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Skoda Rapid Vs Mahindra XUV300 Vs Kia Seltos comparison

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Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 7.79 Lakh
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₹ 7.95 Lakh
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₹ 9.95 Lakh
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Overview

Skoda Rapid Vs Mahindra XUV300 Vs Kia Seltos Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the Rapid Vs XUV300 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.

Rapid Vs XUV300 Vs Seltos – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Petrol Skoda Rapid in New Delhi starts at ₹ 7.79 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 13.29 Lakh for the fully-loaded Petrol model. On the other hand, Kia Seltos price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 9.95 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 17.49 Lakh for range topping Petrol model. The base Diesel model of the Kia Seltos costs ₹ 10.45 Lakh, whereas the Diesel top-end of Kia Seltos comes with a price tag of ₹ 17.65 Lakh Lastly, the Petrol Mahindra XUV300 starts at ₹ 7.95 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 11.12 Lakh for the fully-loaded Petrol model. The base Diesel version of the Mahindra XUV300 costs ₹ 8.7 Lakh, whereas the Mahindra XUV300 Diesel top-end costs ₹ 12.3 Lakh.

SummarySkoda RapidMahindra XUV300Kia Seltos
Price₹ 7.79 Lakh₹ 7.95 Lakh₹ 9.95 Lakh
ManufacturerSkodaMahindraKia
Body TypeSedanSUVSUV
Mileage18.97 Km/l17.00 Km/l16.50 Km/l
Power108 bhp108 bhp113 bhp
Engine999 CC1197 CC1497 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Rapid Vs XUV300 Vs Seltos – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Skoda Rapid base Petrol engine returns 16 Km/l. The Kia Seltos base Petrol returns 16 Km/l, whereas its base Diesel counterpart gives 18 Km/l of fuel efficiency. The Mahindra XUV300 Petrol basic model, on the other hand, gives 17 Km/lwhile its Diesel base returns 20 Km/l of mileage.

Rapid Vs XUV300 Vs Seltos – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Skoda Rapid gets 108 bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Kia Seltos comes in 2 Petrol 113, 138 bhp engines and 113 bhp Diesel engine. Lastly, the Mahindra XUV300 is offered in 108 bhp Petrol engine and 115 bhp Diesel engine.

Engine

Engine Type 1.0 TSI Petrol , In-line, 4 Stroke Positive Ignition Direct Injection EngineTurbo Petrol1.5 Petrol Engine
Displacement (CC) 999 CC1197 CC1497 CC
No Of Cylinder 344
Power 108 bhp@5000-5500 rpm108 bhp@5000 rpm113 bhp@6300 rpm
Torque 175 Nm@1750-4000 rpm200 Nm@2000-3500 rpm144 Nm@4500 rpm
Drive Train FWDFWD2WD
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIN/A

Dimensions

Length 4413 mm3995 mm4315 mm
Width 1699 mm1821 mm1800 mm
Height 1466 mm1627 mm1645 mm
Wheelbase 2552 mm2600 mm2610 mm
Ground Clearance 116 mmN/A190 mm
Boot Space 460 LN/A433 L
Kerb Weight 1112 KgN/AN/A
Gross Weight 1670 KgN/AN/A
Front Track N/AN/AN/A
Rear Track N/AN/AN/A
Minimum Turning Radius N/A5.30 mN/A
No. Of Doors 455
Seating Capacity 575

Transmission

No. of gears 666
Clutch Type N/AN/AN/A

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Steel WheelsSteel WheelsSteel Wheels
Tyre Type TubelessN/ATubeless
Front Tyre Size 185/60 R15205/65 R16205 / 65 R16
Rear Tyre Size 185/60 R15205/65 R16205 / 65 R16

Braking System

Front Brake Type Disc Brakes With Inner Cooling, With Single/piston Floating CaliperDiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DrumDiscDrum

Suspension

Front Suspension McPherson Suspension With Lower Triangular Links And Torsion StabiliserMacPherson Strut With Anti-roll BarMcPherson Strut With Coil Spring
Rear Suspension Compound Link Crank-axleTwist Beam Suspension With Coil SpringCoupled Torsion Beam Axle (CTBA) With Coil Spring

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 18.97 Km/l17.00 Km/l16.50 Km/l
Fuel Tank Capacity 55.042.050.0

Steering

Power Steering
Steering Type Electro-Mechanic Power SteeringPower SteeringElectric Power Steering
Adjustable Power Steering

Performance

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

Safety & Security

Airbagstickticktick
Passenger Airbagstickcrosstick
Side Airbagscrosscrosscross
ABStickticktick
Electronic Brakeforce Distributioncrossticktick
Brake Assistcrosscrosscross
Hill Assistcrosscrosscross
Electronic Stability Programcrosscrosscross
Tractional Controlcrosstickcross
Engine Immobilizertickticktick
Central Lockingtickticktick
Child Safety Locktickticktick
Power Door Locktickticktick
Automatic Headlampscrosscrosscross
Cornering Lightscrosscrosscross
Turn Indicators On ORVMtickticktick
Rear Wipercrosscrosscross
Rain Sensing Wiperscrosscrosscross
Headlight Washerscrosscrosscross
Headlamp Beam Adjustercrosscrosstick
All 5 Seats 3 point Emergency Locking retractor (ELR) Seatbeltscross--
All 5 Seats Head Restraintscross--
Battery Sensorcross--
Day/Night Inside Rear View Mirrorcross--
Door Ajar & Trunk Open Indicator & Remindercross--
Driver & Front Assistant Seatbelt Indicator & Remindercross--
Dual Horncross-cross
Emergency Stop Signalcross--
Energy Absorbing Front Pretensioner Seatbelts with Load Limitercross--
Multi-Angle Rear Camera with Guidelines (Normal, Wide, Top-Down Modes)cross--
Speed Alarm Indicator & Remindercross--
ABS Standard In All Variants-tick-
ABS with EBD-cross-
Auto-Dimming IRVM-tick-
ISOFIX/Child Seat Mounts-tick-
Overspeed Alert-cross-
Seat Belt Reminder for All Seats-tick-
Speed Dependent Auto Door Locks-cross-
Tyre-Tronics-tick-
A- Pillar Piano Black Glossy Finish--cross
B- Pillar Black-out Tape--cross
Eco Coating AC--cross
Emergency Stop Signal (ESS)--cross
Idle Alert--tick
Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock--cross
Lane Change Indicator--cross
Lightening Arch C-Pillar--cross
SOS emergency call function--tick
Speed Alert--tick
Speed Alert System--cross
Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (Low Line)--cross

Comfort & Convenience

Air ConditionertickFully Automatic Temperature ControlManual
Heatertickticktick
Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTiltTilt
Steering Mounted Audiocrosscrosstick
Paddle Shiftcrosscross-
Cruise Controlcrosscrosstick
Power Outlets 12Vtickticktick
Rear Parking Sensortickcrosstick
Rear Parking Cameracrossticktick
Electrically Adjustable Rear View Mirrortickcrosstick
Push Start Stop Buttoncrosscrosstick
Height Adjustable Driver Seatcrosscrosstick
Lumbar Supportcrosscrosscross
Front Armresttickcrosstick
Rear Armresttickcrosstick
UpholsteryIvory FabricFabricPremium Fabric
Front Cup Holderstickcrosstick
Keyless Entrytickcrosstick
Climate Controltickcrosstick
Dust & Pollen Cabin Filtercross--
Follow-Me-Home/Lead-Me-To-Car Headlights(Auto Off Timer)cross--
Power Adjustable & Folding Door Mirrorscross--
Rear Air Conditioning Ventscross--
Trunk Light for Cargo Area Illuminationcross--
Driver Footrest-cross-
Dual Tone Dashboard-tick-
Electric Tailgate Release-tick-
Integrated Rear Neck Rest-cross-
Power Windows - Front & Rear-cross-
Tinted Glass (Windows & Tailgate Glass-cross-
Al Voice Command--tick
Auto/manual Vehicle diagnostics Alert--tick
Emergency Stop Signal (ESS) Standard--tick
Foldable Key--cross
Glove Box cooling--cross
MT Shift Indicator--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 TypeHalogenProjectorLED
Front Fog Lampscrosscrosstick
Rear Fog Lampscrosscrosscross
Centre Roof Lamp-tick-
LED Tail Lamps-tick-
Follow - Me - Home Headlamps--cross
Follw me home headlamps--tick
Luggage Lamp--cross
Room Lamp--cross

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptytickticktick
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatortickticktick
Seat Belt Warningtickticktick
Low Fuel Warningtickticktick
Door Ajar Warningtickticktick
GPS Navigationcrosscrosstick
Segmented DIS Display 6.35 cm-cross-
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto--cross
Arkamys Sound Mood--cross
Find My Car--tick
Fuel Level Information--tick
Live Car Tracking--tick
Shark Fin Antenna--tick
Stolen Vehicle Notification--tick

Entertainment

Music SystemSKODA Audio Player, 2-DINticktick
CD/DVD Playertickticktick
Speakers2 Speakers4 Speakers-
Internal Memorycrosscrosscross
Radiotickticktick
USB Supporttickcrosstick
Bluetooth Supporttickcrosstick
20.3 cm Advanced Touchscreen Display Audiocross--
ConnectNext 17.78cm Touchscreen System By HarmanTM-cross-

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