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MG ZS EV Vs Kia Seltos Vs Hyundai Kona Electric comparison

MG ZS EV Price
  • Kia Seltos
Kia Seltos Price
Hyundai Kona Electric Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 20.99 Lakh
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₹ 9.89 Lakh
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₹ 23.72 Lakh
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MG ZS EV Vs Kia Seltos Vs Hyundai Kona Electric Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the ZS EV Vs Seltos Vs Kona Electric 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.

ZS EV Vs Seltos Vs Kona Electric – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Petrol Kia Seltos in New Delhi 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. On the other hand, Hyundai Kona Electric price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 23.72 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 23.91 Lakh for range topping Electric model Lastly, the Electric MG ZS EV starts at ₹ 20.99 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 24.18 Lakh for the fully-loaded Electric model.

SummaryMG ZS EVKia SeltosHyundai Kona Electric
Price₹ 20.99 Lakh₹ 9.89 Lakh₹ 23.72 Lakh
Mileage340.00 Km/Full Charge16.50 Km/l452.00 Km/Full Charge
Power141 bhp113 bhp134 bhp
Engine44.5 KWh (Ultra High Density Battery)1497 CC39.2 KWh Lithium-ion Polymer
Fuel TypeElectricPetrolElectric

ZS EV Vs Seltos Vs Kona Electric – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Kia Seltos base Petrol engine returns 16 Km/l, whereas the base diesel returns 18 Km/l. The Hyundai Kona Electric base Electric returns 452 Km/Full Charge. The MG ZS EV Electric basic model, on the other hand, gives 340 Km/Full Charge.

ZS EV Vs Seltos Vs Kona Electric – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Kia Seltos gets 2 Petrol 113, 138 bhp engines and 113 bhp Diesel engine, whereas the Hyundai Kona Electric comes in 134 bhp Electric engine. Lastly, the MG ZS EV is offered in 141 bhp Electric engine.


Engine Type Three Phase Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor1.5 Petrol EnginePermanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM)
Battery Type 44.5 KWh (Ultra High Density Battery)N/A39.2 KWh Lithium-ion Polymer
Charging Time 6 To 8 HoursN/A6 H 10 Min
Fast Charging Time 50 Mins Fast ChN/A57 Min
Power 141 bhp@3500 rpm113 bhp@6300 rpm134 bhp
Torque 353 Nm@5000 rpm144 Nm@4500 rpm395 Nm
Drive Train N/A2WDN/A
Displacement (CC) N/A1497 CCN/A
No Of Cylinder N/A4N/A


Length 4314 mm4315 mm4180 mm
Width 1809 mm1800 mm1800 mm
Height 1620 mm1645 mm1570 mm
Wheelbase 2585 mm2610 mm2600 mm
Ground Clearance 177 mm190 mmN/A
Boot Space 448 L433 LN/A
Kerb Weight N/AN/AN/A
Gross Weight N/AN/AN/A
Front Track N/AN/AN/A
Rear Track N/AN/AN/A
Minimum Turning Radius 5.60 mN/AN/A
No. Of Doors 555
Seating Capacity 555


Clutch Type N/AN/ASingle Speed Reduction Gear
No. of gears N/A6N/A

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Diamond Cut Machined Alloy WheelSteel WheelsAlloy Wheel
Tyre Type N/ATubelessN/A
Front Tyre Size 215/50 R17205 / 65 R16215/55 R17
Rear Tyre Size 215/50 R17205 / 65 R16215/55 R17
Emergency Spare Tyre N/AN/AT135/80 D17

Braking System

Front Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscDrumDisc


Front Suspension MacPherson StrutMcPherson Strut With Coil SpringMcPherson Strut Type
Rear Suspension Torsion BeamCoupled Torsion Beam Axle (CTBA) With Coil SpringMulti-Link

Fuel Efficiency

Battery Range 340 Km/Full ChargeN/A452 Km/Full Charge
Mileage City N/AN/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/AN/A
Mileage N/A16.50 Km/lN/A
Fuel Tank Capacity N/A50.0N/A


Power Steering
Steering Type Power Assisted (Electric)Electric Power SteeringElectric
Adjustable Power Steering


Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 8.5 seconds9.7 seconds9.7 seconds
Max Speed N/AN/AN/A

Safety & Security

Passenger Airbagstickticktick
Side Airbagstickcrosstick
Electronic Brakeforce Distributiontickticktick
Brake Assisttickcrosstick
Hill Assisttickcrosstick
Electronic Stability Programtickcrosstick
Tractional Controlcrosscrosstick
Engine Immobilizertickticktick
Central LockingKeylessticktick
Child Safety Locktickticktick
Power Door Locktickticktick
Automatic Headlampstickcrosstick
Cornering Lightscrosscrosscross
Turn Indicators On ORVMtickticktick
Rear Wipertickcrosstick
Rain Sensing Wiperscrosscrosscross
Headlight Washerscrosscrosscross
Headlamp Beam Adjusterticktickcross
3 Point Seatbelt For All Passengers tick--
ABS with EBDcross--
Bold SUV Stancecross--
Dual Airbagscross--
High Approach and Departure Anglescross--
ISOFIX Child Seat Anchor tick--
Long Travel Suspensioncross--
Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock tick-tick
Speed Warning Alarm (80,120 kmph) tick--
Idle Alert-tick-
Roof Rails-cross-
SOS emergency call function-tick-
Speed Alert-tick-
All 4 Disc Brakes --tick
Blind Spot Information System (BLIS)--cross
Burglar Alarm--tick
Coffee Break Alert--cross
Curtain Airbags--cross
Electric Child Lock - Rear Door--cross
Electronic Dual Shell Horn --tick
Follow Me Home Headlamps--cross
Headlamp Escort Function --tick
High Speed Alert --tick
Isofix - Rear Side Seats w/Mountings On Front Passenger Seats --cross
Perimeter / Volumetric Alarm--cross
Rear Defogger with Timer--tick
Tyre Pressure Monitoring System--cross
Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (High Line)--tick
Vehicle Stability Management (VSM)--tick
Virtual Engine Sound System--tick

Comfort & Convenience

Air ConditionerAutomatic Climate ControlManualtick
Steering AdjustmentTiltTiltTilt & Telescopic
Steering Mounted Audiotickticktick
Paddle Shift-ticktick
Cruise Controltickticktick
Power Outlets 12Vtickticktick
Rear Parking Sensortickticktick
Rear Parking Cameratickticktick
Electrically Adjustable Rear View Mirrortickticktick
Push Start Stop Buttontickticktick
Height Adjustable Driver Seattickticktick
Lumbar Supportcrosscrosscross
Front Armresttickticktick
Rear Armrestcrossticktick
UpholsteryFabricPremium FabricLeather
Front Cup Holdersticktickcross
Keyless Entryticktickcross
Climate Controltickticktick
Driving Modes : Eco, Sport & Normal tick--
Electronic Gear Shift Knob tick--
Follow Me Home Headlampstick--
Foot Restcross--
Kinetic Energy Recovery System(KERS) – 3 levels tick--
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-
2 USB Central Console - 1 Front & 1 Rear--cross
3 Independent Full-Size Rear Seats With Adjustable Recline Angle - Rear Three-Point Retractable Seatbelts (x3), With Pre-Tensioners And Force Limiters In The Outer Rear Seats--cross
Battery Saver--tick
Button type Shift-by-Wire Technology--tick
Comfort Driving Mode--tick
Double-Laminated Front Windows and Acoustic Windshield Glass--cross
Drive Mode Select - Eco-Eco Plus-Comfort-Sport--tick
Driver And Front Passenger Seat: Back Pocket--cross
ECO / ECO+ Driving Mode--tick
Electric Parking Brake with Auto Hold--tick
Electro Chromic Mirror--tick
Electrochromic Inside Rear View Mirror--cross
FATC with Auto Defogger--tick
Front & Rear Seat Headrest (Incl. Center Seat) - Adjustable (2 - Ways) --cross
Front Driver & Passenger Side Vanity Mirror - With Flap & Lamp--cross
Front Power Outlet--tick
LED Luggage Lamp--tick
LED Map Lamps--tick
LED Room Lamp--tick
Luggage Board and Luggage Net--tick
One-Touch Electric Front And Rear Windows With Pinch Protection--cross
Paddle Shifters for Adjustable Regenerative Braking--tick
Power Window Up / Down Using Remote Key--cross
Rear AC Vents (2 - Ducts Left & Right)--cross
Rear Parcel Tray--tick
Smart Eco Pedal Guide--tick
Smart Electric Sunroof--tick
Sport Driving Mode--tick
Sporty Roof Rails--tick
SunGlass Holder--tick
Trunk Hooks--cross
Two-Tone Horn--cross
Wireless Phone Charger--tick


Front Fog Lampscrosstickcross
Rear Fog Lampstickcrosstick
Follw me home headlamps-tick-
LED Daytime Running Lamps -cross-
LED Tail & Brake Lights-cross-
2 LED Rear Reading Lights--cross
Front Roof Lamp With Welcome LED Lighting And 2 LED Front Spot Lights--cross
LED Mood Lights - Cluster & Cup Holders--cross
Trunk Light--cross

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptytickticktick
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatorticktickcross
Seat Belt Warningtickticktick
Low Fuel Warningticktickcross
Door Ajar Warningtickticktick
GPS Navigationtickticktick
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-
12.3 Inch Customisable TFT Instrument Display--cross


Music Systemticktick17.77cm Touchscreen Display Audio With Radio, USB & AUX
CD/DVD Playertickticktick
Speakerstick-4 Speakers
Internal Memory-crosscross
USB Supporttickticktick
Bluetooth Supporttickticktick
20.32cm Touch Screen Infotainment Systemtick--


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