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    2020 Kia Seltos vs Honda WR-V - Price, Specs, Features, Dimensions, Mileage Comparison

    by Lakshya Khanna Dates: 28 Jul 2020

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


    2020 Kia Seltos vs Honda WR-V

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

    SELTOS VS WR-V | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    Kia Seltos

    Honda WR-V

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    HTE

    ₹9.89

    SV

    ₹8.50

    HTK

    ₹10.29

    VX

    ₹9.70

    HTK+

    ₹11.49

     -  -

    HTX

    ₹13.09

     -  -

    GTK

    ₹13.79

     -  -

    GTX

    ₹15.29

     -  -

    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 Honda WR-V petrol manual prices start from Rs. 8.50 lakh and go up to Rs. 9.70 lakh.

    SELTOS VS WR-V | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL AUTOMATIC

    Kia Seltos

     

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    HTX

    ₹14.09

    -

    -

    GTX

    ₹16.29

       

    GTX+

    ₹17.29

    -

    -


    For the petrol automatic powertrain, Kia Seltos prices start from Rs. 14.09 lakh. Honda WR-V is currently not available with a petrol automatic powertrain.

    SELTOS VS WR-V | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    DIESEL MANUAL

    Kia Seltos

    Honda WR-V

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    HTE

    ₹10.34

    SV

    ₹9.80

    HTK

    ₹11.54

    VX

    ₹10.99

    HTK+

    ₹12.54

     -  -

    HTX

    ₹14.14

     -  -

    HTX+

    ₹15.34

     -  -


    Kia Seltos prices start from Rs. 10.34 lakh and go up to Rs. 15.34 lakh for diesel manual powertrain. The Honda WR-V diesel manual prices start from Rs. 9.80 lakh and go up to Rs. 10.99 lakh.

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    SELTOS VS | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    DIESEL AUTOMATIC

    Kia Seltos

     

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    HTK+

    ₹13.54

    -

    -

    HTX+

    ₹16.34

     -  -

    GTX+

    ₹17.34

     -  -


    For the diesel automatic powertrain, Kia Seltos prices start from Rs. 13.54 lakh. Honda WR-V is currently not available with a diesel automatic powertrain.

    Seltos 2020 vs WR-V 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 Honda WR-V measures 3999mm in length, 1734mm in width and 1601mm in height. The wheelbase of Honda WR-V is 2555mm and it has a boot space of 363 litres.

    SELTOS VS WR-V | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Kia Seltos

    Difference

    Honda WR-V

    Length (mm)

    4315

    316

    3999

    Width (mm)

    1800

    66

    1734

    Height (mm)

    1645

    44

    1601

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2610

    55

    2555

    Boot Space (litre)

    433

    70

    363

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    190*

    2

    188

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    50

    10

    40

    *Unofficial

    Dimension Review

    • Seltos is significantly longer than the WR-V; by 316mm.
    • Seltos is wider than WR-V by 66mm.
    • Seltos is taller than WR-V by 44mm.
    • Seltos has a longer wheelbase than WR-V; by 55mm.
    • Seltos has 70 litres more boot space than WR-V.
    • Seltos has 2mm more ground clearance than WR-V.

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    In terms of dimensions, Seltos is a much larger car compared to WR-V. So, it’ll have far better road presence than the Honda WR-V.

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

    SELTOS VS WR-V | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL ENGINE

     

    Kia Seltos

    Kia Seltos

    Honda WR-V

    Engine Type

    Turbo Petrol

    Petrol

    Petrol

    Displacement

    1.4L

    1.5L

    1.2

    Cylinder

    4

    4

    4

    Maximum Power

    140PS @ 6000rpm

    115PS @ 6300rpm

    90PS @ 6000rpm

    Peak Torque

    242Nm @ 1500-3200rpm

    144Nm @ 4500rpm

    110Nm @ 4800rpm

    Manual Transmission

    6-Speed

    6-Speed

    5-speed

    Manual Claimed FE

    16.1kmpl

    16.8kmpl

    16.5kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    7-Speed DCT

    CVT

    -

    Automatic Claimed FE

    16.2kmpl

    16.8kmpl

    -


    Seltos Petrol vs WR-V 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.

    There’s also 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 and automatic has a fuel-efficiency of 16.8kmpl.

    Honda WR-V gets a 1.2 petrol 4-cylinder engine that makes 90PS of maximum power and 110Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 16.5kmpl.

    Petrol Engine Review

    • Both of Seltos’s engines are more powerful than WR-V.
    • Both of them have far better torque than the WR-V.
    • Not only does the Seltos 1.5 have better performance, but it’s also marginally more fuel-efficient.
    • Despite the larger body and bigger, more powerful engines, the Seltos petrol and WR-V have a comparable fuel efficiency.
    • The WR-V petrol has a pathetic torque-to-weight ratio of under 100Nm/tonne. The Seltos 1.5 has an acceptable figure while the Seltos 1.4 turbo has a turbo diesel-like ratio of close to 188Nm/tonne.
    • It’s safe to say that regardless of which engine you pick, the Seltos petrol will have better performance than WR-V petrol.

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    SELTOS VS WR-V | ENGINE COMPARISON

    DIESEL ENGINE

     

    Kia Seltos

    Honda WR-V

    Engine Type

    Diesel

    Diesel

    Displacement

    1.5L

    1.5

    Cylinder

    4

    4

    Maximum Power

    115PS @ 4000rpm

    100PS @ 3600rpm

    Peak Torque

    250Nm @ 1500 - 2750rpm

    200Nm @ 1750rpm

    Manual Transmission

    6-Speed

    6-Speed

    Manual Claimed FE

    20.8kmpl

    23.7kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    6-Speed AT

    -

    Automatic Claimed FE

    17.8kmpl

    -


    Seltos 1.5L Diesel vs WR-V 1.5 Diesel

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

    Honda WR-V gets a 1.5 diesel 4-cylinder engine that makes 100PS of maximum power and 200Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 23.7kmpl.

    Diesel Engine Review

    • Seltos has a more powerful engine than WR-V.
    • Seltos' engine produces more torque than WR-V's.
    • WR-V diesel manual is more fuel-efficient than Seltos manual.
    • In the case of diesel engines, the WR-V has an acceptable performance but not enough to challenge the Seltos.
    • The Seltos diesel will naturally have better acceleration

    Seltos 2020 vs WR-V 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/ Navigation
    • Automatic Headlamps
    • Ambient Mood Lighting
    • Cruise Control
    • Smart Key w/ Push Start/Stop Button
    • Auto Ac
    • Telescopic Steering
    • Rear Door Sunshade Curtain

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    Notable top features of WR-V 2020 are:

    • LED projector headlamps w/ LED DRL
    • Electric Sunroof
    • R16 Alloy Wheels
    • 7-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
    • Auto AC w/ Touchscreen Control Panel
    • Front centre armrest w/ storage
    • Multi-view rear camera
    • Leather Steering
    • Push start button w/ keyless entry
    • Tilt & telescopic steering
    • Height adjustable driver seat

    Is the Kia Seltos better than the Honda WR-V?

    Price of the base variant of Kia Seltos is Rs. 9.89 lakh and Honda WR-V is Rs. 8.50 lakh (both ex-showroom).

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

    The Seltos' engines offer more torque, so they’ll offer better drivability compared to WR-V.
    If you prefer an automatic transmission, then the Seltos is your only option out of these two as the WR-V doesn’t have an automatic with either powertrain.

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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Lakshya loves to talk about cars and, therefore, he’s mostly in the front of the camera doing the talking. He’s usually blunt in his opinion -- good or bad, and backs it up with logic. Lakshya is a senior member of V3Cars’ editorial team. 

    Twitter handle: @lakshya_khanna



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