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Comparison of Upcoming Kia Seltos X-Line vs MG Hector Plus SUVs – Specification, Price and Features

All about Upcoming Kia Seltos X-Line vs MG Hector Plus SUVs ✓ Specification ✓ Price ✓ Mileage ✓ Color ✓ Features ✓ ABS ✓ Comparison.

Korean Car Manufacturer company, Kia has unveiled buch of cars at Auto Expo 2020 which it plans to roll out in the Indian market in coming months. While the Carnival is the biggest recent launch of the MPV segment and lot more, a new concept car unveiled by Kia ups the benchmark in compact SUV battle. Kia Motors has unveiled a more rugged version of their best-selling model of Seltos, named ‘Seltos X-Line’.

On the other hand the British Carmaker company, MG also unveiled its much popular car MG Hector’s updated version the Hector Plus to make the battle tought in segment of premium SUVs in the Indian market. So we have some quick comparison of both upcoming SUVs below.

Kia Seltos X-line vs MG Hector Plus – Design

Exterior:- From the outside, Kia Seltos X-Line looks more rugged variant of the Seltos, Kia’s best-selling car in India. The X-Line gets a new aggressive front and roof rails which accentuate the masculine feeling of the Seltos. The new X-Line comes with a number of updates, including revised front and rear bumpers, skid plates. The new Seltos X-line also comes with a number of cosmetic updates, including a new ‘Gun-Metal Grey’ paint scheme with ‘S E L T O S’ badging on the front bonnet, side and rear profile as well. The X-line also featured with a dual-tone paint scheme along with copper-coloured contrasting highlights on the front and rear faux air vents.

MG Hector Plus, it comes with a host of changes to the exteriors and interiors. Compared to the MG Hector, the MG Hector Plus has a more captivating exterior design. While the shape and proportions are the same, the front and rear fascias are a bit different. The new model flaunts a more elegantly designed chrome-studded radiator grille, distinctive split headlamps and tweaked rear combination lamps with a more sophisticated styling and enhanced visibility. There are changes to the bumper as well with tweaked and features revised skid plate.

Interior:- Seltos X-line, apart from the exterior cosmetic updates and certain changes to the interiors as well. The Kia Seltos X-line interior looks quite luxurious and sporty at the same time. The SUV certainly boats of its 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment unit with UVO connectivity with 37 Smart features, voice command, steering-mounted controls, ARKAMYS sound system, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Additionally, the rear seats of the SUV can also recline so that rear occupant can find their comfortable position.

On the other hand, The cabin of the new MG Hector Plus has three rows, in comparison to Hector’s two. There are a couple of seating configurations — 6 (2+2+2) and 7 (2+3+2). The seat upholstery seems more premium in the Hector Plus. The new vehicle borrows the 10.4-inch touchscreen infotainment system from the Hector. All the features will be revealed at the time of the Hector Plus launch.

Kia Seltos X-line vs MG Hector Plus – Engine Specifications

Petrol Engine Kia Seltos X-Line MG Hector Plus
Engine type 1.4-litre T-GDI turbo-petrol 1.5-litre turbo-charged/1.5-litre turbocharged with 48V mild-hybrid system
Displacement 1,353 cc 1,451 cc/1,451 cc
No. of cylinders 4 4/4
Power 140 bhp @ 6,000 rpm 143 PS/143 PS
Torque 242 Nm @ 1,500 rpm 250 Nm/250 Nm
Transmission 7-DCT automatic 6-speed MT or 6-speed dual-clutch automatic/6-speed MT
Drivetrain Layout FWD FWD
Diesel Engine Kia Seltos X-line MG Hector Plus
Engine type 2.0-litre BS-VI turbocharged
Displacement 1,956 cc
No. of cylinders 4
Power 170 PS
Torque 350 Nm
Drivetrain Layout FWD
Transmission 6-speed manual
Drivetrain Layout FWD

Kia Seltos X-line vs MG Hector Plus – Dimensions

Dimensions Kia Seltos X-line MG Hector Plus
Length 4,315 mm 4,695 mm
Width 1,800 mm 1,835 mm
Height 1,645 mm 1,760 mm
Wheelbase 2,610- mm 2,750 mm

Kia Seltos X-line vs MG Hector Plus – Features

Standard Features
Kia Seltos X-line MG Hector Plus
– 8.0-inch Touchscreen Infotainment System
– Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
– Wireless Charger
– UVO connected system
– Voice Command
– Steering Mounted Controls
– ARKAMYS sound system
– Ventilated front seats
– Air Purifier
– Rear AC vents
– Electrically adustable seats
– Push-button start
– Cruise Control
– 10.4-inch Touchscreen InfotainmentAndroid Auto & Apple CarPlay
– Wireless Charger
– Automatic Climate Control
– Internet Connectivity with iSmart technology
– Voice assistance features
– Vehicle status
– Accuweather details
– Geofencing
– E-call facility in emergency
– Internet access via sim connection
– Control the vehicle via remote
Safety Features
– Six Air-bags
– ABS with EBD, Brake Assist
– Vehicle stability management with electronic brakeforce distribution
– Electronic Stability Control
– Blind Spot-view mirrors
– Hill start assist
– Front and Rear Parking Sensors
– 360-degree surround camera
– Tyre pressure monitoring system
– Six Air-bags
– ABS with EBD, Brake Assist
– Vehicle stability management with electronic brakeforce distribution
– Electronic Stability Control
– Cruise Control
– Rear Parking Sensor
– Central Locking
– Auto Headlamps
– 360-degree surround camera
– Tyre pressure monitoring system

Kia Seltos X-line vs MG Hector Plus – Mileage

Mileage Kia Seltos X-line MG Hector Plus
Petrol 18 kmpl 16 kmpl MT/14 kmpl AMT
Diesel 18 kmpl

Kia Seltos X-line vs MG Hector Plus – Colour

Kia Seltos X-line MG Hector Plus
– Galciar White Pearl
– Aurora Black Pearl
– Inteligency Blue
– Poonchi Orange
– Gravity Grey
– Intence Red
– Clear White
– Steel Silver
– Aurora Silver
– Glaze Red
– Candy White
– Starry Black

Kia Seltos X-line vs MG Hector Plus – Ex-showroom Price

Kia Seltos X-line MG Hector Plus
INR 20.0 lakh – 23.0 lakh INR 14.0 lakh – 19.0 lakh
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Last modified: June 27, 2020
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