2020 Kia Sonet vs Hyundai Creta - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

2020 Kia Sonet vs Hyundai Creta - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

Which car is better: Kia Sonet or Hyundai Creta? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to help you decide which car better fulfils your requirements.

Kia sonet vs hyundai creta

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

SONET VS CRETA | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL MANUAL

Kia Sonet

Hyundai Creta

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

HTE 1.2

₹6.71

EX

₹9.99

HTK 1.2

₹7.59

S

₹11.72

HTK+ 1.2

₹8.45

SX

₹13.46

HTK+

₹9.49

-

-

HTX

₹9.99

-

-

HTX+

₹11.65

-

-

GTX+

₹11.99

-

-


Kia Sonet prices start from Rs. 6.71 lakh for the 1.2L normal petrol and go up to Rs. 11.99 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.

SONET VS CRETA | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL AUTOMATIC

Kia Sonet

Hyundai Creta

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

HTK+

₹10.49

SX

₹14.94

GTX+

₹12.89

SX(O)

₹16.15

-

-

1.4 Turbo SX

₹16.16

-

-

1.4 Turbo SX(O)

₹17.20


For the petrol automatic powertrain, Kia Sonet is only available in HTK+ variant, priced at Rs. 10.49 lakh. Kia Sonet petrol automatic is Rs. 1.0 lakh more expensive than the auto-clutch manual Hyundai Creta starts at Rs. 14.94 lakh. Hyundai Creta petrol automatic is Rs. 1.48 lakh more expensive than the manual.


SONET VS CRETA | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

DIESEL MANUAL

Kia Sonet

Hyundai Creta

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

HTE

₹8.05

E

₹9.99

HTK

₹8.99

EX

₹11.49

HTK+

₹9.49

S

₹12.77

HTX

₹9.99

SX

₹14.51

HTX+

₹11.65

SX(O)

₹15.79

GTX+

₹11.99

-

-


Kia Sonet prices start from Rs. 8.05 lakh and go up to Rs. 11.99 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.

SONET VS CRETA | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

DIESEL AUTOMATIC

Kia Sonet

Hyundai Creta

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

HTK+

₹10.39

SX

₹15.99

GTX+

₹12.89

SX(O)

₹17.20


For the diesel automatic powertrain, Kia Sonet is only available in HTK+ variant, priced at Rs. 10.39 lakh. Kia Sonet diesel automatic is Rs. 90,000 more expensive than the manual. Hyundai Creta starts at Rs. 15.99 lakh. Hyundai Creta diesel automatic is Rs. 1.48 lakh more expensive than the manual.

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

Kia Sonet is 3995mm long, 1790mm wide and 1647mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2500mm. The Kia Sonet has a boot space of 392 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.

Also read - Kia Sonet Review | Sonet 1.0 iMT HTX+ & DCT GTX+ Driven

SONET VS CRETA | DIMENSION COMPARISON

Dimensions

Kia Sonet

Difference

Hyundai Creta

Length (mm)

3995

305

4300

Width (mm)

1790

0

1790

Height (mm)

1647

12

1635

Wheelbase (mm)

2500

110

2610

Boot Space (litre)

392

41

433

Ground Clearance(mm)

205

15

190

Fuel Tank (litre)

45

5

50

Tyre Size (Base Variant)

195/65 R15

-

205/65 R16

Tyre Size (Top Variant)

215/60 R16

-

215/60 R17


Dimension Review

  • The Creta is longer than the Sonet by 305mm.
  • The Sonet and the Creta are equally wide.
  • The Sonet is taller than the Creta by 12mm.
  • The Creta has a longer wheelbase than the Sonet; by 110mm.
  • The Creta has 41 litres more boot space than the Sonet.
  • The Sonet has 15mm more ground clearance than the Creta.
  • In terms of dimensions, the Creta is a larger car than the Sonet. So, it will have a better road presence than the Sonet.

Also Read - 2020 Kia Sonet vs Hyundai Venue - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

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

SONET VS CRETA | ENGINE COMPARISON

PETROL ENGINE

 

Kia Sonet

Hyundai Creta

Engine

1.0 L Turbo Petrol

1.2 L Petrol

1.5 L Petrol

1.4 L Turbo Petrol

Displacement

998 cc

1197 cc

1497 cc

1353 cc

Cylinder

3

4

4

4

Maximum Power

120PS @ 6000rpm

83PS @ 6300rpm

115PS @ 6300rpm

140PS @ 6000rpm

Peak Torque

172Nm @ 1500 - 4000rpm

115Nm @ 4200rpm

144Nm @ 4500rpm

242Nm @ 1500 - 3200rpm

Manual Transmission

6-speed ACMT

5-speed

6-speed

-

Manual FE

18.2kmpl

18.4kmpl

16.8kmpl

-

Automatic Transmission

7- speed DCT

-

CVT

7-speed DCT

Automatic FE

18.3kmpl

-

16.9kmpl

16.8kmpl


Sonet Petrol vs Creta Petrol

Kia Sonet 1.0 L, 3-cylinder turbo petrol engine makes 120PS of maximum power and 172Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed auto-clutch manual and a 7- speed DCT type automatic transmission. The Kia Sonet petrol manual has a mileage of 18.2kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel efficiency figure of 18.3kmpl.

The Sonet also gets a 1.2 L petrol engine that makes 83PS of maximum power and 115Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 18.4kmpl.

Also Read - Kia Sonet Petrol Variant Explained - Which One to Buy?

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.

Hyundai Creta has a 1.4 L, 4-cylinder turbo petrol engine, which makes a maximum power of 140PS of maximum power and 242Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 7-speed DCT type automatic transmission and has a mileage of 16.8kmpl.

Petrol Engine Review

  • The Creta turbo petrol is more powerful than the Sonet turbo petrol.
  • The Creta's normal petrol engine is also more powerful than the Sonet’s 1.2L normal petrol engine.
  • The Creta turbo petrol has more torque than the Sonet’s turbo petrol engine.
  • The Creta's normal petrol engine also has more torque than the Sonet’s 1.2L normal petrol engine.
  • The Sonet petrol engines are more fuel-efficient than Creta's.
  • The Creta's turbo petrol engine has a better torque-to-weight ratio than the Sonet. So, it will offer better drivability compared to the Sonet turbo.
  • The Creta's normal petrol engine also has a better torque-to-weight ratio than the Sonet’s normal petrol engine for better drivability.

SONET VS CRETA | ENGINE COMPARISON

DIESEL ENGINE

 

Kia Sonet

Hyundai Creta

Engine

1.5 L Diesel

1.5 L Diesel

1.5 L Diesel

Displacement

1493 cc

1493 cc

1493 cc

Cylinder

4

4

4

Maximum Power

100PS @ 4000rpm

115PS @ 4000rpm

115PS @ 4000rpm

Peak Torque

240Nm @ 1500 - 2750rpm

250Nm @ 1500 - 2750rpm

250Nm @ 1500 - 2700rpm

Manual Transmission

6-speed

-

6-speed

Manual FE

24.1kmpl

-

21.4kmpl

Automatic Transmission

-

6-speed torque converter

6-speed torque converter

Automatic FE

-

19kmpl

18.3kmpl


Sonet Diesel vs Creta Diesel

Kia Sonet gets a 1.5, 4-cylinder diesel engine makes 100PS of maximum power and 240Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed torque converter type automatic transmission. With the automatic, it makes 115PS of power and 250Nm of torque. The Kia Sonet diesel manual has a mileage of 24.1kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 19kmpl.

Also Read - Kia Sonet Diesel Variant Explained - Which One to Buy?

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

  • The Creta diesel MT is more powerful than the Sonet diesel MT but with the automatic, the two SUVs have identical power figures.
  • The Creta' diesel manual has more torque than the Sonet diesel manual, but with the automatic, the two SUVs have identical torque output
  • The Sonet 1.5 L diesel is more fuel-efficient than the Creta with the manual as well as the automatic transmission.
  • The Creta' diesel engine has a better torque-to-weight ratio than the Sonet. So, it will offer better drivability compared to the Sonet.

Sonet 2020 vs Creta 2020 | Top Feature Comparison

Notable top features of Sonet 2020 are:

  • LED Headlamps w/ LED DRL
  • Electric sunroof
  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • 10.25-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
  • 6 airbags
  • Auto AC w/ rear AC vent & air purifier
  • Cruise Control
  • Smart key w/ push start/stop button
  • Ventilated seats
  • Wireless phone charger w/ cooling vent
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system

Notable top features of Creta 2020 are:

  • LED Headlamps w/ Crescent Glow LED DRL
  • Dual-Pane Panoramic Sunroof
  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • 10.25-inch Touchscreen System
  • Automatic Headlamps
  • Automatic AC
  • Rear Parking Camera w/ Guidelines
  • Auto Folding ORVM
  • Ambient Lighting
  • Rear AC Vents
  • Rear Disc Brakes

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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