Kia Seltos vs BMW X1 Comparison

    Kia Seltos

    BMW X1

    2024 Kia
    Seltos
    vs
    2024 BMW
    X1
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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the suv small category, between scores of 7.2 and 8.5.
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    7.9
    8.4
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    Based on the Kia Seltos SPORT+ (FWD)
    Based on the BMW X1 sDRIVE18i
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    City drivingCity driving
    LuxuryLuxury
    Fuel Efficiency
    50L
    345 to 370 km
    54L
    351 to 421 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    7 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $29,500 - $44,900
    $60,400 - $90,900
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    CarExpert's Take

    Jack Quick
    Journalist
    Jack Quick drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Comfortable and compliant ride
    • Modern infotainment setup
    • Proper full-size spare wheel
    Misses
    • Halogen headlights look cheap
    • Runs out of puff at highway speeds
    • Annoying and loud chimes
    NA

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    • Premium Paint (+$520)
    • Individual Metallic Paint (+$2,500)
    • Metallic Paint (+$1,800)

    Colours Available

    Seven colours are offered across the line-up, including a new Pluton Blue finish. The outgoing models’ Starlight Yellow has been dropped, while Clear White and Pluton Blue are available with a contrast Fusion Black roof exclusively on the Seltos GT-Line.

    The other single colours include Neptune blue, Mars orange, Steel grey, Gravity grey, Cherry black and Snow White pearl.

    • Mars Orange
    • Pluton Blue*
    • Snow White Pearl*
    • Steel Grey*
    • Gravity Grey*
    • Fusion Black*
    • Neptune Blue*
    • Pluton Blue & Fusion Black roof^
    • Clear White & Fusion Black roof^

    The 2023 BMW X1 comes standard in non-metallic Alpine White, with a range of metallic finishes costing an extra $1800 or coming free as part of the Enhancement pack:

    • Black Sapphire
    • Phytonic Blue
    • M Portimao Blue
    • Sanremo Green
    • Cape York Green
    • Utah Orange

    BMW Individual Storm Bay is a $2500 option, or $700 if you specify your X1 with the Enhancement pack.

    Specs

    Type
    MULTI POINT F/INJ, TUR GASOLINE DIR INJTURBO DIRECT F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    1598 - 19991499 - 1998
    Size (L)
    2.0L, 1.6L2.0L, 1.5L
    Induction
    INLINE 4, TURBO 4TURBO 4, TURBO 3
    Camshaft
    VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAMVARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM, DUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1612 - 16
    Power
    110kW - 146kW115kW - 233kW
    Power RPM
    6000 - 62004400 - 5750
    Torque
    180Nm - 265Nm230Nm - 400Nm
    Torque RPM
    1600 - 45001500 - 2000
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    10 - 12.59.5 - 11

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