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.
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.
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.
ENGINE & PERFORMANCE
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.
|Country of Manufacture||INDIA|
|ENGINE & TRANSMISSION|
|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|
|Transmission||6 Speed Manual Gearbox|
|Wheel base||2590 mm|
|Seating Capacity||5 (2 + 3)|
|No. of Rows||2 Rows|
|No. of Doors||4 Door|
|Front Fog Lamps||Yes|
|Adjustable Driver Seats||Yes ( Manual )|
|Rear view Camera||Yes|
8,50,000 – 11,00,000 INR ( Expected )