The Maruti Grand Vitara 2022 is the most recent addition to the company’s NEXA portfolio. It includes the signature design language (Crafted Futurism). In addition to a distinctive exterior design, the new vehicle features sophisticated interiors, a powerful hybrid powertrain, and best-in-class fuel efficiency. It will compete with vehicles such as the Hyundai Creta and the Kia Seltos. Let’s see how the two compact SUVs compare in terms of price, specs, and features in our 2022 Maruti Grand Vitara vs Hyundai Creta comparison.
The new Maruti Grand Vitara 2022 costs between Rs 10.45 lakh and Rs 19.65 lakh (ex-showroom). It is available in Smart Hybrid and Intelligent Electric Hybrid configurations. The Hyundai Creta, on the other hand, is priced between Rs 10.44 lakh and Rs 18.24 lakh (ex-showroom).
Hyundai Creta vs Maruti Grand Vitara Specifications Comparison
|Specs||Maruti Grand Vitara||Hyundai Creta|
|Engine||1.5-liter mild hybrid;|
1.5-liter intelligent hybrid
1.4-liter turbo petrol
|Power||92.45PS (P)/ 103.06PS (Hybrid)||115 PS (P) / 115 PS (D) / 140 PS (P)|
|Torque||122Nm (P)/ 136.8Nm (Hybrid)||144 Nm (P) / 250 Nm (D) / 242 Nm (P)|
|Transmission||5-speed MT/6-speed AT /e-CVT||6-speed MT/6-speed AT/CVT/DCT|
|Mileage||21.11 kmpl – 27.97 kmpl||16.8 kmpl|
The new Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara is powered by a 1.5-liter intelligent hybrid powertrain with a peak power of 68kW (92.45PS) and a maximum torque of 122Nm. A 1.5-liter engine produces 75.8kW (103.06PS) of peak power and 136.8Nm of maximum torque. The Smart Hybrid models have a 6-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters and a 5-speed manual transmission. The Intelligent Electric Hybrid variants, on the other hand, get e-CVT transmission. With its 1.5-liter hybrid powertrain, the new car achieves an impressive fuel efficiency of 27.97 kmpl.
The Hyundai Creta, on the other hand, is powered by a 1.5-liter naturally aspirated petrol engine with 115PS of peak power and 144Nm of maximum torque. It is mated to either a six-speed manual transmission or a CVT (petrol). A 1.5-liter diesel engine with 115PS and 250Nm of torque is also available. It is available with either a six-speed manual transmission or a six-speed torque converter (diesel). In addition, the company offers a 1.4-liter turbo-petrol engine with 140PS of power and 242Nm of torque. It’s mated to a seven-speed DCT (dual-clutch automatic). The new car has a fuel efficiency of 16.8 kmpl on average.
Maruti Grand Vitara Vs Hyundai Creta Design & Dimensions
|Parameter||Maruti Grand Vitara||Hyundai Creta|
|Length||4,345 mm||4,300 mm|
|Width||1,795 mm||1,790 mm|
|Height||1,645 mm||1,620-1,635 mm|
|Wheelbase||2,600 mm||2,610 mm|
In terms of design, the Vitara incorporates signature NEXA elements. It has a commanding SUV stance, muscular wheel arches, and a three-element sweeping LED tail lamp. The 3-element LED DRLs on the front have an integrated turn-lamp. The NEXWave Grille is accented with hi-gloss black and dark chrome. The front grille garnish on the Intelligent Electric Hybrid is finished in “Fervent Dark Chrome,” while the Progressive Smart Hybrid variants are finished in “RichChrome.” The new car also has a crafted instrument panel (IP), a panoramic sunroof, rich faux leather with matching accents on the doors, and piano black interior finishes. 3D sculpted driver and co-driver ventilated seats are among the additional features. The new vehicle is available in six dualtone colours.
The new Hyundai Creta, on the other hand, has a muscular and compact design. It has a slightly retro appearance. It has a large cascading grille and low-set headlamps. The vehicle also has LED daytime running lights. The cabin of the 5-seater car is spacious, and the boot space is 400 L. The new vehicle also includes a Smart Panoramic Sunroof. The new Hyundai Creta is available in 17 different configurations. It has up to six airbags, a tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS), electronic stability control (ESC), hill-start assist control, and ABS with EBD for safety.
Hyundai Creta vs New Maruti Grand Vitara Features
|Maruti Grand Vitara||Hyundai Creta|
|Colored Head-Up Display||Electro Chromic Mirror|
|Full Digital Instrument Cluster||Smartphone Wireless Charger|
|360 View Camera||10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system|
|Wireless Car play & Android auto||Auto headlamps|
|Premium sound system||All-four disc brakes|
|Qi-certified Wireless charger||Ambient lighting|
|9-inch Smart Play Pro+ Infotainment system||Integrated air purifier|
|HD display||Bose sound system|
|In-built voice assist system||Smartphone connectivity|
|Remote functionalities||Puddle Lamps with a Welcome Function|
|Ventilated Front Seats||Burglar Alarm|
|Ambient Lighting||ESS (Emergency Stop Signal)|
|VSM (Vehicle Stability Management Control)|
The new Maruti Grand Vitara is built on Suzuki’s acclaimed TECT platform (Global C-platform). It includes the NEXA Safety Shield. 6 airbags (front, side, and curtain), Electronic Stability Program (ESP) with Hill Hold Assist, 3-point ELR seat belts (all seats), Rear Disc Brake, Hill Descent Control, and Tire Pressure Monitoring System are among the additional safety features (TPMS). The new vehicle also includes a Colored Head-Up Display, an all-new Full Digital Instrument Cluster, a 360-degree camera, Wireless CarPlay & Android Auto, a premium sound system, a Qi-certified Wireless charger, an in-built voice assist system, remote functionality, and other features. The Smart Play Pro+ Infotainment system has a 9-inch HD display.
The new Hyundai Creta includes features such as an Electro Chromic Mirror, Smartphone Wireless Charger, a large 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system, auto headlamps, powered mirrors, all-four disc brakes, ambient lighting, integrated air purifier, Bose sound system, smartphone connectivity, Puddle Lamps with a Welcome Function, Burglar Alarm, ESS (Emergency Stop Signal), and VSM (Vehicle Security Monitoring) (Vehicle Stability Management Control). You can also select one of three driving modes: Eco, Comfort, or Sport. So, which of these SUVs do you believe will win our 2022 Maruti Grand Vitara vs Hyundai Creta comparison?