The C-SUV segment is dominated by the Hyundai Creta. The Creta has been very popular in this segment due to its features and the overall value that it offers as a package. However, Creta has recently been put up against a competitor that it did not expect to compete against. We are talking about the recently-unveiled Mahindra XUV700. The car, even before its official launch has started disrupting various segments. One such segment is the C-segment. The XUV700, with its five-seater option, will be taking on the Hyundai Creta. In today’s article on Mahindra XUV700 vs the Hyundai Creta, we will be comparing both these products.

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Mahindra XUV700 vs Hyundai Creta design

XUV700 vs Hyundai Creta

The Creta has a futuristic design language. The Creta gets the signature Hyundai cascading grille up front with loads of chrome. The trio-beam LED headlight setup is surrounded by the quirky Crescent Glow LED DRLs. The tail lamps also get a design similar to the front. On the inside, the Creta comes with a neat interior design layout. It comes with features like an air purifier, electric parking brake with Auto Hold and a panoramic sunroof along with multiple others.

XUV700 vs Hyundai Creta

The XUV700 has a masculine look in the front and carries forward the XUV design language. The XUV700 sports a new grille and Mahindra’s new logo. Other elements are a C-shaped DRL setup with LED headlamps, shark fin antenna, spoiler with huge winglets and muscular fenders. On the inside, the XUV700 gets premium light-coloured interiors. It also gets a single-piece display and a large panoramic sunroof along with many other features which are discussed in this article ahead. 


The Creta is 4300mm in length, 1790mm in width & 1635mm in height. It sits on a 2610mm wheelbase and has a ground clearance of 190mm. The Creta comes with three engine options; a 1.5-litre petrol engine capable of producing 113bhp & 143Nm of torque, 1.4-litre turbo petrol capable of producing 138bhp & 242Nm of torque and a 1.5-litre diesel engine capable of producing 113bhp & 250Nm of torque. Gearbox options include manual, CVT, DCT and torque converter transmissions.

Mahindra XUV700 unveiled

The XUV700  is 4695mm in length, 1890mm in width & 1755mm in height. It sits on a wheelbase of 2750mm. It comes in five-seater and seven-seater configurations. The XUV700 gets a 2.0-litre petrol engine producing 200bhp & 380Nm of torque. The 2.2-litre diesel engine is capable of producing 185bhp & 450nm of torque. It comes with a manual and an automatic gearbox. The car will get AWD with select variants.

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Mahindra XUV700 vs Hyundai Creta features

XUV700 vs Hyundai Creta

The Creta comes loaded with features like a panoramic sunroof, 10.25-inch infotainment system, front ventilated seats, driving modes, ambient lighting, paddle shifters, connected car tech and wireless charging being some of the key ones. The XUV700, on the other hand, comes with features like Auto Booster headlamps, personalized safety alerts, ADAS (Level 1), wireless charging, drive modes, 360-degree parking camera, Driver Drowsiness Detection and AdrenoX UI with Amazon Alexa & connected car tech compatibilities, flush door handles etc.


The pricing of the Creta starts from Rs 10.16 lakh and goes to Rs 17.78 lakh (ex-showroom). Mahindra has revealed the five-seater manual variant pricing, which starts from Rs 11.99 lakh goes to Rs 14.99 lakh (ex-showroom). Check out our story below for all details on the variants for this car. Also, check out the video below to see how the XUV700 drives and feels.  

Mahindra XUV700 unveiled – Variants, specifications and more

This was our comparison on the Mahindra XUV700 vs Hyundai Creta. If you have car buying doubts click here to ask! Get the lowest price for car insurance here. For more such content stay subscribed to MotorOctane YoutubeGoogle News Facebook and Twitter. Also, follow us on Flipboard and Reddit where we have a discussion community.


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