Honda Elevate vs Hyundai Creta – Specs and Feature Comparison
Honda Cars India has finally made its long-awaited entry into the mid-size SUV segment with the all-new Elevate. Boasting a bold design and a plethora of features, it strives to make a mark in the segment. But does it has what it takes to outshine the segment leader Hyundai Creta? Let’s delve into a detailed comparison to find out.
|Honda Elevate||Hyundai Creta|
- The Honda Elevate surpasses the Creta in terms of overall dimensions.
- The Elevate is 12mm longer and 15mm taller than the Creta. Additionally, it boasts a 40mm longer wheelbase, ensuring enhanced roominess inside the cabin.
- Furthermore, the Honda SUV offers a 20mm higher ground clearance and an additional 25L of boot space compared to the Creta.
|Model||Honda Elevate||Hyundai Creta|
|Engine||1.5-litre petrol||1.5-litre petrol / diesel|
|Max Power||121PS||115PS / 116PS|
|Peak Torque||145Nm||144Nm / 250Nm|
|Gearbox options||6-speed MT/7-speed CVT||Petrol – 6-speed MT/CVT|
Diesel: – 6-speed MT/AT
- Honda exclusively offers the Elevate with a petrol engine, whereas the Creta provides the options of both petrol and diesel engine, thus, catering to a broader range of customers with varying tastes.
- The Elevate’s petrol mill is slightly more powerful than Creta’s. However, the torque output is on par.
- Honda had the chance to create a unique position in the segment by introducing a fully hybrid powertrain, but it forwent due to cost considerations. However, there are plans to release an electric version, which could be available in the market by 2026.
- Earlier, the Creta was also offered with a 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol engine. However, it has now been discontinued. But Hyundai has plans to introduce a new 1.5-litre turbo-petrol engine as a replacement in the near future.
|Honda Elevate||Hyundai Creta|
|Headlamps||Automatic LED||Automatic LED|
|Front Fog Lamps||✅||✅|
|Instrument Cluster||Semi-Digital with a 7-inch TFT||Digital|
|Driver’s Seat Adjustment||Manual||8-way powered seat|
|Steering Mounted Controls||✅||✅|
|Wireless phone charger||✅||✅|
|Keyless Entry with Push Button Start||✅||✅|
|Walk Away Auto Locking||✅||❌|
|Rear AC vents||✅||✅|
|Ventilated Front Seats||❌||✅|
|Apple Carplay & Android Auto||Wireless||Wired|
(wireless in mid-spec trims)
|Branded Sound System||❌||Bose Speakers|
|Connected Car Tech||✅||✅|
|OTA Updates Support||✅||✅|
|Remote Engine Start||✅||✅|
|Type C USB Ports||❌||❌|
|Rear Reclining Seat||❌||✅|
|No of Airbags||6||6|
|Hill Hold Assist||✅||✅|
|Hill Descent Assist||✅||✅|
|Rear Disc Brakes||❌||✅|
|Tyre Pressure Monitoring||–||✅|
|Electric Parking Brakes||❌||✅|
(Level-2 ADAS with Collision Mitigation Braking System, Adaptive Cruise Control, Road Departure Mitigation, Lane Keeping Assist System, Lead Car Departure Notification system and Auto High-Beam)
- Both SUVs are well-loaded; however, the Honda Elevate has the upper hand when it comes to safety features.
- On the other hand, the Hyundai Creta offers some feel-good features like electric parking brakes, an air purifier, a larger sunroof, a powered driver’s seat, a fully digital instrument cluster, a rear seat recliner and branded sound system that will enhance your overall ownership experience.
|Honda Elevate||Rs 11-16.50 (expected)|
|Hyundai Creta||Petrol: Rs 10.87 – 17.70 lakh|
Diesel: Rs 11.96 – 19.20 lakh
Honda is expected to launch the Elevate around the festive season, while its bookings will begin next month.