Hyundai Creta vs Kia Seltos vs Skoda Kushaq vs Volkswagen Taigun

The Most awaited compact SUV -Volkswagen Taigun has been launched in India at an introductory price of Rs 10.50 lakh ( Ex-showroom, Delhi ). Available in 5 variants, Taigun is the Second SUV after KUSHAQ launched under the banner of the India 2.0 project of Skoda AUTO Volkswagen India, where cars from the Volkswagen Group will be heavily localized in India to keep prices competitive

Volkswagen Taigun vs Hyundai Creta vs Skoda Kushaq vs Kia Seltos:

The SUV competes against the likes of the Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos as well as its Sister Skoda Kushaq. Let’s see the specification-based comparison of the new Volkswagen Taigun with its rivals.

Volkswagen Taigun / Skoda Kushaq vs Hyundai Creta / Kia Seltos : Dimension & Practicality

If we compare the dimensions of Volkswagen Siblings ( Taigun and Kushaq ) with Hyundai Siblings ( Creta and Seltos ) we can clearly see that the Creta and Seltos are bigger in every possible way except the Wheelbase.

Dimensions VW Taigun Hyundai Creta Skoda Kushaq Kia Seltos
Length 4221 mm 4300 mm 4221 mm 4315 mm
Width 1760 mm 1790 mm 1760 mm 1800 mm
Height 1612 mm 1635 mm 1612 mm 1645 mm
Wheelbase 2651 mm 2610 mm 2651 mm 2610 mm
Ground Clearance 188 mm 190 mm 188 mm 190 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 litres 50 litres 50 litres 50 litres
Boot Space 385 litres 433 litres 385 litres 433 litres


Volkswagen Taigun / Skoda Kushaq vs Hyundai Creta / Kia Seltos : Specification Chart

Volkswagen Taigun and Skoda Kushaq are both petrol only SUVs, for this comparison, we’ll only consider the petrol engines of the Creta and Seltos.

Specifications VW Taigun/Skoda Kushaq Hyundai Creta/Kia Seltos
Engine Options 1.0-litre TSI

1.5-litre TSI

1.5-litre petrol

1.4-litre turbo petrol

Maximum Power 115 HP

150 HP

115 HP

140 HP

Maximum Torque 178 Nm

250 Nm

144 Nm

242 Nm

Gearbox 6-speed MT/6-speed AT

6-speed MT/7-speed DSG

6-speed MT/IVT/6-speed iMT

6-speed MT/7-speed DCT

Emission Norm BS6 compliant BS6 compliant

Taigun and Kushaq get 1.0-litre TSI and 1.5-litre TSI engines.Creta and Seltos on the other hand, come with a 1.5-litre naturally aspirated motor and a 1.4-litre turbo petrol engine.

The Taigun and Kushaq also get the same transmission choices – a 6-speed manual for both, along with an optional 6-speed AT for the 1.0-litre version and an optional 7-speed DSG automatic for the more powerful 1.5-litre model. The Creta’s 1.5-litre petrol is offered with either a 6-speed manual or an Intelligent Variable Transmission (iVT), while the 1.4 turbo petrol gets a 7-speed DCT (dual-clutch transmission) as standard. However, Kia offers the Seltos 1.5 with a 6-speed manual, 6-speed Intelligent manual transmission (iMT), and the iVT unit. Whereas the Seltos 1.4 turbo petrol comes with the option of both, a 6-speed manual and a 7-speed DCT.

Volkswagen Taigun / Skoda Kushaq vs Hyundai Creta / Kia Seltos : Price

Make and Model Price (Ex-showroom Delhi)
Volkswagen Taigun Rs 10.49 lakh – Rs 17.4 lakh
Hyundai Creta Rs 10.16 lakh – Rs 17.87 lakh
Skoda Kushaq Rs 10.49 Lakh – Rs 17.59 Lakh
Kia Seltos Rs 9.95 lakh – Rs 18.10 lakh

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