Best of 2020: Most viewed car comparison videos

Best of 2020: Most viewed car comparison videos

20th Dec 2020 7:00 am

We have compiled a list of the top 5 most-watched car comparison videos on the Autocar India YouTube channel.

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With 2020 almost at an end, and most of us already looking towards the models coming next year, we decided take a step back and look at the top five most viewed car comparison videos of 2020 on our YouTube channel.

These comparisons are comprised of the most talked about and anticipated cars of the year. A quick glance at the list below shows just how popular SUVs continue to be in our market, with all but one of the top five videos being from another segment.

We have listed the most watched car comparison videos below:

*The view counts are between January 1, 2020 and December 18, 2020.

5. 2020 Tata Nexon vs Hyundai Venue

Views: 4,59,272

The Tata Nexon received a facelift earlier this year, which brought with it updated styling, more features and a more powerful 120hp 1.2-litre turbo-petrol engine. This made it a candidate to take on the segment benchmark – the Hyundai Venue, especially in 120hp, 1.0-litre turbo-petrol guise. Hence, we put compact SUVs head-to-head, in order to see whether the Nexon’s package was good enough to better the Venue.

2020 Tata Nexon vs Hyundai Venue turbo-petrol comparison

4. MG Gloster vs Toyota Fortuner vs Ford Endeavour vs Mahindra Alturas G4

Views: 4,92,808

When you think of  big, three-row, body-on-frame SUVs, the Toyota Fortuner, Ford Endeavour and, more recently, the Mahindra Alturas G4 are what come to mind. However, this year brought with it an all-new entrant to the segment – the MG Gloster. With its large frame, lengthy features list and driver aid systems, the Gloster is an enticing option. We test whether the newcomer has what it takes to compete in the segment against more established rivals.

MG Gloster vs Toyota Fortuner vs Ford Endeavour vs Mahindra Alturas G4 comparison

3. 2020 Honda City vs Hyundai Verna

Views: 6,28,408

2020 has also brought with it an update to the mid-size sedan segment as the fifth generation Honda City was launched, as well as a facelift for the Hyundai Verna. Incidentally, these are also the only models in the segment to continue to offer a diesel powertrain, with all the others having switched to petrol power only. Hence, it was only fitting that we pit the 100hp, 1.5-litre turbo-diesel equipped Honda City up against the 115hp, 1.5-litre turbo-diesel Verna to see which sedan comes out victorious.

2. Tata Harrier Automatic vs Jeep Compass

Views: 6,60,331

The Tata Harrier too received a much-needed update early-on in 2020, which added a number of new features, and more importantly an automatic gearbox option. The Harrier also received a more powerful version of the 2.0-litre, Multijet turbo-diesel engine, now making 170hp. This made for an interesting comparison between the Harrier and the Jeep Compass, which is also available in diesel-automatic configuration and uses the same 2.0-litre, Multijet turbo-diesel engine. Although, this isn’t an apple to apples comparison as the Compass is positioned in a higher price bracket, we wanted to see which diesel-automatic SUV made the best case for itself.

Tata Harrier vs Jeep Compass automatic comparison

1. 2020 Hyundai Creta vs Kia Seltos

Views: 11,92,795

The Kia Seltos was a runaway success for the Korean carmaker when it was introduced in our market in 2019. The Seltos has kept up that momentum as it continues to be a strong performer in the mid-size SUV segment. Although, one major change in the segment since its launch has been the introduction of the all-new Hyundai Creta. While, both models share the same platform and engines, they are tuned differently and have a vastly different approach to styling, both on the outside and inside. We pit the two SUVs against each other to see which one comes out as the king of the mid-size SUV segment.

2020 Hyundai Creta vs Kia Seltos comparison

Also see: 

2020: The automotive year that was

India’s most fuel-efficient BS6 diesel cars

10 safest cars in India as rated by Global NCAP

5 best petrol-manual mid-size sedans on sale in India

Best bikes in India: Top 5 under Rs 2.5 lakh

Best bikes in India: Top 5 under Rs 1.5 lakh

5 best petrol-automatic mid-size SUVs on sale in India

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