Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder vs Kia Seltos- What’s your pick?

Toyota’s Urban Cruiser Hyryder SUV has entered the highly competitive C-segment SUV segment in India. However, in order to be successful, the Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder must distinguish itself from its competitors. When it comes to distinguishing itself from its competitors, the Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder is the only SUV in its class to offer a hybrid powertrain setup. Furthermore, it is the only SUV in its class that is available with an all-wheel drive.
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To be successful in the segment, The Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder must compete with one of the segment leaders like the Kia Seltos. So, let’s see how the new Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder stacks up against this South Korean C-segment SUV.

Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder vs Kia Seltos- Exterior Design

hyryder vs grand vitara comparisonThe Hyryder comes with LED Project headlamps, twin LED DRLs, a trapezoidal lower grille, a crystal acrylic upper grille with chrome garnish, dynamic 17-inch alloy wheels, LED taillamps, and rugged skid plates at the front and rear. The side profile reveals the SUV’s length as well as its upright SUV stance. The wheel arches are prominent, and the side skirting adds to the SUV’s rugged appearance. After a long wait, Hyryder brings Toyota’s modern design language to the masses in India.

hyryder priceWhereas on the other hand, the Kia Seltos is a muscular, bold, and modern SUV that has been well received by customers since its introduction. Knowing the Indian sensibilities, Kia made certain that the exterior appearance of the Seltos is blingy and grand. As a result, the front fascia includes LED headlamps, an LED strip and LED DRLs that run the width of the car on the nose, a large signature Tiger Nose grille with chrome outlines, and vertical LED fog lamps on the bumper and skid plates. The 17-inch Crystal Cut Alloys with red brake callipers and floating roof rails add a sporty look to the car’s sides. The most eye-catching features on the back include a chrome bar that connects the two LED tail lamps, Rear Spoiler, Shark Fin Antenna, and much more.

Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder vs Kia Seltos- Dimensions

hyryder price launch dateThe Hyryder is slightly longer than the Seltos in terms of dimensions, however, the former is larger in every other parameter. As a result, this segment truly belongs to the Seltos.

On the Basis of- Toyota Hyryder Kia Seltos
Length 4365 mm 4315 mm
Width 1795 mm 1800 mm
Height 1635 mm 1645 mm
Wheelbase 2600 mm 2610 mm

Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder vs Kia Seltos- Features

toyota hyryder price on roadThe Hyryder has a wide range of modern features such as a 9-inch Infotainment System, Toyota’s i-Connect with over 55 features, Wireless Charger, Front Ventilated Seats, Panoramic Sunroof, 360-degree Surround View Camera, HUD (Head Up Display), Drive Mode Switch, Ambient Light, Door Spot + IP Line, Hello Google & Hey Siri Voice Assistant, Reclining Rear Seats, The Hyryder has 6 airbags, All-Wheel Disc Brakes, ABS, EBD, Tyre Pressure Monitoring System, Vehicle Stability Control, Hill Ascent and Hill Descent Control, and other safety features.

toyota hyryder price on road delhiOn the other hand, the Kia Seltos is known for being packed with comfort and convenience features. A 10.25-inch Digital Touchscreen Infotainment System with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a 7-inch Digital Color Instrument Display, an 8-inch Head-up Display UVO Connected Car Tech, Smartwatch Connectivity, BOSE premium 8 speaker system with dynamic speed compensation, Bluetooth Connectivity, Voice Recognition, Steering Mounted Audio Control, Blind View Monitor, Driving Rearview Monitor, Ventilated Front Seats, Wireless Charger, Air Purifier & much more.

Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder vs Kia Seltos- Engine/ Powertrain Options

grand vitara launch date in indiaIn terms of Engine specifications, the Seltos has every powertrain opinion when it comes, whereas the Hyryder has two petrol hybrid engines and no diesel engine. First time in the segment there is an option of choosing between a 2WD or an AWD setup which lends the Hyryder some off-roading capabilities. Seltos does not have a 4WD option.

On the Basis of- Toyota Hyryder Kia Seltos
Engine 1.5-litre mild hybrid;
1.5-litre strong hybrid (petrol)
1.5-litre petrol;
1.5-litre diesel;
1.4-litre turbo petrol
Power 102 PS / 115 PS 115 PS (P) / 115 PS (D) / 140 PS (P)
Torque 135 Nm / 141 Nm 144 Nm (P) / 250 Nm (D) / 242 Nm (P)
Transmission 5-speed MT / 6-speed AT / e-Drive 6-speed MT / 6-speed AT / CVT / DCT
Drivetrain 2WD / AWD 2WD

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Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder vs Kia Seltos- Pricing

toyota hyryder vs creta dimensionsToyota has not revealed pricing for the new Hyryder yet, but we can expect the SUV to start at Rs 9.5 lakh (ex-showroom). The official pricing will be announced in September. Bookings for the 2022 Urban Cruiser Hyryder start at Rs 25,000 and go up from there. Whereas the Kia Seltos comes from a starting price of Rs 10.19 lakh & goes up to Rs 18.65 lakh (ex-showroom).

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