Kia Seltos vs Hyundai Kona Comparison

    Kia Seltos

    Hyundai Kona

    2024 Kia
    Seltos
    vs
    2024 Hyundai
    Kona
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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.
    0.0
    7.9
    8.0
    0.0
    Based on the Kia Seltos SPORT+ (FWD)
    Based on the Hyundai Kona
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    City drivingCity driving
    FunFun
    Fuel Efficiency
    50L
    345 to 370 km
    38L - 50L
    148 to 450 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    7 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $29,500 - $44,900
    $32,000 - $64,000
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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
    Scott Collie
    Head of Content
    Scott Collie drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Spacious, grown-up interior
    • Pricing hasn't risen for the new car
    • Less torque makes for a better drive
    Misses
    • Premium is almost Ioniq 5 money
    • 100kW DC fast charging is average in 2024
    • Driver assists remain a Hyundai sticking point

    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)
    • Premium Paint (+$595)

    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^

    Specs

    Type
    MULTI POINT F/INJ, TUR GASOLINE DIR INJTUR GASOLINE DIR INJ, GASOLINE DIRECT INJ, MULTI POINT F/INJ, ELECTRIC
    Size (cc)
    1598 - 19991580 - 1999
    Size (L)
    2.0L, 1.6L2.0L, 1.6L, 0.0
    Induction
    INLINE 4, TURBO 4TURBO 4, INLINE 4, NOT APPLICABLE
    Camshaft
    VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAMVARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM, NOT APPLICABLE
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1616
    Power
    110kW - 146kW77kW - 206kW
    Power RPM
    6000 - 62005500 - 6200
    Torque
    180Nm - 265Nm144Nm - 395Nm
    Torque RPM
    1600 - 45001600 - 4500
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    10 - 12.59.5 - 14

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