Hyundai Launches Global SUV- ‘CRETA’
CRETA offers a combination of power and style with its robust body structure, superior engine performance and confident ride and handling. CRETA is set to make a strong statement in the growing SUV segment. Based on Hyundai Motor’s evolved ‘Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 Design philosophy’, CRETA demonstrates all the essential attributes of dynamism, comfort, safety and style.
To be offered in three engine options – 1.4-litre CRDi diesel, 1.6-litre CRDi diesel and 1.6-litre VTVT petrol – the Hyundai Creta will be launched in a total of 6 trim levels – Base, S, S+, SX, SX+, SX (Optional) and 11 variants. While the 1.4-litre diesel and 1.6-litre petrol models will come with a 6-speed manual gearbox, the 1.6-litre diesel will get a 6-speed manual gearbox and a 6-speed automatic transmission. This makes it the only diesel automatic car in its segment. Just so you, these engines are the same that do duty on the Hyundai Verna.
The standard features on offer will be central locking, 2-Din music system, 16-inch wheels, foldable key, etc. Whereas the top-of-the-line Hyundai Creta model will get smart key with push start-stop button, 17-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, projector headlamps, leather seats, audio video navigation system (AVN), 5-inch touchscreen audio system, leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio and phone control buttons, 6 airbags, reverse parking camera, projector headlamps, anti-lock braking system (ABS), electronic stability control (ESC), vehicle stability management (VSM), hill-start assist control, etc.
Engine and Transmission Options
1.4-litre CRDi diesel with a 6-speed manual gearbox – 89bhp, 220Nm
1.6-litre CRDi diesel with a 6-speed manual gearbox – 126bhp, 260Nm
1.6-litre CRDi diesel with a 6-speed automatic gearbox – 126bhp, 260Nm
1.6-litre VTVT petrol with a 6-speed manual gearbox – 121bhp, 155Nm