2020 Hyundai Creta E vs EX Variant [VIDEO]

by Mohit Bhardwaj | 17/07/2020
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How different are the E and EX variants of the new 2020 Hyundai Creta? Here's all you need to know.

Hyundai Creta is now sold in its second-gen avatar. It was launched in March earlier this year. The pricing for the 2020 Creta starts at Rs. 9.99 lakh for both petrol and diesel variants. However, there’s a small twist in the story. Hyundai has launched two different entry-level variants for petrol and diesel engine options. The entry-level petrol model comes in EX trim, while the base-spec diesel variant comes in E trim. This way, Hyundai has priced the entry-level diesel variant at the same price point as the petrol variant. And, in the act, the E variant misses out on a lot of stuff in comparison to the EX trim. Here’s a video that we came across on YouTube that reveals the difference between the two. It was uploaded by Car Duniya on their channel.


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The video starts with the differences on the exterior, although, there aren’t many discrepancies here. From the outside, the E and EX trims of the 2020 Creta are not much different from each other. The only difference between the two is just the design of the antenna. The E trim gets a conventional micro antenna, whereas the EX trim gets a sharkfin antenna. Moving over to the inside, the differences between the two are many. First and foremost is the infotainment unit. The lesser E trim doesn’t get any, while the EX trim comes with an 8.0-inch touchscreen unit that also supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

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Along with the infotainment unit, the EX trims also gets steering mounted audio controls. The EX trims also gets reading lamps for front seats along with a sunglass holder, which E variant misses out on. Also, the EX trim gets two USB ports and a power socket at the front, whereas the lesser E trim comes with just a power socket. In terms of powertrain options, the EX trim can be had with either a 1.5L petrol engine or a 1.5L diesel engine. The former of the two is designed to put out 115 PS/144 Nm, while the latter churns out 115 PS/250 Nm. However, the E variant can be only had with the diesel engine. The transmission options on both the variants are limited to a 6-speed manual units.

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