While there could be quite a few differences that the Creta has, here’s what makes the biggest impact
1. PANORAMIC SUNROOF
From the SX variants onwards, the Creta gets a panoramic sunroof while the Kia Seltos gets only a moon-roof option. The panoramic sunroof becomes a big selling point for buyers to choose the Creta over the Seltos.
2. SAFETY TECH IN THE MIDDLE VARIANTS
The Creta gets a few additional safety features like Vehicle Stability Management, Electronic Stability Control and Hill Assist right from the SX variant again. The Seltos doesn’t get these in the middle variants.
3. e-PARKING BRAKE
One fancy trick the Creta uses is the e-parking brake button. As of now, e-parking breaks are found only in the premium cars and not in the affordable ones. This way, the Creta is able to prove that it is a more premium offering.
4. PADDLE SHIFTERS
While the Seltos is a loaded car, the Creta’s wild card feature to appeal to driving enthusiasts is the paddle shifters that come available with the IVT, DCT and AT options.
Here’s what the Seltos offers though, that the Creta doesn’t:
1. HEADS UP DISPLAY
The Seltos, in the top-end GTX+ trim, gets a Heads Up Display for the driver that reads the current speed, speed limits and navigation information. This helps as it doesn’t require the driver to change their line of view from the road.
2. HIGHLINE TPMS IN LOWER VARIANTS
While the Creta gives you low-line TPMS, the Seltos gives you Highline TPMS (a more advanced system that tells you tyre pressure in each tyre while the lowline would only tell you that some tyre has non-uniform pressure).
3. 360-DEGREE CAMERA
The Seltos is probably the only other car, apart from the Nissan Kicks to offer 360* camera view, which is super convenient and useful while parking. This gives you a birds-eye-view of the parking situation.
4. BLIND SPOT VIEW MONITOR
As a by-product of the 360* camera, you also get a blindspot monitor or an input from the cameras underneath both the mirrors based on your lane-change indicator. This view comes up in your instrument cluster.
Hope this was helpful.
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