The Hyundai Creta stood out to be the better overall package of the two and hence won by a fair margin.
The new Hyundai
Creta went up against the Mahindra Thar in this category. The Creta stood out to be the better overall package of the two and hence won by a fair margin. It has been developed from ground up and along with a new and striking design language, it also gets new chassis, interiors, connected car tech and is loaded to the brim with bells and whistles featuring some upmarket features like ventilated seats, power adjustable driver seat, panoramic sunroof and a large 10.25-inch touchscreen among others.
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The Hyundai Creta was launched in India in 2020
There are three engine options on the new generation Creta, a 1.5-litre petrol, a 1.5-litre VGT diesel and the 1.4-litre Turbo GDI petrol. The naturally aspirated petrol and diesel engines pump out 113 bhp and 144 Nm and 250 Nm of peak torque respectively, while the turbo petrol makes 138 bhp and 242 Nm of torque. Transmission options will include a 6-speed manual which will be standard across the range, along with an optional torque convertor for the 1.5 diesel engine, 7-speed DCT on the 1.4 turbo petrol, and the iVT automatic for the 1.5 petrol motor.
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