The new generation Hyundai Creta was launched earlier this week with prices starting at ₹ 9.99 lakh (ex-showroom, India). The all-new offering garnered over 14,000 bookings even before launch and the automaker has now commenced deliveries of the new compact SUV in the country. However, what's really special though is the first owner of the new Creta who is none other than the company's brand ambassador, actor Shah Rukh Khan. The keys were handed over to the Bollywood actor by Tarun Garg, Director of Sales, Hyundai India. Khan received the black-coloured top-of-the-line turbo petrol DCT variant.
With the 2020 Creta, Hyundai is looking to dominate the compact SUV space once again. Interested customers can book the SUV at all Hyundai dealerships across India at a token amount of Rs 25,000. The compact SUV comes in 5 trim levels - E, EX, S, SX & SX(O) - and a total of 14 variants. The SUV is also loaded with BlueLink technology offering 50 advanced connectivity features.
Aesthetically, the overall design of the SUV is underlined by new front radiator grille, LED headlamps, a panoramic sunroof, roof rails, 17-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, LED tail lamps and LED high mount stop lamp, rear spoiler and more. The SUV is offered in 10 exterior shades, which includes Polar White, Typhoon Silver, Phantom Black, Lava Orange, Titan Grey, Galaxy Blue, Red Mulberry and Deep Forest (Turbo Only). The two dual-tone colour options are Polar White with Phantom Black and Lava Orange with Phantom Black.
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On the inside, the cabin is extensively loaded with features like fully digital instrument console, 10.25-inch HD infotainment system, 7-inch supervisor cluster, dual-zone climate control, Bose sound system featuring 8 speakers, air purifier, electric parking brake, rear view monitor and much more.
The carmaker is offering the new Creta SUV with three BS6 engines that are straightaway lifted from Seltos. This includes 1.5-litre MPi petrol, 1.4-litre T-GDi Turbo petrol and 1.5-litre CRDi diesel unit. The petrol engines make 113 bhp, 144 Nm & 138 bhp, 242 Nm. The 1.5-litre oil burner churns out 113 bhp and 250 Nm of power figures. Transmission duties are carried out by 6-speed MT as standard along with optional 6-speed AT (Turbo), 7-speed DCT (1.5 Diesel) and iVT (1.5 Petrol).
The 2020 Hyundai Creta SUV prices start from ₹ 9.99 lakh and goes up to ₹ 17.20 lakh (All Prices Ex-showroom). The new Creta takes on the likes of Kia Seltos, MG Hector and the Tata Harrier.