Hyundai Creta facelift was launched this year in May in the Indian market and since then the SUV has successfully received more than 40,000 bookings in the country. The South Korean automaker launched the Creta SUV for the first time in 2015 in India and since then it has been a huge hit in the market. The Hyundai Creta facelift was launched in India at a starting price of Rs 9.44 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
Under the hood, the 2018 Creta gets a 1.6-litre petrol, a 1.4-litre diesel and a 1.6-litre CRDI diesel engine as powertrain options same as the previous model. While the petrol motor delivers 121bhp with 151Nm, the 1.4L and 1.6L oil burners return 88bhp with 220Nm and 126bhp with 259Nm respectively. The gearbox options on the 2018 Creta include 5-speed manual, 6-speed manual & 6-speed automatic.
Available in six trims- E, E+, S, SX, SX Dual Tone and SX (O), in terms of updates, the newly launched Hyundai Creta gets bold and aggressive front styling, Cascade Design Front Grille, Smooth creased hood lines, voluminous bumper, sculpted aerodynamic outside mirrors are integrated with LED side Indicators along with Side Body Cladding, Shark Fin Antenna and Glossy ‘A’ Pillar. The automaker also offers a number of additional features such as Bi-functional Projector Headlamps, LED DRL & Positioning Lamps, R17 Diamond Cut Alloys accentuates sporty look, Dual Tone Front & Rear Bumpers, Bold Front & Rear Skid Plates and Stylish Split Tail Lamps.
Talking about the interior, while the soft touch paint on crash pad, leatherette finish on the door, steering and seats add to the premiumness of the Creta SUV, the crash pad with its futuristic water flow inspired design and smart ergonomic contours make the cabin environment pleasing and enjoyable for the passengers. Additional features include First-in-segment - Smart Electric Sunroof and 6-way Power Driver Seats as well as Cruise control, Smart Key with push Button Start, FATC with Cluster ionizer, Sliding front armrest as standard, Driver seat height adjustment as Standard, Rear AC vents and Rear seats with 60:40 split. Other features include First in Segment - Smart Key band (H-Band), Wireless Phone Charger and AutoLink Connected Car Technology with new iBlue App Audio Control App.
Apart from these, the next gen infotainment system for enhanced connectivity and better user interface offers new 17.77 Touchscreen AVN system comes with IPS Display & Capacitive Touch for improved view ability and smoother operation along with smartphone connectivity - Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and MirrorLink for seamless integration of App based navigation, streaming audio and smartphone applications. Setting the bar is the First in Segment- Smart Key Band which is a new age device with in-built functionality of a smart key and fitness tracker controlled by smartphone application. Other noticeable feature is the AutoLink Connected Car Technology to keep a check on the vehicle health check, driving information, road side assistance, driving history, eco driving and vehicle health history.
The 2018 Creta SUV also offers advanced safety features such as best in segment 6 Airbags,Dual Airbags with ABS and EBD as standard, High braking efficiency & Effective Braking Control with ESC and VSM, Hill Assist Control (HAC) for a safe start on an uphill incline without rolling backwards, Electro-chromic Mirror, Front Seatbelts with Pretensioners, Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock as standard, Rear parking assist system with rear view camera, Stating Bending Lights and Child Seat Anchor (ISOFIX).
The 2018 Hyundai Creta is available in the price ranging between Rs 9.44 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) and Rs 15.03 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The SUV rivals the Renault Captur, Maruti S-cross and the seven-seater Honda BR-V in the segment.
The variant wise price list of the 2018 Hyundai Creta has been mentioned below-