2018 Hyundai Creta (facelift) bookings cross 14,000 units in just 10 days

Sagar Parikh

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Hyundai has received an “overwhelming response” for the 2018 Hyundai Creta that was launched in India on 21 May, 2018. Within just 10 days of launch, the company has received 14,366 unit bookings for the new SUV.

2018 Hyundai Creta facelift front angle
Hyundai has received over 70,000 enquires for the new Creta since ten days of its launch.

The Hyundai Creta was first launched in India in July 2015 followed by other markets. Since then, Hyundai has sold over 4 lakh units of its SUV globally. In India alone, cumulative sales surpassed 2.5 lakh units in March 2018. The company has received over 70,000 enquires for the facelifted model since ten days of its launch.

The new Hyundai Creta has a number of minor design changes. It features tweaked projector headlamps, new ‘Cascade design’ radiator grille, new bumpers, new faux skid plates, new positioning lamps and LED DRLs, new 17-inch alloy wheels and tweaked split tail lamps. Hyundai has introduced a host of new comfort and convenience features, some of which are the first in the segment. These include Smart Key Band with an integrated fitness tracker, electric sunroof, cruise control, wireless phone charger, 6-way power driver seat and sliding front armrest.

The new Hyundai Creta’s 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system is an upgraded unit that offers improved viewability and smoother operation. Moreover, it supports Hyundai’s AutoLink smartphone app now. This app helps the owner keep a check on the vehicle health, monitor driving patterns, manage parking, get roadside assistance and make a service request.

2018 Hyundai Creta facelift rear three quarters
The 2018 Hyundai Creta's prices start at INR 9,43,908 (ex-showroom Delhi).

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The facelifted Hyundai Creta is available with the same set of four-cylinder engines as the pre-facelift Hyundai Creta. The maximum power and maximum torque delivered by these engines have remained unchanged, but the 1.6-litre diesel engine now offers maximum torque from lower engine speeds and across a wider band.

2018 Hyundai Creta - Engines & Transmissions

EngineMaximum PowerMaximum TorqueTransmission
1.4L Dual VTVT petrol123 PS at 6,400 rpm15.4 kg.m (151.02 Nm) at 4,850 rpm6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic
1.4L U2 CRDi diesel90 PS at 4,000 rpm22.4 kg.m (219.67 Nm) at 1,500-2,750 rpm6-speed manual
1.6L U2 VGT CRDi diesel128 PS at 4,000 rpm26.5 kg.m (259.88 Nm) at 1,500-3,000 rpm6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic

The 2018 Hyundai Creta is available in E, E+, S, SX, SX Dual Tone and SX (O) grades. Its prices range from INR 9,43,908 (ex-showroom Delhi) to INR 15,03,934 (ex-showroom Delhi).

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