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    Hyundai Creta vs Nissan Kicks Petrol - Price, Specs, Features

    by Lakshya Khanna Dates: 10 Jul 2020

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


    Hyundai Creta vs Nissan Kicks

    Creta 2020 Vs Kicks 2020 | Price Comparison - Which Is Cheaper?

    CRETA VS KICKS | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    Hyundai Creta

    Nissan Kicks

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    EX

    ₹9.99

    1.5 XL

    ₹9.50

    S

    ₹11.72

    1.5 XV

    ₹10.00

    SX

    ₹13.46

    1.3 Turbo XV

    ₹11.85

     -

    1.3 Turbo XV Premium

    ₹12.65

     -

    1.3 Turbo XV Premium (O)

    ₹13.70

     -

    1.3 Turbo XV Premium (O) Dual Tone

    ₹13.90


    Hyundai Creta prices start from Rs. 9.99 lakh and go up to Rs. 13.46 lakh for petrol manual powertrain. On the other hand, Nissan Kicks petrol manual prices start from Rs. 9.50 lakh and go up to Rs. 13.90 lakh. Entry-level price of Nissan Kicks is lower but its top variant with a petrol engine and a manual transmission is more expensive than the Creta’s top-end petrol MT variant.

    CRETA VS KICKS | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL AUTOMATIC

    Hyundai Creta

    Nissan Kicks

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    SX

    ₹14.94

    1.3 Turbo XV

    ₹13.45

    SX(O)

    ₹16.15

    1.3 Turbo XV Premium

    ₹14.15

    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 Nissan Kicks starts from Rs. 13.45 lakh. The Nissan Kicks petrol automatic is cheaper than the Creta. So much so that you could buy the most expensive variant of the Kicks petrol automatic for less than the cost of the most affordable Creta petrol automatic option.

    Creta 2020 Vs Kicks 2020 | Dimension Comparison - Which Is Bigger?

    Hyundai Creta is 4300mm long, 1790mm wide and 1635mm tall and rides on a wheelbase measuring 2610mm. Hyundai Creta has a boot space of 433 litres. The Nissan Kicks measures 4384mm in length, 1813mm in width and 1669mm in height. The wheelbase of Nissan Kicks is 2673mm and it has a boot space of 400 litres.

    A wider body normally results in better shoulder room inside the car while a higher roof makes it easier to get in and out of the car. A higher ground clearance makes it easier to go over tall speed breakers or drive on broken roads. The wheelbase is the distance between the centre of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase often results in more cabin space. A larger boot allows you to carry more luggage.

    Also Read - Hyundai Creta 2020 Petrol vs Competition - Price, Specs, Features Comparison

    CRETA VS KICKS | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Hyundai Creta

    Difference

    Nissan Kicks

    Length (mm)

    4300

    84

    4384

    Width (mm)

    1790

    23

    1813

    Height (mm)

    1635

    34

    1669

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2610

    63

    2673

    Boot Space (litre)

    433

    33

    400

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    190

    20

    210

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    50

    0

    50


    Dimension Review

    • Kicks is longer than Creta by 84mm.
    • Kicks is wider than Creta by 23mm.
    • Kicks is taller than Creta by 34mm.
    • Kicks has a longer wheelbase than Creta; by 63mm.
    • Creta has 33 litres more boot space than Kicks.
    • Kicks rides higher than Creta. Its ground clearance is 20mm more.

    Also Read - Is The 2020 Hyundai Creta Petrol S MT Variant Worth Buying?

    In terms of dimensions, Kicks is bigger than Creta. So, it will have a slightly better road presence than the 2020 Creta.

    Creta 2020 Vs Kicks 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which Is Better In Performance?

    CRETA VS KICKS | ENGINE & POWERTRAIN OPTIONS

    Hyundai Creta

    Nissan Kicks

    1.5L Petrol Manual

    1.5L Petrol Manual

    1.5L Petrol Automatic

    1.3L Petrol Manual

    1.5L Diesel Manual

    1.3L Petrol Automatic

    1.5L Diesel Automatic

     -

    1.4L Turbo Petrol Automatic

     -


    Detailed comparison of Creta and Kicks petrol powertrains is as follows:

    CRETA VS KICKS | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL MANUAL

     

    Hyundai Creta

    Nissan Kicks

    Nissan Kicks

    Engine Type

    Petrol

    Petrol

    Turbo Petrol

    Displacement

    1.5L

    1.5L

    1.3L

    Maximum Power

    115PS @ 6300rpm

    106PS @ 5600rpm

    156PS @ 5500rpm

    Peak Torque

    144Nm @ 4500rpm

    142Nm @ 4000rpm

    254Nm @ 1600rpm

    Transmission

    6-speed

    5-speed

    6-speed

    Claimed FE

    16.8kmpl

    13.9kmpl

    15.8kmpl


    Creta Vs Kicks Petrol Manual

    Hyundai Creta is powered by a 1.5L petrol engine that makes 115PS of maximum power and 144Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel efficiency of 16.8kmpl.

    Nissan Kicks is powered by a 1.5L petrol engine that makes 106PS of maximum power and 142Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel efficiency of 13.9kmpl. There is a turbo petrol option, powered by a 1.3L petrol engine that makes 156PS of maximum power and 254Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual transmission and returns a fuel efficiency of 15.8kmpl.

    Petrol Manual Engine Review

    • Kicks has a more powerful engine than Creta. Its 1.3L turbo petrol manual makes 41PS more power than Creta 1.5L petrol manual.
    • Kicks’ 1.3L engine produces more torque than Creta's 1.5L. 
    • Creta Petrol manual is more fuel-efficient than Kicks manual.

    Also Read - Are The 2020 Hyundai Creta Petrol SX MT, SX AT, SX Turbo Variants Worth Buying?

    Kicks’ 1.3L engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Creta's 1.5L engine. If you're looking for a car with lower running costs then Creta will be better since its engine is more fuel-efficient.

    CRETA VS KICKS | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL AUTOMATIC

     

    Hyundai Creta

    Hyundai Creta

    Nissan Kicks

    Engine Type

    Petrol

    Turbo Petrol

    Turbo Petrol

    Displacement

    1.5L

    1.4L

    1.3L

    Maximum Power

    115PS @ 6300rpm

    140PS @ 6000rpm

    156PS @ 5500rpm

    Peak Torque

    144Nm @ 4500rpm

    242Nm @ 1500-3200rpm

    254Nm @ 1600rpm

    Transmission

    CVT

    7- Speed DCT

    CVT

    Claimed FE

    16.9kmpl

    16.8kmpl

    15.8kmpl


    Creta Vs Kicks Petrol Automatic

    Hyundai Creta is powered by a 1.5L petrol engine that makes 115PS of maximum power and 144Nm of peak torque. It is available with a CVT type automatic transmission and returns a fuel efficiency of 16.9kmpl. It also comes with a turbo option, powered by a 1.4L turbo petrol engine that makes 140PS of maximum power and 242Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 7- Speed DCT type automatic transmission and returns a fuel efficiency of 16.8kmpl.

    Nissan Kicks is powered by a 1.3L petrol engine that makes 156PS of maximum power and 254Nm of peak torque. It is available with a CVT type automatic transmission and returns a fuel efficiency of 15.8kmpl.

    Petrol Automatic Engine Review

    • Kicks has a more powerful engine than Creta.
    • Kicks’ engine produces more torque than Creta's.
    • Creta automatic is more fuel-efficient than Kicks automatic.

    Kicks’ engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Creta's engine. If you're looking for a car with lower running costs then Creta will be better since its engine is more fuel-efficient.

    Creta 2020 Vs Kicks 2020 | Feature Comparison - Which Is Better?

    CRETA VS KICKS | FEATURE COMPARISON

    TOP 5 FEATURES

    Hyundai Creta

    Nissan Kicks

    LED Headlamps w/ LED DRLs

    LED projector headlamps w/ LED DRLs

    Dual-Pane Panoramic Sunroof

    Around view monitor display (AVM) 360 camera

    R17 Grey Alloys

    R17 5 spoke machined alloy wheels

    Bose Premium System w/ 10.25-inch Touchscreen and 8 Speakers

    8-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay

    6 Airbags

    Leather-wrapped soft-touch dashboard


    Top 5 features of Creta are LED Headlamps w/ Crescent Glow LED DRL, Dual-Pane Panoramic Sunroof, R17 Grey Alloys, Bose Premium System w/ 10.25-inch Touchscreen and 8 Speakers and 6 Airbags. Top 5 features of Kicks are LED projector headlamps w/ LED DRL, Around view monitor display (AVM) 360 camera, R17 5 spoke machined alloy wheels, 8-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay and Leather-wrapped soft-touch dashboard.

    Is Hyundai Creta Better Than Nissan Kicks Petrol?

    Price of the base variant of Hyundai Creta petrol is Rs. 9.99 lakh and Nissan Kicks is Rs. 9.50 lakh (both ex-showroom). Entry-level price of Nissan Kicks petrol is lower.

    In terms of dimensions, Kicks is larger compared to Creta. So, if the size is a measure of road presence for you, then Kicks is a better car than Creta.

    For petrol manual powertrain, Kicks's engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Creta's engine. If you're looking for a car with lower running costs then Creta will be better since its engine is more fuel-efficient.

    As far as turbo petrol automatic powertrain is concerned, Kicks's engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Creta's engine. If you're looking for a car with lower running costs then Creta will be better since its engine is more fuel-efficient.

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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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