Hyundai Verna 2017 is an all-new car which has been recently launched in the Indian make. This is the new generation Verna which offers much more than before.Always know to be a feature loaded car, the Verna continues this practice. It shares its platform with the Elantra, on which it is built. The Hyundai Creta has been one of the highest selling SUVs in its segment. One of the main reasons is that it offers a range of engine and gearbox options and also good number of features that customers desire. Both are desirable vehicles and fall in overlapping price brackets. So which is suitable for you? Know more about it in the 2017 Hyundai Verna vs Hyundai Creta Comparison.

2017 Hyundai Verna vs Hyundai Creta Design

Hyundai Verna 2017 front three quarter_batch

The New Verna now looks mature and has an all-new look. The car looks much more evolved. The headlamps are sleek and the grille gets chrome slate, though only on higher variants. Projector headlamps are now seen in the car and it and also gets LED DRLs. The design is inspired from a coupe and hence it looks suave as well. The silhouette has clean lines flowing across.The mid models have 15-inch steel/alloy wheels and the higher ones have 16-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels.  This is what makes the Hyundai Verna 2017 a lot more stylish and attractive.

Hyundai Creta

The Hyundai Creta has a boxy design, like most SUVs have. There is a large front grille with chrome on it. The headlamps are rectangular with projector headlamps and daytime running LEDs. There is a lot of chrome on the front to make it look premium. The side profile is boxy and door pillars. Higher variant gets 17-inch wheels and these are diamond cut alloys. Lower variants get 16-inch wheels. The rear continues to have large and sleek tail lamps. The number plate is located on the rear bumper and this makes the Creta look tall.

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2017 Hyundai Verna vs Hyundai Creta Interior

The cabin of the Verna has a rich and premium feel. Dual tone theme with beige and black makes the car feel quite airy. The dashboard is of a neat design. The 7-inch touchscreen come equipped with MirrorLink, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, reverse camera and a navigation system. The car also gets front and rear USB charging. The top model has 6 airbags on offer. The boot also has hands-free opening option.

Hyundai Verna 2017 new interior

The Verna has similarities to the Elantra. Tall passengers will not have any problems. The rear seat offers decent space. It isn’t very tight, but just sufficient for tall people. At the same time, there is sufficient knee room and just enough head room. However, three people will find it a bit of squeeze. Boot space is 480 litres, which is good.

Hyundai Creta interior

Hyundai Creta has black and beige interiors. There is a 7-inch touchscreen system with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and a large touchscreen infotainment system. There is navigation and even reverse camera, while there are four speakers and two tweeters also on offer. Dual airbags and ABS are a standard feature. Top-of-the-line variant gets leather upholstery too. Creta has spacious interiors, but these are similar to the Duster in space. The boot is about 400 litres, which is just fine for a vehicle of this size. The boot does not have a hands free opening feature.

2017 Hyundai Verna vs Hyundai Creta Specifications

Specifications2017 Hyundai VernaHyundai Creta
Transmission6-speed manual/auto6-speed manual/auto
Transmission6-speed manual/auto6-speed manual/ auto (only on 1.6)

The Hyundai Verna comes with 1.6-litre petrol and diesel engines. the 1.4-litre engines have been discontinued. Both engines are good performers and now their driveability has also improved. These engines are mated to 6speed manual and automatic transmissions. Hyundai has offered options of automatic in both petrol and diesel, which is excellent.

The Hyundai Creta is available with a 1.6-litre petrol engine and 1.4-litre and 1.6-litre diesel engines. The petrol comes with a 6-speed manual and auto transmissions and the disel has a 6speed manual and the 6speed auto comes only with the 1.6-litre engine. Both the Verna and Creta offer good performance across their range.

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2017 Hyundai Verna vs Hyundai Creta Price

ModelPrice (on-road, Delhi)
Hyundai Verna₹ 8.95 lakhs – ₹ 14.74 lakhs
Hyundai Creta₹10 lakhs – ₹ 15.8 lakhs

The Hyundai Verna is priced between ₹ 8.95 lakhs to ₹ 14.74 lakhs (on-road, Delhi). The Hyundai Creta on the other hand costs between ₹ 10 lakhs and ₹ 15.8 lakhs (on-road, Delhi)

2017 Hyundai Verna vs Hyundai Creta: Which to buy? 

Its simple. Both these vehicles are extremely competitive and buying any one will not be a wrong choice. If you frequently travel on bad roads, or rural roads, where one requires a high ground clearance,or if you like to sit tall in a vehicle, then the Creta makes more sense. But if you drive mainly on good roads, in the city or highway and prefer a more sporty and suave looking car, with more number of features, then it is of course the Verna that will be a better choice.


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