Kia Carens Vs Kia Seltos Price, Engine Specs, Dimensions Comparison

In this Kia Carens vs Kia Seltos comparison, we’ll look at the variant-wise prices, engine specs, and dimensions to help you decide which car you should buy.

Kia Carens Vs Kia Seltos

Kia Carens Vs Kia Seltos Price Comparison

Let’s first look at the prices of both the cars for the petrol-manual powertrain.

KIA CARENS VS KIA SELTOS

PETROL-MANUAL PRICE COMPARISON (Ex-Showroom)

Kia Carens

Kia Seltos

Variant

Price

Variant

Price

Premium 7 1.5L Normal

Rs. 9,59,900

HTE 1.5L Normal

Rs. 10,19,000

Prestige 7 1.5L Normal

Rs. 10,69,900

HTK 1.5L Normal

Rs. 11,25,000

Premium 7 1.4L Turbo

Rs. 11,19,900

HTK Plus 1.5L Normal

Rs. 12,35,000

Prestige 7 1.4L Turbo

Rs. 12,39,900

HTK Plus Auto-Clutch 1.5L Normal

Rs. 12,75,000

Prestige Plus 1.4L Turbo

Rs. 13,89,900

HTX 1.5L Normal

Rs. 14,15,000

Luxury 7 1.4L Turbo

Rs. 15,27,900

GTX (O) 1.4L Turbo

Rs. 15,85,000

Luxury Plus 6 1.4L Turbo

Rs. 16,54,900

GTX Plus 1.4L Turbo

Rs. 16,95,000

Luxury Plus 7 1.4L Turbo

Rs. 16,59,900

   

With the petrol-manual powertrain, the Kia Carens’s prices start at Rs. 9.60 lakh and top out at Rs. 16.60 lakh. The Kia Seltos’s petrol-manual range costs between Rs. 10.19 lakh and Rs. 16.95 lakh.

KIA CARENS VS KIA SELTOS

PETROL-AUTO PRICE COMPARISON (Ex-Showroom)

Kia Carens

Kia Seltos

Variant

Price

Variant

Price

Prestige Plus 7 1.4L Turbo DCT

Rs. 14,79,900

HTX 1.5L Normal CVT

Rs. 15,15,000

Luxury Plus 6 1.4L Turbo DCT

Rs. 17,44,900

GTX Plus 1.4L Turbo DCT

Rs. 17,85,000

Luxury Plus 7 1.4L Turbo DCT

Rs. 17,49,900

X-Line 1.4L Turbo DCT

Rs. 18,15,000

The Carens petrol-automatic is available in 3 variants, with prices ranging from Rs. 14.80 to Rs. 17.50 lakh. The Seltos’s 3 petrol-automatic variants cost between Rs. 15.15 lakh and Rs. 18.15 lakh.

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KIA CARENS VS KIA SELTOS DIESEL-MANUAL PRICE COMPARISON (Ex-Showroom)

Kia Carens

Kia Seltos

Variant

Price

Variant

Price

Premium 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 11,39,900

HTE 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 11,09,000

Prestige 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 12,59,900

HTK 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 12,39,000

Prestige Plus 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 14,09,900

HTK Plus 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 13,49,000

Luxury 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 15,49,900

HTK Plus Auto-Clutch 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 13,99,000

Luxury Plus 6 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 16,74,900

HTX 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 15,29,000

Luxury Plus  1.5L Turbo

Rs. 16,79,900

HTX Plus 1.5L Turbo

Rs. 16,39,000

The 6 diesel-manual variants of the Kia Carens start at Rs. 11.40 lakh and go up to Rs. 16.80 lakh. The Seltos diesel-manual is available in 6 variants with prices ranging from Rs. 11.09 lakh to Rs. 16.39 lakh.

KIA CARENS VS KIA SELTOS DIESEL

-AUTO PRICE COMPARISON (Ex-Showroom)

Kia Carens

Kia Seltos

Variant

Price

Variant

Price

Luxury Plus 6 1.5L Turbo TC

Rs. 17,64,900

HTX 1.5L Turbo TC

Rs. 16,29,000

Luxury Plus 7 1.5L Turbo TC

Rs. 17,69,900

GTX Plus 1.5L Turbo TC

Rs. 18,15,000

   

X-Line 1.5L Turbo TC

Rs. 18,45,000

The 2 diesel-automatic variants of the Kia Carens cost between Rs. 17.65 lakh and Rs. 17.69 lakh. The Seltos diesel-automatic is available in 3 variants with prices ranging from Rs. 16.29 lakh to Rs. 18.45 lakh.

Kia Carens Vs Kia Seltos Dimension Comparison

KIA CARENS VS KIA SELTOS DIMENSION COMPARISON

 

Kia Carens

Kia Seltos

Length

4540mm

4315mm

Width

1800mm

1800mm

Height

1708mm

1645mm

Wheelbase

2780mm

2610mm

Ground Clearance

190mm

190mm

Boot Space

216L

433L

Fuel Tank Capacity

45L

50L

Wheel Size (Base)

195/65 R15

205/65 R16

Wheel Size (Top)

205/65 R16

215/60 R17

The Kia Carens is an MPV while the Kia Seltos is an SUV. The Carens is 4540mm long, 1800mm wide and 1708mm tall. The Carens’s wheelbase is 2780mm long. The Seltos measures 4315mm long, 1800mm wide and 1645mm tall and has a wheelbase measuring 2610mm. In terms of dimensions, the Kia Carens is considerably larger than the Kia Seltos. So, the Carens will offer a stronger road presence than the Seltos.

Both cars have an identical ground clearance measuring 190mm. The 216-litre boot space of the Carens is 217 litres smaller than that of the Seltos.

Kia Carens Vs Kia Seltos Engine Spec Comparison

The Kia Carens is available with 2 petrol engines – a 1.5L normal petrol and a 1.4L turbo petrol engine.The 1.5L normal petrol gets a 6-speed manual while the 1.4L turbo petrol is available with a 6-speed manual transmission.The 1.5L normal petrol engine of the Carens makes 115PS of power at 6300rpm and 144Nm of torque at 4500rpm. The 1.4L turbo petrol engine in the Kia Carens pushes out 140PS of power at 6000rpm and 242Nm of torque between 1500rpm and 3200rpm.

The Kia Seltos is available with 2 petrol engines – a 1.5L normal petrol and a 1.4L turbo petrol engine. The 1.5L normal petrol engine gets a 6-speed manual and a CVT automatic transmission, while the 1.4L turbo petrol engine is available with a 6-speed manual and a 7-speed DCT automatic transmission. The 1.5L normal petrol engine of the Seltos makes 115PS of power at 6300rpm and 144Nm of torque at 4500rpm. The 1.4L turbo petrol engine in the Kia Seltos pushes out 140PS of power at 6000rpm and 242Nm of torque between 1500rpm and 3200rpm.

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KIA CARENS VS KIA SELTOS

PETROL ENGINE SPEC COMPARISON

 

Kia Carens

Kia Seltos

Displacement

1.5L

1.4L

1.5L

1.4L

Engine Type

Normal

Turbo

Normal

Turbo

Cylinders

4

4

4

3

Power

115PS @ 6300rpm

140PS @ 6000rpm

115PS @ 6300rpm

140PS @ 6000rpm

Torque

144Nm @ 4500rpm

242Nm @ 1500 - 3200rpm

144Nm @ 4500rpm

242Nm @ 1500 - 3200rpm

Manual

6-speed

6-speed

6-speed

6-speed

Automatic

-

7-speed DCT

CVT

7-speed DCT

Manual Mileage

15.7kmpl

16.2kmpl

16.5kmpl

16.1kmpl

Auto Mileage

-

16.5kmpl

16.8kmpl

16.49kmpl

The Kia Carens only gets a 1.5L turbo diesel engine, which is available with a 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic torque converter transmission. The Carens’s turbo diesel engine makes 115PS of power at 4000rpm and 250Nm of torque between 1500rpm and 2750rpm.

The Kia Seltos only gets a 1.5L turbo diesel engine, which is available with a 6-speed manual and 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission. The Seltos’s turbo diesel engine makes 115PS of power at 4000rpm and 250Nm of torque between 1500rpm and 2750rpm.

KIA CARENS VS KIA SELTOS

DIESEL ENGINE SPEC COMPARISON

 

Kia Carens

Kia Seltos

Displacement

1493

1493

Engine Type

Turbo

Turbo

Cylinders

4

4

Power

115PS @ 4000rpm

115PS @ 4000rpm

Torque

250Nm @ 1500 - 2750rpm

250Nm @ 1500 - 2750rpm

Manual

6-speed

6-speed

Automatic

6-speed

6-speed

Manual Mileage

21.3kmpl

20.99kmpl

Auto Mileage

18.4kmpl

18kmpl

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Prathu Sharma

Engineer by upbringing, artist by passion, motorhead because ,why not! Likes to know about everything related to technology, switches between american muscle and german innovation depending on the day. Wants to own 69' Mustang Mach 1 and to drive BMW M3 87'someday.

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