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

    by Lakshya Khanna Dates: 30 Jul 2020


    2020 Hyundai Creta vs MG Hector

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

    CRETA VS HECTOR | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    Hyundai Creta

    MG Hector

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    EX

    ₹9.99

    Style

    ₹12.74

    S

    ₹11.72

    Super

    ₹13.54

    SX

    ₹13.46

    Hybrid Super

    ₹14.14

       

    Hybrid Smart

    ₹15.24

       

    Hybrid Sharp

    ₹16.54


    Hyundai Creta prices start from Rs. 9.99 lakh and go up to Rs. 13.46 lakh for petrol manual powertrain. The MG Hector turbo petrol manual prices start from Rs. 12.74 lakh and go up to Rs. 16.54 lakh. The Creta is smaller and from a lower segment. So, naturally, it’s cheaper too.

    CRETA VS HECTOR | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL AUTOMATIC

    Hyundai Creta

    MG Hector

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    SX

    ₹14.94

    Smart

    ₹15.94

    SX(O)

    ₹16.15

    Sharp

    ₹17.44

    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 starts from Rs. 15.94 lakh.

    CRETA VS HECTOR | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    DIESEL MANUAL

    Hyundai Creta

    MG Hector

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    E

    ₹9.99

    Style

    ₹13.88

    EX

    ₹11.49

    Super

    ₹14.88

    S

    ₹12.77

    Smart

    ₹16.33

    SX

    ₹14.51

    Sharp

    ₹17.89

    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 diesel manual prices start from Rs. 13.88 lakh and go up to Rs. 16.33 lakh.

    CRETA VS HECTOR | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    DIESEL AUTOMATIC

    Hyundai Creta

     

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    SX

    ₹15.99

    -

    -

    SX(O)

    ₹17.20

       


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

    Creta 2020 vs Hector 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 measures 4655mm in length, 1835mm in width and 1760mm in height. The wheelbase of MG Hector is 2750mm and it has a boot space of 587 litres.

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    CRETA VS HECTOR | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Hyundai Creta

    Difference

    MG Hector

    Length (mm)

    4300

    355

    4655

    Width (mm)

    1790

    45

    1835

    Height (mm)

    1635

    125

    1760

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2610

    140

    2750

    Boot Space (litre)

    433

    154

    587

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    190

    2

    192

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    50

    10

    60


    Dimension Review

    • Hector is longer than Creta by 355mm.
    • Hector is wider than Creta by 45mm.
    • Hector is taller than Creta by 125mm.
    • Hector has a longer wheelbase than Creta; by 140mm.
    • Hector has 154 litres more boot space than Creta.
    • Hector has 2mm more ground clearance than Creta.

    The Hector is from a higher segment and it shows not just in the prices but also in its dimensions. It’s a size larger than the Creta 2020 and it will reflect in its road presence as well.

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

    CRETA VS HECTOR | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL ENGINE

     

    Hyundai Creta

    Hyundai Creta

    MG Hector

    MG Hector

    Engine Type

    Turbo Petrol

    Petrol

    Turbo Petrol

    Turbo Petrol Hybrid

    Displacement

    1.4L

    1.5L

    1.5L

    1.5L

    Cylinder

    4

    4

    4

    4

    Maximum Power

    140PS @ 6000rpm

    115PS @ 6300rpm

    143PS @ 5000rpm

    143PS @ 5000rpm

    Peak Torque

    242Nm @ 1500 - 3200rpm

    144Nm @ 4500rpm

    250Nm @ 1600 - 3600rpm

    250Nm @ 1600 - 3600rpm

    Manual Transmission

    -

    6-speed

    6-speed

    6-speed

    Manual FE

    -

    16.8kmpl

    13.3kmpl

    14.29kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    7- Speed DCT

    CVT

    7-speed DCT

    -

    Automatic FE

    16.8kmpl

    16.9kmpl

    12.32kmpl

    -


    Creta Petrol vs Hector 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 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 petrol manual has a fuel-efficiency of 13.3kmpl while the automatic claims to return a figure of 12.32kmpl.

    There’s also a 1.5L turbo petrol hybrid 4-cylinder engine, which makes the same power and torque. This engine is only available with a 6-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 14.29kmpl.

    Petrol Engine Review

    • Hector has a more powerful engine than Creta.
    • Hector's engine produces more torque than Creta's. But, the Creta turbo has a better torque-to-weight ratio. So, it’ll have better everyday drivability than the larger Hector.
    • Creta petrol is more fuel-efficient than the Hector.

    CRETA VS HECTOR | ENGINE COMPARISON

    DIESEL ENGINE

     

    Hyundai Creta

    MG Hector

    Engine Type

    Diesel

    Diesel

    Displacement

    1.5L

    2.0L

    Cylinder

    4

    4

    Maximum Power

    115PS @ 4000rpm

    170PS @ 3750rpm

    Peak Torque

    250Nm @ 1500 - 2700rpm

    350Nm @ 1750-2550rpm

    Manual Transmission

    6-speed

    6-speed

    Manual FE

    21.4kmpl

    16.17kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    6-speed torque converter

    -

    Automatic FE

    18.3kmpl

    -


    Creta 1.5L Diesel vs Hector 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 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 16.17kmpl.

    Diesel Engine Review

    • Hector has a more powerful engine than Creta.
    • Hector's engine produces more torque than Creta's and it will reflect in its drivability. It’ll have better in-gear acceleration.
    • Creta diesel is more fuel-efficient than Hector

    Creta 2020 vs Hector 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 instrument cluster passenger seat
    • 2-zone automatic AC

    Notable top features of Hector 2020 are:

    • LED Headlamp & LED DRL w/ Floating Light Turn Indicators
    • 17-inch alloy wheels
    • 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 full-colour screen in the instrument cluster 
    • Heated outside mirrors
    • Powered opening and closing tailgate

    Is the Hyundai Creta better than the MG Hector?

    Price of the base variant of Hyundai Creta is Rs. 9.99 lakh and MG Hector is Rs. 12.74 lakh (both ex-showroom). Although the Creta 2020 is cheaper, some of its variants overlap with the Hector’s.

    In terms of dimensions, Hector is a much larger car compared to the Creta.

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    Hector's engine offers more torque, but the Creta turbo’s torque-to-weight ratio is better. So, the Creta turbo will have better drivability. The Creta is also overall, more fuel-efficient.

    For diesel manual powertrain, Hector's engine offers a lot more torque than the Creta diesel. But it doesn’t get an automatic transmission. The two cars are fairly well-matched in the features race.

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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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