Creta is an entry ticket for Hyundai in Compact SUV segment in India. There has been very big change observed from last 5 years in range between 10-15 lakhs. Customers are more selecting SUVs over sedans. Automobile companies have now more concentrated in new segment and that is compact SUV. Hyundai is having very good shares in hatchback and sedan. But somehow their LUV is not doing that well. But with the entry of Creta they have shown their power of car making.
It is currently priced between Rs 9.16 L and Rs 14.50 L (Ex-Showroom Price, New Delhi) but the price will vary according to the place.
Creta is having typical Hyundai fluidic design and it can be considered as premium compact SUV. Though Creta is having very tough competition with Duster and Ford Eco sports, design and price aggressiveness of Hyundai is making car very popular in Indian market.
Creta is having amazing look and coming with 9 different color variant which is highly appreciated from the market. With very good width and length Creta is considered spacious SUV in this segment. Bootspace of Creta is also very big so if small family of 4 people can easily take it for trip or outing with many belongings.
Hyundai Creta is coming with two engine options petrol and diesel. Petrol version is having 1.6 VTVT engine with very good torque creation and good combustion efficiency to get overall the best performance, while diesel engine is 1.4 and 1.6 CRDi engine to give the best performance.
Both petrol and diesel models are having four variant starting from basic model to S, S plus SX, SX plus. Petrol version is also having automatic option in top model.
Hyundai has added features like keyless entry, automatic climate control, push button start on the top end model. Dual airbags will be standard. In Back seats legroom is good, though, three people might find it a bit tight sitting abreast.
Specifications (VVT Petrol)
|Dimensions & Weight|
|Ground Clearance||190 mm|
|Seating Capacity||5 Person|
|No of Seating Rows||2 Rows|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||55 litres|
|Engine & Transmission|
|Engine Type||1.6L VTVT|
|Mileage (ARAI)||15.29 kmpl|
|Drivetrain||Front Wheel Drive|
|Alternate Fuel||Not Applicable|
|Max Power (bhp@rpm)||121.3 bhp @ 6400 RPM|
|Max Torque (Nm@rpm)||151 Nm @ 4850 RPM|
|Turbocharger Type||Not Sure|
|No of gears||6 Gears|
|Manual Shifting for Automatic||No|
|Engine Start-Stop Function||No|
|Suspensions, Brakes & Steering|
|Suspension Front||MacPherson Strut|
|Suspension Rear||Torsion Beam|
|Front Brake Type||Disk|
|Rear Brake Type||Drum|
|Minimum Turning Radius||5.3 metres|
|Wheels & Tyres|
|Front Tyres||205 / 65 R16|
|Rear Tyres||205 / 65 R16|