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    2020 Kia Seltos vs Volkswagen Vento - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    by Lakshya Khanna Dates: 05 Sep 2020

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

     


    2020 Kia Seltos vs Volkswagen Vento

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

    SELTOS VS VENTO | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    Kia Seltos

    Volkswagen Vento

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    HTE

    ₹9.89

    Trendline

    ₹8.87

    HTK

    ₹10.29

    Trendline- Metallic

    ₹8.97

    HTK+

    ₹11.49

    Comfortline Plus

    ₹10.00

    HTX

    ₹13.09

    Highline Plus

    ₹11.99

    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 Volkswagen Vento turbo petrol manual prices start from Rs. 8.87 lakh and go up to Rs. 11.99 lakh.

    SELTOS VS VENTO | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL AUTOMATIC

    Kia Seltos

    Volkswagen Vento

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    HTX

    ₹14.09

    Highline

    ₹12.10

    GTX

    ₹16.29

    Highline Plus

    ₹13.30

    GTX+

    ₹17.29

       


    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. Volkswagen Vento starts at Rs. 12.10 lakh. Volkswagen Vento automatic is Rs. 1.3 lakh more expensive than the manual.

    Seltos 2020 vs Vento 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 Volkswagen Vento measures 4390mm in length, 1699mm in width and 1467mm in height. The wheelbase of Volkswagen Vento is 2553mm and it has a boot space of 494 litres.

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    SELTOS VS VENTO | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Kia Seltos

    Difference

    Volkswagen Vento

    Length (mm)

    4315

    75

    4390

    Width (mm)

    1800

    101

    1699

    Height (mm)

    1645

    178

    1467

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2610

    57

    2553

    Boot Space (litre)

    433

    61

    494

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    190

    27

    163

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    50

    5

    55

    Tyre Size (Base Variant)

    205/65 R16

    -

    185/60 R15

    Tyre Size (Top Variant)

    215/60 R17

    -

    195/55 R16


    Dimension Review

    • The Vento is longer than the Seltos by 75mm.
    • The Seltos is wider than the Vento by 101mm.
    • The Seltos is taller than the Vento by 178mm.
    • The Seltos has a longer wheelbase than the Vento; by 57mm.
    • The Vento has 61 litres more boot space than the Seltos.
    • The Seltos has 27mm more ground clearance than the Vento.
    • In terms of dimensions, the Seltos is a larger car compared to the Vento. So, it will have a better road presence than the Vento.

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

    SELTOS VS VENTO | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL ENGINE

     

    Kia Seltos

    Kia Seltos

    Volkswagen Vento

    Engine

    1.5 L Petrol

    1.4 L Turbo Petrol

    1.0 L Turbo Petrol

    Displacement

    1497 cc

    1353 cc

    999 cc

    Cylinder

    4

    4

    3

    Maximum Power

    115PS @ 6300rpm

    140PS @ 6000rpm

    110PS @ 5000 - 5250rpm

    Peak Torque

    144Nm @ 4500rpm

    242Nm @ 1500 - 3200rpm

    175Nm @ 1750 - 4000rpm

    Manual Transmission

    6-speed

    6-speed

    6-speed

    Manual FE

    16.8kmpl

    16.1kmpl

    17.69kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    CVT

    7-speed DCT

    6-speed TC

    Automatic FE

    16.8kmpl

    16.2kmpl

    NA


    Seltos Petrol vs Rapid 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.

    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.

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    Volkswagen Vento 1.0 L, 3-cylinder turbo petrol engine makes 110PS of maximum power and 175Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed torque converter type automatic transmission. The Volkswagen Vento petrol manual has a mileage of 17.69kmpl while there is no official fuel-efficiency figure for automatic.

    Petrol Engine Review

    • The Seltos has a more powerful engine than the Vento.
    • The Vento's engine produces more torque than the Seltos 1.5L but less than the Seltos turbo.
    • The Vento 1.0 l turbo petrol manual is more fuel-efficient than the Seltos manual.
    • The Vento's engine offers better torque-to-weight ratio than the Seltos 1.5 but less than the Seltos turbo. So, the Seltos Turbo will have the best drivability and performance.

    Seltos 2020 vs Vento 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 Vento 2020 are:

    • LED reflector headlamps w/ LED DRL
    • Auto headlamps
    • 16-inch alloy wheels
    • 8-inch Touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
    • Cruise control
    • Rear AC vents
    • Front side airbags
    • Auto AC
    • Anti-theft alarm with interior monitoring
    • Front amber glow illumination
    • Steering mounted controls
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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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