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Price comparison: 2020 Hyundai Creta vs Kia Seltos vs Tata Harrier vs MG Hector vs Mahindra XUV500 vs Renault Duster vs Mahindra Scorpio

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The new-generation Hyundai Creta SUV was showcased at the 2020 Auto Expo in Delhi. It was then launched in India at Rs 9.99 lakh, ex-showroom for the base model. The fully loaded feature rich variant has been priced at Rs  17.20 lakh. The highlights of the 2020 Hyundai Creta are the updated and more premium exterior design that has received mixed response from the audiences.  The cabin too has been updated with additional features and sunroof to make it more feature rich compared to its closest rivals. However, the main highlight has to be the BSVI compliant petrol and diesel engines with an option between both petrol and manual transmission.

The 1.5l engines can be had with a six speed manual or a CVT (1.5 petrol)/torque converter (1.5 diesel) automatic options. The 1.4 turbo-petrol only comes with the option of a seven speed DCT. Good news is that all automatic variants come with paddle shifters behind the wheel, albeit only in the top end SX(O) trim. The powertrains are mated to a new electronics suite that brings along driving modes like Eco, Comfort and Sport, and Traction Control derived terrain modes for Snow, Sand and Mud.

The new Creta is equipped with disc brakes on all fours, six airbags, ESP, VSM and the S.O.S feature. The latter is a part of the new Hyundai BlueLink connected tech suite which we first experienced on the Hyundai Venue. The Creta builds further on the extensive list of connected tech features with new remote functions like starting/immobilising the engine, pre-cooling the cabin, using the air-purifier to sanitise the cabin air, controlling the sunroof etc. The voice commands have been equipped to fetch Cricket Scores too, if you wish, and the digital assistant wakes up to a not-so-creative "Hello BlueLink" callsign.

The base variants of the 2020 Hyundai Creta are both priced at Rs 9.99 lakh, ex-showroom whereas the automatic trims can be opted for Rs 16.16 lakh for the petrol, powered by a 1.4-litre turbo petrol mated to a 7-speed DCT. The diesel automatic that makes use of a 1.5-lire unit is priced at Rs 15.99 lakh, ex-showroom. Here are the detailed prices of both petrol and diesel variants of the 2020 Hyundai Creta

The 2020 Hyundai Creta locks horns with the likes of the Tata Harrier, Mahindra XUV 500, MG Hector, Mahindra Scorpio and even the Kia Seltos, with which it shares its underpinnings. Where do the rivals stand against the 2020 Hyundai Creta, take a look at the detailed prices.

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