Renault Captur Vs Hyundai Creta: Several delays after, Renault India had finally launched the much anticipated Captur SUV. The new model is costlier than the Duster and ends up rivaling models like the Hyundai Creta and lower trims of Mahindra XUV500. Of the two cars, it is the Korean SUV that becomes the biggest adversary to the new Renault SUV. Hence, we have decided to compare the two models here to give you a fair idea of how these two small SUVs stack up against each other.
The major reason these two will become such big rivals is not only because of their price tags, but also because of their specifications, dimensions, and even features. The two are closely matched in most aspects. As you can make out from our comparison here in this article, there is definitely a lot of going for both of these models.
Renault Captur Vs Hyundai Creta Price
|Models||Minimum Price (ex-showroom)||Maximum Price (ex-showroom)|
|Renault Captur||9.99 Lakh||13.88 Lakh|
|Hyundai Creta||8.92 Lakh||14 Lakh|
The Captur finds itself slotted above the Duster in its manufacturer’s product portfolio. It has got a starting price of around Rs. 9.99 lakh, the new SUV is almost a lakh rupees costlier than the entry-level Creta.
Renault Captur vs Hyundai Creta Specifications
|Specs||Renault Captur||Hyundai Creta|
|Engine||1.5-litre H4K Petrol; 1.5-litre K9K Diesel||1.6-litre Petrol; 1.4-litre Diesel; 1.6-litre Diesel|
|Power||105 BHP; 108 BHP||121 BHP; 89 BHP; 126 BHP|
|Torque||142 Nm; 245 Nm||151 Nm; 220 Nm; 260 Nm|
|Transmission||5-speed MT, 6-speed MT||6 Speed Manual; 6 Speed Automatic|
The specifications of Creta will have a upper hand on the paper at least. While the Korean SUV offers as many as three engine options, the new French SUV offers 2 motors. For the Captur, the engines come from the Duster, which means even the specs remain largely the same.
Renault Captur vs Hyundai Creta Mileage
|Model||Renault Captur||Hyundai Creta|
|Petrol Mileage||15 KMPL||15.3 KMPL|
|Diesel Mileage||20 KMPL||21.4 KMPL|
As the motors for the model Renault SUV here come from the Duster, we have a fair idea of its mileage. We are expecting a maximum average mileage from the petrol model to be roughly 15KMPL and from the Diesel, model to be around 20KMPL. In comparison with this, the 1.6-Liter Petrol variant of the Hyundai SUV can return a mileage of 15.3 KMPL.
Renault Captur vs Hyundai Creta Dimensions
|Dimensions||Renault Captur||Hyundai Creta|
|Length||4,333 mm||4,270 mm|
|Width||1,813 mm||1,780 mm|
|Height||1,613 mm||1,630 mm|
|Wheelbase||2,674 mm||2,590 mm|
As we can see from the comparison above, the Captur is larger than the Creta. Having said that, the Creta is actually slightly taller and can even offer 13-liters of additional boot space. But overall, it is the Captur that triumphs if you compare the dimensions of these two models.
Renault Captur vs Hyundai Creta Features
|Features||Renault Captur||Hyundai Creta|
|Auto Projector Headlamps||Yes||Yes|
|Multi-function Steering Wheel||Yes||Yes|
|Electric Folding ORVMs||Yes||Yes|
|Rear AC Vents||Yes||Yes|
|Push Button Start||Yes||Yes|
|Foldable Rear Seat||Yes||Yes|
Both of the SUVs here are offering a lot of features, at least on the top-end trims. The Captur is offering a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment unit that offers Satellite Navigation and Bluetooth. The Captur is also offering Android Auto and Apple CarPlay along with other premium bits like a multi-function steering wheel and leather upholstery. Other highlights will include the keyless entry with start/stop button, automatic climate control, auto headlamps, rear wash/wipe, and electric folding rear view mirrors.
Renault Captur vs Hyundai Creta Safety Features
|Safety Features||Renault Duster||Hyundai Creta|
|Dual Front Airbags||Yes||Yes|
|ABS with EBD||Yes||Yes|
|Disc Brakes on All 4 Wheels||No||No|
|ISOFIX Child Seat Anchors||Yes||Yes|
|Reverse Parking Camera||Yes||Yes|
|Reverse Parking Sensors||Yes||Yes|
If you are comparing the safety features of both the SUVs here. This can be clearly seen that both of these models are offering essentials like ABS with EBD and dual front airbags. Both the cars also get seat belts with pre-tensioners. However, none of the models here get disc brakes on all four wheels. Also, other features that none of the cars offer is a full quote of at least six airbags.
Also Read: Upcoming Hyundai Cars in India
Renault Captur vs Hyundai Creta Exterior & Interior Comparison
Both of these models are qualifying to be called small SUVs and are strict five-seaters. However, there is still a lot of difference in the way they look. While the Creta gets typically Korean looks with really flamboyant styling elements, the Captur is all about sleekness and European flair. Both these models have a daunting stance. However, thanks to the larger dimensions, the Captur enjoys more street presence.
So, at the end, it is a matter of a personal choice. Both the SUVs look handsome and have a high street presence. You can go for the Captur if you are looking for something sleek and easy on the eye. The Creta is all about flamboyance. So, let us know in the comments section about what you think about both the SUVs.
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