Hyundai Creta is one of the popular compact SUVs currently on sale in the country. The compact SUV is priced from Rs. 9.99 lakh to Rs. 17.70 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Here are five cars that rival the Creta in India.
The Hyundai Creta is one of the most favourite compact SUVs among Indian car buyers. The South Korean carmaker has sold over 5.8 lakh units in the domestic market since 2015 when it was first launched in the country. The new-generation Creta is packed with new-age technology. Like the Venue and the top models, the Creta is also a connected car with Hyundai’s BlueLink connectivity technology. Here are the top five cars that rival the Creta in India.
The Skoda Kushaq is the latest addition to the hotly contested compact SUV segment in India. It is built on an India-specific MQB-A0-IN platform with over 95 per cent of local content. The Skoda Kushaq SUV is priced in the range of ₹ 10.50 lakh to ₹ 17.60 lakh (ex-showroom, India). It is available in a total of seven variants across three trims – Active, Ambition and Style. The Kushaq is a petrol-only SUV, which comes with a choice of two powertrains – 1.0-litre TSI and 1.5-litre TSI.
Kia launched the refreshed Seltos SUV in the Indian market earlier this year alongside the updated Sonet. It now comes with the company’s new brand logo. The SUV continues to come with three engine options – 1.5-litre Smartstream naturally aspirated petrol, a 1.4-litre T-GDI turbocharged petrol, and a 1.5-litre CRDi VGT diesel engine. It is priced from ₹ 9.95 lakh, going up to ₹ 17.85 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
Tata Motors launched the Harrier SUV in the country in 2018. It is one of the good-looking SUVs from the home-grown automaker. The 5-seater SUV comes in 9 variants – XE, XM, XMA, XT, XT+, XZ, XZ+, XZA, XZA+. It is a diesel-only model, which is powered by a Fiat-sourced 2.0-litre, four-cylinder, multijet diesel. The engine churns out 138 bhp and 350 Nm of peak torque. Prices start from ₹ 14.29 lakh, going up to ₹ 21.09 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
The MG Hector was the model with which the Chinese-owned British carmaker made its foray into our market. The Chinese-owned British carmaker introduced the updated version of the SUV earlier this year. The 5-seater SUV comes powered by the same existing 1.5-litre petrol motors along with a 2.0-litre diesel engine. It is currently priced in the range of ₹ 13.17 lakh to ₹ 18.43 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
The Duster is one of the popular nameplates in the Indian market. The SUV has been in our market since 2012, and share a decent amount of success in the country. Renault offers Duster in two petrol engine options. First up is the tried and tested 1.5-litre, four-cylinder naturally aspirated BS6 petrol mill and then the brand new 1.3-litre, four-cylinder BS6 turbo petrol motor. The Duster is priced in India from ₹ 9.86 lakh to ₹ 14.25 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).