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Hey Folks,

I booked Kia Seltos 1.5 HTX IVT in December. Twice declined to take the delivery as I wanted to see the first impression of Hyundai Creta in India.

After seeing Creta, I have decided to give acceptance for delivery. Now all set for a delivery on 21st February.

First time I am moving from Sedan to compact SUV and waiting for the experience.
 

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Thanks. There is not much of a visible difference which you can make out from distance.
I find Seltos a better package with respect to design.
That's fair, it does seem that they're very similar. When you get your Seltos share some photos/updates, I'm sure we'd all love to hear about how it's treating you.
 

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Hi, looking for inputs on Seltos htx IVT, I've already booked HTX 1.5 PETROL MT and in waiting period due to Covid-19 lockdown, now planning to change to IVT variant, but I'm worried on mileage and highway pick-up (beyond 100kmph) compared with MT, as I've been driving Diesel sedan 1.6L so far n now shifting to petrol based on my usage, pls help
 

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I have got the fuel efficiency of 11.88/ltr where in Odo it was showing 13.4. I have been driving only in Bangalore city in moderate traffic. You can expect double digit FE.
Coming to drivabiliy: I had the same apprehension with the 115PS engine will feel under powered. After driving it doesn't feel so. The engine is well tuned to stay in around 1800rpm giving good FE and decent pull. You may feel it under powered when the vehicle is loaded and you expect instance acceleration.
If you like the sporty drive feel then stay away. If you want comfortable, sedate family drive in city or highway then this is the perfect choice.
 

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Thanks a bunch, btw how about pick-up in the highway if you need to overtake a vehicle beyond d speed of 100-120kmph when you are running at 90-100kmph, as I drive mostly on highways than daily city commute in b'lore.
 

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I have not driven on the highway yet due to lockdown. I had plans in end of March which I deferred it.

If your usage is high aay more 2k km per month then look for diesel.

My usage is about 1200km per month so diesel doesn't make sense.

For overtaking quickly, you can use sports mode (shift to manual mode) which is handy.
 

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Yep, thanks for reminding abt Manual mode, sales exec was showing how to shift during my test drive. So, I understand we should be able shift directly from D to manual/sports mode on-the-go... My usage also abt 1000km/month so the reason why switching to petrol, also I felt AT is the best option for bangalore traffic.
 

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Good to know that you are from Bangalore too. I have bought the car from Naara Kia dealership. If you are around south Bangalore, you can approach them.
Based on your usage pattern, petrol AT is a good choice.
 

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Cool, I'm staying in east b'lore IT hub area, btw Im in touch with JSP kia, Yep looking for another IVT test drive beyond 100kmph as I could only drive ~60 speed earlier. Thanks for ur inputs,
 
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