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Skoda Rapid Vs MG Hector Vs Kia Seltos comparison

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Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 7.79 Lakh
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₹ 12.9 Lakh
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₹ 9.89 Lakh
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Overview

Skoda Rapid Vs MG Hector Vs Kia Seltos Comparison: Which Car is Better?

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

Rapid Vs Hector 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, MG Hector price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 12.9 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 18.1 Lakh for range topping Petrol model. The base Diesel model of the MG Hector costs ₹ 14.21 Lakh, whereas the Diesel top-end of MG Hector comes with a price tag of ₹ 18.43 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.

SummarySkoda RapidMG HectorKia Seltos
Price₹ 7.79 Lakh₹ 12.9 Lakh₹ 9.89 Lakh
ManufacturerSkodaMGKia
Body TypeSedanSUVSUV
Mileage18.97 Km/l14.16 Km/l16.50 Km/l
Power108 bhp141 bhp113 bhp
Engine999 CC1451 CC1497 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Rapid Vs Hector Vs Seltos – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Skoda Rapid base Petrol engine returns 16 Km/l. The MG Hector base Petrol returns 14 Km/l, whereas its base Diesel counterpart gives 17 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.

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

In the powertrain department, the Skoda Rapid gets 108 bhp Petrol engine, whereas the MG Hector comes in 141 bhp Petrol engine and 168 bhp Diesel engine. Lastly, the Kia Seltos is offered in 2 Petrol 113, 138 bhp engines and 113 bhp Diesel engine.

Engine

Engine Type 1.0 TSI Petrol , In-line, 4 Stroke Positive Ignition Direct Injection Engine1.5L Turbocharged Intercooled1.5 Petrol Engine
Displacement (CC) 999 CC1451 CC1497 CC
No Of Cylinder 344
Power 108 bhp@5000-5500 rpm141 bhp@5000 rpm113 bhp@6300 rpm
Torque 175 Nm@1750-4000 rpm250 Nm@1600-3600 rpm144 Nm@4500 rpm
Drive Train FWDN/A2WD
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIN/A

Dimensions

Length 4413 mm4655 mm4315 mm
Width 1699 mm1835 mm1800 mm
Height 1466 mm1760 mm1645 mm
Wheelbase 2552 mm2750 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/AN/AN/A
No. Of Doors 455
Seating Capacity 555

Transmission

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

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Steel WheelsSteel Wheels + Wheel CapsSteel Wheels
Tyre Type TubelessN/ATubeless
Front Tyre Size 185/60 R15215/60 R17205 / 65 R16
Rear Tyre Size 185/60 R15N/A205 / 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 Stabilizer BarMcPherson Strut With Coil Spring
Rear Suspension Compound Link Crank-axleSemi 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 18.97 Km/l14.16 Km/l16.50 Km/l
Fuel Tank Capacity 55.060.050.0

Steering

Power Steering
Steering Type Electro-Mechanic 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

Safety & Security

Airbagstickticktick
Passenger Airbagstickticktick
Side Airbagscrosscrosscross
ABStickticktick
Electronic Brakeforce Distributioncrossticktick
Brake Assistcrosstickcross
Hill Assistcrosstickcross
Electronic Stability Programcrosstickcross
Tractional Controlcrosstickcross
Engine Immobilizertickticktick
Central Lockingtickticktick
Child Safety Locktickticktick
Power Door Locktickticktick
Automatic Headlampscrosscrosscross
Cornering Lightscrosscrosscross
Turn Indicators On ORVMtickticktick
Rear Wipercrosstickcross
Rain Sensing Wiperscrosscrosscross
Headlight Washerscrosscrosscross
Headlamp Beam Adjustercrosscrosstick
A- Pillar Piano Black Glossy Finishcross--
B- Pillar Black-out Tapecross--
Dual Horncross--
Eco Coating ACcross--
Emergency Stop Signal (ESS)cross--
Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlockcross--
Lane Change Indicatorcross--
Lightening Arch C-Pillarcross--
Speed Alert Systemcross--
Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (Low Line)cross--
3 Point Seatbeltsfor all Passengers-tick-
Cooled Glove Box-tick-
Remote Keyless Entry-tick-
Traction Control System (TCS)-tick-
Anti-Pinch Driver-Side Power Window--cross
Front Seat Belt with Pre-Tensioners & Force Limiters--cross
Idle Alert--tick
Side Impact Protection Beam--cross
SOS emergency call function--tick
Speed Alert--tick
Speed-Sensitive Auto Door Lock--cross

Comfort & Convenience

Air ConditionertickManualManual
Heatertickcrosstick
Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTiltTilt
Steering Mounted Audiocrosscrosstick
Paddle Shiftcross-tick
Cruise Controlcrossticktick
Power Outlets 12Vtickticktick
Rear Parking Sensortickticktick
Rear Parking Cameracrosscrosstick
Electrically Adjustable Rear View Mirrortickcrosstick
Push Start Stop Buttoncrosscrosstick
Height Adjustable Driver Seatcrossticktick
Lumbar Supportcrosscrosscross
Front Armresttickticktick
Rear Armresttickticktick
UpholsteryIvory FabricFabricPremium Fabric
Front Cup Holderstickcrosstick
Keyless Entrytickticktick
Climate Controltickticktick
Foldable Keycross--
Glove Box coolingcross--
MT Shift Indicatorcross--
Flat Floor-tick-
Front & Rear Seats Height Adjustable Headrests-tick-
Front and Rear Skid Plates-tick-
Rear AC vents-tick-
Rear Defogger-tick-
Rear Spoiler-tick-
Al Voice Command--tick
Auto/manual Vehicle diagnostics Alert--tick
Cable Type Fuel Tank Opener--cross
Centre Roof Cabin Lamp--cross
Driver & Co-Driver Seatback Pocket with Hook-on Driver Seatback--cross
Driver Footrest--cross
Driver Sunvisor with Ticket Holder--cross
Electromagnetic Back Door Opening with Request Switch--cross
Emergency Stop Signal (ESS) Standard--tick
Front & Rear Adjustable Headrest--cross
Rear AC--tick
Rear Seat Flip & Fold Function--cross
Remote Door Look / Unlock--tick
Remote Engine Start/Stop--tick
Remote Horn / Light--tick
Remote Smart Pyre Air ON--tick
Upper Glove Box--cross

Lights

Light TypeHalogenHalogen ProjectorLED
Front Fog Lampscrosscrosstick
Rear Fog Lampscrosscrosscross
Follow - Me - Home Headlampscross--
Luggage Lampcross--
Room Lampcross--
Welcome Light on Car Unlock-tick-
Follw me home headlamps--tick

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptytickticktick
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatortickticktick
Seat Belt Warningtickticktick
Low Fuel Warningtickticktick
Door Ajar Warningtickticktick
GPS Navigationcrossticktick
Apple CarPlay and Android Autocross--
Arkamys Sound Moodcross--
Shark Fin Antenna-ticktick
Find My Car--tick
Fuel Level Information--tick
Live Car Tracking--tick
Stolen Vehicle Notification--tick

Entertainment

Music SystemSKODA Audio Player, 2-DINAudio Systemtick
CD/DVD Playertickticktick
Speakers2 Speakers4 Speakers-
Internal Memorycrosscrosscross
Radiotickticktick
USB Supporttickticktick
Bluetooth Supporttickticktick

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