Honda had revealed it’s Elevate SUV on June 6th, 2023, and Kia will be unveiling the Indian-Spec Seltos Facelift on July 4th. While both the SUV looks big, and muscly, it only makes sense to compare the two SUV against each other to find out which SUV has is more feature-loaded and which SUV is worth buying over the other. Let’s find out, shall we!
Kia Seltos Facelift vs Honda Elevate – Features
|Features||Kia Seltos Facelift||Honda Elevate|
|Wheel Size and Type||18-inch alloy wheels||16-inch alloy wheels|
|Auto Power Window||Yes||Yes|
|Apple Carplay, Android Auto||Wireless||Wireless|
|Wireless Charging Pad||Yes||Yes|
|Ambient Lighting||Yes (64 Colors)||–|
|Rear AC Vents||Yes||Yes|
|Drive Modes||Eco, Normal, Sport||–|
|Sound System||8-speaker Bose Premium Sound System||8-speaker surround premium sound system|
|Height Adjustable Driver Seat||Yes||Yes|
|Powered Seats||8-way powered adjustable driver seat||–|
When it comes to features, the Elevate SUV misses out on Auto-Dimming IRVM, Powered Seats, Cooled Glovebox, Drive Modes, Heated Seats, Ventilated Seats, Air Purifier, Ambient Lighting, Wireless Android Auto/Apple Carplay, bigger infotainment system, panoramic sunroof, bigger alloy wheels, and projector headlamps. All these features will be present in the Seltos facelift making it a better choice than the Elevate.
|Safety Features||Kia Seltos Facelift||Honda Elevate|
|Airbags||Six Airbags||Six Airbags|
|ABS with EBD||Yes||Yes|
|Camera||360-degree camera||Reverse-Parking Camera|
|Parking Sensors||Front and Rear||Rear|
|ADAS||Level 2||Level 2|
|All 4 Disc Brakes||Yes||Front Disc|
In Safety, the Elevate SUV misses out on 360-degree camera, Front parking sensors, Disc Brakes for All 4 Wheels, and Tyre-Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS). All these are present in the Seltos facelift making it evident that it’s better than the Elevate SUV.
Both the SUVs also have Level 2 ADAS tech as well. Honda Elevate has ADAS features such as Lane Keep Assist, Collision Mitigation Braking System, Lane Departure Warning, Adaptive Cruise Control, Road Departure Warning, and automatic high beam assist. The Seltos Facelift has ADAS features like the Lane Keep Assist, Lane Departure Warning, Blind Spot Detection, Forward Collision Detection, Auto High Beam Assist, Driver Attention Warning, Rear Traffic Collision Avoidance Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control, and few more.
Kia Seltos Facelift vs Honda Elevate – Verdict
In the end, you’ll be the one to make the decision on which SUV to buy that is suitable according to your requirements. However, in terms of features, it is recommended to buy the Seltos Facelift when it launches in July as it’s got tons of features than the Honda Elevate, and where as the Honda Elevate has good features too, but it’s more focused on the comfort of the passengers than features, and it feels more like the SUV version of the City. So, which one would you choose?