi- Gloss),Wheel Arch and Side Moldings (black),Beltline (Chrome),Two Tone Side Door Garnish,Chrome Outside Door Handles,Integrated Rear Spoiler with Hi-Gloss Black Side Cover,Sky Light Sunroof,Crown Jewel LED Headlamps,Star Map LED DRLs with integrated turn signal,Ice Cube LED Fog Lamps,Star Map LED Taillamps,Body Colored Outside Rear View Mirror
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
205/65 R16
215/ 55 R18
Tyre Type
Tubeless, Radial
Tubeless, Radial
Wheel Size
-
-
Alloy Wheel Size
16
18
Safety
Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
Brake AssistYesYes
Central LockingYesYes
Power Door LocksYesYes
Child Safety LocksYesYes
No Of Airbags
6
6
Driver AirbagYesYes
Passenger AirbagYesYes
Side Airbag FrontYesYes
Day Night Rear View Mirror
Auto
Auto
Passenger Side Rear View MirrorYesYes
Halogen HeadlampsNo
-
Rear Seat BeltsYesYes
Seat Belt WarningYesYes
Traction Control
-
Yes
Adjustable SeatsYesYes
Tyre Pressure MonitorYesYes
Vehicle Stability Control SystemYesYes
Engine Immobilizer
-
Yes
Crash SensorYesYes
Engine Check WarningYesYes
Automatic HeadlampsYesYes
EBDYesYes
Electronic Stability ControlYesYes
Advance Safety Features
BAS (Brake force Assist System),DBC (Downhill Brake Control),High Mount Stop Lamp with Emergency Stop Signal included, Curtain Airbags
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 Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
Isofix Child Seat MountsYesYes
Heads Up Display
-
Yes
Pretensioners And Force Limiter SeatbeltsYesYes
Blind Spot Monitor
-
Yes
Hill AssistYesYes
Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYes
-
360 View Camera
-
Yes
Entertainment & Communication
RadioYesYes
Speakers FrontYesYes
Speakers RearYesYes
Integrated2DINAudioYesYes
Wireless Phone ChargingYesYes
USB And Auxiliary InputYes
-
Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
Touch ScreenYesYes
Touch Screen Size
10.25 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
26.03 cm (10.25”) HD Touchscreen Navigation with Next Generation Kia Connect,BOSE Premium Sound System with 8 Speakers,Bluetooth Hands Free
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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    Kia Carens

    • Looks unique, in a good way.
    • Good presence with generous exterior dimensions
    • Lots of practical elements integrated into the cabin
    • Available in 6- and 7-seater configurations
    • Turbo-petrol and diesel engine options
    • Automatic transmission option with both engines

    Kia Seltos

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

    Kia Carens

    • Missing some premium features
    • Looks more like an MPV, than an SUV
    • 16-inch wheels look small on the overall large side profile

    Kia Seltos

    • Underthigh support
    • No 6 airbag option with diesel variants

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