The Hyundai Creta car model is the arguably the 5-seater SUV vehicle that has dominated the Indian market and is the car model with the best sale. However, Tata motor is planning to launch the Tata harrier, which is expected to be a major competitor to the Hyundai Creta and will also impact the model sales. Here is a brief comparison between the two SUVs, which is Tata Harrier vs. the Hyundai crater.


Hyundai Creta is available in both petrol and diesel engine platforms, while the Tata Harrier comes with the diesel option only. The two car models vary in prices in that the Hyundai diesel model price ranges from Rs 9.99 lakh to Rs 15.10 lakh. The petrol models on the other hand cost around Rs 9.50 lakh to Rs 13.66 lakh.

The Tata is expected to cost around Rs 13.5 lakh to Rs 18 lakh. This car is expected to cost more compared to the Hyundai.  


 The Hyundai Creta has a dimension of 4,270mm by 1780mm by 1630mm. It has a wheelbase measuring 2,590mm and a ground clearance of 183mm. The Hyundai Creta has a luggage capacity of up to 400 liters.

Tata Harrier, on the other hand, has a dimension of 4,598mm by 1849 by 1714mm. It has a wheelbase of 2741mm and a ground clearance of 205mm. It has a luggage capacity of 810 liters.

From the above figures, it is evident that the Tata is bigger, taller and wider compared to the Hyundai Creta. It means that the Harrier is the bigger SUV here.

Safety features

The Hyundai Creta safety features ensure the safety of the occupants. This car is equipped with two front airbags, one for the driver and the other for the front passenger. It also had side and curtain airbags adding all airbags to six. It is also equipped with the following safety feature:

  • Lane change indicator
  • Parking assists such as rear sensors, rear cameras
  • Speed sensing automatic door lock 
  • Child safety locks
  • Engine immobilizer
  • Door ajar warning
  • Central locking
  • ABS (anti-lock braking system) and EBD(electronic brake-force distribution)
  • Hill assist
  • Adjustable seatbelts

Tata Harrier, on the other hand, has the following safety features

  • Six airbags
  • Anti-lock braking systems with EBD
  • Reverse Parking sensors and cameras
  • Central locking system
  • A parametric alarm system
  • Remote controlled locks
  • Rollover mitigation
  • Corner stability and so much more.

Interior features

Hyundai Creta has an all-black theme and has seats made out of fabric.  The seats are adjustable according to the occupant’s height. The Creta also has a power steering, sun visor, digital clock, and a multi-functional display. It is equipped with a 5-inch audio system that is compatible with both USB and Bluetooth connectivity. Other notable features include Adjustable headrests, electric sunroof, and automatic climate control.

Tata Harrier, on the other hand, is equipped with a floating touchscreen infotainment system that supports android auto making it possible for the occupant to connect a call and listen to music in their smartphone. It is also equipped with a JBL audio system. Other notable features include:

  • Leather seats and leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Automatic climate control
  • Power steering
  • Rear air conditioning vents  


A 2.0-liter kryotec diesel engine powers the Tata. The engine churns out a maximum power output of 138bhp and 350Nm at peak torque. The Tata has more power output than the Creta petrol engine which delivers maximum power output of 121bhp and a torque of 151Nm at maximum peak. The 1.6-liter diesel engine has a maximum power output of 126bhp and torque peak of 259Nm.