Sibling rivalry can be very tough, and even the automotive world is not above this. We all know how the launch of a new model from a brand can affect the sales of an existing model from the same brand. And if a model is launched almost in the same category, then the sibling model rivalry or what is sometimes called as cannibalism (thank God it’s only cars), is more evident.
Now, here we are talking about the newly launched Hyundai Venue and the highly popular Hyundai Creta SUVs. These two SUVs are definitely siblings but don’t exactly belong to the same segment. The very successful Creta is a compact SUV, while the just launch Venue is a sub-4 meter compact (subcompact) SUV. However, as the Venue comes packed with tons of bells and whistles along with attractive pricing, it is a tough rival of its own bigger brother – the Creta.
Now, here is a look at how the Hyundai Venue stacks up against the Hyundai Creta, and which among these two Korean SUVs you should buy.
Hyundai Venue vs Creta Dimensions Comparison
Size does matter, and the Hyundai Creta is clearly the bigger brother of the Hyundai Venue when dimensions are concerned. Although both are city-friendly SUV models, the Creta with its larger dimensions will definitely offer better space and comfort, as both are 5-seater SUVs.
Hyundai Venue vs Hyundai Creta Styling
The just-launched Venue is based on a new platform. It takes styling inspirations from the new Santa Fe, especially it's front styling with its large patent cascading grille and the split headlights set-up and LED DRLs. Nevertheless, it does look similar to that of the Creta, when side profile and roof designs are concerned.
The Creta came back in 2015 and is based on Hyundai’s older design language. However, the Creta looks very smart and matured and offers a sophisticated SUV stance. However, the next-gen Creta will also be based on the latest design philosophy of its maker.
The same story is on the inside. While the Creta comes with Elite i20-like cabin design, the Venue gets all-new interiors.
Hyundai Venue vs Hyundai Creta Features Comparison
There are a lot of differences as well as similarities in the features list among these SUV siblings as well. Take a look:
6 Airbags, ESC, vehicle stability management system, hill assist control, and brake assist.
8 inch Touchscreen display, Apple Carplay & Android Auto
7 inch touchscreen with Auto Link
6 speaker music system
6 speaker audio system
Automatic Climate Control with rear AC vents
Automatic Climate Control with rear AC vents
Digital speedometer, analog tachometer with MID
Digital speedometer. analog tachometer with MID
16 inch and 17 inch option
Most Noteworthy Features
Hyundai Blue Link connectivity suit, all-new 7 Speed DCT gearbox, projector fog lights, HD display screen, eco-coating.
6-way power driver’s seat, ventilated seats, follow me home headlamps
It is apparent that when it comes to the latest techs, then the Venue is ahead of the Creta. However, the Creta being bigger and a bit more premium still offers a few better goodies.
Hyundai Venue vs Creta Powertrains
The new Venue comes with two petrol engine options against the Creta’s single petrol engine choice. Take a look at the petrol powertrains of the SUV siblings:
Clearly, the Venue is superior over the Creta, especially with the smaller but more powerful new 1L turbo petrol unit along with the all-new 7 speed DCT. As the Venue is smaller, it is expected to offer better mileage as well.
On the other hand, the Creta comes with two diesel engine choices against a single diesel engine option of the Venue. Take a look:
It is evident that the Creta’s larger diesel motor makes it win over the Venue here, which misses out on a second diesel option and shares the same smaller oil burner option with its bigger brother.
Price Comparison Hyundai Venue vs Creta
Venue Vs Creta Petrol Price Comparison:
E 1.2L petrol 5MT: Rs. 6,50,000
1.6 E Petrol MT: Rs. 9.6 lakhs
S 1.2L petrol 5MT: Rs. 7,20,000
1.6 E Plus Petrol MT: Rs.10.0 lakhs
S 1L Turbo petrol 6MT: Rs. 8,21,000
1.6 EX Petrol MT: Rs.10.85 lakhs
S 1L Turbo petrol 7DCT: Rs. 9,35,000
1.6 SX Petrol MT: Rs.12.8 lakhs
SX 1L Turbo petrol 6MT: Rs. 9,54,000
1.6 SX Petrol AT: Rs. 13.75 lakhs
SX (O) 1L Turbo petrol 6MT: Rs.10,60,000
1.6 SX (O) Petrol MT : Rs.13.87 lakhs
SX+ 1L Turbo petrol 7DCT: Rs. 11,10,500
1.6 SX (O) Executive Petrol MT : Rs. 14.16 lakhs
Venue Vs Creta Diesel Price Comparison:
E 1.4L diesel 6MT: Rs. 7,75,000
1.4 E Plus Diesel MT: Rs. 10.0 lakhs
S 1.4L diesel 6MT: Rs. 8,45,000
1.4 EX Diesel MT: Rs. 11.0 lakhs
SX 1.4L diesel 6MT: Rs. 9,78,000
1.4 S Diesel MT: Rs. 11.91 lakhs
SX (O) 1.4L diesel 6MT: Rs. 10,84,000
1.6 S Diesel AT: Rs. 13.36 lakhs
1.6 SX Diesel MT: Rs. 13.60 lakhs
1.6 SX Diesel AT: Rs. 15.20 lakhs
1.6 SX (O) Diesel MT: Rs. 15.37 lakhs
1.6 SX (O) Executive Diesel: Rs.15.65 lakhs
The all-new Hyundai Venue comes with an attractive price range of Rs. 6.50 lakhs – Rs. 11.10 lakhs, while the Hyundai Creta is offered at a price range of Rs. 9.60 lakhs – Rs. 15.63 lakhs (ex-showroom). Hence, the Venue is much affordable than the Creta, and the top-end model of the Venue will be a really great choice over the Creta.
The Hyundai Venue is definitely a new-age car, it is more contemporary with new styling, a host of premium features and latest techs. Being a sub-4 meter SUV it is also more affordable than the Creta. It is an apt choice for young buyers and small families. The punchy 1L turbo petrol 7-speed DCT variant of the Venue is especially a great choice for the modern urban SUV buyers in India.
On the other hand, the Hyundai Creta definitely offers more interior space to comfortably accommodate 5 occupants. Its matured and stylish exterior design with a larger footprint also offers a better road presence. The Creta also offers many more variant options along with a more powerful diesel motor option than the Venue diesel.
The final decision is definitely for the buyers to make. Do let us know, which one do you prefer more, the Venue or the Creta?