Bookings for Hyundai Creta unofficially open – IAB Report

Posted on: Jun 29, 2015 - 10:18am IST

1.6 diesel comes with an optional 6-speed AT.

Ahead of its market launch on July 21, 2015, certain dealers of Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL) have started accepting bookings for the Hyundai Creta compact SUV. The booking amount varies between INR 25,000 to INR 40,000 depending on the region.

Hyundai Creta Base side spied
The Creta will launch in four variants. Seen here is the Base sans alloy wheels.

HMIL spokesperson told Indian Autos Blog that the company was yet to officially start accepting bookings for the car though.

The Creta will be available with 1.4- and 1.6-liter CRDi diesel engines and a 1.6-liter Dual VTVT petrol engine. The 1.6-liter diesel will optionally come with a 6-speed automatic transmission, whereas other engines are expected with a 6-speed manual only. HMIL revealed that the 1.6-liter petrol will produce 123 PS whereas the 1.6-liter diesel will develop a class-leading figure of 128 PS, identical to the Verna.

2015 Hyundai Creta rear quarter unveiled press image
For now, a 4WD variant will not be available.

On the feature front, the Creta SX(O) will be equipped with six airbags, ABS, EBD, ESC, VSM, and HAC in addition to 17-inch alloy wheels, projector headlights with LED daytime running lights, cornering lights, a 7-inch touchscreen AVN system with 6 speakers, smart key with push button start, leather seats, reverse parking camera, FATC with rear AC vents and steering mounted controls.

Also read: Hyundai Creta – First Drive Review

Production of the Creta has commenced at HMIL’s Chennai factory, which will also export the compact SUV to overseas markets.

Hyundai Creta – Image Gallery

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One thought on “Bookings for Hyundai Creta unofficially open – IAB Report

  1. Amol Salunke says:

    Where is AWD/4WD model… if Hyundai does not launch AWD
    version for Creta with all the featuers such as Panaromic Sunroof, then it will
    lose the race from begining itself, Already Renual duster and XUV500 has it and
    Nissan Terrano, Ecosport and S cross will be launched with AWD feature in next
    1-2 months… so it is in interest of Hyundai to launch Creta with AWD and
    other features right now itself… or it will lose the business

    .. add all the features as in China Model..


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