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  • January 24, 2019

Hyundai Creta Overview & First Drive

Hyundai Creta Overview

Hyundai Creta is one of the most popular offering in the Indian market that sits in the Rs 10 lakh – Rs 20 lakh category. The South Korean automaker has now launched the Creta facelift in the country market with significant updates at exterior and inside the cabin. Available at a starting price of Rs 9.44 lakh (ex-showroom), the facelifted version of the car certainly boosts its appeal further.Hyundai Creta facelift employs range of safety features and it is available with the same set of engines as the pre-facelift variants. First unveiled in the Brazilian market, the Hyundai Creta facelift is likely to boost the sales performance of the auto manufacturer that happens to be the second largest car brand of India. View offers on Hyundai Cars from Hyundai dealers in Hyderabad at Autozhop

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Hyundai Creta Look

The 2018 Hyundai Creta is based on the company’s fluidic sculpture 2.0 design philosophy. The SUV gets the hexagonal grille up front as before but the headlamps have been tweaked along with with Daytime Running Lights (DRLs). There are subtle changes to the design that makes the new Hyundai Creta look better than before.Speaking about the design, the Hyundai Creta facelift comes incorporating a new front grille that is large and in line with the brand’s contemporary models. It gets sharp headlamps with projector lamps and integrated LED daytime running lights. The fog lamps come with a different shape and the bumpers too have been updated. The taillights come with a slightly revised appearance.

Hyundai Creta Comfort

The cabin of the 2018 Hyundai Creta gets improved quality upholstery. The car also gets an updated touchscreen infotainment system that supports both, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The top spec variant also gets an electric sunroof. The Creta now gets a wireless charging facility as well.Inside the cabin, the Hyundai Creta facelift comes with an equally stylish appearance as the exterior. It gets multifunction steering wheel, analog and digital display consisting large instrument cluster and a larger touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. In terms of space it comes same as the pre-facelift version. However, the addition of the sunroof in higher trim, updated seat and upholstery material along with silver accents at various places increased the premium appeal of the SUV.

Hyundai Creta Gearbox

Powering the 2018 Hyundai Creta are existing engine options. The 1.6-litre petrol engine is good for churning out respective power and torque outputs of 123 bhp and 151 Nm. The diesel engine comes in two options of a 1.4-litre and 1.6-litre that are good for power outputs of 89 bhp and 126 bhp respectively.2018 Hyundai Creta gets a 16.-litre petrol engine with two options of a 1.4-litre and 1.6-litre diesel engines. The engine get choices of a six-speed manual and a six-speed automatic transmission. For more information on Hyundai Creta visit orsp.in

The petrol version of 2018 Hyundai is good for returning 15 kmpl. On the other hand, the diesel engine option in its automatic avatar will return 17 kmpl while the manual version can deliver close to 21 kmpl.The petrol engine returns 15.29 kmpl of mileage. The 1.4-litre CRDi engine generates 21.38 kmpl of mileage, while the 1.6-litre diesel engine returns 19.67 kmpl and 17.01 kmpl for the manual and automatic variants respectively.

Hyundai Creta Rideing

The Creta is very light in weight, thanks to its hive structure that makes the car lighter and increases the stiffness at the same time. The driving posture is very nice. Even though the suspensions are on a softer side – just like any other Hyundai vehicle, the Creta has handles better because of its stiff body. Overall road manners and impeccable.

  • Comfort

    The Hyundai Creta is a comfortable compact-SUV to be in

  • Front Suspension

    The Hyundai Creta has front McPherson Strut with coil springs suspensions at the front

  • Rear Suspension

    The Hyundai Creta has Coupled Torsion beam axle with coil springs for the rear suspensions

Hyundai Creta Safety

Hyundai has put 6 airbags in the top variant including two in front, curtain, side and front knee airbags. There is keyless entry and push start button but the sensor on the door is only on driver side. The top-end variants get ESP and ESC while the ABS is standard across the variants.Another segment first is the ISOFIX seat compatibility in the Creta.Hyundai has created one of the best equipped cars in the segment and with the Creta, Hyundai has made sure the safety never gets out of the sight.

The brakes on the Creta are solid and confidence inspiring. Even under hard braking, the car holds its line. ABS along with EBD come as standard across all variants. The top end version of the Creta gets 6 airbags along with electronic stability control, vehicle stability management control and hill start assist. The middle trims get parking sensors while the top trims get reverse parking camera as well.

Hyundai Creta Price in Hyderabad 

Hyundai Creta Ex-Showroom Price in Hyderabad ranges from 9,29,000/- (Creta 1.6 E Petrol) to 14,87,002/- (Creta 1.6 SX Diesel Dual Tone). Get best offers for Hyundai Creta from Hyundai Dealers in Hyderabad. Check for Creta price in Hyderabad at carzprice

Hyundai Creta Bottomline

We think the Hyundai Creta facelift will be able to garner attention of the buyers across the country. It gets a refreshed styling and new features. Also, the pricing too will play key role.Like most Hyundai cars, the Creta also offers an easy and fuss free drive. It feels like a much smaller car on the move and this is a boon for city usage. At the same time, there is more tha ample ground clearance on offer for all kind of roads.

 

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