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    Kia Seltos Specifications - Engine, Power, Transmission & Fuel Efficiency

    by Mahesh Yadav on Thursday, Jun 04 2020

    Kia Seltos belongs to the Compact SUV segment It's a 5 seater car that rivals the Hyundai Creta and Renault Duster. This article will give you details about its engine specs and fuel efficiency.

     

    Kia Seltos 2020 Specifications

    What Is The Power & Torque Of Kia Seltos 2020?

    Kia Seltos Engine Specifications

    Engine Type

    Petrol Manual

    Petrol Automatic

    Diesel Manual

    Diesel Automatic

    Turbo Petrol Manual

    Turbo Petrol Automatic

    Displacement

    1.5L

    1.5L

    1.5L

    1.5L

    1.4L

    1.4L

    Cylinder

    4

    4

    4

    4

    4

    4

    Power

    115PS @ 6300rpm

    115PS @ 6300rpm

    115PS @ 4000rpm

    115PS @ 4000rpm

    140PS @ 6000rpm

    140PS @ 6000rpm

    Torque

    144Nm @ 4500rpm

    144Nm @ 4500rpm

    250Nm @ 1500-2750rpm

    250Nm @ 1500-2750rpm

    242Nm @ 1500-3200rpm

    242Nm @ 1500-3200rpm

    Transmission

    6-Speed

    CVT

    6-Speed

    6-Speed Torque Converter

    6-Speed

    7-Speed DCT


    The Kia Seltos is available with a 1.5L petrol engine paired with either a 6-speed manual or a CVT type automatic transmission. The power and torque output of this engine are 115PS and 144Nm, respectively.

    There is a 1.5L diesel engine on offer as well, paired with either a 6-speed manual or a 6-Speed Torque Converter type automatic transmission. The power and torque output of the diesel engine are 115PS and 250Nm, respectively.

    It is also available with a 1.4l turbo petrol engine paired with either a 6-speed manual or a 7-Speed DCT type automatic transmission. The power and torque output of the turbo-petrol engine are 140PS and 242Nm, respectively.

    Is Kia Seltos Underpowered?

    The Kia Seltos is not underpowered for normal drivers. Seltos' performance is adequate for Indian conditions. You will barely hear the petrol engines while idling.

    How Many Cylinders Does The Kia Seltos Petrol Have?

    Kia Seltos petrol gets a 1.5L, 4-cylinder, naturally aspirated engine and a 1.4L, 4-cylinder, turbocharged engine. The Seltos diesel gets a 1.5L, 4-cylinder, turbocharged engine.

    What Is The Mileage Of Kia Seltos Petrol?

    Kia Seltos Fuel Efficiency

    Transmission

    6-Speed Manual

    CVT

    6-Speed Manual

    6-Speed Torque Converter

    6-Speed Manual

    7-Speed DCT

    Fuel Type

    Petrol

    Petrol

    Diesel

    Diesel

    Turbo Petrol

    Turbo Petrol

    Claimed FE

    16.5kmpl

    16.8kmpl

    21kmpl

    18kmpl

    16.1kmpl

    16.5kmpl


    The Kia Seltos 1.5L petrol engine with the 6-speed manual transmission has a fuel efficiency of 16.5kmpl and the Seltos 1.5L diesel with the 6-speed manual transmission has a fuel efficiency of 21kmpl. Seltos turbo petrol manual has a fuel efficiency of 16.1kmpl.

    The Seltos 1.5L petrol engine with the CVT type automatic transmission has a fuel efficiency of 16.8kmpl and the Seltos 1.5L diesel with 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission has a fuel efficiency of 18kmpl. Seltos turbo petrol automatic has a fuel efficiency of 16.5kmpl.

    Is Kia Seltos Petrol Good For Long Drives?

    Yes, Kia Seltos is good for long drives as well as city drives. Both petrol and diesel engines are adequate for highway drives.

    Is Kia Seltos 4X4 Or 4WD?

    No, Kia Seltos does not get a 4x4 or 4WD drivetrain in India.

    Also Read - 2020 Kia Seltos Diesel Variants (HTE, HTK, HTX, HTX+, GTX+) & Features Explained Video

     

    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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