Masterpiece From Hyundai – Hyundai CRETA

Hyundai Creta Main



Hyundai has come up with another Masterpiece after creating tremendous impact by launching elite i20 in Indian market.  Much talked about upcoming compact SUV from Hyundai was known as ix25 earlier. CRETA was showcased by Korean manufacturer in Shanghai Auto show for the first time recently.

At first glance creta successfully looks to comply with fluidic design philosophy of korean major auto manufacturer. Creta’s design looks to be carried forward from Santa Fe and too much extent Creta looks to be a scaled version of Hyundai Santa Fe. Creta is expected to hit Indian roads later this month. The company elaborates that the name Creta was selected because the ‘pronunciation of Creta evokes welcome similarities with the term creative’. This name will be used in other markets as well.

Creta side view


Hyundai has done commendable job on Creta’s design front. SUV carries the charm of Santa Fe & Verna along with Fluidic design. Beautifully designed front head lamps with diamond like studded leds , appealing design of fog lamps , three row chromed front grille , well designed tail lamp somewhat similar to elite i20 combined with sharp looks and alloy wheels gives upper hand compared to rivals.

Hyundai Creta Interior


The car gets trendy all black and spacious interior. Its practicality can be judged with its 5-seater arrangement, with no lack of space for every passenger and a considerable boot space for their belongings. The car comes with all up to date features like touchscreen navigation system with USB and AUX compatibility, steering mounted controls and Bluetooth. The availability of automatic temperature control unit makes it a fantastic place to be in extreme weathers, riding to your favorite places of relief. Silver accents into the black interior makes it more appealing than everything else and the feeling of being premium is achieved.


Creta will be launched with 1.6 L Gasoline & Diesel power house which is carry forward from much proven Hyundai Verna. The Gasoline version will provide 124 hp of power and torque of 154 Nm coupled with 5 speed transmission , while the diesel version will churn 126 hp of max power and 265 Nm of peak torque. Diesel version  is expected to be more sought for Indian market.

Creta front



Body type    SUV
Country of Manufacture   INDIA
Engine Displacement  1582 cc
Engine Descriotion  1.6L, DOHC CRDi VGT
No. Of Cylinders  4
Peak Power  126 Bhp @ 4000 rpm
Peak Torque  265 Nm @ 1900 rpm
Fuel  Diesel
Transmission  6 Speed Manual Gearbox
Length  4270 mm
Width  1780 mm
Height  1630 mm
Wheel base  2590 mm
Seating Capacity  5 (2 + 3)
No. of Rows  2 Rows
No. of Doors  4 Door
Boot Space  NA
Power Steering  Yes
Front Fog Lamps  Yes
Adjustable Driver Seats  Yes ( Manual )
Engine Immobilizer  Yes
Air bags  Yes
Rear view Camera  Yes


8,50,000 –  11,00,000  INR ( Expected )

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