Kia Seltos VS Mahindra XUV300 in a Drag Race

by Jatin Chhibber | 31/05/2021
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Here’s a recent drag race between Kia Seltos and Mahindra XUV300. Watch the video embedded below to know surprising results.   

The trend of drag racing is getting quite popular among enthusiasts in India. People test the capabilities of their vehicles by conducting such races. Here’s a recent drag race between Kia Seltos and Mahindra XUV300. Both SUVs are quite popular in the Indian market and are among the most capable vehicles in their respective segments. The Mahindra XUV300 is a sub-4-meter SUV, while Kia Seltos is a compact SUV. Watch the drag race video embedded below to know amazing results.

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We request all our readers that do not try to conduct such races on public roads. Always look out for closed roads and take proper safety precautions. This drag race video has been uploaded on a YouTube channel named as Review by Aj. The Kia Seltos and Mahindra XUV300 you see here are powered by a 1.5-litre diesel engine. The former develops 113bhp of power and 250 Nm of torque, while the latter puts out power and torque outputs of 115bhp and 300 Nm. On paper, the Mahindra XUV300 is slightly more powerful than the Kia SUV. In total, two rounds of drag race were conducted. In the first round, as soon as the race started, the Kia Seltos takes the lead and remains on the top till the finish line.

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In the second round, the Kia SUV again defeats the Mahindra XUV300. Kia Seltos wins both rounds of drag race by a huge margin. As per the vlogger, the transmission tuning of the Mahindra XUV300 could have been better because after crossing 3000 rpm, the Mahindra SUV was not able to pick up speeds in first gear, while the Kia Seltos was much quicker in 1st gear. The kerb weight of both SUVs is also quite similar to each other. In the Indian market, the Mahindra XUV300 is offered at a starting price of Rs 7.95 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the base trim, while the entry-level model of Kia Seltos is retailed at a price tag of Rs 9.89 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

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