Hyundai Creta gets 160hp 1.6 turbo engine option in China – In 6 Images

Anjan

Anjan Ravi,

I’m a true-blooded petrolhead. Hope you enjoy our news stories, launch coverages, motorshow coverages and test drive reports.

Available in two variants.

After much delay, Hyundai of China has launched the Hyundai ix25 1.6 T-GDI, in other words, the Hyundai Creta 1.6 turbocharged petrol has just gone on sale in China.

Hyundai ix25 1.6T (Hyundai Creta 1.6T) front
The Creta 1.6T is available only with a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission.

On the outside, the ix25 1.6T (Creta 1.6T) is identified by a new twin-slat chrome grille, a ‘T-GDi’ badge on the bootlid and dual exhaust tips. Under the hood is a 1.6-liter turbocharged petrol engine churning 160 hp and 250 Nm of torque paired to a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission with a front-wheel drive layout.

In comparison, the 1.6-liter VTVT engine develops 125 hp and 151 Nm of torque, whereas the larger 2.0-liter naturally-aspirated engine puts out 160 hp and 192 Nm of torque. Also, where the 1.6 VTVT gets a choice between 6-MT and 6-AT gearboxes, the 2.0 is available only with a 6-AT, which is a traditional torque-converter unit. On paper then, the 1.6T with the DCT is a superior powertrain option.

Hyundai ix25 1.6T (Hyundai Creta 1.6T) interior
The 1.6T engine makes as much power as the 2L naturally-aspirated engine.

Available in two variants, the Hyundai ix25 1.6T (Hyundai Creta 1.6T) offers vehicle stability control, uphill and downhill assist system, parking sensors, a panoramic sunroof, keyless entry with push-button start, cruise control, Bluetooth-enabled music system and a multifunction steering wheel as standard.

Also read: 2016 Hyundai Tucson spied testing in India

The 1.6T GLS costs 155,800 CNY (INR 15.65 lakhs) whereas the top-end 1.6T DLX is priced at 169,800 CNY (INR 17.06 lakhs).

Hyundai ix25 1.6T (Hyundai Creta 1.6T) – Image Gallery

[Source – AutoHome]

Contribute to IAB
Submit Spyshots & get Bragging rights! Click Here
Custom Mods on your ride? Get it featured on IAB Submit

Hyundai Creta News & Updates

2018 Hyundai Creta facelift IAB rendering

2018 Hyundai Creta (facelift) – IAB Rendering

2018 Hyundai Creta front three quarters India spy shot

2018 Hyundai Creta fresh spy shots reveal new exterior details

2018 Hyundai Creta front three quarters spy shot

2018 Hyundai Creta spied testing in India yet again

2018 Hyundai Creta (facelift) rear spy shot

2018 Hyundai Creta (facelift) spied in India for the first time

Hyundai Creta Luxure Brown interior pack

Hyundai Creta gets minor cosmetic updates

Hyundai Creta Sport Truck Concept front three quarters

Capacity constraint the last hurdle for the launch of the Hyundai Creta Pickup – Report