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Honda City Vs Kia Seltos Vs Hyundai i20 Active comparison

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Honda City Vs Kia Seltos Vs Hyundai i20 Active Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the City Vs Seltos Vs i20 Active on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which car to buy in 2021. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these cars.

City Vs Seltos Vs i20 Active – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Petrol Honda City in New Delhi starts at ₹ 10.89 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 14.44 Lakh for the fully-loaded Petrol model. The base Diesel version of the Honda City costs ₹ 12.39 Lakh, whereas the Honda City Diesel top-end costs ₹ 14.64 Lakh. On the other hand, Hyundai i20 Active price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 7.74 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 8.82 Lakh for range topping Petrol model. The base Diesel model of the Hyundai i20 Active costs ₹ 9.93 Lakh Lastly, the Petrol Kia Seltos starts at ₹ 9.89 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 17.49 Lakh for the fully-loaded Petrol model. The base Diesel version of the Kia Seltos costs ₹ 10.34 Lakh, whereas the Kia Seltos Diesel top-end costs ₹ 17.65 Lakh.

SummaryHonda CityKia SeltosHyundai i20 Active
Price₹ 10.89 Lakh₹ 9.89 Lakh₹ 7.74 Lakh
ManufacturerHondaKiaHyundai
Body TypeSedanSUVCrossover
Mileage17.80 Km/l16.50 Km/l17.50 Km/l
Power119 bhp113 bhp82 bhp
Engine1497 CC1497 CC1197 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

City Vs Seltos Vs i20 Active – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Honda City base Petrol engine returns 18 Km/l, whereas the base diesel returns 24 Km/l. The Hyundai i20 Active base Petrol returns 18 Km/l, whereas its base Diesel counterpart gives 21 Km/l of fuel efficiency. The Kia Seltos Petrol basic model, on the other hand, gives 16 Km/lwhile its Diesel base returns 18 Km/l of mileage.

City Vs Seltos Vs i20 Active – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Honda City gets 119 bhp Petrol engine and 98 bhp Diesel engine, whereas the Hyundai i20 Active comes in 82 bhp Petrol engine and 89 bhp Diesel engine. Lastly, the Kia Seltos is offered in 2 Petrol 113, 138 bhp engines and 113 bhp Diesel engine.

Engine

Engine Type 1.5-litre I-VTEC Petrol1.5 Petrol Engine1.2L Kappa Dual VTVT Petrol Engine
Displacement (CC) 1497 CC1497 CC1197 CC
No Of Cylinder 444
Power 119 bhp@6600 rpm113 bhp@6300 rpm82 bhp@6000 rpm
Torque 145 Nm@4600 rpm144 Nm@4500 rpm115 Nm@4000 rpm
Drive Train FWD2WDFWD
Emission Standard BS VIN/AN/A

Dimensions

Length 4549 mm4315 mm3995 mm
Width 1748 mm1800 mm1760 mm
Height 1489 mm1645 mm1555 mm
Wheelbase 2600 mm2610 mm2570 mm
Ground Clearance N/A190 mm190 mm
Boot Space N/A433 L285 L
Kerb Weight 1153 KgN/AN/A
Gross Weight 1528 KgN/A1170 Kg
Front Track 1496 mmN/A1505 mm
Rear Track 1484 mmN/A1505 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 5.30 mN/A5.20 m
No. Of Doors 455
Seating Capacity 555

Transmission

No. of gears 665
Clutch Type Single ClutchN/ASingle Clutch

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type 15 X 5.5 J AlloySteel WheelsAlloy Wheels
Tyre Type Tubeless Radial PlyTubelessTubeless
Front Tyre Size 185/60 R15 84H, 185/55 R16205 / 65 R16195/55 R16
Rear Tyre Size 185/60 R15 84H, 185/55 R16205 / 65 R16195/55 R16

Braking System

Front Brake Type Disc (Ventilated)DiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DrumDrumDrum

Suspension

Front Suspension McPherson Strut With Coil SpringMcPherson Strut With Coil SpringMcPherson Strut With Coil Spring
Rear Suspension Torsion Beam With Coil SpringCoupled Torsion Beam Axle (CTBA) With Coil SpringCoupled Torsion Beam Axle With Coil Spring

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 17.80 Km/l16.50 Km/l17.50 Km/l
Fuel Tank Capacity 40.050.040.0

Steering

Power Steering
Steering Type Collapsible Electric Power AssistedElectric Power SteeringElectric Power Steering
Adjustable Power Steering

Performance

Performance 0 To 100 Kmph N/A9.7 secondsN/A
Max Speed N/AN/AN/A

Safety & Security

Airbagstickticktick
Passenger Airbagstickticktick
Side Airbagscrosscrosscross
ABStickticktick
Electronic Brakeforce Distributionticktickcross
Brake Assisttickcrosscross
Hill Assisttickcrosscross
Electronic Stability Programtickcrosscross
Tractional Controltickcrosscross
Engine Immobilizertickticktick
Central Lockingtickticktick
Child Safety Locktickticktick
Power Door Locktickticktick
Automatic Headlampscrosscrosscross
Cornering Lightscrosscrosstick
Turn Indicators On ORVMtickticktick
Rear Wipercrosscrosscross
Rain Sensing Wiperscrosscrosscross
Headlight Washerscrosscrosscross
Headlamp Beam Adjustertickticktick
All 5 Seats 3 point Emergency Locking retractor (ELR) Seatbeltstick--
All 5 Seats Head Restraintstick--
Battery Sensortick--
Day/Night Inside Rear View Mirrortick--
Door Ajar & Trunk Open Indicator & Remindertick--
Driver & Front Assistant Seatbelt Indicator & Remindertick--
Dual Horntick--
Emergency Stop Signaltick--
Energy Absorbing Front Pretensioner Seatbelts with Load Limitertick--
Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlockcross--
ISOFIXcrosscross-
Multi-Angle Rear Camera with Guidelines (Normal, Wide, Top-Down Modes)tick--
Speed Alarm Indicator & Remindertick--
Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock cross--
Idle Alert-tick-
Roof Rails-cross-
SOS emergency call function-tick-
Speed Alert-tick-

Comfort & Convenience

Air ConditionerAutomatic Climate Control With Touch Control PanelManualtick
Heatertickticktick
Steering AdjustmentTelescopic & TiltTiltTilt & Telescopic
Steering Mounted Audiotickticktick
Paddle Shiftcrosstickcross
Cruise Controlticktickcross
Power Outlets 12Vtickticktick
Rear Parking Sensortickticktick
Rear Parking Cameratickticktick
Electrically Adjustable Rear View Mirrortickticktick
Push Start Stop Buttonticktickcross
Height Adjustable Driver Seattickticktick
Lumbar Supportcrosscrosscross
Front Armresttickticktick
Rear Armrestticktickcross
UpholsteryPremium Embossed FabricPremium FabricFabric
Front Cup Holderstickticktick
Keyless Entrytickticktick
Climate Controlticktickcross
Battery Savercross--
Clutch Footrestcross--
Dust & Pollen Cabin Filtertick--
Follow-Me-Home/Lead-Me-To-Car Headlights(Auto Off Timer)tick--
Passenger Vanity Mirrorcross--
Power Adjustable & Folding Door Mirrorstick--
Rear AC ventscross--
Rear Air Conditioning Ventstick--
Trunk Light for Cargo Area Illuminationtick--
Al Voice Command-tick-
Auto/manual Vehicle diagnostics Alert-tick-
Emergency Stop Signal (ESS) Standard-tick-
Floating Roof-cross-
Rear AC-tick-
Remote Door Look / Unlock-tick-
Remote Engine Start/Stop-tick-
Remote Horn / Light-tick-
Remote Smart Pyre Air ON-tick-

Lights

Light TypeProjectorLEDProjector
Front Fog Lampstickticktick
Rear Fog Lampscrosscrosscross
Follw me home headlamps-tick-
LED Daytime Running Lamps -cross-
LED Tail & Brake Lights-cross-

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptyticktickcross
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatortickticktick
Seat Belt Warningtickticktick
Low Fuel Warningtickticktick
Door Ajar Warningtickticktick
GPS Navigationtickticktick
Apple CarPlaycross--
7" TFT Digital Instrument Cluster with full Graphic Display-cross-
Connected car App-cross-
Find My Car-tick-
Fuel Level Information-tick-
Live Car Tracking-tick-
Shark Fin Antenna-tick-
Stolen Vehicle Notification-tick-
Digital Cluster--cross

Entertainment

Music Systemtickticktick
CD/DVD Playertickticktick
Speakerstick-tick
Internal Memorytickcrosscross
Radiotickticktick
USB Supporttickticktick
Bluetooth Supporttickticktick
20.3 cm Advanced Touchscreen Display Audiotick--

Reviews

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