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 Lakhs||Rs 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
|Engine||1.5 Litre Petrol / 1.4 Litre Turbo Petrol||1.5 Litre petrol|
|Power||115 PS / 147 PS||143 PS|
|Torque||147 Nm / 250 Nm||250 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.
|Engine||1.5 Litre Diesel||2.0 Litre diesel|
|Power||115 PS||170 PS|
|Torque||255 Nm||350 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
|Creta||1.5 Litre Petrol||1.5 Litre Diesel||1.4 Litre turbo-petrol|
|Gearbox||6-speed MT / IVT||6-speed MT / 6-speed AT||7-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.
|Seltos||1.5 Litre Petrol||1.5 Litre Petrol Hybrid||2.0 Litre Diesel|
|Gearbox||6-speed MT / 7-speed DCT||6-speed MT||6-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 Petrol||16.8 kmpl – 17 kmpl||1.5 Litre Turbo Petrol||13.96 to 14.16 kmpl|
|1.4 Litre Turbo Petrol||16.8 kmpl||1.5 Litre Petrol Hybrid||15.81 kmpl|
|1.5 Litre Diesel||18.5 kmpl to 21.4 kmpl||2.0 Litre Diesel||17.41 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:
- Panoramic Sunroof
- Digital Instrument Cluster
- 26cm touchscreen infotainment system with Blue Link Technology
- Rear Reclining Seats
- Touch Screen Automatic Air Purifier
- Traction Control Modes – Snow, Sand And Mud
- Paddle Shifters
- Electronic Parking Brake With Auto Hold
- Automatic Headlamps
- Automatic Wipers
- Triple LED headlamps
- Wireless Charger
- Drive Modes
In comparison, Hector gets features like:
- 10.4 inch AVN touchscreen infotainment system
- Android Auto and Apple Carplay compatibility
- Cruise control
- Internet connectivity feature with eSIM 4G tech
- TPMS (tyre pressure monitoring system)
- Remote car operation via smartphone app
- 7-inch MID display in the instrument console
- 6 way powered driver seat
- Electric handbrake for AT variant
- Panoramic sunroof
- Heated ORVMs
- Rain sensing wipers
- Auto headlamps
- 4 way electrically controlled front passenger seat
- Mood lights with 8 colours
- 360 surround-view camera
- Rear Seat Recline
2020 Hyundai Creta Vs MG Hector Safety Features
- Rear Disc Brakes
- Rear Parking Sensors
- Parking Camera Rear
- Auto-Dimming IRVM
- Six Airbags
- ESC, VSM and Hill Hold Control
Hector just gets a couple of more features like:
- Six Airbags
- 360-degree camera
- ESP+Traction Control
- Hill Hold And Assist Control
- Rear Disc Brakes
- Auto-Dimming IRVM
2020 Hyundai Creta Vs MG Hector Dimensions
|Boot Space||433 Litres||587 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.