Here is a specification based comparison between the Hyundai Tucson and the Hyundai Creta compact SUV.
The much-awaited Hyundai Tucson premium SUV has been finally launched in India in the price range of Rs 18.99 lakh – Rs 24.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Positioned between the Creta and the Santa Fe, the SUV will compete against the Mahindra XUV500, Honda CRV and the Skoda Yeti. The all-new Tucson comes with a choice of two engines paired to a 6-speed manual and an automatic gearbox.
Here we compare the Hyundai Creta with the all-new Tucson SUV to find out What’s the difference between the two premium SUVs. (Hyundai Tucson Vs Creta Price, Specifications, Mileage & Features) –
|Model||Price (Ex-showroom, Delhi)|
|Hyundai Creta||Rs 9.22 lakh to Rs 14.57 lakh|
|Hyundai Tucson||Rs 18.99 lakh to Rs 24.99 lakh|
The Tucson that sits between the Creta and the Santa Fe, comes within the price range of of Rs 18.99 lakh to Rs 24.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). On the other hand, the Hyundai Creta’s prices start from Rs 9.22 lakh for base variant and go up to Rs 14.57 lakh for top-end model, ex-showroom Delhi.
|Specifications||Hyundai Tucson||Hyundai Creta|
|Engine||2.0L Petrol / 2.0L Diesel||1.6L Petrol / 1.4L & 1.6L Diesel|
|Power||155bhp / 192bhp||122bhp / 89bhp / 126bhp|
|Torque||185Nm / 400Nm||154Nm / 224Nm / 265Nm|
|Transmission||6-speed MT & 6-Speed AT||6-speed MT & 6-speed AT|
Hyundai offers the new Tucson with a 2.0-litre petrol and 2.0-litre diesel powertrain, producing 155bhp against 192Nm of torque, and 185bhp with 400Nm of torque respectively. Transmission options on offer are a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic.
The Hyundai Creta is available in two diesel and one petrol engines. The petrol version of the compact SUV features a 1.6-litre unit offering 122bhp of power and 154Nm of torque. The diesel mills include 1.4L U2 CRDi and 1.6-litre CRDi units that are good for 89bhp/224Nm and 126bhp/265Nm respectively. Transmission duties are taken care of by a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic gearbox.
|Hyundai Creta||Petrol – 15.29kmpl | Diesel – 21.38kmpl (1.4L) & 19.67kmpl (1.6L)|
|Hyundai Tucson||Petrol – 13.03kmpl (MT) & 12.95kmpl (AT) | Diesel – 18.42kmpl (MT) & 16.38kmpl (AT)|
While the petrol version of the Creta is claimed to return 15.29kmpl of mileage, the diesel models offer 21.38kmpl (1.4L unit) and 19.67kmpl (1.6L unit). On the flip side, the new Tucson petrol delivers an ARAI-certified fuel efficiency of 13.03kmpl (MT) and 12.95kmpl AT). Mileage figures of the diesel version stand at 18.42kmpl (MT) and 16.38kmpl (AT). Also See- Hyundai Tucson Exterior & Interior Pictures
Both SUVs are based Hyundai’s evolved Fluidic Sculpture design philosophy, but the Tucson features the Santa Fe-inspired contemporary design. The premium SUV features Hyundai’s signature hexagonal grille, sweptback headlamps, long bonnet curves and silver skid plates. Other design highlights include stylish fog lamp enclosures with two individual lighting elements, bold side creases. canted-forward wheel arches, sloping roofline, sculpted rear haunches, LED tail-lights and twin exhaust pipes.
The Hyundai Creta too shares some of its design elements with the Santa Fe SUV. It comes has an aggressive front fascia, thanks to its sporty bumper, silver skid plates, chrome grille, uniquely designed headlamps with silver inserts and integrated LED DRLs. The forward leaning stance of the SUV is complemented by muscular wheel arches that gives it a squad posture. While the Tucson gets larger 18- and -19-inch alloy wheels, the Creta comes fitted with 16- and 17-inch alloys. The Creta looks more aggressive than the Tucson, courtesy to aggressive character lines running all around the SUV. Towards the rear, the SUV gets newly styled tail-lights, roof mounted spoiler and silver skid plate.
The cabin is one place where the difference between the two siblings is clearly visible. The new Tucson sources most of its interior design and features from the new Elantra sedan. The SUV has a dual-tone interior with silver accents on the HVAC vents and centre console. Claimed to offer the best-in-class features, the Tucson comes equipped with leather-wrapped steering wheel with buttons for audio and dual-zone AC, and soft-touch material quality, 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with satellite navigation, 4.2-inch driver information display, ventilated front seats with 8-way electric adjustment, a smart powered tailgate, etc.
On the other hand, the Hyundai Creta borrows most of its interior components from the Verna and the Elite i20. Similar to the other Hyundai cars, the Creta hosts a wide range of comfort and convenience features including a touchscreen infotainment system, automatic climate control, power steering, rear air-conditioning vents, leather upholstery, electrically adjustable wing mirrors, etc.
|Dimensions||Hyundai Tucson||Hyundai Creta|
The Creta SUV measures 4,270mm in length, 1,780mm in width and 1,630mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 2,590mm. It comes with a ground clearance of 183mm, which is good for city roads. The SUV has a boot space of 400-litres. On the other hand, the Tucson SUV is 4,475mm long, 1,850mm wide and 1,660mm tall, and has a wheelbase of 2,670mm. The SUV has a boot space of 513-litres, which is more than sufficient to accommodate four big suitcases.