Tata Motors is about to foray into the most competitive segment in India currently, with its highly anticipated Nexon SUV sometime next month. With most of the right boxes ticked, Nexon seems to be a promising model, that could turn out to be a game-changer for Tata Motors. While it will go squarely against Ford EcoSport and Maruti Vitara Brezza in the segment, we pit it against one of the most popular models in the compact SUV space, Hyundai Creta. Check out Tata Nexon vs Hyundai Creta-price, features, specs and mileage and other details –
Tata Nexon Vs Hyundai Creta Price
|Model||Price (ex-showroom, Delhi)|
|Tata Nexon (Est)||Rs 6.50 lakh to Rs 10.50 lakh|
|Hyundai Creta||Rs 8.92 lakh to Rs 14.00 lakh|
-Tata Nexon line-up is estimated to start from Rs 6.50 lakh and the fully loaded top-spec variant is likely to be priced at Rs 10.50 lakh.
-The compact SUV is available from Rs 8.92 lakh and the range topping petrol AT trim is priced at Rs 12.48 lakh.
-The diesel powered Creta is priced slightly higher from Rs 9.79 lakh to Rs 14.00 lakh.
Tata Nexon Vs Hyundai Creta Specifications
|Specifications||Tata Nexon||Hyundai Creta|
|Petrol Engines||1.2L Revotron||1.6L Dual VTVT|
|Diesel||1.5L Revotorq||1.6L CRDi VGT & 1.4L CRDi|
|Power (Bhp)||108||126.2 & 88.7|
|Torque (Nm)||260||220 & 260|
|Transmission||6-speed manual||6-speed MT & 6-speed AT|
-Tata will launch Nexon in diesel and petrol engine options.
-Both the engines will come with a standard 6-speed manual transmission.
-A 6-speed AMT gearbox will be added to the line-up at a later stage.
– It will get segment first multiple drive modes with Eco, City and Sport options.
-Hyundai Creta gets higher displacing petrol and diesel engines.
-All three engines (one petrol & two diesel units) put out more power than Nexon’s Revotron petrol & Revotorq diesel units.
-The Hyundai Creta line-up is available in manual and diesel engines. Also Read – Tata Nexon Vs Ford EcoSport Comparison
Tata Nexon Vs Hyundai Creta Mileage
|Model Name||Petrol Mileage (Km/l)||Diesel Mileage (km/l)|
|Tata Nexon||18 (estimated)||23 (estimated)|
-Tata Nexon is estimated to deliver 18 km/l in petrol and 23 km/l in diesel version.
-Hyundai Creta petrol AT is rated at 13km/l.
-The 1.4L diesel unit is claimed to return 21.4km/l against 1.6L AT trims with 17km/l of ARAI rated mileage.
Tata Nexon Vs Hyundai Creta Dimensions
|Dimensions||Tata Nexon||Hyundai Creta|
|Boot Space (Litres)||350 (expandable to 690)||400|
-Tata’s subcompact SUV measures 3,995mm long opposed to Creta which is around 4,270mm long.
-In terms of width, Tata Nexon is 31.7mm wider compared to Hyundai Creta.
-With 120mm longer wheelbase, Hyundai Creta has a more spacious cabin. You May Also Like – Tata Nexon Vs Honda WRV | Tata Nexon Vs Maruti Vitara Brezza
Tata Nexon Vs Hyundai Creta Features
|Key Features||Tata Nexon||Hyundai Creta|
|Rear AC Vents||Yes||Yes|
|Touchscreen Infotainment system||Yes||Yes|
|Height adj. driver seat||Yes||Yes|
|Steering mounted audio & calling controls||Yes||Yes|
|Apple CarPlay & Android Auto||Yes||Yes|
|Navigation system & voice command||Yes||Yes|
|Rear wiper & washer||Yes||Yes|
-Tata Nexon will pack in several segment-first features such as multi drive modes with three options (Eco, City and Sport), floating dashtop HD screen, Harman sourced infotainment system with Apple CarPlay & Android Auto and Tata’s Grand Central Console with sliding tambour door mechanism.
-The Harman sourced infotainment system will come with 8-speakers, read text & whatsapp messages and voice based reply.
-It will be the first Tata car to get Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
-Features including foldable key, front console armrest with storage, rear AC vent, electric tailgate release, front & rear power windows and power steering with tilt function are standard on Creta line-up.
-Other bits such as automatic AC, rear wiper & washer, power folding wing mirrors & driver side auto up-down are available from SX onwards.
-The smart key with push button start is available from SX+ onwards.
-The 60:40 split seats are reserved for the SX+ AT variants.
Tata Nexon Vs Hyundai Creta Safety Features
|Key Features||Tata Nexon||Hyundai Creta|
|Dual front airbags||Yes||Yes|
|ABS with EBD||Yes||Yes|
|Rear parking camera||Yes||Yes|
|Speed sensing auto door lock||Not Known||Yes|
|Reverse parking sensor||Yes||Yes|
|All Disc brakes||No||No|
|NCAP Rating||NA||4-Star Latin NCAP (2015)|
-Prominent safety bits like dual front airbags, ABS, ISOFIX, child restraint system and corner stability control will be standard on Nexon line-up.
-It will additionally receive reverse parking camera, smart key with engine start & stop button among others.
– It gets standard dual front airbags, while side & curtain airbags are restricted to the top-spec SX(O).
-ABS with EBD, manual day/night IRVM, impact sensing auto door lock, lane change indicator and immobilizer are also standard on the line-up.
-Features including 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).
-The child seat anchors come 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.
-The tested model was manufactured in India for export markets including Colombia, Costa Rica, Peru and Panama.