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Kia Cars vs Skoda Cars - Which One You Should Buy?

Compare Insurance Premium for Kia and Skoda

Kia Company Overview

Skoda Company Overview

Market Share of Kia and Skoda

Get a brief overview of the market share of the two brands in the table below:

Basis Kia Skoda
Market Share 6% market share as of Jan 2024 1.60% market share as of January 2024
Units Sold 23,769 units sold in Jan 2024 4,670 units sold as of December 2023

  • Skoda Market Share: During December 2023, Skoda represented a year-on-year drop of -2.50% in sales market share. In January 2024, Skoda’s total sales amounted to 2,377 units, and the Skoda Kushaq contributed 1,082 units, which is 56.46% less than the previous month's figures.
  • Kia Market Share: In January, Kia Sales reached 23,769 units, and Sonet was the highest-selling model. The share of the Kia brand for the 30 days of 6.04% was achieved, while Sonet's above 18% market share only consolidated the role of this car in the brand's overall performance.

Compare the Segments and Mileage of Kia & Skoda

Know more about the segment-wise range and mileages of the models of these two brands in the tables below:

Types of Kia and Skoda Models by Segment

Basis Kia Skoda
Sedan - Slavia
Compact SUV Sonet, Seltos Kushaq, Kodiaq, Kushaq Monte Carlo
MUV Carens -
Electric Vehicles (EV) EV6 -

Comparison of Skoda and Kia Models by Mileage

Model Type Kia Mileage (Averagely) Skoda Mileage (Averagely)
Sedan - 19-20 kmpl
Compact SUV 18-24 kmpl 13-20 kmpl
MUV 16-21 kmpl -
Electric Vehicles (EV) 425-528 km/charge -

Kia offers cars in various segments worldwide but has only launched four models in India. The Sonet and Seltos are compact SUVs, while the Carens is a premium MUV. In the EV segment, the brand has the EV6, which provides a mileage of 425-528 km/charge.

Skoda offers a wide range of vehicles for different groups and purposes worldwide. However, the brand has launched only one sedan model in India, the Slavia. In the compact SUV category, the Kushaq, Kodiaq, and Kushaq Monte Carlo are some of its iconic offerings.

Safety Features in Kia and Skoda

The critical safety features of Kia and Skoda cars are stated in the table below:

Skoda Kia
Intelligent lighting systems make it possible to see and be seen in the daytime. Front, side, and even roof airbags keep occupants from colliding with other things.
Many models received the maximum 5-star ratings in Euro NCAP, ANCAP, and Global NCAP crash tests. Lane Following Assist guarantees the car does not drift out of the lane centre.
Airbags support the overall occupant safety. The Tyre Pressure Monitoring System displays the tyre pressure in real time.
Matrix function reflection of LED TOP headlights uses a rearview camera to screen high beam light. The Rear Cross Traffic Collision Warning will alert drivers when a side lane vehicle is about to collide while reversing.
Child seats comply with EHK 44.04 European safety regulations and pass Euro NCAP impact tests, non-combustibility tests, and harmful substance ratings. Driver Attention Warning detects drowsiness and warns the driver.
Emergency Call/eCall+ provides free help in case of an accident in the car's lifetime. Highway Driving Assist comprises adaptive cruise control and steering that keep the driver safe.

After Sales Service & Support of Kia and Skoda

The various after-sales services offered by these two companies are mentioned in the table below:

Kia Skoda
The Kia Assist includes emergency roadside service and, on request, home assistance. Skoda performs specialised seasonal inspections of the tyre, brake, battery, fluid, headlight, and system status.
My Convenience makes servicing custom-tailored to your individuality with real-time monitoring. Skoda comes with a 4-year warranty that covers manufacturing defects like paintwork and bodywork corrosion.
Free Kia Connect for vehicles under 3 years old is valid for vehicle owners who are new car owners. According to individual needs, personalised maintenance packages for 2 years and 4 years are on sale in all Skoda dealerships.

Finally, personal tastes and priorities will guide the decision between Kia and Skoda. Skoda is recognised for its quality, stylish look, and German engineering, whereas Kia provides good-looking, affordable, and feature-rich vehicles, with safety being their topmost priority.