Kia Seltos vs MG ZST Comparison

    Kia Seltos

    MG ZST

    2024 Kia
    Seltos
    vs
    2024 MG
    ZST
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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
    7.7
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    Based on the Kia Seltos SPORT+ (FWD)
    Based on the MG ZST ESSENCE
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    City drivingCity driving
    Fuel Efficiency
    50L
    345 to 370 km
    45L - 48L
    311 to 350 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    7 year
    warranty
    7 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $29,500 - $44,900
    $24,490 - $32,990
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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
    • Punchy turbo engine
    • Generous equipment list
    • Handsome exterior design
    Misses
    • Cheap seat trim
    • Sluggish infotainment
    • Not the value pick in the ZST range

    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)
    • Metallic Paint (+$700)

    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 MG ZST is available in five colours:

    • Brighton Blue (metallic)
    • Diamond Red (metallic)
    • Sloane Silver (metallic)
    • York White
    • Pebble Black

    Specs

    Type
    MULTI POINT F/INJ, TUR GASOLINE DIR INJTURBO DIRECT F/INJ, MULTI POINT F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    1598 - 19991349 - 1498
    Size (L)
    2.0L, 1.6L1.3L, 1.5L
    Induction
    INLINE 4, TURBO 4TURBO 3, INLINE 4
    Camshaft
    VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAMDUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1612 - 16
    Power
    110kW - 146kW84kW - 115kW
    Power RPM
    6000 - 62005200 - 6000
    Torque
    180Nm - 265Nm150Nm - 230Nm
    Torque RPM
    1600 - 45001800 - 4500
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    10 - 12.5-

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