2020 Hyundai Creta Vs MG Hector – Specification Comparison

2020 Hyundai Creta Vs MG Hector – Price Comparison / Engine Specifications / Features / Gearbox Options / Mileage / Safety Features / Dimensions

Hyundai has launched the new 2020 Creta in India. The bookings for it have already crossed the 15,000 mark in just two weeks of time. The deliveries are expected to commence by the end of March or first week of April.

The vast price range of Creta puts it in competition with a lot of SUVs. Seltos remains its prime competitor but indirectly, it also goes against Tata Harrier and MG Hector. Here, we have put it against Hector to let you know if you should pay extra or not.

2020 Hyundai Creta Vs MG Hector Price

Price (ex-showroom)Rs 9.99 Lakhs to Rs 17.20 LakhsRs 12.74 Lakhs to Rs 17.44 Lakhs

The price range of Creta starts at Rs 9.99 Lakhs going up to Rs 17.20 Lakhs. The starting price remains the same as the BS4 version. In the case of Hector, it is priced from Rs 12.74 Lakhs up to Rs 17.44 Lakhs (ex-showroom). Here’s a detailed variant wise price list of both.

However, we should also inform you that Hector has not received a BS6 diesel engine yet. So, these prices are set to increase soon. However, the petrol and petrol-hybrid engine are BS6 compliant.

2020 Hyundai Creta Vs MG Hector Engine Specifications

Engine1.5 Litre Petrol / 1.4 Litre Turbo Petrol1.5 Litre petrol
Power115 PS / 147 PS143 PS
Torque147 Nm / 250 Nm250 Nm

Creta gets a 1.5 Litre naturally-aspirated petrol engine that produces 115 PS and 147 Nm of peak torque. It also gets a 1.4 Litre turbo petrol engine that produces 147 PS and 250 Nm of peak torque. In comparison, Hector gets a single 1.5 Litre turbo petrol engine. This engine also gets a small electric motor as an option, making it a mild-hybrid. Both the configurations make the same 143 PS and 250 Nm of peak torque.

Engine1.5 Litre Diesel2.0 Litre diesel
Power115 PS170 PS
Torque255 Nm350 Nm

Creta gets a much low powered 1.5 Litre four-cylinder diesel engine, that puts out 115 PS and 255 Nm of peak torque. Hector uses an FCA-sourced 2.0 Litre diesel engine that produces 170 PS and 350 Nm of peak torque.

2020 Hyundai Creta Vs MG Hector Gearbox Options

Creta1.5 Litre Petrol1.5 Litre Diesel1.4 Litre turbo-petrol
Gearbox6-speed MT / IVT6-speed MT / 6-speed AT7-speed DCT

The petrol and diesel engines come with a 6-speed MT as standard. The petrol engine further gets an optional IVT and the diesel goes with a 6-speed torque converter AT. The turbo petrol variant gets a 7-speed DCT as standard.

Seltos1.5 Litre Petrol1.5 Litre Petrol Hybrid2.0 Litre Diesel
Gearbox6-speed MT / 7-speed DCT6-speed MT6-speed MT

All the three engines get a 6-speed MT as standard fitment. The petrol engine gets an optional 7-speed DCT. The other two engines do not come with an automatic gearbox as an option.

2020 Hyundai Creta Vs MG Hector Mileage

1.5 Litre Petrol16.8 kmpl – 17 kmpl1.5 Litre Turbo Petrol13.96 to 14.16 kmpl
1.4 Litre Turbo Petrol16.8 kmpl1.5 Litre Petrol Hybrid15.81 kmpl
1.5 Litre Diesel18.5 kmpl to 21.4 kmpl2.0 Litre Diesel17.41 kmpl

The mileage figures cannot be properly compared as both the cars have different capacity engines and dimensions are also different. Both the SUVs claim to offer decent mileage figures with their respective engines.

2020 Hyundai Creta Vs MG Hector Features

Creta comes with the following features:

  1. Panoramic Sunroof
  2. Digital Instrument Cluster
  3. 26cm touchscreen infotainment system with Blue Link Technology
  4. Rear Reclining Seats
  5. Touch Screen Automatic Air Purifier
  6. Traction Control Modes – Snow, Sand And Mud
  7. Paddle Shifters
  8. Electronic Parking Brake With Auto Hold
  9. Automatic Headlamps
  10. Automatic Wipers
  11. Triple LED headlamps
  12. Wireless Charger
  13. Drive Modes

In comparison, Hector gets features like:

  1. 10.4 inch AVN touchscreen infotainment system
  2. Android Auto and Apple Carplay compatibility
  3. Cruise control
  4. Internet connectivity feature with eSIM 4G tech
  5. TPMS (tyre pressure monitoring system)
  6. Remote car operation via smartphone app
  7. 7-inch MID display in the instrument console
  8. 6 way powered driver seat
  9. Electric handbrake for AT variant
  10. Panoramic sunroof
  11. Heated ORVMs
  12. Rain sensing wipers
  13. Auto headlamps
  14. 4 way electrically controlled front passenger seat
  15. Mood lights with 8 colours
  16. 360 surround-view camera
  17. Rear Seat Recline
MG Hector

2020 Hyundai Creta Vs MG Hector Safety Features

  1. Rear Disc Brakes
  2. Rear Parking Sensors
  3. Parking Camera Rear
  4. Auto-Dimming IRVM
  5. Six Airbags
  6. ESC, VSM and Hill Hold Control

Hector just gets a couple of more features like:

  1. Six Airbags
  2. 360-degree camera
  3. ESP+Traction Control
  4. Hill Hold And Assist Control
  5. Rear Disc Brakes
  6. Auto-Dimming IRVM
MG Hector Review

2020 Hyundai Creta Vs MG Hector Dimensions

Boot Space433 Litres587 Litres

Creta is 4.3 metres long, 1.79 metres wide and 1.64 metres tall. Its wheelbase is 2610mm long and the boot space is 433 litres. In comparison, Hector is much bigger. Its length is nearly equivalent to that of Innova Crysta. The boot space of Hector is also bigger by nearly 150 litres.