The Kia Seltos and Hyundai Creta are two of the most popular compact SUVs in the Indian market. In recent months, the competition in sales between these two vehicles has intensified, with both models seeing significant sales figures in October 2023.
According to the sales data, Hyundai Creta sold 13,077 units in October 2023, which is a 10% increase compared to the 11,880 units sold in the previous month. Meanwhile, Kia Seltos sold 12,362 units, marking a 26% increase from the 9,777 units sold in the previous month. The difference in sales between the two models was only 695 units in October 2023, signaling a close competition in the segment.
Notably, the facelift version of the Kia Seltos has contributed to the increase in its sales. The 2023 Kia Seltos facelift introduced several new features, attracting more customers. Despite being based on the same platform, both the Seltos and Creta have experienced strong sales figures.
The Kia Seltos is priced from 10.90 lakh to 20.30 lakh rupees (ex-showroom) and is available in eight monotone, two dual-tone, and one matte color options. It comes with three engine options: a 1.5-liter petrol, a 1.5-liter diesel, and a 1.5-liter turbo petrol, all ranging from 115PS to 160PS.
The vehicle’s features include an integrated display setup with a 10.25-inch digital driver display and a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system. Other features such as dual-zone climate control, panoramic sunroof, head-up display, ventilated front seats, air purifier, ambient lighting, and LED sound mood lighting are also provided.
Furthermore, the Kia Seltos offers safety features such as six airbags, ESC, TPMS, 360-degree camera, and 17 ADAS features. The engine options include a 6-speed manual, CVT, IMT, or 7-speed DCT gearbox, providing customers with a wide range of choices.
– The Kia Seltos and Hyundai Creta are both popular in the compact SUV segment in the Indian market.
– In October 2023, the sales of the Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos saw a close competition, with Seltos sales being 26% higher than the previous month.
– After the launch of the facelift version of the Kia Seltos, its sales have seen an increase due to added features that have attracted more customers.
– The Kia Seltos is priced between 10.90 lakhs to 20.30 lakhs and comes with three engine options.
– It also includes various features such as a 10.25-inch digital driver display, 10.25-inch touchscreen, dual-zone climate control, panoramic sunroof, and safety features like six airbags, ESC, TPMS, and 360-degree camera.