Kia Seltos Diesel HTX VS MG Hector Diesel Super


Which Model is Cheapest? Should you buy Kia Seltos Diesel HTX or MG Hector Diesel Super? Kia Seltos Diesel HTX prices start at Rs 14,55,000 while MG Hector Diesel Super prices start at Rs 15,30,800.

Engine and Transmission

Kia Seltos Diesel HTX has 1493cc, 1.5L CRDi VGT, 4-Cylinder Diesel Engine, while MG Hector Diesel Super has 1956cc, 2.0L Turbocharged, 4-Cylinder Diesel Engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the Kia Seltos Diesel HTX has a mileage of 20.8 kmpl and the MG Hector Diesel Super has a mileage of 17.41 kmpl. Find out which car is best for you – compare the two models on the basis of their Engine type, displacement, Max Power, Max Torque, Mileage, Features, and other specifications given below:

Comparision Detail Kia Seltos Diesel HTX MG Hector Diesel Super
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type1.5L CRDi VGT, 4-Cylinder Diesel Engine2.0L Turbocharged, 4-Cylinder Diesel Engine
Displacement (CC)1493 CC1956 CC
Torque250 Nm @ 1500 – 2750 rpm350 Nm @ 1750-2500 rpm
Maximum Power115 HP @ 4000 rpm170 HP @ 3750 rpm
Transmission TypeManualManual
Gearbox6-Speed Manual6-Speed Manual
No. of Cylinders44
Emission StandardBS6-CompliantBS6-Compliant


Need help making sure your perfect car fits? You must consider the car’s dimensions to ensure the size conveniently suits your needs. If you don’t choose wisely, you may find it is too big to park in your garage, or too long to reverse-parallel park on the street, or maybe even too tall to fit into car parks with low ceilings. The MG Hector is longer and taller than the Kia Seltos with the wheelbase being a lot longer as well. The difference in their width is not as big, but the Hector is wider and it offers a lot more boot space than the Kia SUV. Find out which car is best for you – compare the two models on the basis of their dimensions, kerb/wet weight, ground Clearance, turning radius, etc.,

Dimensions and Weight
Overall Length4315 mm4655 mm
Overall Width1800 mm1835 mm
Overall Height1645 mm1760 mm
Wheelbase2610 mm2750 mm
Ground Clearance190 mm192 mm

Safety Features

Another important determining factor while choosing a new car has to be the safety features that it boasts of. There are different types of safety alerts available such as High-Speed Alert, Immobiliser, Seat Belt Reminder, etc., Regardless of the engine performance and all other fancy features, if the car doesn’t have adequate safety features, it could be a disaster waiting to happen given the kind of road accident statistics reported in India. Check detailed Active and Passive Safety Features available in both variants like Speed Alert System, Airbags, Safety Lock, Parking Sensor and many more from the table given below:

Active and Passive Safety Features
AirbagsYes, Driver & Passenger AirbagsDual Front Airbags
Seatbelt ReminderYes, Driver and PassengerYes, Driver and Passenger
Parking SensorsRear Parking SensorsYes, Front & Rear Parking Sensors
Front Seatbelt Pre-TensionerYes, Pre-tensioner & Load LimiterYes, Pre-tensioner & Load Limiter
Rear View CameraYes with GuidelinesYes
Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsYesYes

Wheels and Tyres

There is no denying the fact that car tyres have been a vehicle’s most important safety feature. After all, they are a vehicle’s only contact with the road. If you are one of those who have been buying it for the first time and not sure that from where you should start your search and what exactly you need to look for, then it is the right time to consider this comparison and learn about the important things that you need to check while buying a new car. Check wheel type, front-tyre size, and rear tyre size of both variants from the table given below:

Wheels and Tyres
Front Tyre215/60-R17215/60-R17
Rear Tyre215/60-R17215/60-R17
Alloy WheelsYesYes
WheelsHyper Metallic Alloy WheelsSilver Alloy Wheels
Spare Wheel205/65-R16 Steel Wheel215/60-R17 Steel Wheel
Tubeless TyresYesYes

Comfort and Convenience Features

If you are planning to buy a car anytime soon, so check out the following comfort and convenience features on the car you should be looking out for.

Comfort and Convenience Features
Air ConditionerFully Automatic Temperature Control with Silver GarnishYes, Manual
Cruise ControlAuto Cruise ControlYes
Power WindowsYes with Driver One Touch Auto Up/Down with Anti-Pinch FunctionYes, Front and Rear
Rear Washer & WiperYesYes
Rear DefoggerYesYes
Power SteeringElectric Power SteeringYes
Rear Seat (Split)Yes, 60:40 Split Rear SeatsYes, 60:40 Split Rear Seats
Rear AC VentsYesYes
Steering Mounted ControlsYes with Audio ControlsYes, Audio Controls
Rear Seat ReclineYes, 2-Step ReclineYes
Steering WheelTelescopic Steering WheelTilt Steering Wheel

Both models are well equipped and offer decent performance. Check the detailed comparison given above and choose which car is best for you by comparing their engine & transmission, dimensions, power, comfort & convenience, safety features and more.