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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 ElevateHyundai Creta
Ground Clearance220mm190mm
Boot Space458L433L
Turning Radius5.2m5.3m
Honda Elevate vs Hyundai Creta – Dimensions Comparison
  • 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.

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Engine Specifications

ModelHonda ElevateHyundai Creta
Engine1.5-litre petrol1.5-litre petrol / diesel
Max Power121PS115PS / 116PS
Peak Torque145Nm144Nm / 250Nm
Gearbox options6-speed MT/7-speed CVTPetrol – 6-speed MT/CVT
Diesel: – 6-speed MT/AT
Honda Elevate vs Hyundai Creta – Engine Specs Comparison
  • 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.

Key Features

Honda Elevate vs Hyundai Creta - interior
Honda ElevateHyundai Creta
HeadlampsAutomatic LEDAutomatic LED
Front Fog Lamps
Wheels17-inch Alloys
17-inch Alloys
Instrument ClusterSemi-Digital with a 7-inch TFTDigital
Paddle shifters
Driver’s Seat AdjustmentManual8-way powered seat
Cruise Control
Steering Mounted Controls
Wireless phone charger
Keyless Entry with Push Button Start
Walk Away Auto Locking
Auto AC
Rear AC vents
Ventilated Front Seats
Apple Carplay & Android AutoWirelessWired
(wireless in mid-spec trims)
Branded Sound SystemBose Speakers
Connected Car Tech
OTA Updates Support
Remote Engine Start
Air purifier
Type C USB Ports
Electrochromic mirror
Rear Reclining Seat
No of Airbags66
Rear Camera
Lane-watch Camera
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)
Honda Elevate vs Hyundai Creta – Features Comparison

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  • 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 ElevateRs 11-16.50 (expected)
Hyundai CretaPetrol: Rs 10.87 – 17.70 lakh
Diesel: Rs 11.96 – 19.20 lakh
Honda Elevate vs Hyundai Creta – Price Comparison

Honda is expected to launch the Elevate around the festive season, while its bookings will begin next month.