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    2020 Hyundai Creta vs MG Hector Plus - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    by Lakshya Khanna Dates: 10 Aug 2020

    Which petrol car is better: Hyundai Creta or MG Hector Plus? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to find out which car offers better value for money.

     


    2020 Hyundai Creta vs MG Hector Plus

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

    CRETA VS HECTOR PLUS | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    Hyundai Creta

    MG Hector Plus

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    EX

    ₹9.99

    Style

    ₹13.49

    S

    ₹11.72

    Hybrid Sharp

    ₹17.29

    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 MG Hector Plus turbo petrol manual prices start from Rs. 13.49 lakh and go up to Rs. 17.29 lakh. The Creta’s petrol manual tops out where the Hector Plus starts.

    CRETA VS HECTOR PLUS | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL AUTOMATIC

    Hyundai Creta

    MG Hector Plus

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    SX

    ₹14.94

    Smart

    ₹16.65

    SX(O)

    ₹16.15

    Sharp

    ₹18.21

    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 MG Hector Plus starts from Rs. 16.65 lakh. Even the fully-loaded Creta with the more powerful turbo petrol engine and DCT automatic is cheaper than the Hector Plus’ most expensive petrol auto variant.

    CRETA VS HECTOR PLUS | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    DIESEL MANUAL

    Hyundai Creta

    MG Hector Plus

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    E

    ₹9.99

    Style

    ₹14.44

    EX

    ₹11.49

    Super

    ₹15.65

    S

    ₹12.77

    Smart

    ₹17.15

    SX

    ₹14.51

    Sharp

    ₹18.54

    SX(O)

    ₹15.79

       


    Hyundai Creta prices start from Rs. 9.99 lakh and go up to Rs. 15.79 lakh for diesel manual powertrain. The MG Hector Plus diesel manual prices start from Rs. 14.44 lakh and go up to Rs. 18.54 lakh.

    CRETA VS HECTOR PLUS | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    DIESEL AUTOMATIC

    Hyundai Creta

    MG Hector Plus

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    SX

    ₹15.99

    NA

    NA

    SX(O)

    ₹17.20

       


    For the diesel powertrain, Hyundai Creta prices start from Rs. 15.99 lakh. MG Hector Plus is not available with diesel automatic powertrain.

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

    Hyundai Creta is 4300mm long, 1790mm wide and 1635mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2610mm. The Hyundai Creta has a boot space of 433 litres. The MG Hector Plus measures 4720mm in length, 1835mm in width and 1760mm in height. The wheelbase of MG Hector Plus is 2750mm and it has a boot space of 155-530 litres.

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    CRETA VS HECTOR PLUS | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Hyundai Creta

    Difference

    MG Hector Plus

    Length (mm)

    4300

    420

    4720

    Width (mm)

    1790

    45

    1835

    Height (mm)

    1635

    125

    1760

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2610

    140

    2750

    Boot Space (litre)

    433

    278 - 97

    155 - 530

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    190

    1 - 6

    191 - 196

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    50

    10

    60

    Dimension Review

    • The Hector Plus is longer than the Creta by 420mm.
    • With this additional length, the Hector Plus offers an additional row of seating but it also comes at the cost of boot space.
    • The Hector Plus is wider than the Creta by 45mm.
    • The Hector Plus is taller than the Creta by 125mm.
    • The Hector Plus has a longer wheelbase than the Creta; by 140mm.
    • The Hector Plus has 97 litres more boot space than the Creta if you compare the two cars as 2-row SUVs.
    • If you’re not folding the third-row seatback of the Hector Plus, then the Creta will have 278 litres of boot space advantage over the Hector Plus.
    • The Hector Plus petrol has 6mm more ground clearance than the Creta but with the heavier diesel engine, the difference is only 1mm.

    There’s no arguing that the Hector Plus is a bigger car than the Creta. After all, it’s from a higher segment as well.

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

    CRETA VS HECTOR PLUS | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL ENGINE

     

    Hyundai Creta

    MG Hector Plus

    Engine Type

    Petrol

    Turbo Petrol

    Turbo Petrol

    Turbo Petrol Hybrid

    Displacement

    1.5L

    1.4L

    1.5L

    1.5L

    Cylinder

    4

    4

    4

    4

    Maximum Power

    115PS @ 6300rpm

    140PS @ 6000rpm

    143PS @ 5000rpm

    143PS @ 5000rpm

    Peak Torque

    144Nm @ 4500rpm

    242Nm @ 1500 - 3200rpm

    250Nm @ 1600 - 3600rpm

    250Nm @ 

    1600 - 3600rpm

    Manual

    6-speed

    -

    6-speed

    6-speed

    Manual FE

    16.8kmpl

    -

    NA

    14.03kmpl

    Automatic

    CVT

    7- speed DCT

    6-speed DCT

    -

    Automatic FE

    16.9kmpl

    16.8kmpl

    11.67kmpl

    -

    Creta Petrol vs Hector Plus 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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    MG Hector Plus gets a 1.5L turbo petrol 4-cylinder engine that makes 143PS of maximum power and 250Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed DCT type automatic transmission. The MG Hector Plus petrol automatic claims to return a fuel efficiency of 11.67kmpl. The mileage figure of the Hector Plus turbo with manual transmission is not available at the moment.

    There’s also a 1.5L turbo petrol hybrid 4-cylinder engine, which has the same power and torque output. It is available with a 6-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel efficiency of 14.03kmpl.

    Petrol Engine Review

    • With a manual transmission, the Hector Plus has a clear advantage as the Creta turbo s not available with a manual transmission.
    • In case of the automatic, the Hector Plus has better torque output but the Creta turbo has a better torque-to-weight ratio. So, the Creta turbo will offer considerably better performance than the Hector Plus petrol automatic.
    • All of Creta’s petrol engine combinations are more fuel-efficient than the Hector Plus petrol.

    CRETA VS HECTOR PLUS | ENGINE COMPARISON

    DIESEL ENGINE

     

    Hyundai Creta

    MG Hector Plus

    Engine Type

    Diesel

    Diesel

    Displacement

    1.5L

    2.0L

    Cylinder

    4

    4

    Maximum Power

    115PS @ 4000rpm

    170PS @ 3750rpm

    Peak Torque

    250Nm @ 1500 - 2700rpm

    350Nm @ 1750 - 2500rpm

    Manual Transmission

    6-speed

    6-speed

    Manual FE

    21.4kmpl

    16.56kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    6-speed torque converter

    -

    Automatic FE

    18.3kmpl

    -

    Creta 1.5L Diesel vs Hector Plus 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.

    MG Hector Plus gets a 2.0L diesel 4-cylinder engine that makes 170PS of maximum power and 350Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 16.56kmpl.

    Diesel Engine Review

    • The Hector Plus has a more powerful engine than the Creta.
    • The Hector Plus' engine produces 100Nm more torque than the Creta' diesel.
    • Despite being heavier than the Creta, the Hector Plus maintains its lead in performance as its torque-to-weight ratio is a bit better than the Creta diesel.
    • The Creta diesel manual is more fuel-efficient than the Hector Plus manual.

    Creta 2020 vs Hector Plus 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 Hector Plus 2020 are:

    • 2nd Row Captain Seats with Slide, Recline and Individual armrest
    • LED Headlamp & LED DRL w/ Floating Light Turn Indicators
    • Dual-Pane Panoramic Sunroof
    • 6-way Power Adjustable Driver Seat
    • 4-way power-adjustable front passenger seat
    • 10.4-inch Touchscreen w/ 8 Speaker System By Infinity
    • 360 Degree Camera View
    • Powered Tailgate
    • 6 Airbags
    • All 4 Disc Brakes
    • Hill Hold Control
    • Front Parking Sensors
    • 7-inch Coloured MID
    • Heated outside mirrors
    • 3rd row 50:50 split-folding backrest
    • 3rd row AC vents with separate fan speed control

    Is the Hyundai Creta better than the MG Hector Plus?

    Price of the base variant of Hyundai Creta is Rs. 9.99 lakh and MG Hector Plus is Rs. 13.49 lakh (both ex-showroom).

    Given the significantly larger dimensions, the Hector Plus will have better road presence than the Creta.

    For petrol manual powertrain, Hector Plus' engine offers more torque and will have better drivability. However, with the automatic, the Creta turbo petrol engine handily beats the hector Plus with its better torque-to-weight ratio.

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    For diesel manual powertrain, Hector Plus' engines significantly better torque output once again helps it deliver better torque-to-weight ratio but the Creta is not too far behind in this case.

    The 2020 Hyundi Creta’s petrol and diesel engines are all more fuel-efficient than the Hector Plus’.

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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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