Hyundai Venue vs Creta – Dimensions, Engine, Features and Safety Comparison

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Hyundai Venue is the new compact SUV introduced by the car makers.We have put it against its elder brother, Hyundai Creta which has been enjoying huge demand in its segment.Lets see how does both the different sized SUVs stand in terms of dimensions, engine specifications, features and safety features.

Dimensions

VenueCreta
Length 3995 mm4270mm 
Width 1770 mm1780mm 
Height 1590 mm1630mm 
Wheelbase 2500 mm2590mm
Boot Space350 L 400 L
Ground clearance 190 mm 190 mm

In terms of dimensions, obviously Creta being bigger in every aspect takes the lead.It is longer than Venue by 275 mm, wider by just 10 mm and is 40 mm taller when compared vs the sub compact SUV.Cargo area of Creta is also larger by 50 L.Ground clearance of both these SUVs is same at 190 mm.

venue vs creta comparison images

Engine Options

Petrol Engine

VenueCreta
Engine1.0 L turbocharged 3 cylinder / 1.2 L VTVT  naturally aspirated 4 cylinder1.6 VTVT 4 cylinder engine
Power118 BHP / 82 BHP121 BHP
Torque172 NM / 115 NM151 NM
Transmission6 Speed MT & 7 speed DCT / 5 speed MT6 speed MT & AT
Mileage18.27 kmpl & 18.15 kmpl / 17.52 kmpl15.8 kmpl & 14.8 kmpl

Venue comes in a total of 2 petrol engine option while Creta offers only one.Venue’s 1.0 L 3 cylinder turbocharged engine makes 118 BHP of power and 172 NM of torque and comes in 6 speed manual and 7 speed DCT option.Fuel economy is 18.27 kmpl and 18.15 kmpl respectively.While the 1.2 L engine also seen on Elite i20 is offered only with 5 speed manual gearbox making 82 BHP of power and 115 NM of torque.The claimed fuel efficiency is 17.52 kmpl.

venue 1.0 turbo petrol engine dct

While Creta offers a bigger 1.6 L VTVT petrol motor with figures of 121 BHP and 151 NM.It also comes in 6 speed manual 4 speed automatic options.The claimed mileage of 15.8 kmpl and 14.8 kmpl respectively.The Creta’s petrol engine is more powerful when compared to that of Venue but the Venue’s petrol engines are slightly more fuel efficient.Petrol engines of both these SUVs comes with an option for automatic transmission.

Diesel Engine

VenueCRETA
Engine1.4 L CRDi 4 cylinder turbocharged engine1.4 CRDi 4 cylinder / 1.6 L CRDi 4 cylinder
Power89 BHP89 BHP / 126 BHP
Torque220 NM220 NM / 260 NM
Transmission6 speed MT6 speed MT & AT
Mileage23.7 kmpl22.1 kmpl / 20.5 kmpl, 17.6 kmpl

Venue and Creta both comes with a 1.4 L Diesel engine which is even used in Elite i20 and Verna.This unit makes 89 BHP of power and 220 NM of torque.It comes only with a 6 speed manual transmission and for Venue ARAI certified mileage is 23.7 kmpl while for Creta it is 22.1 kmpl.

Creta also offers one more Diesel engine that is a 1.6 L engine making 126 BHP of power and 260 NM of torque.This engine is very powerful and is available with 6 speed MT and AT options.Fuel efficiency for manual and automatic option is 20.5 kmpl and 17.6 kmpl respectively.

Clearly, Creta comes with better options if you want to buy a diesel SUV and it also have an option for automatic variant as well.If you want better mileage, you can opt for 1.4 L diesel variant of either of the SUV while the 1.6 L diesel develops better performance.

Standard Safety Features

These days all the cars comes equipped with lot of standard safety features.We have put tother together Creta and Venue and compared them on the basis of their standard safety offering.

Venue Creta
Dual front airbagsDual front airbags
ABS with EBDABS with EBD
Rear parking sensorsRear parking sensors
Engine ImmobilizerEngine Immobilizer
Central locking
Impact sensing auto door unlockImpact sensing auto door unlock
Speed sensing auto door lockSpeed sensing auto door lock
Front seatbelt reminderFront seatbelt reminder
Lane Change Indicator
Front Seat belt pretensioner Front Seat belt pretensioner 
High Speed AlertHigh Speed Alert
ISOFIX Child Seat mounts
Follow me home headlamps

This is the comparison of standard safety features of Venue and Creta.Most of the basic safety features of these SUVs are similar while there are certain also features which are uniquely available in one car.Central locking comes as standard in Venue along with ISOFIX child seat anchorages while follow me home headlamps and lane change indicator comes only in Creta.

Unique Safety Features

VenueCreta
Projector Fog LampsAuto Dimming IRVM
Automatic HeadlampsHeight Adjustable Driver & Passenger Seatbelts

There are some safety features which are available only in Venue and not in Creta and vice versa.Some of the unique safety features of Venue includes Projector fog lamps and Auto headlamps.While Height adjustable driver and passenger seatbelts and Auto Dimming Inside Rear View Mirror are only offered in Creta.

Also along with unique safety features, there are certain safety equipment which both these SUVs have in common:

  1. 6 airbags
  2. ABS with EBD
  3. Rear Parking Sensors and Camera with steering adaptive parking guidelines 
  4. Engine immobiliser
  5. Front Seat Belts with Pretensioner
  6. Impact sensing auto door unlock
  7. Speed sensing auto door lock
  8. High speed alert system
  9. ESC
  10. VSM
  11. Hill assist control
  12. ISOFIX child seat mounts
  13. Central locking
  14. Push Start Stop with Keyless Entry, smart key
  15. Rear defogger
  16. Rear washer and wiper
  17. Front fog lamps
  18. Projector headlamps with cornering lamps, LED DRL and headlamp escort function

creta airbags

There are a number of features which both these SUV have in common.The long list of common features of Venue and Creta includes:

  1. Wireless charging
  2. LED tail lamps
  3. Leather seat upholstery,Front armrest,Door armrest,Steering wheel,Gear knob
  4. Electric sunroof
  5. 60:40 split rear seat
  6. Roof rails (Venue’s roof rails are big in size while those of Creta are very sleek)
  7. Cruise controls
  8. Tilt steering
  9. Rear ac vents
  10. Shark finn antenna
  11. Chrome outside door handles
  12. FATC with eco coating technology 
  13. Electrically adjustable and foldable ORVMs with LED turn indicators
  14. Rear Parcel Tray
  15. Sliding front armrest with storage
  16. Rear armrest with two cupholders
  17. Adjustable front and rear seat headrests
  18. 4 speakers + 2 tweeters
  19. Steering mounted audio, bluetooth and cruise controls
  20. Supervision cluster
  21. Rheostat
  22. Passenger side seat back pocket
  23. Driver side power window up-down and illuminated
  24. Front 12 V, USB and rear 12V socket
  25. Luggage lamp

Unique Features

There are certain features which are specifically available only in Venue as well as only in Creta.First of all, we will discuss the unique features of Venue when compared vs Creta.Unique features of Venue includes Blue Link technology with 33 connected features, air purifier with self cleaning technology, cooled glovebox and also driver rear view monitor.

While there are some features which only Creta offers.The list includes front ventilated seats, 17 inch alloys, smart key band, 6 way powered driver side seat, sunglass holder, full leather seat upholstery, cluster ioniser and mood change bar for automatic ac unit along with driver side seat back pocket.

creta smart key band

VenueCreta 
Blue linkFront ventilated seats
Air purifier with self cleaning technology17 inch alloys
Driver Rear view monitorSmart key band
Cooled Glovebox6 way powered driver side seat
Sunglass holder
Driver side seat back pocket
cluster ioniser and mood change bar
Full Leather seat upholstery 

Infotainment system

Creta gets a 7 inch touchscreen infotainment system with apple CarPlay, android auto, mirror link, navigation, aux, usb, bluetooth, voice recognition, I-blue and auto link, 1GB internal memory, Arkamys sound mood.While that of Venue is a larger 8 inch HD infotainment system with android auto, apple CarPlay, navigation, aux, usb, bluetooth, voice recognition, i-blue and blue link, Arkamys sound system.Infotainment system of Venue is slightly bigger and comes with more features but it is important to mention that both these infotainment system are very responsive and have a high resolution display as well.

venue infotainment system

Why to buy Creta over Venue?

Spacious Cabin

Creta has got more space inside the cabin due to better dimensions when compared vs Venue.Also the boot capacity is higher than that of Venue.

Powerful Engines

Creta comes with a set of powerful diesel and petrol engines and also it gives variety of customers given the availability of both manual and automatic transmission options.

Why to buy Venue over Creta?

Blue Link

One of the major reasons to consider Venue over Creta is blue link connectivity with comes with 33 connected features through which you can remotely turn on the car, air conditioner as well as enjoy tons of other features as well.

venue blue link technology

Price

Price is one of the things which gives Venue an upper hand over Creta.Since it is a sub compact SUV, it is priced much lower than Creta.If you are slightly tight on budget, you can consider Venue.

Both these SUV look equally stylish and modern and are also equally matched when it comes to features.The cabins of both these cars are very upmarket and both cars have low mantainence costs as well as better after sales service.

Also Read:Top 10 Reasons to Buy Hyundai Venue over Ecosport, XUV300, Brezza and Nexon

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