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Tata Harrier Vs Hyundai Creta – A Spec Based Comparison

Tata Harrier Vs Hyundai Creta

Tata Harrier Vs Hyundai Creta – Here’s a specifications-based comparison between these two 5-seater premium SUVs.

The Hyundai Creta is, currently, the best-selling 5-seater premium SUV in the Indian market. This segment recently witnessed two new entrants – Nissan Kicks and Tata Harrier. Tata’s new SUV, however, is stacked up against the Jeep Compass and Hyundai Tucson. The Harrier’s competitive pricing makes it a perfect rival for Hyundai Creta as well. Here, we bring you a brief specification based comparison between these two premium SUVs -Tata Harrier Vs Hyundai Creta.

Tata Harrier Vs Hyundai Creta – Price

Model Ex-showroom
Tata Harrier Rs 13.5 lakh – Rs 18 lakh (Mumbai)
Hyundai Creta (Diesel) Rs 9.99 lakh – Rs 15.10 lakh (Delhi)

– The Tata Harrier has been made available with a single 2.0L Kryotec diesel powertain, while the Hyundai Creta comes with both petrol and diesel engine options.

– Prices of the Creta petrol model start from Rs 9.50 lakh and go up to Rs 13.66 lakh. The diesel variants cost between Rs 9.99 lakh and Rs 15.10 lakh (all, ex-showroom Delhi).

– Following its aggressive pricing strategy, Tata Motors has put up a tough competition for Creta in the form of Harrier.  The entry level variant of the new Tata SUV costs Rs 12.69 lakh and the range-topping model is priced at Rs 16.25 lakh All prices are ex-showroom, Mumbai.

Tata Harrier Vs Hyundai Creta – Specifications

Specifications Tata Harrier Hyundai Creta
Diesel Engine 2.0L Kryotec 1.6L
Max Power 138bhp 126bhp
Max Torque 350Nm 259Nm
Transmission 6-speed MT 6-speed MT & AT
Drivetrain FWD FWD & AWD

– Hyundai’s premium SUV is available with three powertrain options – a 1.4-litre CRDi diesel, a 1.6-litre U2 CRDi diesel and a 1.6-litre petrol unit.

– The gasoline motor delivers a peak power of 121bhp and a maximum torque of 151Nm. While the 1.4L CRDi diesel unit makes power worth 89bhp against 220Nm of torque, the 1.6L diesel mill is good enough for 126bhp and 259Nm of torque.

– Transmission choices include a 5-speed manual, a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic unit.

– Tata Harrier, on the other hand, derives its power from a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder Kryotec diesel engine inspired from Cryogenic rocket engine. Featuring a low friction valve train architecture and advanced EGR, the oil burner claims to deliver better fuel economy. It also meets the stringent emission requirements. Read – Tata Harrier Vs Jeep Compass

– This BSVI-ready diesel engine develops a peak power of 138bhp and a maximum torque of 350Nm, thus making it more powerful (12bhp) and torqueier (91Nm) than the Creta.

– The Harrier comes with a 6-speed manual gearbox only. The SUV misses out on the AWD (all-wheel-drive), and is offered with FWD (fornt-wheel-drive) system. The SUV offers multi-drive modes – Eco, City and Sport – along with the ESP Terrain response modes – Normal, Rough and Wet.

Tata Harrier Vs Hyundai Creta – Mileage

Model Mileage
Tata Harrier  Over 16kmpl
Hyundai Creta (Diesel) 19.67kmpl- 17.1kmpl

– The petrol version of the Hyundai Creta is claimed to return an ARAI certified fuel economy of 15.29kmpl. On the other hand, the 1.4L U2 CRDi and 1.6L U2 CRDi diesel models return an impressive mileage of 21.38kmpl and 19.67kmpl (MT) – 17.01kmpl (AT) respectively.

– As mentioned above, the Tata Harrier comes with diesel engine and manual gearbox only. It’s the same powertrain that does duty in the Jeep Compass. However, the home-grown carmaker detuned it for generating less power. Read – Tata Harrier Vs Mahindra XUV500

– For the record, Tata claims that the Harrier’s 2.0L Kryotec diesel motor is built on low friction valve train architecture and uses advanced EGR that aids to its fuel economy.

– The Tata Harrier delivers mileage around 14kmpl on urban roads and above 16kmpl on highways.

Tata Harrier Vs Hyundai Creta – Dimensions

Dimensions Tata Harrier Hyundai Creta
Length 4,598mm 4,270mm
Width 1,8940mm 1,780mm
Height 1,714mm 1,630mm
Wheelbase 2,741mm 2,590mm
Ground Clearance 205mm 183mm
Boot Space 810L 400-L

– Dimensionally, the Hyundai Creta measures 4,270mm in length, 1,780mm in width and 1,630mm in height. The SUV has a wheelbase of 2,590mm, and stands on a ground clearance of 183mm. It offers a luggage capacity of 400-litres.

– Tata Harrier is 4,598mm long, 1894mm wide and 1714mm tall with a wheelbase of 2,741mm. The SUV has a ground clearance of 205mm. With this figures, the Harrier becomes the biggest SUV in its category. It offers a cargo space of 425-litres. Read: Tata Harrier – 10 Interesting Facts

– That means, the Harrier is 328mm longer, 114mm wider and 111mm taller than the Creta. In fact, its wheelbase is 151mm longer that translates into bigger cabin space.

Tata Harrier Vs Hyundai Creta – Features

– The Hyundai Creta carline is available in five trims – E, E+, S, SX and SX (O). The list of standard features includes halogen headlamps with follow me home function, blacked out A-and B-pillars, all-black theme, fabric seat upholstery, height adjustable driver seat and power steering with tilt function.

– The updated petrol model of the SUV is now available with a 5-inch touchscreen audio system with USB and Bluetooth connectivity. Features such as bi-functional projector headlamps with LED DLRs and cornering lights, 17-inch diamond cut alloys, adjustable rear headrests, electric sunroof, automatic climate control are reserved for the range-topping trims.

– For connectivity purpose, the Tata Harrier offers a floating 8.8-inch touchscreen infotainment system supporting Android Auto. It also gets automatic climate control, large front seats with overhead storage binnacle and memory function and rear air-conditioning vents.

– The top-spec trim of the Harrier gets leather wrapped steering wheel, leather seat upholstery and door pad inserts and gearshift knob and JBL audio system are reserved for the top-spec trim. While the higher trims are available with projector headlamps, the base variant gets Xenon HID projector headlamps.

– Features such as dual function DRLs with turn indicators, power steering and windows, electrically adjustable outer mirrors and tilt and telescopic adjustable steering wheel are standard across the carline.

Tata Harrier Vs Hyundai Creta – Safety Features

– The dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, front seat belt with pre-tensioners, impact sensing auto door unlock, lane change indicator, speed sensing auto door lock and immobilizer are standard safety fitments offered across the Hyundai Creta model lineup.

– The SX (O) trim is exclusively offered with side and curtain airbags, electronic stability control (ESC), vehicle stability management control (VSM), hill start assist control (HAC), electro chromic mirror (ECM), height adjustable front seatbelts drive and passenger and lane change flash adjustment.

– Safety features such as parking assist (rear parking sensors, rear camera with steering adaptive parking guidelines display) and ISOFIX child seat anchor are also on offer.

– Tata Harrier offers dual airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors, central locking and perimetric alarm system as standard safety features. The list also includes reverse parking camera, remote central locking and cruise controls.

– The 6 airbags, hill hold control, hill decent control, roll over mitigation, electronic stability program, corner stability control, child seat ISOFIX anchor points, electronic traction control and brake disc wiping are exclusively made available on the top-spec trim.

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