New Hyundai Creta launched at INR 9.43 Lakh : What’s Changed?

New Hyundai Creta 2018 India
New Hyundai Creta was launched at the price starting from Rs. 9,43 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

Hyundai India has launched the 2nd iteration of the Creta at the price starting from INR 9.43 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). New Hyundai Creta is same in the dimensions as the previous generation. However, the changes on the inside and the outside are considerable.

New Hyundai Creta Specifications:

1) Engine and Gearbox:

  • The New Creta gets two diesels and one for the petrol as the engine options
  • Petrol: 1.6 L 4-cylinder – 121 PS at 6400 RPM and 151 Nm of torque at 4850 RPM
  • Diesel: 1.6 L 4-cylinder – 126 PS at 4000 RPM and 260 Nm of torque at 1500-3000 RPM; 1.4 L 4-cylinder – 89 PS at 4000 RPM and 220 Nm of torque at 1500-2750 RPM
  • 6-speed manual/automatic gearbox options are available on both Petrol and Diesel

New Hyundai Creta Features:

1) Exterior:

  • New front grille
  • New 17-inch alloy wheels
  • Electric sunroof
  • Dual-tone colour scheme
  • New Fog lamp with “C” shaped DRLs and silver scuff plates
  • New headlamps with projectors
  • 7 colour options include new passion orange and marina blue shades
  • 2 dual-tone colour options

 

New Hyundai Creta 2018
The new Hyundai Creta gets a new front grille, redesigned front bumper and 17-inch new alloy wheels.

2) Interior:

  • 6-way power adjustable driver seat, cruise control, a smart key band with a built-in fitness tracker, wireless charging etc.
  • 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple Car Play, Android Auto and MirrorLink support
  • Tangerine orange colour pack on the interior with the dual-tone variant
New Hyundai Creta 2018 interior
The Hyundai Creta facelift gets a fresh feature updates list that adds value to the interior.
  • Soft touch paint with leather finish on doors, seats and steering wheel
  • Built-in app-based navigation system and smartphone applications
New Hyundai Creta facelift 2018 Sunroof
New Hyundai Creta facelift gets an all-electronic sunroof which is a welcome feature update.

3) Safety:

  • Dual SRS airbags and ABS with EBD are standard in all new Creta
  • The top variant gets six airbags, electronic stability control(ESC), vehicle stability management(VSM), hill-start assist, rear park assist and ISOFIX child seat mounts

New Hyundai Creta Price:

Petrol (1.6) (ex-showroom, Delhi):

  • E – INR 9.43 lakh
  • E+ -INR 9.99 lakh
  • SX – INR 11.94 lakh
  • SX dual tone – INR 12.44 lakh
  • SX AT -INR 13.44 lakh
  • SX (O) – INR 13.60 lakh

Diesel (1.4) (ex-showroom, Delhi):

  • E+ -INR 9.99 lakh
  • S – INR 11.74 lakh

Diesel (1.6) (ex-showroom, Delhi):

  • S AT – INR 13.19 lakh
  • SX – INR 13.24 lakh
  • SX dual tone – INR 13.74 lakh
  • SX AT – INR 14.84 lakh
  • SX (O) – INR 15.04 lakh

 What you’ll like :

  • The new Hyundai Creta is a fully equipped car with all the bells and whistles you would’ve wanted to be in it
  • Hyundai Auto Link feature that allows the owner to keep the track of the vehicle and avails lots of information such as driving history, driving information, eco-driving, vehicle health report and also features roadside assistance
  • A full-size spare wheel
  • Hyundai India network spread and the ease of maintenance

 What  you’ll NOT like :

  • Fully loaded SX (O) and the automatic transmission combination is not available
  • The 1.4-liter diesel engine is available in manual transmission only
  • 60:40 split seat option and ISOFIX child seat mounts are available in the SX AT variant only which is not understandable
  • Drum brakes at the rear is a bummer when we see the list of the safety feature available in the top-end variant
  •  One can NOT get side and curtain airbags, ESC, VSM, HAC and height adjustable front seatbelts if he/she chooses to have the convenience of an automatic transmission

 

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