2020 Hyundai Creta vs Tata Nexon Facelift - Price, Specs, Features Comparison

2020 Hyundai Creta vs Tata Nexon Facelift - Price, Specs, Features Comparison

Which petrol car is better: 2020 Hyundai Creta or Tata Nexon facelift? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to find out which car offers better value for money.

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

NEXON VS CRETA | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL MANUAL

Tata Nexon

Hyundai Creta

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

XE

₹7.00

EX

₹9.99

XM

₹7.85

S

₹11.72

XZ

₹8.85

SX

₹13.46

XZ+

₹9.65

  

XZ+ Dual Tone

₹9.85

  

XZ+(S)

₹10.25

  

XZ+(S) Dual Tone

₹10.45

  

XZ+(O)

₹10.55

  

XZ+(O) Dual Tone

₹10.75

  


Tata Nexon prices start from Rs. 7.00 lakh and go up to Rs. 10.75 lakh for turbo petrol manual powertrain. The Hyundai Creta petrol manual prices start from Rs. 9.99 lakh and go up to Rs. 13.46 lakh. Tata Nexon is a much cheaper SUV than the Hyundai Creta.

NEXON VS CRETA | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL AUTOMATIC

Tata Nexon

Hyundai Creta

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

XM

₹8.45

SX

₹14.94

XZ+

₹10.25

SX(O)

₹16.15

XZ+ Dual Tone

₹10.45

SX Turbo

₹16.16

XZ+(S)

₹10.85

SX(O) Turbo

₹17.20

XZ+(S) Dual Tone

₹11.05

-

-

XZ+(O)

₹11.15

-

-

XZ+(O) Dual Tone

₹11.35

-

-

For the petrol automatic powertrain, Tata Nexon prices start from Rs. 8.45 lakh. Tata Nexon automatic is Rs. 60,000 more expensive than manual. Hyundai Creta starts at Rs. 14.94 lakh. Hyundai Creta petrol automatic is Rs. 1.48 lakh more expensive than manual.

With the petrol automatic powertrain, Tata Nexon has a lower price. Even the top-spec Nexon variant costs Rs. Rs. 3.59 lakh less than the most affordable Creta petrol automatic option.

NEXON VS CRETA | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

DIESEL MANUAL

Tata Nexon

Hyundai Creta

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

XE

₹8.45

E

₹9.99

XM

₹9.20

EX

₹11.49

XZ

₹10.20

S

₹12.77

XZ+

₹11.00

SX

₹14.51

XZ+ Dual Tone

₹11.20

SX(O)

₹15.79

XZ+(S)

₹11.60

  

XZ+(S) Dual Tone

₹11.80

  

XZ+(O)

₹11.90

  

XZ+(O) Dual Tone

₹12.10

  


Tata Nexon prices start from Rs. 8.45 lakh and go up to Rs. 12.10 lakh for diesel manual powertrain. The Hyundai Creta diesel manual prices start from Rs. 9.99 lakh and go up to Rs. 15.79 lakh. Tata Nexon costs less than the Creta diesel manual.

The Creta diesel is about Rs. 1.05 lakh more expensive than the Creta petrol. The Nexon diesel is about Rs. 1.35 lakh more expensive than the Nexon petrol.

NEXON VS CRETA | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

DIESEL AUTOMATIC

Tata Nexon

Hyundai Creta

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

XM

₹9.80

SX

₹15.99

XZ+

₹11.60

SX(O)

₹17.20

XZ+ Dual Tone

₹11.80

-

-

XZ+(S)

₹12.20

-

-

XZ+(S) Dual Tone

₹12.40

-

-

XZ+(O)

₹12.50

-

-

XZ+(O) Dual Tone

₹12.70

-

-

For the diesel automatic powertrain, Tata Nexon prices start from Rs. 9.80 lakh. Tata Nexon automatic is Rs. 60,000 more expensive than manual. Hyundai Creta starts at Rs. 15.99 lakh. Hyundai Creta automatic is Rs. 1.48 lakh more expensive than manual.

The top-spec Tata Nexon diesel automatic costs Rs. 3.3 lakh less than the most affordable Creta diesel automatic.

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

Tata Nexon is 3993mm long, 1811mm wide and 1606mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2498mm. The Tata Nexon has a boot space of 350 litres. The Hyundai Creta measures 4300mm in length, 1790mm in width and 1635mm in height. The wheelbase of the Hyundai Creta is 2610mm and it has a boot space of 433 litres.


NEXON VS CRETA | DIMENSION COMPARISON

Dimensions

Tata Nexon

Difference

Hyundai Creta

Length (mm)

3993

307

4300

Width (mm)

1811

21

1790

Height (mm)

1606

29

1635

Wheelbase (mm)

2498

112

2610

Boot Space (litre)

350

83

433

Ground Clearance(mm)

209

19

190

Fuel Tank (litre)

44

6

50

Tyre Size (Base Variant)

195/60 R16

-

205/65 R16

Tyre Size (Top Variant)

215/60 R16

-

215/60 R17


Dimension Review

  • The Creta is longer than the Nexon by 307mm.
  • The Nexon is wider than the Creta by 21mm.
  • The Creta is taller than the Nexon by 29mm.
  • The Creta has a longer wheelbase than the Nexon; by 112mm.
  • The Creta has 83 litres more boot space than the Nexon.
  • The Nexon has 19mm more ground clearance than the Creta.

In terms of dimensions, Creta is a larger car compared to Nexon. The Creta will have better road presence. If you drive on bad roads, then the Nexon will be better for you as it has a ground clearance of 209mm.

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

NEXON VS CRETA | ENGINE COMPARISON

PETROL ENGINE

 

Tata Nexon

Hyundai Creta

Engine

1.2 L Turbo Petrol

1.5 L Petrol

Turbo Petrol

Displacement

1199 cc

1497 cc

1.4L

Cylinder

3

4

4

Maximum Power

120PS @ 5500rpm

115PS @ 6300rpm

140PS @ 6000rpm

Peak Torque

170Nm @ 1750 - 4000rpm

144Nm @ 4500rpm

242Nm @ 1500 - 3200rpm

Manual Transmission

6-speed

6-speed

-

Manual FE

17.57kmpl

16.8kmpl

-

Automatic Transmission

6-speed AMT

CVT

7- speed DCT

Automatic FE

16.35kmpl

16.9kmpl

16.76kmpl


Nexon Turbo Petrol vs Creta Petrol

Tata Nexon 1.2 L, 3-cylinder turbo petrol engine makes 120PS of maximum power and 170Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed AMT type automatic transmission. The Tata Nexon petrol manual has a mileage of 17.57kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel efficiency figure of 16.35kmpl.

Hyundai Creta 1.5 L, 4-cylinder petrol engine 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 mileage of 16.8kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 16.9kmpl.

There’s also 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.

Petrol Engine Review

  • Nexon’s turbo petrol engine makes more power and has more torque than the Creta 1.5
  • Creta’s turbo petrol engine is way more powerful than the Nexon turbo.
  • Nexon turbo petrol engine is more fuel-efficient than the Creta petrol but only with the manual transmission.
  • The Nexon automatic has less mileage than both the Creta’s petrol engines.
  • The Nexon petrol has better torque-to-weight ratio than the Creta 1.5L petrol but less than the Creta turbo. So, it’ll have better drivability than the Creta 1.5L but not as good as the Creta turbo.

NEXON VS CRETA | ENGINE COMPARISON

DIESEL ENGINE

 

Tata Nexon

Hyundai Creta

Engine

1.5 L Diesel

1.5 L Diesel

Displacement

1497 cc

1493 cc

Cylinder

4

4

Maximum Power

110PS @ 4000rpm

115PS @ 4000rpm

Peak Torque

250Nm @ 1500 - 2750rpm

250Nm @ 1500 - 2700rpm

Manual Transmission

6-speed

6-speed

Manual FE

22.44kmpl

21.4kmpl

Automatic Transmission

6-speed AMT

6-speed torque converter

Automatic FE

22.44kmpl

18.3kmpl


Creta 1.5L Diesel vs Nexon 1.5L Diesel

Tata Nexon gets a 1.5, 4-cylinder diesel engine makes 110PS of maximum power and 250Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed AMT type automatic transmission. The Tata Nexon petrol manual has a mileage of 22.44kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 22.44kmpl.

Hyundai Creta gets a 1.5 L, 4-cylinder diesel engine 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 mileage of 21.4kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 18.3kmpl.

Diesel Engine Review

  • Creta has a slightly more powerful engine than Nexon.
  • Creta and Nexon, both have an identical torque output.
  • The Nexon diesel manual is more fuel-efficient than the Creta manual.
  • The Nexon diesel also has a better torque-to-weight ratio than the Creta diesel and will have slightly better drivability.

Nexon 2020 vs Creta 2020 | Top Feature Comparison

Notable top features of Nexon 2020 are:

  • Halogen Projector headlamps w/ DRLs
  • Electric sunroof
  • 16-inch Alloy Wheels
  • 7-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
  • Auto AC with rear AC vents
  • Auto headlamps
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • Push start button w/ smart key
  • Wearable key (AMT only)
  • Cruise Control
  • ESP with hill start assist
  • Multiple drive modes
  • Telematics and connected car features
  • Front and rear armrests

Notable top features of Creta 2020 are:

  • LED Headlamps w/ LED DRL
  • Dual-Pane Panoramic Sunroof
  • 17-inch 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

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Lakshya Khanna

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.

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