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Honda Elevate vs Kia Seltos vs Other Rivals: Fuel Efficiency Compared

Fuel efficiency stats of the recently launched Kia Seltos Facelift and the upcoming Honda Elevate were revealed. While the Honda Elevate only gets a petrol engine, the Seltos comes with three engine options: two petrol and one diesel. Check out how these mid-size SUV contenders stack up against their rivals!

Petrol/CNG Manual

ModelClaimed Mileage
Kia Seltos Facelift17 kmpl (1.5L NA)
17.7 kmpl (1.5L Turbo-iMT)
Honda Elevate15.31 kmpl
Hyundai Creta16.80 kmpl
Maruti Grand Vitara21.11 kmpl (FWD), 19.38kmpl (AWD), 26.60 km/kg (CNG)
Toyota Hyryder21.12 kmpl (FWD), 19.39 kmpl (AWD), 26.60 km/kg (CNG)
MG Astor15.43 kmpl 
Skoda Kushaq19.76 kmpl (1L), 18.60 kmpl (1.5L)
Volkswagen Taigun19.20 kmpl (1L), 18.47 kmpl (1.5L)
2023 Kia Seltos vs Hyundai Creta vs Honda Elevate Petrol Manual: Mileage Comparison
  • Most Fuel Efficient: – Maruti Grand Vitara / Toyota Hyryder.
  • Least Fuel Efficient: – Honda Elevate.
  • The Grand Vitara and Hyryder are exclusive options with a factory-fitted CNG kit. They also get an optional AWD system for their petrol engines, boosting their off-road characteristics.
Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara engine specs and mileage

Petrol Automatic

ModelClaimed Mileage
Kia Seltos Facelift17.70 kmpl (1.5L NA-CVT)
17.90 kmpl (1.5L Turbo-DCT)
Honda Elevate16.92 kmpl (CVT)
Hyundai Creta18 kmpl (Torque Converter)
Maruti Grand Vitara20.58 kmpl (1.5L mild-hybrid-Torque Converter)
27.97 kmpl (1.5L strong-hybrid-eCVT)
Toyota Hyryder20.58 kmpl (1.5L mild-hybrid-Torque Converter)
27.97 kmpl (1.5L strong-hybrid-eCVT)
MG Astor14.85 kmpl (1.5L-CVT)
14.34 kmpl (1.5L Turbo-Torque Converter)
Skoda Kushaq18.09 kmpl (1L Turbo-Torque Converter)
18.86 kmpl (1.5L Turbo-DCT)
Volkswagen Taigun17.23 kmpl (1L Turbo-Torque Converter)
17.88 kmpl (1.5L Turbo-DCT)
2023 Kia Seltos vs Hyundai Creta vs Honda Elevate Petrol Automatic: Mileage Comparison
  • Most Fuel Efficient: – Toyota Hyryder Hybrid / Maruti Grand Vitara Hybrid (Once again, the Grand Vitara and Hyryder reign as exclusive choices, boasting robust hybrid powertrain options that achieve an impressive mileage of 27.97 kmpl.)
  • Least Fuel Efficient: – MG Astor.
Kia Seltos diesel mileage


ModelClaimed Mileage
Kia Seltos Facelift20.70 kmpl (iMT), 19.21 kmpl (Torque Converter Automatic)
Hyundai Creta21.4 kmpl (Manual), 18.5 kmpl (Torque Converter Automatic)
2023 Kia Seltos vs Hyundai Creta Diesel: Mileage Comparison
  • Both the Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos get an identical 115PS 1.5-litre turbo diesel engine. However, the conventional manual gearbox outperforms the clutchless intelligent manual transmission (iMT) in terms of fuel efficiency.
  • Surprisingly, the Seltos’s diesel automatic boasts better fuel efficiency than its Hyundai counterpart.

While this thread sheds light on mileage insights, a further realm awaits exploration. Click here to access their detailed comparisons of engine specifications, dimensions, features, and prices to make an informed buying decision.