Hyundai to launch special edition of Creta to mark first anniversary of launch of its SUV

Hyundai Motors India plans to launch a new special edition of its Creta SUV to coincide with the first anniversary of the launch of its popular vehicle. The Creta was launched in July 2015 and the company has bookings for nearly 100,000 units.

According to a company spokesperson, the new anniversary edition will feature minor cosmetic add-ons. Hyundai plans to increase production of the SUV to 10,000 units a month for the domestic market and 2,500 units for exports, looking at the huge demand.

The SUV features automatic climate control, leather seat upholstery, leather-wrapped steering wheel and gear knob, dual-tone interiors, rear wiper with defogger, and projector headlamps.

The SUV comes in a petrol and diesel engine. The former is a 1.6-litre engine producing 122 bhp at 6,400 rpm and 154 Nm of torque at 4,850 rpm. It returns 15.29 km to a litre of fuel.

The 1.6-litre diesel engine produces 126 bhp at 4,000 rpm and 265 Nm of torque at 1,900 rpm. It returns 19.67 km to a litre of diesel.