The Skoda Kushaq will be the direct competitor of Kia Seltos and Hyundai Crete.
The production-spec Kushaq, his first SUV made in India, was finally unveiled by Skoda. The official opening is still a couple of months away, but it unveiled Kushaq’s specifications and its features.
In the recent past Skoda Kushaq vs Kia Seltos, Skoda has unveiled in India the brand new Kushaq SUV. As a direct competitor to Kia Seltos and Hyundai Crete, the Kushaq will be put. The Kushaq is supported by the MQB-A0-IN platform, making the group’s India 2.0 project the first product to be unveiled. This is how the Kia Seltos is compared on paper:
Kushaq vs Seltos Comparison Overview
|Price||₹ N/A||₹ 9.90 Lakh|
|Engine Capacity||–||1497 cc|
|Power||113 bhp||113 bhp|
Transmission and engine:
The two petrol engines are available in both SUVs. The new Kushaq motor is 1.0L 3 cylinder turbo and 1.5 L 4 cylinder turbo motor, while the Kia Selto is available in a 1.5L four-cylinder and 1.4L four-cylinder Turbo motors. The Kushaq includes an automatic gearbox with 6 speeds and an automatic transmission gearbox with a torque converter, while Seltos has a 6-speed manual transmission gearbox and an automatic CVT gearbox.
The Kia Seltos is not only taller but also larger and wider than the Kushaq with a brief look into the spec sheet. The latter has a longer wheelbase, the longest in the segment, with 2.651 mm. With a length of 4,221 mm, a width of 1,760 mm, and a height of 1,612, Kushaq’s extends across 4,315 mm, a width of 1,800mm and a height of 1.620mm.
In terms of overall features, both cars are decently equipped. It also has a 360-degree car parking camera, an 8-way powered driver, a 7-inch digital multi-channel screen, and even a Bose sound system. Seltos is the segment’s only car that has a heads-up display. Features like a fan, connected car tech, cruises, wireless charging, steering controls are standard on both SUV. Standard features are provided by both SUVs. The Kushaq has a 7-inch and 10-inch infotainment optional, and can both be paired with the Apple CarPlay and Android Auto systems. There is also a six-speaker stereo system that has been designed internally and which is offered in the standard kit “as read and reported by auto.hindustantimes.com”.