Hyundai has launched the all-new Creta at Rs 9.99 lakh (ex-showroom) in India. The new-gen Creta comes with loads of adjustments when it comes to design and styling. It will get a brand new checklist of options and new engine choices to select from. The update for the Creta is in gentle of the rising competitors within the mid-size SUV phase that noticed loads of motion final 12 months. Korean automaker, Kia which debuted in India with the Seltos managed to overhaul Creta’s gross sales in its first month within the Indian market. Hence the update for the Creta appears to be the precise reply to make it fitter for the phase.
The Kia Seltos and Hyundai Creta shares a majority of the options however nonetheless manages to be worlds aside in quite a lot of elements. Here’s how the 2 fare in opposition to one another on paper.
2020 Hyundai Creta. (Photo: Hyundai)
2020 Hyundai Creta Exteriors
The 2020 Hyundai Creta comes with a model new design on the skin that falls consistent with the identical language that started with the Venue. It comes with three-part LED headlamps, squared wheel arches, a brand new grille, completely different alloy wheels, and a model new cabin.
Kia Seltos SUV. (Image: Arjit Garg/News18.com)
Kia Seltos Exteriors
The automobile comes with broad DRLs that run throughout the width of the automobile and LED lamps, a excessive hood and the flared wheel arches with putting alloys. At the again, the automobile will get a chiselled rear bumper and properly formed rear lights with LED inserts. The HT line trims get chrome parts so as to add to the bling, whereas the GT variants boast of further crimson accents so as to add to the SUV’s sporty character.
Hyundai Creta Inetriors. (Image supply: News18.com)
2020 Hyundai Creta Interiors
The 2020 Hyundai Creta in its customary variant will include a two-tone color scheme of beige and black, just like different Hyundai automobiles. Higher variants of the Creta will sport all-black color scheme with crimson accents. Also on provide is a brand new flat-bottom steering wheel and steel pedals within the footwell. The cubbyhole within the automobile comes with a USB port and a wi-fi charging tray. The automobile additionally comes with a panoramic sunroof together with ambient lighting and 17-speaker Bose Audio system and a small digital show on the armrest for the rear passenger.
Kia Seltos cabin. (Image: Arjit Garg/News18.com)
Kia Seltos Interiors
On the within, the Kia Seltos comes with premium parts like leather-based upholstery, flat-bottom steering that impressed us on our first drive. The Tech Line of the Seltos comes with a twin black and beige color tone, whereas the GT Line fashions include an all-black color scheme.
The automobile sports activities a segment-first 8-inch head-up show. It additionally sports activities notable options reminiscent of 360-degree digital camera, wi-fi charging, push-button begin and in-car WiFi. The automobile additionally features a 360-degree digital camera, wi-fi charging, push-button begin and in-car WiFi.
2020 Hyundai Creta Engine
In phrases of mechanicals, the brand new BS6 engine choices on the Creta embody a 1.5-litre petrol engine and a 1.5-litre diesel engine which are out there with each a 6-speed guide transmission and an automated transmission. There can be a 1.4-litre turbo petrol engine out there with a 7-speed Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT).
Kia Seltos Engine
The Kia Seltos shall be out there in two trims – GT line, catering to efficiency fanatics and Tech line that’s geared toward households. The Seltos shall be BSVI compliant proper from its launch. Under the hood, it hosts the third technology Smartstream engine that is available in three variants: 1.5 Petrol, 1.5 Diesel and the primary in phase 1.4 Turbo Petrol. The engines shall be mated to three automated transmission choices – 7DCT, IVT, and 6 AT together with 6 pace Manual Transmission, thereby giving a variety of engine and gearbox choices to customers that swimsuit their wants and driving type.
2020 Hyundai Creta Features
In its new avatar, the brand new Hyundai Creta comes with a bunch of latest options. The automobile will get ventilated seats on the entrance, ambient lighting, electrical parking brake and an air air purifier. The new superior Blue Link connectivity know-how comes with over 50 capabilities within the new Creta. Unlike the earlier model of the tech that was seen on the Venue, the brand new Blue Link on the Creta additionally comes with smartwatch integration as effectively.
In phrases of security, the automobile comes now comes with three driving modes Eco, Comfort and Sport with three terrain modes together with Snow, Sand and Mud. Also on provide are options like Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Vehicle Stability Management (VSM), hill begin help and what Hyundai calls the Superstructure chassis.
Kia Seltos Features
As we talked about earlier than, a number of options within the Seltos is shared with the brand new Creta. Case in level could be ventilated seats on the entrance, Bose sound system, entrance and rear parking sensors, ambient lighting and an air air purifier. On the sprint of the Seltos is a 10.2-inch touchscreen infotainment system that comes with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Like the Blue Link is to Creta, the Seltos will get an e-SIM primarily based connectivity system referred to as UVO, which packs 37 options, together with dwell location, geo-fencing, panic notification and distant engine begin/cease amongst others.
In phrases of security, the automobile will get 6 airbags, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Hill Start Assist Control (HAC) and tyre stress monitoring system.
2020 Hyundai Creta Price
Hyundai has launched the all-new Creta SUV at an introductory value of Rs 9.99 lakh (ex-showroom) in India. Interestingly, Hyundai has managed to provide the identical price ticket to each the bottom petrol and diesel variants. The automobile can be out there with a 1.4-litre turbo petrol engine that’s priced at Rs 16.16 lakh (ex-showroom) for the SX variant.
Kia Seltos Price
After a number of price-hikes that adopted its launch, the Kia Seltos is now priced at Rs 9.89 lakh (ex-showroom) for the bottom HTE Trim. Prices for the automobile goes as much as Rs 16.29 lakh for the GTX+ trim that comes with a 1.4-litre turbo petrol engine.