The Skoda Kushaq kept faith in its name, asserting it to a complete emperor. But the users will accept it only if it beats the prevailing present king in the Indian automobile sector – the Hyundai Creta, and to find out the result, here is a comparison between Skoda Kushaq vs Hyundai Creta.
Skoda Kushaq vs Hyundai Creta: A Detailed Comparison
Skoda has successfully entered the Indian market in the mid-size SUV segment with its latest launch of the Kushaq, which is based on the platform of MQB A0 IN. It has become the most affordable SUV in India. This car will compete with the current best in the market, Hyundai Creta. This is the present mid-size best SUV in India and it continues to retain its hold as one of the finest mid-sized SUVs in the country. Let us have a look at the Skoda Kushaq vs Creta 2021.
If we talk about the Skoda Kushaq vs Hyundai Creta dimension, the Hyundai Creta measures a length of 4300 mm, a width of 1790 mm, a height of 1635 mm, and a 2610 mm long wheelbase. On the contrary, Skoda Kushaq measures 4225 mm in length, 1760 mm in width, stands 1612 mm tall, and has a 2651 mm long wheelbase.
This implies that in Skoda Kushaq vs Creta dimensions, the latter is 30mm wider, 75mm longer, and 23mm taller than the latter. On the contrary, Skoda offers a 41 mm longer wheelbase compared to Creta.
The Skoda Kushaq offers 2 engines, a 1.0 liters 3 cylinder TSI unit, and a 1.5 liters 4 cylinder TSI motor. The first engine lays out 116 PS of the maximum power and 178 Nm of peak torque. The second engine develops 150 PS and 250 Nm.
The turbo petrol engine which is of 1.0 litre is provided with 6 speed transmission that is manual and also an optional 6 speed torque converter AT.
The Hyundai Creta arrives with 3 varied engine options, that are 1.4 litre turbo petrol units, 1.5 litre NA petrol, and 1.5 litre diesel. The 1.5 litre petrol engine lays out the power of 115 PS and 144 Nm torque, while the oil burner delivers 115 PS and 250 Nm. The 1.4 litre TGDi turbo petrol engine lays out the power of 140 PS and 242 Nm of torque.
Skoda Kushaq specification offers to include a 10 inch touchscreen infotainment system with wireless Android Auto and Apple Carplay connectivity, an electric sunroof, gesture control, ventilated front seat, automatic headlamps with LED DRLs, cruise control, two spoke steering wheel, wireless charging, rear type C USB ports, multi function instrument cluster, ambient lighting, connected car technology and more.
On the contrary, the equipment lust of Creta consists of 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment with smartphone connectivity, Hyundai’s BlueLink connected-car tech, an 8-speaker premium sound system from Bose, ventilated front seats, a panoramic sunroof, electrically adjustable driver’s seat, a touch-enabled smart air purifier, a 7-inch TFT color display along with instrument cluster, paddle shifters (DCT only), drive mode select, puddle lamps with welcome function, for manual trims remote engine start, and rear seat headrest cushions as well.
The safety features that Soka offers includes six airbags, a multi-collision braking system, Brake Disc Wiping, TCS, rear-parking camera, ABS with EBD, hill start assist, hill hold control, Anti-Slip Regulation, and Motor Slip Regulation, tyre pressure monitor, Electronic Differential Locking System, Roll Over Protection, and more. There is another thing that should be noted that all variants of Skida Kushaq arrive equipped with Electronic Stability Control as standard.
The Hyundai Creta arrives with 6 airbags, Electronic Stability Control, a tyre pressure monitoring system, Hill-Assist Control, Vehicle Stability Management, ABS with EBD, an electronic parking brake with auto hold, driver rear view monitor, traction control, and rear disc brakes.
Skoda Kushaq starts from Rs 10.49 lakhs and goes up to Rs 17.59 lakhs. On the other hand, the price of Hyundai Creta starts from Rs 9.99 lakhs and goes up to Rs 17.65 lakhs.
The Hyundai Creta has been continuing to be the best-selling SUV in the Indian automobile market. No rival till now could replace this Korean SUV. But after drawing a comparison on Skoda Kushaq vs Hyundai Creta it can be concluded that the Skoda Kushaq has given this car good competition even if not replaced it completely. But if we compare Skoda Kushaq vs Hyundai Creta vs Kia Seltos, then after Hyundai, Kushaq is better than Seltos.