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

    by Mahesh Yadav Dates: 24 Sep 2020

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


    2020 Toyota Urban Cruiser vs Kia Seltos

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

    URBAN CRUISER VS SELTOS | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    Toyota Urban Cruiser

    Kia Seltos

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Mid

    ₹8.40

    HTE

    ₹9.89

    High

    ₹9.15

    HTK

    ₹10.29

    Premium

    ₹9.80

    HTK+

    ₹11.49

    -

    -

    HTX

    ₹13.09

    -

    -

    GTK Turbo

    ₹13.79

    -

    -

    GTX Turbo

    ₹15.29

    -

    -

    GTX+ Turbo

    ₹16.29


    Toyota Urban Cruiser prices start from Rs. 8.40 lakh and go up to Rs. 9.80 lakh for petrol manual powertrain. The Kia Seltos petrol manual prices start from Rs. 9.89 lakh and go up to Rs. 16.29 lakh.

    URBAN CRUISER VS SELTOS | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL AUTOMATIC

    Toyota Urban Cruiser

    Kia Seltos

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Mid Hybrid

    ₹9.80

    HTX

    ₹14.09

    High Hybrid

    ₹10.65

    GTX Turbo

    ₹16.29

    Premium Hybrid

    ₹11.30

    GTX+ Turbo

    ₹17.29


    For the petrol automatic powertrain, Toyota Urban Cruiser prices start from Rs. 9.80 lakh. Toyota Urban Cruiser petrol automatic is Rs. 1.4-1.5 lakh more expensive than the manual. Kia Seltos starts at Rs. 14.09 lakh. Kia Seltos petrol automatic is Rs. 1.0 lakh more expensive than the manual.

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

    Toyota Urban Cruiser is 3995mm long, 1790mm wide and 1640mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2500mm. The Toyota Urban Cruiser has a boot space of 328 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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    URBAN CRUISER VS SELTOS | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Toyota Urban Cruiser

    Difference

    Kia Seltos

    Length (mm)

    3995

    320

    4315

    Width (mm)

    1790

    10

    1800

    Height (mm)

    1640

    5

    1645

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2500

    110

    2610

    Boot Space (litre)

    328

    105

    433

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    200

    10

    190

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    48

    2

    50

    Tyre Size (Base Variant)

    205/60 R16

    -

    205/65 R16

    Tyre Size (Top Variant)

    215/60 R16

    -

    215/60 R17


    Dimension Review

    • The Seltos is longer than the Urban Cruiser by 320mm.
    • The Seltos is wider than the Urban Cruiser by 10mm.
    • The Seltos is taller than the Urban Cruiser by 5mm.
    • The Seltos has a longer wheelbase than the Urban Cruiser; by 110mm.
    • The Seltos has 105 litres more boot space than the Urban Cruiser.
    • The Urban Cruiser has 10mm more ground clearance than the Seltos.
    • In terms of dimensions, the Seltos is much bigger than the Urban Cruiser. So, it will offer far better road presence than the Urban Cruiser.

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

    URBAN CRUISER VS SELTOS | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL ENGINE

     

    Toyota Urban Cruiser

    Kia Seltos

    Kia Seltos

    Engine

    1.5 L Petrol

    1.5 L Petrol

    1.4 L Turbo Petrol

    Displacement

    1462 cc

    1497 cc

    1353 cc

    Cylinder

    4

    4

    4

    Maximum Power

    105PS @ 6000rpm

    115PS @ 6300rpm

    140PS @ 6000rpm

    Peak Torque

    138Nm @ 4400rpm

    144Nm @ 4500rpm

    242Nm @ 1500 - 3200rpm

    Manual Transmission

    5-speed (Normal)

    6-speed

    6-speed

    Manual FE

    17.03kmpl

    16.8kmpl

    16.1kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    4-speed TC (Hybrid)

    CVT

    7-speed DCT

    Automatic FE

    18.76kmpl

    16.8kmpl

    16.2kmpl

    Urban Cruiser Petrol  vs Seltos Petrol

    Toyota Urban Cruiser 1.5 L, 4-cylinder 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 Toyota Urban Cruiser petrol manual has a mileage of 17.03kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel efficiency figure of 18.76kmpl.

    Also read - 2020 Toyota Urban Cruiser vs Maruti Suzuki Brezza - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    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 1.4 L, 4-cylinder turbo petrol engine that makes 140PS of maximum power and 242Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a 7-speed DCT 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

    • Both of the Seltos’ petrol engines are more powerful than the Toyota Urban Cruiser.
    • Both the Seltos' petrol engines produce more torque than the Toyota Urban Cruiser.
    • The Urban Cruiser is more fuel-efficient than either of the four engine-transmission combination options of the Seltos.
    • The Seltos' turbo petrol engine has a far better torque-to-weight ratio than the Urban Cruiser. So, it will offer better driveability compared to the Urban Cruiser.
    • However, the Toyota Urban Cruiser has a better torque-to-weight ratio than the Seltos 1.5L normal petrol engine. So, the Urban Cruiser’s performance in the city will be better than the Seltos 1.5L.

    Urban Cruiser 2020 vs Seltos 2020 | Top Feature Comparison

    Notable top features of Urban Cruiser 2020 are:

    • Automatic headlamp
    • Auto dimming IRVM
    • Rain-sensing wipers
    • Front & rear armrest
    • Leather wrapped steering wheel
    • Black alloys
    • Cruise control
    • LED projector headlamps
    • LED DRL w/ integrated turn indicators
    • Engine push start/stop
    • Smart key

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    Notable top features of Seltos 2020 are:

    • LED headlamp & LED DRL w/ LED light bar
    • Electric sunroof
    • Auto dimming IRVM
    • 17-inch alloy wheels
    • 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
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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Mahesh is a fan of compact, quirky and underrated vehicles that punch above their weight. Multix, Nano, Strom R3 and Navi are his favorites.



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