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Kia Seltos Facelift Vs Honda Elevate – What Difference Both SUVs has in Features?

Kia Seltos Facelift against the Honda Elevate

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

FeaturesKia Seltos FaceliftHonda Elevate
HeadlampsLED ProjectorLED
Wheel Size and Type18-inch alloy wheels16-inch alloy wheels
Auto Power WindowYesYes
Seat UpholsteryLeatherLeather
Instrument ClusterDigitalDigital
Infotainment System10.25-inch10-inch
Apple Carplay, Android AutoWirelessWireless
Voice ControlYesYes
Wireless Charging PadYesYes
Ambient LightingYes (64 Colors)
Rear AC VentsYesYes
Air PurifierYes
Ventilated SeatsYes
Heated SeatsYes
Drive ModesEco, Normal, Sport
Cooled GloveboxYes
Sound System8-speaker Bose Premium Sound System8-speaker surround premium sound system
Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
Powered Seats8-way powered adjustable driver seat
Auto-Dimming IRVMYes

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 FeaturesKia Seltos FaceliftHonda Elevate
AirbagsSix AirbagsSix Airbags
ABS with EBDYesYes
Camera360-degree cameraReverse-Parking Camera
Parking SensorsFront and RearRear
Heads-up DisplayYes
Rain-Sensing WipersYesYes
Auto HeadlampsYesYes
Cruise ControlYesYes
Traction ControlYesYes
ADASLevel 2Level 2
Hill AssistYesYes
All 4 Disc BrakesYesFront Disc
ISOFIX anchoragesYesYes

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?

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