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    2020 Hyundai Creta vs Jeep Compass - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    by Lakshya Khanna Dates: 31 Jul 2020

    Which C-segment SUV is better: Hyundai Creta or Jeep Compass? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to find out which car offers better value for money.

     


    2020 Hyundai Creta vs Jeep Compass

    Creta 2020 vs Compass 2020 | Price Comparison - Which One Is Cheaper?

    CRETA VS COMPASS | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    Hyundai Creta

    Jeep Compass

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    EX

    ₹9.99

    Sports Plus

    ₹16.49

    S

    ₹11.72

       

    SX

    ₹13.46

       


    Hyundai Creta prices start from Rs. 9.99 lakh and go up to Rs. 13.46 lakh for petrol manual powertrain. The Jeep Compass petrol manual comes in a single petrol manual variant, Sports Plus costs Rs. 16.49 lakh.

    CRETA VS COMPASS | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL AUTOMATIC

    Hyundai Creta

    Jeep Compass

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    SX

    ₹14.94

    Longitude Plus

    ₹19.69

    SX(O)

    ₹16.15

    Limited Plus

    ₹21.92

    1.4 Turbo SX

    ₹16.16

       

    1.4 Turbo SX(O)

    ₹17.20

       

     

    For the petrol automatic powertrain, Hyundai Creta prices start from Rs. 14.94 lakh and Jeep Compass starts from Rs. 19.69 lakh.

    CRETA VS COMPASS | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    DIESEL MANUAL

    Hyundai Creta

    Jeep Compass

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    E

    ₹9.99

    Sports Plus

    ₹17.99

    EX

    ₹11.49

    Longitude

    ₹19.40

    S

    ₹12.77

    Longitude Plus

    ₹20.30

    SX

    ₹14.51

    Limited Plus

    ₹22.43

    SX(O)

    ₹15.79

    Limited Plus AWD

    ₹24.21


    Hyundai Creta prices start from Rs. 9.99 lakh and go up to Rs. 15.79 lakh for diesel manual powertrain. The Jeep Compass diesel manual prices start from Rs. 17.99 lakh and go up to Rs. 24.21 lakh.

    CRETA VS COMPASS | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    DIESEL AUTOMATIC

    Hyundai Creta

    Jeep Compass

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    SX

    ₹15.99

    Longitude AWD

    ₹21.96

    SX(O)

    ₹17.20

    Longitude Plus AWD

    ₹22.86

       

    Limited Plus AWD

    ₹24.99


    For the diesel automatic powertrain, Hyundai Creta prices start from Rs. 15.99 lakh and Jeep Compass starts from Rs. 21.96 lakh.

    Creta 2020 vs Compass 2020 | Dimension Comparison - Which One Is Bigger?

    Hyundai Creta is 4300mm long, 1790mm wide and 1635mm tall and rides on a wheelbase measuring 2610mm. The Hyundai Creta has a boot space of 433 litres. The Jeep Compass measures 4395mm in length, 1818mm in width and 1640mm in height. The wheelbase of Jeep Compass is 2636mm and it has a boot space of 438 litres.

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    CRETA VS COMPASS | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Hyundai Creta

    Difference

    Jeep Compass

    Length (mm)

    4300

    95

    4395

    Width (mm)

    1790

    28

    1818

    Height (mm)

    1635

    5

    1640

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2610

    26

    2636

    Boot Space (litre)

    433

    5

    438

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    190

    12

    178

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    50

    10

    60


    Dimension Review

    • Compass is longer than the Creta by 95mm.
    • Compass is wider than the Creta by 28mm.
    • Compass is taller than Creta by 5mm.
    • Compass has a longer wheelbase than the Creta; by 26mm.
    • Compass has 5 litres more boot space than the Creta.
    • Creta has 12mm more ground clearance than Compass.

    In terms of dimensions, the Compass is a marginally larger car compared to the Creta. So, it may have noticeably better road presence than the Creta.

    Creta 2020 vs Compass 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which One has Better Performance?

    CRETA VS COMPASS | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL ENGINE

     

    Hyundai Creta

    Hyundai Creta

    Jeep Compass

    Engine Type

    Turbo Petrol

    Petrol

    Petrol

    Displacement

    1.4L

    1.5L

    1.4L

    Cylinder

    4

    4

    4

    Maximum Power

    140PS @ 6000rpm

    115PS @ 6300rpm

    162PS @ 5500rpm

    Peak Torque

    242Nm @ 1500 - 3200rpm

    144Nm @ 4500rpm

    250Nm @ 2500 - 4000rpm

    Manual Transmission

    -

    6-speed

    6-speed

    Manual FE

    -

    16.8kmpl

    15kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    7- speed DCT

    CVT

    7-speed DCT

    Automatic FE

    16.76kmpl

    16.9kmpl

    14.5kmpl


    Creta Petrol vs Compass Petrol

    The Hyundai Creta gets a 1.4L 4-cylinder turbo petrol engine that makes 140PS of maximum power and 242Nm of peak torque. It is only available with a 7-speed DCT type automatic transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 16.76kmpl.

    There’s also a 1.5L petrol 4-cylinder engine that makes 115PS of maximum power and 144Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a CVT type automatic transmission. The Hyundai Creta petrol manual has a fuel-efficiency of 16.76kmpl while the automatic claims to return a figure of 16.85kmpl.

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    Jeep Compass gets a 1.4L petrol 4-cylinder engine that makes 162PS of maximum power and 250Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a 7-speed DCT type automatic transmission. The Jeep Compass petrol manual has a fuel-efficiency of 15kmpl while the automatic claims to return a figure of 14.5kmpl.

    Petrol Engine Review

    • Compass has a more powerful engine than Creta.
    • Compass's engine produces more torque than Creta's.
    • The Creta turbo has better torque-to-weight ratio than the Compass, so it will offer better drivability.
    • Creta petrol is more fuel-efficient than the Compass petrol.

    CRETA VS COMPASS | ENGINE COMPARISON

    DIESEL ENGINE

     

    Hyundai Creta

    Jeep Compass

    Engine Type

    Diesel

    Diesel

    Displacement

    1.5L

    2.0L

    Cylinder

    4

    4

    Maximum Power

    115PS @ 4000rpm

    173PS @ 3750rpm

    Peak Torque

    250Nm @ 1500 - 2700rpm

    350Nm @ 1750 - 2500rpm

    Manual Transmission

    6-speed

    6-speed

    Manual FE

    21.4kmpl

    17.3kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    6-speed Torque Converter

    9-speed DCT

    Automatic FE

    18.3kmpl

    16.6kmpl


    Creta 1.5L Diesel vs Compass 2.0L Diesel

    Hyundai Creta gets a 1.5L diesel 4-cylinder engine that makes 115PS of maximum power and 250Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed Torque Converter type automatic transmission. The Hyundai Creta diesel manual has a fuel-efficiency of 21.4kmpl while the automatic claims to return a figure of 18.3kmpl.

    Jeep Compass gets a 2.0L diesel 4-cylinder engine that makes 173PS of maximum power and 350Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a 9-speed DCT type automatic transmission. The Jeep Compass diesel manual has a fuel-efficiency of 17.3kmpl while the automatic claims to return a figure of 16.6kmpl.

    Diesel Engine Review

    • Compass has a more powerful engine than Creta.
    • Compass's engine produces more torque than Creta's. So, it’ll offer better drivability than the Creta diesel.
    • The Creta diesel manual is more fuel-efficient than the Compass manual.

    Creta 2020 vs Compass 2020 | Feature Comparison - Which Is Better?

    Notable top features of Creta 2020 are:

    • LED Headlamps w/ LED DRL
    • Dual-Pane Panoramic Sunroof
    • R17 Alloy Wheels
    • 10.25-inch Touchscreen System w/ Apple CarPlay & Android Auto
    • Automatic Headlamps
    • Automatic AC
    • Rear Parking Camera w/ Guidelines
    • Auto Folding ORVM
    • Ambient Lighting
    • Rear AC Vents
    • Rear Disc Brakes
    • Front and rear armrests
    • 6 airbags
    • Cruise control
    • Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • Air purifier
    • Internet-connected telematics features
    • 8-way power-adjustable driver seat
    • 8-inch full-colour MID in the instrument cluster

    Notable top features of Compass 2020 are:

    • Bi-xenon HID Headlamps w/ LED DRL
    • Dual-Pane Panoramic Sunroof
    • R18 Alloy Wheels
    • 8.4-inch Touchscreen
    • Side & Curtain Airbags
    • Auto-Dimming IRVM
    • Automatic Headlamps
    • Rain Sensing Wipers
    • Dual Zone Auto AC
    • Leather Seats
    • 8-way Power Driver Seat w/ Memory

    Is the Hyundai Creta better than the Jeep Compass?

    Price of the base variant of Hyundai Creta is Rs. 9.99 lakh and Jeep Compass is Rs. 16.49 lakh (both ex-showroom). The Creta 2020 costs much less than the Compass.

    In terms of dimensions, Compass is slightly larger. So, it may offer a noticeably better road presence for you, then Compass is a better car than Creta.

    For petrol powertrain, the Creta turbo offers the best torque-to-weight ratio. So, it’ll be the best at in-gear acceleration.

    For diesel powertrain, Compass's engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Creta's engine.

    Also Read -  2020 Hyundai Tucson Facelift vs Hyundai Creta - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    The 2020 Creta is more fuel-efficient than the Jeep Compass across the board. The Creta costs less and has more features too. The only area where the Jeep wins is with its all-wheel drive. If you want a Hyundai with better traction, then you have to step up to the Tucson facelift diesel AWD, which costs Rs. 27 lakh - Rs. 2.0 lakh more than the Compass’ top-spec AWD diesel automatic variant.

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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Lakshya loves to talk about cars and, therefore, he’s mostly in the front of the camera doing the talking. He’s usually blunt in his opinion -- good or bad, and backs it up with logic. Lakshya is a senior member of V3Cars’ editorial team. 

    Twitter handle: @lakshya_khanna



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