What to Expect from Hyundai Creta

Modified On Aug 01, 2015 11:55 AM By Sourabh for Hyundai Creta 2015-2020

Update: July 21, 2015: Hyundai has finally launched its much-anticipated crossover Creta today. Trending on Twitter with #ThePerfectSUV, the Korean SUV has garnered over 15000 unofficial bookings as announced by the carmaker. Check all the updated info with prices @ Hyundai Creta Launched and watch out the expert review video below.

Hyundai after tasting the fruit of success from i20 duos (Elite i20 and i20 Active) is now looking forward to mark its name in the compact SUV segment with its new offering called Creta, earlier codenamed as ix25. According to the Korean manufacturer, pronunciation of Creta evokes welcome similarities with the term ‘creative’. The company will launch Creta on 21st July and will compete with the likes of Renault Duster, Nissan Terrano, Ford EcoSport along with Mahindra Scorpio, Tata Safari Storme, and the upcoming Maruti Suzuki S Cross. Lets roll down all the things that will be part of upcoming Hyundai Creta.

Exterior

  • Hyundai Creta shares its designing cues from the bigger sibling Santa-Fe
  • Dimensionally, Creta measures 4270 mm (nearly 4.2 meters) compared to EcoSport's 3999mm, Duster’s 4315 mm (4.3 meters). The wheelbase of Creta is 2590mm and will offer boot space close to 400-litres
  • The compact SUV follows Hyundai Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design philosophy and is definitely a looker 
  • The crossover offers projector headlamps with daytime running LEDs and rides on diamond cut alloy wheels
  • The exterior accentuates all-around body cladding, blacked-out A-pillar, and wrap-around taillamps

Engine

  • The baby Santa-Fe is powered by the engines borrowed from Verna
  • The crossover in the diesel form is expected to get 1.6-litre and 1.4-litre CRDi engines 
  • In petrol front, we expect Verna’s 1.6-litre VTVT engine
  • Though there is no official statement, the SUV might get 6-speed manual transmission in diesel as it is been offered in China
  • Petrol model to get 5-speed manual   
  • It might also offer all-wheel-drive (AWD/4WD)

Interior

  • Dual tone interior with similar features like Verna & Elite i20
  • Might get large touch screen unit as seen on the Chinese variant 
  • Built-in navigation along with smartphone integration through the mobile app
  • Rear AC vents
  • Steering wheel similar to that of Verna
  • Plenty of storage with two cupholders around the handbrake lever

Price Range

Hyundai Creta Price is likely to be in the range of Renault Duster, that means in-between Rs 8-13 lacs.

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