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    2020 Kia Seltos vs Maruti Suzuki Ciaz - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    by Lakshya Khanna Dates: 31 Aug 2020

    Which car is better: Kia Seltos or Maruti Suzuki Ciaz? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to help you decide which car better fulfils your requirements.

     


    2020 Kia Seltos vs Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

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

    SELTOS VS CIAZ | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    Kia Seltos

    Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    HTE

    ₹9.89

    Sigma

    ₹8.32

    HTK

    ₹10.29

    Delta

    ₹8.94

    HTK+

    ₹11.49

    Zeta

    ₹9.71

    HTX

    ₹13.09

    Alpha

    ₹9.98

    GTK

    ₹13.79

    S

    ₹10.09

    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 Maruti Suzuki Ciaz petrol manual prices start from Rs. 8.32 lakh and go up to Rs. 10.09 lakh.

    SELTOS VS CIAZ | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL AUTOMATIC

    Kia Seltos

    Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    HTX

    ₹14.09

    Delta

    ₹9.98

    GTX

    ₹16.29

    Zeta

    ₹10.81

    GTX+

    ₹17.29

    Alpha

    ₹11.10


    For the petrol automatic powertrain, Kia Seltos prices start from Rs. 14.09 lakh. Kia Seltos automatic is Rs. 1.0 lakh more expensive than the manual. Maruti Suzuki Ciaz starts at Rs. 9.98 lakh. Maruti Suzuki Ciaz automatic is Rs. 1.04 lakh more expensive than manual.

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

    Kia Seltos is 4315mm long, 1800mm wide and 1645mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2610mm. The Kia Seltos has a boot space of 433 litres. The Maruti Suzuki Ciaz measures 4490mm in length, 1730mm in width and 1485mm in height. The wheelbase of Maruti Suzuki Ciaz is 2650mm and it has a boot space of 510 litres.

    Also Read - Kia Seltos 2020 Petrol vs Competition - Price, Specs, Features Comparison

    SELTOS VS CIAZ | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Kia Seltos

    Difference

    Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

    Length (mm)

    4315

    175

    4490

    Width (mm)

    1800

    70

    1730

    Height (mm)

    1645

    160

    1485

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2610

    40

    2650

    Boot Space (litre)

    433

    77

    510

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    190

    20

    170

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    50

    7

    43

    Tyre Size (Base Variant)

    205/65 R16

    -

    185/65 R15

    Tyre Size (Top Variant)

    215/60 R17

    -

    195/55 R16


    Dimension Review 

    • The Ciaz is longer than the Seltos by 175mm.
    • The Seltos is wider than the Ciaz by 70mm.
    • The Seltos is taller than the Ciaz by 160mm.
    • The Ciaz has a longer wheelbase than the Seltos; by 40mm.
    • The Ciaz has 77 litres more boot space than the Seltos.
    • The Seltos has 20mm more ground clearance than the Ciaz.
    • The Seltos has better road presence than the Ciaz because of its taller and wider footprint and higher ground clearance. 
    • The Ciaz still has a larger boot space but it can’t fold down the rear seatbacks and carry larger items

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

    SELTOS VS CIAZ | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL ENGINE

     

    Kia Seltos

    Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

    Engine

    1.5 L Petrol

    1.4 L Turbo Petrol

    1.5 L Hybrid Petrol

    Displacement

    1497 cc

    1353 cc

    1462 cc

    Cylinder

    4

    4

    4

    Maximum Power

    115PS @ 6300rpm

    140PS @ 6000rpm

    105PS @ 6000rpm

    Peak Torque

    144Nm @ 4500rpm

    242Nm @ 1500 - 3200rpm

    138Nm @ 4400rpm

    Manual Transmission

    6-speed

    6-speed

    5-speed

    Manual FE

    16.8kmpl

    16.1kmpl

    20.65kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    CVT

    7-speed DCT

    4-speed torque converter

    Automatic FE

    16.8kmpl

    16.2kmpl

    20.04kmpl


    Seltos Petrol vs Ciaz Petrol 

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

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

    The Seltos also gets a 1.4L, 4-cylinder turbo petrol engine, which makes 140PS of maximum power and 242Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a CVT type automatic transmission. The Kia Seltos turbo petrol manual has a mileage of 16.1kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel efficiency figure of 16.2kmpl.

    Maruti Suzuki Ciaz 1.5 L, 4-cylinder hybrid petrol engine makes 105PS of maximum power and 138Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual and a 4-speed torque converter type automatic transmission. The Maruti Suzuki Ciaz petrol manual has a mileage of 20.65kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 20.04kmpl.

    Petrol Engine Review

    • The Seltos has more powerful engines than the Ciaz.
    • The Seltos' engines produce more torque than the Ciaz'.
    • The Ciaz 1.5 l petrol manual is more fuel-efficient than the Seltos manual.
    • The Ciaz has a better torque-to-weight ratio than the Seltos 1.5L and will, therefore, offer better drivability.
    • The Seltos turbo has a lot better torque-to-weight ratio than the Ciaz hybrid petrol. So, it’ll offer much better drivability than the Ciaz.

    Seltos 2020 vs Ciaz 2020 | Top Feature Comparison

    Notable top features of Seltos 2020 are:

    • LED headlamp & LED DRL w/ LED light bar
    • Electric sunroof
    • Auto-dimming IRVM
    • 17-inch alloy wheels
    • 10.25-inch touchscreen w/ navigation, Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
    • Automatic headlamps
    • Ambient mood lighting
    • Cruise control
    • Smart key w/ push start/stop button
    • Auto AC w/ rear vents
    • Rear door sunshade curtain

    Notable top features of Ciaz 2020 are:

    • LED headlamp w/ LED DRL
    • Automatic Headlamps
    • 16-inch alloy wheels
    • 7-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
    • Auto-dimming IRVM
    • Rear AC vents
    • Cruise control
    • Smart key w/ push start/stop button
    • Auto AC
    • Steering mounted controls
    • Leather seat upholstery
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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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