New Hyundai Creta (facelift) debuts at Sao Paulo Auto Show
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Brazilian-spec version previews the facelifted model.
The Brazilian-spec Hyundai Creta, which is believed preview the facelifted global Creta, has been officially unveiled at the 2016 Sao Paulo Auto Show. Live images from CARPLACE provide the first close look at its new looks.
The Brazilian-spec Hyundai Creta gets a different front fascia with new grille design, tweaked headlamps which feature LED daytime running lights inside, restyled central air intake and bumper and horizontal fog lamps. At the rear, the Brazilian-spec version stands out with distinctive tail lights and bumper. Inside, the climate control unit features a different colour backlight. The infotainment system offers Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration compatibility.
The Hyundai Creta will be offered with two engines in Brazil – a 1.6-litre flex-fuel engine that produces 130 cv (130 hp) at 6,300 rpm and 16.5 kgf-m (161.81 Nm) of torque at 4,850 rpm and a 2.0-litre flex-fuel engine that develops 166 cv (166 hp) at 6,200 rpm and 20.5 kgf-m (201.04 Nm) of torque at 4,700 rpm. That 1.6-litre engine will be available manual and automatic transmissions, while the 2.0-litre engine will be linked to an automatic transmission as standard.
The Brazilian-spec Hyundai Creta is built in Piracicaba, Sao Paulo alongside the Hyundai HB20 and will go on sale in January 2017.
Brazilian-spec Hyundai Creta – Image Gallery