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Hyundai Creta, Creta EV price, range, rivals, Tata Curvv, Maruti eVX, Mahindra EV

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Hyundai Creta, Creta EV price, range, rivals, Tata Curvv, Maruti eVX, Mahindra EV

Hyundai India will enter the mass-market EV space with the Creta. The all-electric midsize SUV has been spied testing again in South Korea, not too long after the SUV was caught testing in India. The electric version is based on the Creta facelift that launched in India in January; the interiors are also likely to be similar to the current Creta on sale, with some interior bits borrowed from the Ioniq 5. When it arrives by March 2025, the Creta EV will compete with Tata, Mahindra, Maruti and MG Motor.

By the time Hyundai launches the Creta EV, Tata’s Curvv EV would've been on sale for about 7-8 months, Mahindra XUV400 will have been available for a little over 2 years, MG’s ZS EV for a bit more than 5 years, and Maruti Suzuki will have just launched its born-EV, the eVX.

  1. To rival Curvv.ev, eVX, XUV400 and ZS EV
  2. Hyundai EV likely to be longest in class with the least width
  3. Creta EV range expected to be at par with rivals

Hyundai Creta EV vs rivals: dimensions

Hyundai Creta EV vs rivals: size
Creta EV Curvv EV* eVX ZS EV XUV400
Length 4330mm 4308mm 4300mm 4323mm 4200mm
Width 1790mm 1810mm 1800mm 1809mm 1821mm
Height 1635mm 1630mm 1600mm 1649mm 1634mm
Wheelbase 2610mm 2560mm 2700mm 2585mm 2600mm
Tyres 17-inch 18-inch 17-inch 16-inch
Boot 433 litres 422 litres 359 litres 378 litres

*Dimensions shown are of the Curvv diesel

A disclaimer first: Hyundai has yet to reveal the Creta EV’s official dimensions, but considering it’s based on the current Creta, we expect the electric version to be similar in size. This means that the Creta EV is expected to be the longest EV, though its width is the least amongst the models here, which may indicate that it’ll have comparatively less shoulder room. The Hyundai’s wheelbase length is higher than the class median, but it is the Maruti with the longest wheelbase; that’s likely due to the eVX’s born-EV nature. All the other SUVs here will also come, or already come, with a petrol or diesel version, with the Curvv also reportedly getting a CNG option. It should also be noted that the Creta EV’s boot space is highly likely to drop below the standard Creta’s 433-litre figure.

Hyundai Creta EV vs rivals: range, battery

Hyundai Creta EV vs rivals: powertrain
Creta EV Curvv EV eVX ZS EV XUV400
Battery size 45kWh 48-60kWh 50.3kWh 39.4kWh
Range (ARAI) 450km (est) 400-500km (est) 400-550km (est) 461km 456km
Power 138hp 177hp 150hp
Torque 255Nm 280Nm 310Nm

As we’ve reported before, the Creta EV will be powered by an LG Chem-sourced 45kWh battery pack, with a real-world range of around 250km. Other than the Mahindra, the Hyundai is likely to have the smallest battery pack when compared to its rivals, though the ARAI-rated range is expected to be at par with its rivals. While the electric motors that will power the Curvv EV and eVX are still unknown, for now, it seems like the Creta EV will be the least powerful in the segment.

Hyundai Creta EV vs rivals: features

Hyundai Creta EV vs rivals: features & safety kit
Creta EV Curvv EV eVX ZS EV XUV400
ADAS Yes Yes Yes Yes No
360 degree camera Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Airbags 6 6 6 6 6
Panoramic sunroof Yes No Yes Yes No
Digital instrument cluster 10.25-inch 10.25-inch Yes 7.0-inch 10.25-inch
Infotainment 10.25-inch 12.3-inch Yes 10.1-inch 10.25-inch
Ventilated seats Yes Yes Yes No No
Climate control 1-zone 1-zone 1-zone 1-zone 2-zone

The Creta EV will likely share its features list with the standard midsize SUV, so in range-topping form, it’ll have all the same premium features. This will help it stand against its competition that will also be quite well-equipped. However, it does seem like the Mahindra XUV400 and MG ZS EV lag behind the Tata, Maruti and Hyundai.

Hyundai Creta EV vs rivals: price

While the Maruti’s born-EV status does mean it’ll likely be the most spacious inside, it also means that the eVX is likely to be the priciest of the lot, likely in the Rs 23 lakh-25 lakh bracket. Meanwhile, the Creta EV and Curvv EV's prices are expected to start lower, from Rs 20 lakh. The XUV400 will continue to be the most affordable midsize EV, priced between Rs 15.49 lakh-17.49 lakh, while the MG ZS EV is currently priced from Rs 18.98 lakh to Rs 24.98 lakh.

By 2026, Toyota’s version of the eVX, based on the Urban SUV concept, will also rival the Creta EV. Mahindra will also have a more direct EV rival to these midsize SUVs in the form of the BE.05 born EV.

All prices, ex-showroom, India


Also see:

Hyundai Creta N Line launched at Rs 16.82 lakh

Hyundai i20 N Line, Venue N Line have clocked over 22,000 sales

Hyundai Venue, i20 get discounts up to Rs 30,000 this month

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Hyundai Creta

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