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New Mahindra Thar 2020 Vs MG Hector Vs Kia Seltos comparison

  • New Mahindra Thar 2020
New Mahindra Thar 2020 Price
  • MG Hector
MG Hector Price
  • Kia Seltos
Kia Seltos Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 9.8 Lakh
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₹ 12.9 Lakh
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₹ 9.89 Lakh
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Overview

New Mahindra Thar 2020 Vs MG Hector Vs Kia Seltos Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the New Thar 2020 Vs Hector Vs Seltos 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.

New Thar 2020 Vs Hector Vs Seltos – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Petrol MG Hector in New Delhi starts at ₹ 12.9 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 18.1 Lakh for the fully-loaded Petrol model. The base Diesel version of the MG Hector costs ₹ 14.21 Lakh, whereas the MG Hector Diesel top-end costs ₹ 18.43 Lakh. On the other hand, Kia Seltos price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 9.89 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 17.49 Lakh for range topping Petrol model. The base Diesel model of the Kia Seltos costs ₹ 10.34 Lakh, whereas the Diesel top-end of Kia Seltos comes with a price tag of ₹ 17.65 Lakh Lastly, the Petrol New Mahindra Thar 2020 starts at ₹ 9.8 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 13.55 Lakh for the fully-loaded Petrol model. The base Diesel version of the New Mahindra Thar 2020 costs ₹ 10.85 Lakh, whereas the New Mahindra Thar 2020 Diesel top-end costs ₹ 13.75 Lakh.

SummaryNew Mahindra Thar 2020MG HectorKia Seltos
Price₹ 9.8 Lakh₹ 12.9 Lakh₹ 9.89 Lakh
ManufacturerMahindraMGKia
Body TypeSUVSUVSUV
Mileage15.20 Km/l14.16 Km/l16.50 Km/l
Power150 bhp141 bhp113 bhp
Engine1997 CC1451 CC1497 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

New Thar 2020 Vs Hector Vs Seltos – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the MG Hector base Petrol engine returns 14 Km/l, whereas the base diesel returns 17 Km/l. The Kia Seltos base Petrol returns 16 Km/l, whereas its base Diesel counterpart gives 18 Km/l of fuel efficiency. The New Mahindra Thar 2020 Petrol basic model, on the other hand, gives 15 Km/lwhile its Diesel base returns 13 Km/l of mileage.

New Thar 2020 Vs Hector Vs Seltos – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the MG Hector gets 141 bhp Petrol engine and 168 bhp Diesel engine, whereas the Kia Seltos comes in 2 Petrol 113, 138 bhp engines and 113 bhp Diesel engine. Lastly, the New Mahindra Thar 2020 is offered in 150 bhp Petrol engine and 130 bhp Diesel engine.

Engine

Engine Type MHawk 1301.5L Turbocharged Intercooled1.5 Petrol Engine
Displacement (CC) 1997 CC1451 CC1497 CC
No Of Cylinder N/A44
Power 150 bhp@5000 rpm141 bhp@5000 rpm113 bhp@6300 rpm
Torque 300 Nm@1250-3000 rpm250 Nm@1600-3600 rpm144 Nm@4500 rpm
Drive Train N/AN/A2WD
Emission Standard N/ABS VIN/A

Dimensions

Length 3985 mm4655 mm4315 mm
Width 1820 mm1835 mm1800 mm
Height 1500 mm1760 mm1645 mm
Wheelbase 2450 mm2750 mm2610 mm
Ground Clearance N/AN/A190 mm
Boot Space N/AN/A433 L
Kerb Weight N/AN/AN/A
Gross Weight N/AN/AN/A
Front Track 1520 mmN/AN/A
Rear Track 1520 mmN/AN/A
Minimum Turning Radius N/AN/AN/A
No. Of Doors 555
Seating Capacity 655
Approach Angle 41.2 degN/AN/A
Departure Angle 36 degN/AN/A
Rampover Angle 26.2 degN/AN/A
Water Wading Depth 650 mmN/AN/A

Transmission

No. of gears 666
Clutch Type N/AN/AN/A
Rear Axle Semi Floating with 4.3:1 Final DriveN/AN/A
Front Axle Semi Floating with 4.3:1 Final DriveN/AN/A
Hub Lock AutomaticN/AN/A
Transfer Case Manual Shift Part Time 4WD with High & Low Rduction GearN/AN/A

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type R16 Heritage Steel WheelsSteel Wheels + Wheel CapsSteel Wheels
Tyre Type All Terrain TyresN/ATubeless
Front Tyre Size 245/75 R16215/60 R17205 / 65 R16
Rear Tyre Size 245/75 R16N/A205 / 65 R16

Braking System

Front Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DrumDiscDrum
Front Brakes Size 303 mmN/AN/A
Rear Brakes 282 mmN/AN/A

Suspension

Front Suspension Indepndent Double Wishbone Front Suspension With Coil Over Damper & Stabiliser BarMacpherson Strut With Stabilizer BarMcPherson Strut With Coil Spring
Rear Suspension Multilink Solid Rear Axle With Coil Spring & Stabilisr BarSemi Independent Helical Spring Torsion BeamCoupled Torsion Beam Axle (CTBA) With Coil Spring

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 15.20 Km/l14.16 Km/l16.50 Km/l
Fuel Tank Capacity 57.060.050.0

Steering

Power Steering
Steering Type Rack & Pinion Hydraulic Power SteeringElectric Power SteeringElectric Power Steering
Adjustable Power Steering

Performance

Performance 0 To 100 Kmph N/AN/A9.7 seconds
Max Speed N/AN/AN/A
MID Display in Instrument Cluster MonochromeN/AN/A

Safety & Security

Airbagstickticktick
Passenger Airbagstickticktick
Side Airbagscrosscrosscross
ABStickticktick
Electronic Brakeforce Distributiontickticktick
Brake Assistticktickcross
Hill Assistcrosstickcross
Electronic Stability Programcrosstickcross
Tractional Controlcrosstickcross
Engine Immobilizertickticktick
Central Lockingtickticktick
Child Safety Locktickticktick
Power Door Locktickticktick
Automatic Headlampscrosscrosscross
Cornering Lightscrosscrosscross
Turn Indicators On ORVMcrossticktick
Rear Wipercrosstickcross
Rain Sensing Wiperscrosscrosscross
Headlight Washerscrosscrosscross
Headlamp Beam Adjustercrosscrosstick
3 Point Seatbeltsfor all Passengerscrosstick-
Active Turn Signalscross--
Adaptive Brake Lightscross--
All-speed Traction Control System (TCS)cross--
Cooled Glove Boxcrosstick-
Double Crank Prevention Systemcross--
Electronic Roll Mitigationcross--
Front Seat Belts with Lap pre-tensionercross--
Manual Day-Night IRVMtick--
Occupant detection systemcross--
Panic Braking Signaltick--
Passenger Airbag Deactivation Switchtick--
Remote Keyless Entrycrosstick-
Seat Belt Latch with Dual Locking Tonguecross--
Snow Chain Provision for Tyrestick--
Traction Control System (TCS)crosstick-
Vehicle Over-speed Warningtick--
Steering Wheel with Controls-cross-
Idle Alert--tick
ISOFIX--cross
Roof Rails--cross
SOS emergency call function--tick
Speed Alert--tick

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner-ManualManual
Heatercrosscrosstick
Steering AdjustmentTiltTiltTilt
Steering Mounted Audiocrosscrosstick
Paddle Shift--tick
Cruise Controlcrossticktick
Power Outlets 12Vtickticktick
Rear Parking Sensortickticktick
Rear Parking Cameracrosscrosstick
Electrically Adjustable Rear View Mirrorcrosscrosstick
Push Start Stop Buttoncrosscrosstick
Height Adjustable Driver Seatcrossticktick
Lumbar Supportcrosscrosscross
Front Armrestcrossticktick
Rear Armrestcrossticktick
UpholsteryVinylFabricPremium Fabric
Front Cup Holderscrosscrosstick
Keyless Entrycrossticktick
Climate Controlcrossticktick
25.9cm (10.2) Digital Instrument Clustercross--
8.89cm (3.5) Instrument Clustercross--
Acoustic Windshieldcross--
Bonnet Latchestick--
Bottle Holder in Front Doorstick--
Cargo Compartment Lampscross--
Cargo tie down loopscross--
Coat Hooks for Rear Passengerscross--
Dashboard Grab Handle for Front Passengertick--
Flat Floorcrosstick-
Front & Rear Seats Height Adjustable Headrestscrosstick-
Front and Rear Skid Platescrosstick-
Gear Shift Indicatorcross--
Illuminated Key Ringtick--
Integrated Centre Stack Display cross--
Lockable Gloveboxtick--
MAP Courtesy Lamp in Door Pocketcross--
One-Touch Lane Change Indicatortick--
Passenger airbag on/off switchcross--
Rear AC ventscrosstick-
Rear Defoggercrosstick-
Rear Spoilercrosstick-
Solar Control Glasscross--
Tailgate mounted Spare Wheeltick--
Tool Kit Organiser tick--
Voice Recognition & Alerts-cross-
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 Type-Halogen ProjectorLED
Front Fog Lampscrosscrosstick
Rear Fog Lampscrosscrosscross
Centre Roof Lamptick--
LED Tail Lampstick--
Welcome Light on Car Unlockcrosstick-
Outer Mirrors with Logo Projection-cross-
Follw me home headlamps--tick
LED Daytime Running Lamps --cross
LED Tail & Brake Lights--cross

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptytickticktick
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatortickticktick
Seat Belt Warningtickticktick
Low Fuel Warningcrossticktick
Door Ajar Warningtickticktick
GPS Navigationcrossticktick
Brake Locking Differentialtick--
Electric Driveline Disconnect on Front Axletick--
HVAC with Eco Modetick--
Mechanical Locking Differentialtick--
Removable Doors for Off-Road Usetick--
Shark Fin Antennacrossticktick
Tow Hitch Protectiontick--
Washable Floor with Drain Plugstick--
Welded Tow Hooks in Front & Reartick--
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
Stolen Vehicle Notification--tick

Entertainment

Music System-Audio Systemtick
CD/DVD Playercrossticktick
Speakers-4 Speakers-
Internal Memorycrosscrosscross
Radiocrossticktick
USB Supportcrossticktick
Bluetooth Supportcrossticktick
Wheel Arch Claddingtick--
Wireless Android Auto & Apple Car Playcross--
Acoustics Tuned by JBL-cross-

Reviews

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