Maruti and Hyundai are both companies that are leading the sales chart in the Indian market. They have realised what the Indian market needs and has given them the same through their products. Both companies have extensive dealership and service networks throughout the country. We take two of the best selling SUVs from the companies and compare them. These are the Hyundai Creta and the Maruti Brezza. We compare the top-end manual variant of the Brezza to the base variant of the Creta to find out which one comes out on top.
Pricing and specifications
Both cars have the exact same pricing. They cost Rs 10 lakh(ex-showroom). The variants are the Brezza ZXI+ dual-tone manual. The Creta is seen in its EX variant. The Brezza gives 17.1 km/l of mileage while the Creta gives 16.8 km/l. The boot space of the Brezza is 328 litres while the Creta gives you 433 litres. The Creta gets 190 mm of ground clearance while the Brezza gets 200 mm of ground clearance.
Both cars sit on different segments which can be seen in their dimensions. The Brezza is a sub-four metre car while the Creta is not. The Creta has a length of 4.3 metres while the Brezza is 3.95 metres. The width of both cars is the same at 1.79 metres. The Brezza is surprisingly taller to the Creta at 1.64 metres while the Creta is 1.63 metres. The wheelbase of the Creta is also longer. However, the design of both cars is different. You get a lot of features on the outside and the Creta does not get as many. This gives the Brezza a better look.
Engine and transmissions
The Creta gets a bigger touchscreen even it’s base variant. Creta has an eight-inch touch screen whereas the Brezza gets a seven-inch touchscreen. The Brezza gets dual-projector headlamps, fog lamps, alloy wheels, rear wiper, rain-sensing wipers, day and night IRVMs, automatic AC, cruise control, rear camera, foldable mirrors, push start/stop, LED headlamps, rear arm-rest, dual-tone paint. All these features are not seen on the Creta.
Both cars get 16-inch wheels, ABS with EBD, disk brakes at the front, dual-airbags, turn indicators on ORVMs, steering mounted controls, height-adjustable driver’s seat, rear AC vents, Apple Car Play and Android Auto.
If you want a feature-rich compact car for the city, then the Brezza is the right option. But if you want a car that provides more comfort and convenience to the passengers, and is more comfortable for long rides then the Creta is the right option.