Hyundai Creta records 100,000 bookings in 8 months – IAB Report
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Production to increase to 13,000 units per month.
Hyundai has announced that they have received over 100,000 bookings for the Hyundai Creta today. To meet the demand, Hyundai had announced plans to increase production capacity to 13,000 units per month, of which 10,000 is for the domestic market and rest for countries outside India.
Other than the overwhelming response in the Indian market, Hyundai is reporting good demand from markets such as Colombia, Costa Rica, Peru & Panama, Oman, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Morocco & Nigeria.
Prices for the Creta were recently hiked by INR 26,000 to INR 65,000 from base version to the range-topping SX (O) variant. Hyundai’s compact SUV used to be priced between INR 8.69 – INR 11.29 lakhs for the petrol variant and between INR 9.56 – INR 13.8 lakhs for the diesel variants (all ex-Showroom, New Delhi).
Engine lineup comprises of 1.6-liter petrol and diesel engines and a base 1.4-liter diesel engine. A 6-speed manual transmission is standard across the range, and a 6-speed AT is available on a single variant of the 1.6-liter diesel model.