KIA & MG are the first two brands to be entered into the Indian market in 2019 by their extraordinary products like Seltos & Hector. In terms of design, features & specifications, pricing both the SUV are almost the same so confusion may arises which SUV is best in terms of comfort, power & convenience?
Who is the Winner in Looks & Design of Kia & MG:
Both the SUV comes with fantastic looks & extraordinary design, Hector design looks like Harrier in which DRL’s & turn indicators are the main headlights & just below DRL’s main headlights( Lower & Higher ) beam are installed. Seltoes comes with the tiger-nose grill, 6 LED’s in headlamps & DRL’s with turn indicators are placed just below the LEDs.
MG hector features longest in its length with 10 spoke diamond-cut alloy wheels, chrome lining & door chrome handles & integrated turn signal lights. Seltos also long enough but not compete for the length of Hector but apart from that large window chrome lining, door chrome handles & 10 spoke diamond cut alloy wheels are shown. The rear part of Seltos features chrome strip running across tailgate which connects both the headlamps, Vehicle also contains plastic body cladding that runs from front to wheel arches & goes all the way to rear bumpers.
Classic Interior of Seltos & Hector:
The main highlights of Seltos are it’s massive 10.25 inches of touch for navigation screen infotainment system comes with lots of features in which apple car play & android auto are the main functions. Hype from KIA says Interior also available in dual tone theme with black & bach colour design.
Hector Interior contains 10 inches of touch screen infotainment system with lot’s of features like Apple car play & android auto but the main highlights of hector is smart voice command system which helps to perform various physical function of car through your voice only. Due to longest length in it’s segment leg room & headroom are more than enough & creates no issue for tall peoples.
Special Features In Hector & Seltos:
1:Smart Voice assistant:
Nowadays we very well knew about google assistance where you will perform a various function such as playing a song, set alarm, make calls, etc. So my MG voice assistants you can perform the various physical function of the car such as “Hello MG open sunroof, Hello MG on AC” which is first in segment & also first in India. One of the major doubt arises” is voice command can also operate from back seats? so yes it performs anywhere in the car.
2 Braking Safety Features:
It’s very important & also enhances driving capabilities during various road conditions & yes we get various first in segment safety features such as TPMS ( Tyre Pressure Monitoring System ), TCS ( Traction Control System ), Hill Assist, EBD, Hill Hold which is very helpful.
Total 6 airbags from base variant are installed which makes MG hector safest in its a segment.
Seltos officially not cleared features yet but yes ABS & EBD should be mandatory & other features like TCS & Hill assist is not cleared.
Engine & Transmission:
Hector available in two engine option 1st one is 1.5 L (1497 cc) petrol engine which will give you a smooth performance & decent power with 70 BHP of power, while 2.0 L of diesel engine provides you 154 BHP of power with a high torque which is comfortable for trip, mountain driving & uneven roads.
Transmission is very smooth & available with DCT automatic transmission but Hybrid version comes in 6-speed manual transmission.
Saltos reveal’s it’s 1.5 L (1497cc) petrol engine in comparison with Hector. Other products from KIA like RIO already launch in USA & successful in seeking the attention of customers in terms of power & comfort so yes 1.4 L Seltos engine is a tough competitor for Hector.
Which is Winner KIA or Seltos:
Both the SUV’s are up to the mark & tough competitor in Indian market especially for Mahindra & Jeep compass so yes these are the top 2 SUV in terms of features & specifications so overall 4.6 stars for MG HECTOR & 4.4 stars for KIA SALTOS.