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.
|Boot Space||350 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.
|Engine||1.0 L turbocharged 3 cylinder / 1.2 L VTVT naturally aspirated 4 cylinder||1.6 VTVT 4 cylinder engine|
|Power||118 BHP / 82 BHP||121 BHP|
|Torque||172 NM / 115 NM||151 NM|
|Transmission||6 Speed MT & 7 speed DCT / 5 speed MT||6 speed MT & AT|
|Mileage||18.27 kmpl & 18.15 kmpl / 17.52 kmpl||15.8 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.
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.
|Engine||1.4 L CRDi 4 cylinder turbocharged engine||1.4 CRDi 4 cylinder / 1.6 L CRDi 4 cylinder|
|Power||89 BHP||89 BHP / 126 BHP|
|Torque||220 NM||220 NM / 260 NM|
|Transmission||6 speed MT||6 speed MT & AT|
|Mileage||23.7 kmpl||22.1 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.
|Dual front airbags||Dual front airbags|
|ABS with EBD||ABS with EBD|
|Rear parking sensors||Rear parking sensors|
|Engine Immobilizer||Engine Immobilizer|
|Impact sensing auto door unlock||Impact sensing auto door unlock|
|Speed sensing auto door lock||Speed sensing auto door lock|
|Front seatbelt reminder||Front seatbelt reminder|
|–||Lane Change Indicator|
|Front Seat belt pretensioner||Front Seat belt pretensioner|
|High Speed Alert||High 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
|Projector Fog Lamps||Auto Dimming IRVM|
|Automatic Headlamps||Height 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:
- 6 airbags
- ABS with EBD
- Rear Parking Sensors and Camera with steering adaptive parking guidelines
- Engine immobiliser
- Front Seat Belts with Pretensioner
- Impact sensing auto door unlock
- Speed sensing auto door lock
- High speed alert system
- Hill assist control
- ISOFIX child seat mounts
- Central locking
- Push Start Stop with Keyless Entry, smart key
- Rear defogger
- Rear washer and wiper
- Front fog lamps
- Projector headlamps with cornering lamps, LED DRL and headlamp escort function
There are a number of features which both these SUV have in common.The long list of common features of Venue and Creta includes:
- Wireless charging
- LED tail lamps
- Leather seat upholstery,Front armrest,Door armrest,Steering wheel,Gear knob
- Electric sunroof
- 60:40 split rear seat
- Roof rails (Venue’s roof rails are big in size while those of Creta are very sleek)
- Cruise controls
- Tilt steering
- Rear ac vents
- Shark finn antenna
- Chrome outside door handles
- FATC with eco coating technology
- Electrically adjustable and foldable ORVMs with LED turn indicators
- Rear Parcel Tray
- Sliding front armrest with storage
- Rear armrest with two cupholders
- Adjustable front and rear seat headrests
- 4 speakers + 2 tweeters
- Steering mounted audio, bluetooth and cruise controls
- Supervision cluster
- Passenger side seat back pocket
- Driver side power window up-down and illuminated
- Front 12 V, USB and rear 12V socket
- Luggage lamp
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.
|Blue link||Front ventilated seats|
|Air purifier with self cleaning technology||17 inch alloys|
|Driver Rear view monitor||Smart key band|
|Cooled Glovebox||6 way powered driver side seat|
|–||Driver side seat back pocket|
|–||cluster ioniser and mood change bar|
|–||Full Leather seat upholstery|
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.
Why to buy Creta over Venue?
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.
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?
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.
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.