As we are inching towards the launch date of Creta i.e. July 21, the web world is heated up with flock of stories surrounding the Korean crossover. With bookings already open for Hyundai Creta, the compact SUV will be tightening the breathing space for Renault Duster, Nissan Terrano, and Ford EcoSport along with the soon to be launched Maruti Suzuki S-Cross. Based on the ix25 platform launched earlier in China, Creta is similar to the Chinese crossover except for some chrome treatment.
By offering a vehicle that aligns with the performance and safety needs of today’s consumers, Hyundai is making a significant contribution in improving the available choices for the Indian car buyer and it surely does make it Hyundai’s best bet!
The Creta brings Hyundai’s recipe of unflinching design with efficient and powerful engines and also plays host to a lot of features to please drivers and passengers alike along with added functionality, versatility and comfort.
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Engine and Performance
When it comes to Hyundai Creta specifications, it is confirmed that it will borrow the engines from the Hyundai Verna and will be available with a choice of petrol 1.6 Dual VTVT and 1.4 CRDi & 1.6 CRDi VGT diesel engines. The 1.6 Dual VTVT petrol engine will offer 126 PS of power whereas the 1.6 CRDi VGT (MT/AT) Diesel engine offers 131 PS, both best in class. Creta will also feature an Automatic Transmission with 1.6 CRDi VGT, which is a first- in segment.
Do read an interesting comparison: Hyundai Creta Vs Maruti S Cross
Features and Safety
The Creta will have all the modern generation features like- 7-inch Audio Video Navigation system (AVN), 5” touchscreen audio system, Supervision Cluster and Smart key with Push button start.
On the safety front it will have dual Airbags, Side & Curtain Airbags, Anti-lock braking System (ABS), Reverse Parking Camera, Electronic Stability Control (ESC) , Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) and Hill-start Assist control (HAC).
Watch Hyundai Creta First Look Video