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    2020 Kia Seltos vs Ford EcoSport - Price, Specs, Features, Dimensions, Mileage Comparison

    by Mahesh Yadav Dates: 28 Jul 2020

    Which car is better: Kia Seltos or Ford EcoSport? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to find out which car offers better value for money.


    2020 Kia Seltos vs Ford EcoSport

    Seltos 2020 vs EcoSport 2020 | Price Comparison - Which One Is Cheaper?

    SELTOS VS ECOSPORT | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    Kia Seltos

    Ford EcoSport

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    HTE

    ₹9.89

    Ambiente

    ₹8.04

    HTK

    ₹10.29

    Trend

    ₹8.84

    HTK+

    ₹11.49

    Titanium

    ₹9.63

    HTX

    ₹13.09

    Titanium+

    ₹10.53

    GTK

    ₹13.79

    Thunder

    ₹10.60

    GTX

    ₹15.29

    S

    ₹11.08

    GTX+

    ₹16.29

     -  -


    Kia Seltos prices start from Rs. 9.89 lakh and go up to Rs. 16.29 lakh for petrol manual powertrain. The Ford EcoSport petrol manual prices start from Rs. 8.04 lakh and go up to Rs. 11.08 lakh. Ford EcoSport has a lower starting price.

    SELTOS VS ECOSPORT | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL AUTOMATIC

    Kia Seltos

    Ford EcoSport

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    HTX

    ₹14.09

    Titanium

    ₹10.67

    GTX

    ₹16.29

    Titanium+

    ₹11.43

    GTX+

    ₹17.29

     -  -


    For the petrol automatic powertrain, Kia Seltos prices start from Rs. 14.09 lakh and Ford EcoSport starts from Rs. 10.67 lakh. With the petrol automatic powertrain, Ford EcoSport petrol automatic has a lower starting price.

    SELTOS VS ECOSPORT | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    DIESEL MANUAL

    Kia Seltos

    Ford EcoSport

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    HTE

    ₹10.34

    Ambiente

    ₹8.54

    HTK

    ₹11.54

    Trend

    ₹9.34

    HTK+

    ₹12.54

    Titanium

    ₹10.13

    HTX

    ₹14.14

    Titanium+

    ₹11.03

    HTX+

    ₹15.34

    Thunder

    ₹11.03

     -

    S

    ₹11.67


    Kia Seltos prices start from Rs. 10.34 lakh and go up to Rs. 15.34 lakh for diesel manual powertrain. The Ford EcoSport diesel manual prices start from Rs. 8.54 lakh and go up to Rs. 11.67 lakh. Ford EcoSport has a lower starting price.

    Seltos 2020 vs EcoSport 2020 | Dimension Comparison - Which One Is Bigger?

    Kia Seltos is 4315mm long, 1800mm wide and 1645mm tall and rides on a wheelbase measuring 2610mm. The Kia Seltos has a boot space of 433 litres. The Ford EcoSport measures 3998mm in length, 1765mm in width and 1647mm in height. The wheelbase of Ford EcoSport is 2519mm and it has a boot space of 352 litres.

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    SELTOS VS ECOSPORT | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Kia Seltos

    Difference

    Ford EcoSport

    Length (mm)

    4315

    317

    3998

    Width (mm)

    1800

    35

    1765

    Height (mm)

    1645

    2

    1647

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2610

    91

    2519

    Boot Space (litre)

    433

    81

    352

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    190*

    10

    200

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    50

    2

    52

    *Unofficial

    Dimension Review

    • Seltos is longer than EcoSport by 317mm.
    • Seltos is wider than EcoSport by 35mm.
    • EcoSport is taller than Seltos by 2mm.
    • Seltos has a longer wheelbase than EcoSport; by 91mm.
    • Seltos has 81 litres more boot space than EcoSport.
    • EcoSport has 10mm more ground clearance than Seltos.

    In terms of dimensions, Seltos is clearly a larger car compared to the EcoSport. So, it’ll have better road presence than the EcoSport.

    Seltos 2020 vs EcoSport 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which One has Better Performance?

    SELTOS VS ECOSPORT | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL ENGINE

     

    Kia Seltos

    Kia Seltos

    Ford EcoSport

    Engine Type

    Turbo Petrol

    Petrol

    Petrol

    Displacement

    1.4L

    1.5L

    1.5L

    Cylinder

    4

    4

    3

    Maximum Power

    140PS @ 6000rpm

    115PS @ 6300rpm

    122PS @ 6500rpm

    Peak Torque

    242Nm @ 1500 - 3200rpm

    144Nm @ 4500rpm

    149Nm @ 4500rpm

    Manual Transmission

    6-speed

    6-speed

    5-speed

    Manual Claimed FE

    16.1kmpl

    16.8kmpl

    15.9kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    7-speed DCT

    CVT

    6-speed TC

    Automatic Claimed FE

    16.2kmpl

    16.8kmpl

    14.7kmpl


    Seltos Petrol vs EcoSport Petrol

    The Kia Seltos gets a 1.4L 4-cylinder turbo petrol engine that makes 140PS of maximum power and 242Nm of peak torque. It is available with either a 6-speed manual or 7-speed DCT type automatic transmission. The Kia Seltos turbo petrol manual has a fuel-efficiency of 16.1kmpl while the automatic claims to return a figure of 16.2kmpl.

    Kia Seltos gets a 1.5L petrol 4-cylinder engine that makes 115PS of maximum power and 144Nm of peak torque. It is available with either a 6-speed manual or CVT type automatic transmission. The Kia Seltos petrol manual has a fuel-efficiency of 16.8kmpl while the automatic claims to return a figure of 16.8kmpl.

    Also Read - Which Variant of 2020 Kia Seltos Petrol Is Most Value For Money?

    Ford EcoSport gets a 1.5L petrol 3-cylinder engine that makes 122PS of maximum power and 149Nm of peak torque. It is available with either a 5-speed manual or 6-speed torque converter type automatic transmission. The Ford EcoSport diesel manual has a fuel-efficiency of 15.9kmpl while the automatic claims to return a figure of 14.7kmpl.

    Petrol Engine Review

    • EcoSport has a more powerful petrol engine than Seltos 1.5.
    • EcoSport's engine produces more torque than Seltos' 1.5 petrol engine.
    • Seltos petrol engines are more fuel-efficient than the EcoSport engine.
    • The Selto’s turbo petrol engine offers good torque and better drivability than the EcoSport.

    EcoSport's natural aspirated petrol engine offers more torque than the Seltos 1.5 but with the 1.4 turbo petrol engine, the Seltos has significantly superior performance and drivability. If you're looking for a car with lower running costs, then the Seltos will be better since its engines are more fuel-efficient.

    SELTOS VS ECOSPORT | ENGINE COMPARISON

    DIESEL ENGINE

     

    Kia Seltos

    Ford EcoSport

    Engine Type

    Diesel

    Diesel

    Displacement

    1.5L

    1.5L

    Cylinder

    4

    4

    Maximum Power

    115PS @ 4000rpm

    100PS @ 3750rpm

    Peak Torque

    250Nm @ 1500 - 2750rpm

    215Nm @ 1750 - 2500rpm

    Manual Transmission

    6-speed

    5-speed

    Manual FE

    20.8kmpl

    21.7kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    6-speed TC

    -

    Automatic FE

    17.8kmpl

    -


    Seltos 1.5L Diesel vs EcoSport 1.5L Diesel

    Kia Seltos gets a 1.5L diesel 4-cylinder engine, which makes 115PS of maximum power and 250Nm of peak torque. It is available with either a 6-speed manual or 6-speed torque converter type automatic transmission. The Kia Seltos diesel manual has a fuel-efficiency of 20.8kmpl while the automatic claims to return a figure of 17.8kmpl.

    Ford EcoSport gets a 1.5L diesel 4-cylinder engine that makes 100PS of maximum power and 215Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 21.7kmpl.

    Diesel Engine Review

    • Seltos has a more powerful diesel engine than EcoSport.
    • Seltos' diesel engine produces more torque than EcoSport.
    • EcoSport diesel manual is more fuel-efficient than the Seltos.

    Also Read - 2020 Kia Seltos vs Tata Nexon Facelift - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    Seltos' engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to EcoSport's engine. If you're looking for a car with lower running costs then EcoSport will be better since its engine is more fuel-efficient.

    Seltos 2020 vs EcoSport 2020 | Feature Comparison - Which Is Better?

    Notable top features of Seltos 2020 are:

    • LED Headlamp & LED DRL w/ LED Lightbar
    • Auto-Dimming IRVM
    • R17 Hyper Metallic Alloy Wheels
    • 25-inch Touchscreen w/ Android Auto and Apple Carplay
    • Automatic Headlamps
    • Ambient Mood Lighting
    • Cruise Control
    • Smart Key w/ Push Start/Stop Button
    • Auto Ac
    • Telescopic Steering
    • Rear Door Sunshade Curtain
    • 8-way power-adjustable driver seat
    • Air purifier
    • Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • Internet-connected telematics features
    • Rear Disc Brakes

    Also Read - 2020 Kia Seltos vs Hyundai Venue - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    Notable top features of EcoSport 2020 are:

    • HID Xenon Projector Headlamps w/ LED DRLs
    • Electric Sunroof
    • R16 Alloy Wheels
    • 9-inch Touchscreen Infotainment System
    • 6 Airbags
    • Automatic Climate Control
    • Auto-Dimming IRVM
    • Auto Headlamps
    • Rain Sensing Wipers
    • Push Button Start
    • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System

    Also Read - 2020 Hyundai Tucson Facelift vs Kia Seltos - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    Is the Kia Seltos better than the Hyundai Venue?

    Price of the base variant of Kia Seltos is Rs. 9.89 lakh and Ford EcoSport is Rs. 8.04 lakh (both ex-showroom). Entry-level price of Ford EcoSport is lower. So it is more affordable.

    In terms of dimensions, Seltos occupies a larger area compared to EcoSport. So, it’ll have better road presence than the EcoSport.

    For petrol powertrain, EcoSport's engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Seltos's 1.5 engine.

    For diesel manual powertrain, Seltos's engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to EcoSport's engine. But, the EcoSport is more fuel-efficient.

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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Mahesh is a fan of compact, quirky and underrated vehicles that punch above their weight. Multix, Nano, Strom R3 and Navi are his favorites.



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