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Hyundai Creta Vs Honda City – Which One Makes More Sense

Hyundai Creta Vs Honda City

Hyundai Creta Vs Honda City – Here is a specifications based comparison between Creta SUV and City Sedan.

In India, car buying decision is primarily driven by budget. Thankfully, customers now get a wide choice to pick from, irrespective of the body style in under Rs 15 lakh price band. In an interesting spec-based comparison between two models belonging to totally different segments, we pit compact SUV, Hyundai Creta against Honda City. While both the models are among the top-selling vehicles in their respective segments, we find out how they stack up against each other. Check out Hyundai Creta Vs Honda City price, engine specifications, features and other details –

Hyundai Creta Vs Honda City Price

Name of the CarPrice (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Hyundai CretaRs 8.92 lakh to Rs 14.00 lakh
Honda CityRs 8.46 lakh to Rs 13.43 lakh

-Hyundai Creta with petrol engine is priced between Rs 8,92,242 lakh to Rs 12,48,485 lakh.
-Diesel variants on the other hand start from Rs 9,79,000 lakh and go up to Rs 14,00,015 lakh.
Honda City petrol starts from Rs 8,46,287 lakh and goes up to Rs 13,37,921 lakh.
-The diesel version of City is priced slightly over its petrol version from Rs 10,68,857 lakh to Rs 13,43,508 lakh (all prices ex-showroom, Delhi)

Hyundai Creta Vs Honda City Specifications

SpecificationsHyundai CretaHonda City
Petrol Engines1.6L Dual VTVT1.5L i-VTEC
Power (Bhp)121.3118
Torque (Nm)151145
Diesel1.6L CRDi VGT & 1.4L CRDi1.5L i-DTEC
Power (Bhp)126.2 & 88.799
Torque (Nm)220 & 260200
Transmission6-speed MT, 6-speed AT5-speed MT, 6-speed MT & CVT with 7-speed paddle shift

-Hyundai Creta carline is available with three engines in petrol and diesel guise.
-Honda City line-up gets two engines in petrol and diesel guise.
-In terms of power, Creta’s 1.6L & 1.4L engines are more powerful than City’s 1.5L units.
-While both models get options between manual and automatic gearbox, City comes with an additional 7-speed paddle shifters on the AT trims. Also Read – Jeep Compass Vs Hyundai Creta

Hyundai Creta Vs Honda City Mileage

Model NamePetrol Mileage (km/l)Diesel Mileage (km/l)
Hyundai Creta15.321.4
Honda City17.425.6

-The petrol AT Creta is claimed to run up to 13km/l.
-Hyundai Creta 1.4L oil burner returns 21.4km/l and the 1.6L AT variants return 17km/l.
-Honda City Petrol delivers 17.4km/l in manual and 18km/l in automatic version.
-The SV & V diesel trims are rated at 25.6km/l against VX & ZX with 25.1km/l.

Hyundai Creta Vs Honda City Dimensions

DimensionsHyundai CretaHonda City
Length (mm)4,2704,440
Breadth (mm)1,7801,695
Height (mm)1,6301,495
Seating Capacity55
Boot Space (Litres)400510

-Hyundai’s compact SUV is wider and taller, albeit City sedan is longer and sits on a 10mm longer wheelbase.
-In terms of boot space, Hyundai Creta lags at 400L opposed to City’s 510L capacity.

Hyundai Creta Vs City Sedan

Hyundai Creta Vs Honda City Features

Key FeaturesHyundai CretaHonda City
Rear AC VentsYesYes
Touchscreen Infotainment systemYesYes
Height adj. driver seatYesYes
Power-operated ORVMsYes
Bluetooth connectivityYesYes
Steering mounted audio & calling controlsYesYes
Apple CarPlay & Android AutoYesNo
Navigation systemYesYes
Rain sensing wipersNoYes
Push start/stopYesYes

-The compact SUV gets standard keyless entry with foldable key, front console armrest with storage, rear AC vent, electric tailgate release, front & rear power windows and power steering with tilt function.
-Features that are standard from SX onwards include automatic AC, rear wiper & washer, power folding wing mirrors & driver side auto up-down.
-The smart key with push button start is available from SX+ onwards.
-The 60:40 split seats are restricted to the SX+ AT variants.
-Standard comfort bits on Honda City include power adjustable door mirrors, height adjustable tilt steering, all power windows, driver power window with one touch open/close function and single accessory charging point etc.
-The fully-loaded top-spec variant exclusively gets automatic headlight control with light sensor, headlight auto off timer, automatic intermitter wipers with rainfall sensor etc.

City Vs Creta - Comparison

 Hyundai Creta Vs Honda City Safety Features

Key FeaturesHyundai CretaHonda City
Dual front airbagsYesYes
ABS with EBDYesYes
Rear parking cameraYesYes
Rear DefoggerYesYes
Speed sensing auto door lockYesNo
Reverse parking sensorYesYes
Auto Day/Night IRVMNoYes
All Disc brakesNoNo
NCAP Rating4-Star Latin NCAP (2015)NA

-The Hyundai Creta carline gets standard driver & passenger side airbags whereas the side & curtain airbags are restricted to top-spec SX(O).
-Features like ABS with EBD, manual day/night IRVM, impact sensing auto door lock, lane change indicator and immobilizer are offered across Creta range.
-Other bits like electronic stability control, vehicle stability management, hill-start assist control, height adjustable front seatbelts, lane change flash adjustment & speed sensing auto door locks are restricted to the top-spec SX(O).
-One must note that child seat anchors are offered only with AT variants.
-The made-in-India Hyundai Creta was crash tested by Latin NCAP in 2015 where it scored 4-stars in adult and 3-stars in child protection.
-One must note that the tested version of Hyundai Creta was built in India for overseas markets including Colombia, Costa Rica, Peru and Panama.
-The side & curtain airbags are standard on the top-spec ZX variant on the Honda City line-up.
-Features like dual airbags, ABS with EBD, immobilizer, ISOFIX, rear defogger etc are standard across line-up.
-While the fuel reminder control system is available from SV onwards only on diesel variants.


If you are looking at a city at a relatively less price (Rs 50,000), Honda City is your option which offers more features and better mileage. While if you are an SUV enthusiast and willing to spend Rs 50,000 extra, go for Creta.

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