MG ZST vs Kia Seltos Comparison

    MG ZST

    Kia Seltos

    2024 MG
    ZST
    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
    7.7
    7.9
    0.0
    Based on the MG ZST ESSENCE
    Based on the Kia Seltos SPORT+ (FWD)
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    City drivingCity driving
    Fuel Efficiency
    45L - 48L
    311 to 350 km
    50L
    345 to 370 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    7 year
    warranty
    7 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $24,490 - $32,990
    $29,500 - $44,900
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    CarExpert's Take

    Scott Collie
    Head of Content
    Scott Collie drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Punchy turbo engine
    • Generous equipment list
    • Cheap to service, cheap to buy
    Misses
    • Active driver assists need refining
    • Slightly sweaty seats
    • No ANCAP rating for this model
    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

    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

    • Metallic Paint (+$700)
    • Premium Paint (+$520)

    Colours Available

    The MG ZST is available in five colours:

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

    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
    TURBO DIRECT F/INJ, MULTI POINT F/INJMULTI POINT F/INJ, TUR GASOLINE DIR INJ
    Size (cc)
    1349 - 14981598 - 1999
    Size (L)
    1.3L, 1.5L2.0L, 1.6L
    Induction
    TURBO 3, INLINE 4INLINE 4, TURBO 4
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAMVARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    12 - 1616
    Power
    84kW - 115kW110kW - 146kW
    Power RPM
    5200 - 60006000 - 6200
    Torque
    150Nm - 230Nm180Nm - 265Nm
    Torque RPM
    1800 - 45001600 - 4500
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    -10 - 12.5

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