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    2020 Kia Seltos vs Toyota Yaris - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    by Lakshya Khanna Dates: 03 Sep 2020

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

     


    2020 Kia Seltos vs Toyota Yaris

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

    SELTOS VS YARIS | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    Kia Seltos

    Toyota Yaris

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    HTE

    ₹9.89

    J-Optional

    ₹8.76

    HTK

    ₹10.29

    J

    ₹9.40

    HTK+

    ₹11.49

    G-Optional

    ₹9.74

    HTX

    ₹13.09

    G

    ₹10.55

    GTK

    ₹13.79

    V

    ₹11.74

    GTX

    ₹15.29

    V-Optional

    ₹12.08

    GTX+

    ₹16.29

    VX

    ₹12.96


    Kia Seltos prices start from Rs. 9.89 lakh and go up to Rs. 16.29 lakh for petrol manual powertrain. The Toyota Yaris petrol manual prices start from Rs. 8.76 lakh and go up to Rs. 12.96 lakh.

    SELTOS VS YARIS | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL AUTOMATIC

    Kia Seltos

    Toyota Yaris

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    HTX

    ₹14.09

    J-Optional

    ₹9.46

    GTX

    ₹16.29

    J

    ₹10.10

    GTX+

    ₹17.29

    G-Optional

    ₹10.94

       

    G

    ₹11.75

       

    V

    ₹12.94

       

    V-Optional

    ₹13.28

       

    VX

    ₹14.18


    For the petrol automatic powertrain, Kia Seltos prices start from Rs. 14.09 lakh. Kia Seltos automatic is Rs. 100,000 more expensive than manual. Toyota Yaris starts at Rs. 9.46 lakh. Toyota Yaris automatic is Rs. 70,000 more expensive than manual.

    Seltos 2020 vs Yaris 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 Toyota Yaris measures 4425mm in length, 1730mm in width and 1495mm in height. The wheelbase of Toyota Yaris is 2550mm and it has a boot space of 476 litres.

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

    SELTOS VS YARIS | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Kia Seltos

    Difference

    Toyota Yaris

    Length (mm)

    4315

    110

    4425

    Width (mm)

    1800

    70

    1730

    Height (mm)

    1645

    150

    1495

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2610

    60

    2550

    Boot Space (litre)

    433

    43

    476

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    190

    15

    175

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    50

    8

    42

    Tyre Size (Base Variant)

    205/65 R16

    -

    185/60 R15

    Tyre Size (Top Variant)

    215/60 R17

    -

    185/60 R15


    Dimension Review

    • The Yaris is longer than the Seltos by 110mm.
    • The Seltos is wider than the Yaris by 70mm.
    • The Seltos is taller than the Yaris by 150mm.
    • The Seltos has a longer wheelbase than the Yaris; by 60mm.
    • The Yaris has 43 litres more boot space than the Seltos.
    • The Seltos has 15mm more ground clearance than the Yaris.
    • Because of its larger dimensions, the Seltos offer a stronger road presence than the Yaris.

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

    SELTOS VS YARIS | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL ENGINE

     

    Kia Seltos

    Toyota Yaris

    Engine

    1.5 L Petrol

    1.4 L Turbo Petrol

    1.5 L Petrol

    Displacement

    1497 cc

    1353 cc

    1496 cc

    Cylinder

    4

    4

    4

    Maximum Power

    115PS @ 6300rpm

    140PS @ 6000rpm

    107PS @ 6000rpm

    Peak Torque

    144Nm @ 4500rpm

    242Nm @ 1500 - 3200rpm

    140Nm @ 4200rpm

    Manual Transmission

    6-speed

    6-speed

    6-speed

    Manual FE

    16.8kmpl

    16.1kmpl

    17.18kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    CVT

    7-speed DCT

    CVT

    Automatic FE

    16.8kmpl

    16.2kmpl

    18.1kmpl


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

    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.

    Toyota Yaris 1.5 L, 4-cylinder petrol engine makes 107PS of maximum power and 140Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a CVT type automatic transmission. The Toyota Yaris petrol manual has a mileage of 17.18kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 18.1kmpl.

    Petrol Engine Review

    • The Seltos has a more powerful engine than the Yaris.
    • The Seltos' engine produces more torque than the Yaris'.
    • The Yaris 1.5 l petrol manual is more fuel-efficient than the Seltos manual.
    • The Seltos 1.5L has a lower torque-to-weight ratio than Yaris petrol. So, the Yaris will offer better drivability than Seltos 1.5.
    • However, the Seltos turbo has way better torque-to-weight ratio than the Yaris and is the best option for drivability.

    Seltos 2020 vs Yaris 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 Yaris 2020 are:

    • Projector headlamps w/ LED DRL
    • 8-way power-adjustable driver seat
    • 15-inch alloy wheels
    • 7-inch touchscreen w/ navigation & gesture control
    • All 4 disc brakes
    • Rear-mounted air vents w/ ambient lighting
    • Cruise control
    • Smart key w/ push start/stop button
    • Auto AC
    • Auto headlamps
    • Tyre pressure monitoring system
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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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