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

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

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

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Lakshya Khanna

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.

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