Skoda Kushaq vs Kia Seltos

Skoda has recently launched the Kushaq. Skoda Kushaq falls under the SUV segment where it competes with Kia Seltos. Is Skoda Kushaq better than Kia Seltos. Let us have a look at the comparison of these 2 SUV’s.


Kia Seltos is a bigger car than Skoda Kushaq.

DimensionsSkoda KushaqKia Seltos
Length4225 mm4315 mm
Width1760 mm1800 mm
Height1612 mm1645 mm
Wheel base2651 mm2610 mm
Boot space385 L433 L


Skoda Kushaq has a lot of amazing features like rear-parking camera, parking sensors, 10 inch touchscreen, ventilated front seats, climate control, wireless charger, in-car Wi-Fi, electronic stability control, a sunroof, six airbags, ABS with EBD, Hill and holl control.

Kia Seltos also has good features such as 6 airbags, ABS with EBD, Hill Assist control, brake assist, 10.25 inch touchscreen, Air purifier.


Skoda has launched Kushaq in 3 variants- Active, Ambition and Style- 7 speed automatic and 6 speed manual variants are available. There is no diesel engine for Skoda Kushaq. On the other hand, Kia Seltos has 6 speed manual and automatic transmissions.


The Skoda Kushaq comes in 2 engine types; 1.0 litre TSI and 1.5 litre TSI and has a maximum power of 147.5 bhp while Kia Seltos has 1.5 litre Petrol, 1.4 litre turbocharged petrol and 1.5 litre diesel engines and deliver a max power of 140 bhp.


Petrol Manual
Skoda KushaqKia Seltos
17.88 kmpl16.8 kmpl
Petrol Automatic
Skoda KushaqKia Seltos
15.78 kmpl16.8 kmpl


There are lots of options in colours. Skoda Kushaq comes in 5 different colours – Brilliant Silver, Carbon Steel, Toreador Red, Honey Orange and Candy White. Kia Seltos is available in 15 different colours.


Pricing of both the cars is convenient. Skoda Kushaq ranges from 10.49 lakh to 17.59 lakh. (Ex-Showroom). Kia Seltos starts from 9.95 lakh and top end model is priced at 17.86 lakh. (Ex-Showroom).