2023 Mercedes-Benz EQA vs 2024 Kia Seltos Comparison

    Mercedes-Benz EQA

    Kia Seltos

    2023 Mercedes-Benz
    EQA
    vs
    2024 Kia
    Seltos
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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
    NA
    7.7
    0.0
    Based on the Mercedes-Benz EQA
    Based on the Kia Seltos SPORT+ (AWD)
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    LuxuryLuxury
    City drivingCity driving
    Fuel Efficiency
    NA
    50L
    345 to 370 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    7 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    -
    $29,780 - $45,180
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    CarExpert's Take

    NA
    James Wong
    Production Editor
    James Wong drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Drives and handles well
    • Practicality up there with class leaders
    • Full safety suite in this specification
    Misses
    • Halogen headlights, no auto wipers?!
    • Turbo-AWD option is thirsty, not that fast
    • Hard, scratchy interior plastics

    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

    • Magno Paint (+$3,300)
    • Metallic Paint (+$1,490)
    • Urban Guard Vehicle Protection Plus (+$1,100)
    • Premium Paint (+$520)

    Colours Available

    Polar White and Night Black are the two standard colours, with the following metallic finishes a $1146 option:

    • Denim Blue
    • Rosé Gold (not available with Edition 1 package)
    • Digital White
    • Iridium Silver
    • Mountain Grey
    • Cosmos Black

    There’s also Designo Mountain Grey Magno, which costs $2539.

    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
    ELECTRICMULTI POINT F/INJ, TUR GASOLINE DIR INJ
    Size (cc)
    -1598 - 1999
    Size (L)
    0.02.0L, 1.6L
    Induction
    NOT APPLICABLEINLINE 4, TURBO 4
    Camshaft
    NOT APPLICABLEVARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    -16
    Power
    140kW - 215kW110kW - 146kW
    Power RPM
    -6000 - 6200
    Torque
    375Nm - 520Nm180Nm - 265Nm
    Torque RPM
    -1600 - 4500
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    -10 - 12.5

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