2019 Hyundai Creta Sport launched in Brazil, gains new features
Aravind Jayachandran, It goes without saying that I'm a huge petrolhead and can apparently convert all my driving emotions into words you can read.
Hyundai Brazil has updated the entire Creta lineup for MY2019 with minor feature upgrades and new features for the Creta Sport grade. Prices start from BRL 77,890 and reach BRL 103,990 (INR 14.2 Lakhs - INR 18.96 Lakhs). The Creta Sport is priced at BRL 97,890, a BRL 1,540 increase over the outgoing version.
The 2019 Hyundai Creta Sport comes with a glossy black frame for the hexagonal grille, black ORVM caps, black painted aggressive roof-mounted spoiler, black-painted roof rails, gloss black garnish above registration plate area (new to the 2019 iteration), dual tone 17-inch alloy wheels, and gloss black bumper detailing.
Inside, the new Creta Sport comes with exclusive 'Sport' door sills, an all-black interior including the seats and the headliner to match with the black exterior details, and a new blueMedia infotainment system with Digital TV, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support. As per Brazilian legislation, the Digital TV works when the car is stationary. Offline navigation (blueNav) is exclusive to the top-end Prestige trim level.
Under the hood is a 2.0-litre DVVT 16V flex-fuel engine that develops 156 cv (156 hp) and 19.1 kgf.m (187.31 Nm) of torque in petrol mode. With ethanol, the same motor outputs 166 cv (166 hp) and 20.5 kgf.m (201.04 Nm) of torque running. A 6-speed automatic transmission is fitted as standard. Also new to the 2019 Creta Sport is a firmer suspension setup for a more involving drive and lesser body roll in dynamic situations. It continues to come equipped with front airbags, Electronic Stability Control, Traction Control and Hill-Start Assist control as standard.
The new Creta is available in eight colours: Polar White, Black Onix, Silver Metal, Silver Sand, Titanium Gray and Bronze Earth, Green Forest and Red Chilli (featured).