2020 Nissan Magnite vs Kia Seltos - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

2020 Nissan Magnite vs Kia Seltos - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

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

 

2020 Nissan Magnite vs Kia Seltos

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

MAGNITE VS SELTOS | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL MANUAL

Nissan Magnite

Kia Seltos

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

XE

₹4.99

HTE

₹9.89

XL

₹5.99

HTK

₹10.49

XV

₹6.68

HTK+

₹11.59

1.0L Turbo XL

₹6.99

HTX

₹13.34

XV Premium

₹7.55

GTX

₹15.54

1.0L Turbo XV

₹7.68

GTX+

₹16.39

1.0L Turbo XV Premium

₹8.45

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Nissan Magnites prices start from Rs. 4.99 lakh and go up to Rs. 8.45 lakh for the petrol manual powertrain. The Kia Seltos petrol manual prices start from Rs. 9.89 lakh and go up to Rs. 16.39 lakh.

MAGNITE VS SELTOS | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL AUTOMATIC

Nissan Magnite

Kia Seltos

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

1.0L Turbo XL

₹7.89

HTX

₹14.34

1.0L Turbo XV

₹8.58

GTX+

₹17.29

1.0L Turbo XV Premium

₹9.35

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For the petrol automatic powertrain, Nissan Magnite prices start from Rs. 7.89 lakh. Nissan Magnite petrol automatic is Rs. 90,000 more expensive than the manual. Kia Seltos starts at Rs. 14.34 lakh. Kia Seltos petrol automatic is Rs. 1.0 lakh more expensive than the manual.

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

Nissan Magnite is 3994mm long, 1758mm wide and 1572mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2500mm. The Nissan Magnite has a boot space of 336 litres. The Kia Seltos measures 4315mm in length, 1800mm in width and 1645mm in height. The wheelbase of Kia Seltos is 2610mm and it has a boot space of 433 litres.

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MAGNITE VS SELTOS | DIMENSION COMPARISON

Dimensions

Nissan Magnite

Difference

Kia Seltos

Length (mm)

3994

321

4315

Width (mm)

1758

42

1800

Height (mm)

1572

73

1645

Wheelbase (mm)

2500

110

2610

Boot Space (litre)

336

97

433

Ground Clearance(mm)

205

15

190

Fuel Tank (litre)

40

10

50

Tyre Size (Base Variant)

195/60 R16

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205/65 R16

Tyre Size (Top Variant)

195/60 R16

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215/60 R17


Dimension Review

  • The Seltos is longer than the Magnite by 321mm.
  • The Seltos is wider than the Magnite by 42mm.
  • The Seltos is taller than the Magnite by 73mm.
  • The Seltos has a longer wheelbase than the Magnite; by 110mm.
  • The Seltos has 97 litres more boot space than the Magnite.
  • The Magnite has 15mm more ground clearance than the Seltos.
  • In terms of dimensions, the Seltos is a larger car than the Magnite. So, it will have a better road presence than the Magnite.

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

MAGNITE VS SELTOS | ENGINE COMPARISON

PETROL ENGINE

 

Nissan Magnite

Kia Seltos

Engine

1.0 L Turbo Petrol

1.0 L Turbo Petrol

1.0 L Petrol

1.5 L Petrol

1.4 L Turbo Petrol

Displacement

999 cc

999 cc

999 cc

1497 cc

1353 cc

Cylinder

3

3

3

4

4

Maximum Power

100PS @ 5000rpm

100PS @ 5000rpm

72PS @ 6250rpm

115PS @ 6300rpm

140PS @ 6000rpm

Peak Torque

160Nm @ 2800 - 3600rpm

152Nm @ 2200 - 4400rpm

96Nm @ 3500rpm

144Nm @ 4500rpm

242Nm @ 1500 - 3200rpm

Manual Transmission

5-speed

-

5-speed

6-speed

6-speed

Manual FE

20kmpl

-

18.75kmpl

16.8kmpl

16.1kmpl

Automatic Transmission

-

CVT

-

CVT

7-speed DCT

Automatic FE

-

17.7kmpl

-

16.8kmpl

16.2kmpl


Magnite Petrol vs Seltos Petrol

Nissan Magnite 1.0 L, 3-cylinder turbo petrol engine makes 100PS of maximum power and 160Nm of peak torque with the manual transmission. With the automatic, the power figure remains the same but the max torque output decreases to 152Nm. It is available with a 5-speed manual and a CVT type automatic transmission. The Nissan Magnite turbo petrol manual has a mileage of 20kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 17.7kmpl.

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The Magnite also gets a 1.0 L, 3-cylinder normal petrol engine that makes 72PS of maximum power and 96Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual transmission and returns a mileage of 18.75kmpl.

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.

Petrol Engine Review

  • The Seltos has a more powerful petrol engine than the Magnite.
  • The Magnite turbo petrol produces more torque than the Seltos 1.5L petrol.
  • The Seltos turbo petrol produces more torque than the Magnite petrol.
  • The Magnite petrol is more fuel-efficient than the Seltos.
  • The Seltos turbo petrol has a better torque-to-weight ratio than the Magnite turbo.
  • The Seltos with the 1.5L normal petrol engine has a lower torque-to-weight ratio than the Nissan Magnite turbo.
  • The Seltos 1.5L has a better torque-to-weight ratio than the Magnite 1.0L non-turbo.
  • A car with better torque-to-weight ratio delivers better drivability and performance in everyday city driving.

Magnite 2020 vs Seltos 2020 | Top Feature Comparison

Notable top features of Magnite are:

  • LED Bi-projector headlamps w/ LED DRLs
  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • 360-degree camera
  • 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system w/ wireless Apple CarPlay & Android Auto
  • Keyless entry w/ push start/stop button
  • Auto AC w/ rear AC vents
  • Cruise Control
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
  • 7-inch digital MID
  • Rear defogger
  • Rear wiper & washer

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

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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