Maruti Grand Vitara Vs Hyundai Creta Comparison

The new Maruti Grand Vitara comes with great fuel efficiency and a powerful hybrid powertrain. Let’s see how it compares to the Hyundai Creta in terms of Price, Specs, and Features

The 2022 Maruti Grand Vitara is the latest entrant in the company’s NEXA portfolio. It comes with the signature design language (Crafted Futurism). Along with a distinct exterior design, the new car gets sophisticated interiors, a powerful hybrid powertrain, and the best In-class fuel efficiency. It will compete with the likes of Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos. In our 2022 Maruti Grand Vitara vs Hyundai Creta comparison, let’s see how the two compact SUVs compare with each other in terms of price, specs, and features.

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2022 maruti grand vitara vs hyundai creta comaprison
2022 Maruti Grand Vitara vs Hyundai Creta comparison

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Price Comparison

2022 Maruti Grand VitaraHyundai Creta
Rs 10.45 lakh – 19.65 lakhRs 10.44 lakh – Rs 18.24 lakh

The new 2022 Maruti Grand Vitara is priced between Rs 10.45 lakh and 19.65 lakh (ex-showroom). It comes in Smart Hybrid and Intelligent Electric Hybrid variants. On the other hand, the Hyundai Creta comes with a price range of Rs 10.44 lakh – Rs 18.24 lakh (ex-showroom).

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Hyundai Creta vs Maruti Grand Vitara Specifications Comparison

SpecsMaruti Grand VitaraHyundai Creta
Engine1.5-liter mild hybrid;
1.5-liter intelligent hybrid
1.5-liter petrol;
1.5-liter diesel;
1.4-liter turbo petrol
Power92.45PS (P)/ 103.06PS (Hybrid)115 PS (P) / 115 PS (D) / 140 PS (P)
Torque122Nm (P)/ 136.8Nm (Hybrid)144 Nm (P) / 250 Nm (D) / 242 Nm (P)
Transmission5-speed MT/6-speed AT /e-CVT6-speed MT/6-speed AT/CVT/DCT
DrivetrainFWD/AWDFWD
Mileage21.11 kmpl – 27.97 kmpl16.8 kmpl

The new Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara is powered by a 1.5-liter intelligent hybrid powertrain that outputs 68kW (92.45PS) of peak power and 122Nm of max torque. A 1.5-liter engine option offers 75.8kW (103.06PS) and 136.8Nm of peak power and max torque. The Smart Hybrid variants get 6-speed Automatic Transmission with Paddle Shifters and 5-speed Manual. However, the Intelligent Electric Hybrid variants get e-CVT transmission. The new car offers impressive fuel efficiency of 27.97 kmpl with the 1.5-litre hybrid powertrain and 21.11 kmpl with the Petrol option.

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On the other hand, the Hyundai Creta is powered by a 1.5-liter naturally aspirated petrol engine that offers 115PS of peak power and 144Nm of max torque. It is paired with a six-speed manual gearbox or a CVT (petrol). You can also pick a 1.5-liter diesel that produces 115PS of peak power and 250Nm of torque. It comes paired with a six-speed manual gearbox or a six-speed torque converter (diesel). Additionally, the company is offering a 1.4-liter turbo-petrol engine option that offers 140PS of power and 242Nm of torque. It is coupled to a seven-speed DCT (dual-clutch automatic). The new car offers average fuel efficiency of 16.8 kmpl.

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Design & Dimensions

ParameterMaruti Grand VitaraHyundai Creta
Length4,345 mm4,300 mm
Width1,795 mm1,790 mm
Height1,645 mm1,620-1,635 mm
Wheelbase2,600 mm2,610 mm

In terms of design, the Vitara comes with the signature NEXA design elements. It features a bold SUV stance with muscular wheel arches and a 3-element sweeping LED tail lamp. On the front, the 3-element LED DRLs come with an integrated turn-lamp. The NEXWave Grille comes with hi-gloss black and dark chrome accentuation. While the Intelligent Electric Hybrid option gets a “Fervent Dark Chrome” finish on the front grille garnish and the Progressive Smart Hybrid variants get a “RichChrome” finish. Additionally, the new car gets a crafted instrument panel (IP), panoramic sunroof, rich faux leather with matching accents on the doors, and piano black finishes in the cabin. Additional features include 3D sculpted driver & co-driver ventilated seats. The new car comes in 6 monotone color options and 3 Dual-tone color options.

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On the other hand, the all-new Hyundai Creta sports a muscular and compact design. It carries a slightly retro look. It gets a big cascading grille with low-set headlamps. The car also comes with daytime LED lights. The 5-seater car has a spacious cabin and boot space of 400 L. Additionally, the new car gets a Smart Panoramic Sunroof. The new-gen Hyundai Creta is available in 17 variants. For safety, it comes with up to six airbags, tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS), electronic stability control (ESC), hill-start assist control, and ABS with EBD.

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Hyundai Creta vs New Maruti Grand Vitara Features

Maruti Grand VitaraHyundai Creta
Colored Head-Up DisplayElectro Chromic Mirror
Full Digital Instrument ClusterSmartphone Wireless Charger
360 View Camera10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system
Wireless Car play & Android autoAuto headlamps
Premium sound systemAll-four disc brakes
Qi-certified Wireless chargerAmbient lighting
9-inch Smart Play Pro+ Infotainment systemIntegrated air purifier
HD displayBose sound system
In-built voice assist systemSmartphone connectivity
Remote functionalitiesPuddle Lamps with a Welcome Function
Ventilated Front SeatsBurglar Alarm
Ambient LightingESS (Emergency Stop Signal)
VSM (Vehicle Stability Management Control)
Powered mirrors

The new Maruti Grand Vitara is based on the acclaimed Suzuki TECT platform (Global C-platform). It comes with NEXA Safety Shield. Additional safety features include 6 airbags (Front, Side & curtain), Electronic Stability Program (ESP) with Hill Hold Assist, 3-point ELR seat belts (All seats), and Rear Disc Brake, Hill Descent Control, and Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS). The new car also comes with a Colored Head-Up Display, an all-new Full Digital Instrument Cluster, 360 View Camera, Wireless CarPlay & Android Auto, a premium sound system, Qi-certified Wireless charger, in-built voice assist system, remote functionalities, and more. The 9-inch Smart Play Pro+ Infotainment system comes with an HD display.

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The all-new Hyundai Creta comes with features like an Electro Chromic Mirror, Smartphone Wireless Charger, a large 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system, auto headlamps, powered mirrors, all-four disc brakes, ambient lighting, integrated air purifier, Bose sound system, smartphone connectivity, Puddle Lamps with a Welcome Function, Burglar Alarm, ESS (Emergency Stop Signal), and VSM (Vehicle Stability Management Control). You can also choose from three Drive modes – Eco, Comfort, or Sport. So, which of these SUVs do you think is the winner of our 2022 Maruti Grand Vitara vs Hyundai Creta comparison?

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