Kia Seltos vs Volvo XC40 Comparison

    Kia Seltos

    Volvo XC40

    2024 Kia
    Seltos
    vs
    2024 Volvo
    XC40
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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 Volvo XC40 ULTIMATE B5 DARK MHEV
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    City drivingCity driving
    LuxuryLuxury
    Fuel Efficiency
    50L
    345 to 370 km
    54L
    373 to 394 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    7 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $29,500 - $44,900
    $52,990 - $85,990
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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
    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)
    NA

    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 XC40 is available in the following colours:

    • Black Stone solid
    • Sage Green metallic (new)
    • Fjord Blue metallic (new)
    • Silver Dawn metallic (new)
    • Bright Dusk metallic (new)
    • Onyx Black metallic
    • Crystal White pearl
    • Fusion Red metallic
    • Thunder Grey metallic

    Metallic shades are a $1200 option on all petrol models, but are a no-cost option on electric models.

    Specs

    Type
    MULTI POINT F/INJ, TUR GASOLINE DIR INJELECTRIC, TURBO DIRECT F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    1598 - 19991969
    Size (L)
    2.0L, 1.6L0.0, 2.0L
    Induction
    INLINE 4, TURBO 4NOT APPLICABLE, TURBO 4
    Camshaft
    VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAMNOT APPLICABLE, DUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1616
    Power
    110kW - 146kW145kW - 300kW
    Power RPM
    6000 - 62004800 - 5400
    Torque
    180Nm - 265Nm300Nm - 670Nm
    Torque RPM
    1600 - 45001500 - 1800
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    10 - 12.511.3

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