Should you buy Mahindra XUV300 rather than Hyundai Creta? »EngineOctane
Hyundai Creta is a very strong product in its segment. Mahindra XUV300 is a very strong product in the compact SUV segment. Both cars come with features that make them a serious competitor in their respective segments. However, what happens when these two cars go head to head. In today’s Mahindra XUV300 vs Hyundai Creta article, we’ll take a look at which one is the best choice for you and why. Let’s go.
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As the Mahindra XUV300 is a compact SUV, it is 3995mm long, 1821mm wide and 1627mm high. It sits on a 2600mm wheelbase and has a boot capacity of 257 liters. It obtains a ground clearance of 180 mm. The Hyundai Creta, on the other hand, is 4,300mm long, 1,790mm wide and 1,635mm high. It sits on a 2610mm wheelbase and has a trunk storage capacity of 433 liters. Creta comes with 190mm ground clearance. The XUV300 offers the widest cabin in its segment and even exceeds the Creta, providing better shoulder room. The Creta is obviously the bigger car and therefore offers better leg and knee room, as well as much more trunk space. The XUV300 takes a hard hit when it comes to boot space.
The XUV300 is powered by a 1.2-liter petrol engine developing 109 hp and 200 Nm of torque. It also receives a 1.5-liter diesel engine that develops 115 hp and 300 Nm of torque. These engines are coupled to manual and AMT gearboxes. In addition, the car sits on 17-inch alloys. The Hyundai Creta, on the other hand, comes with options of 1.5-liter petrol and diesel engines as well as a 1.4-liter turbo petrol engine. The 1.5-liter petrol engine is capable of developing 113 hp and 144 Nm of torque. This unit is mated to a manual gearbox and CVT. The 1.5-liter diesel engine is capable of developing 113 hp and 250 Nm of torque. This unit is coupled with a manual and a torque converter unit. The Creta’s 1.4 liter unit produces the most power at 138 hp, with a torque of 242 Nm. This unit can be fitted with an automatic DCT unit only. The Creta is also equipped with 17 inch alloys. Looking at the engine specs, it becomes obvious that Mahindra offers powerful engines. The XUV’s diesel engine produces more power and torque than Creta’s diesel unit.
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When it comes to features, the two cars will face stiff competition. Creta benefits from features such as panoramic sunroof, paddle shifters, electronic parking brake with Auto-Hold, premium BOSE audio system, rear disc brakes, Blue Link connected car technology , a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system, Android Auto wireless, Apple CarPlay, wireless charging and traction control modes. The XUV300, on the other hand, has features like dual-zone climate control, 7 airbags, steering modes, rear disc brakes, 5-star safety rating, connected car technology, heated ORVMs, some of the most important front parking sensors. .
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XUV300 vs Creta price
Mahindra XUV300 starts at Rs 9.31 Lakh and goes up to Rs 15.66 Lakh. The Hyundai Creta, on the other hand, starts at Rs 11.64 Lakh and goes up to Rs 21.08 Lakh.
Which one should you buy?
The Hyundai Creta is without a doubt a great car. It is packed with features and offers customers a wide variety of engine and transmission options. These combinations make it a real king of the segment. That being said, the Mahindra XUV300 is not a weak product. The car offers features that even Creta does not. Dual-zone air conditioning, front parking sensors, and heated ORVMs make this a great choice for those looking for high-end features like these. In addition, engines produce large amounts of torque, especially diesel engines. If you want a car that is versatile in terms of features and overall VFM, you should go for the Creta. However, if you want a car that offers additional features, is powered by powerful engines and that too at a much cheaper price, you should definitely go for the Mahindra XUV300.
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