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

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

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 Ventos 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 Ventos 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

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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