Will offer a segment-first diesel AT.
YouTube user 'Srinivaasrajesh Kalamegam' has uploaded a video of the Hyundai Creta compact SUV, on the roads of Sriperumbudur, where Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL) has its manufacturing plant.
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To recap, the Creta will launch in India on July 21, 2015 with three engine options. Starting the range is a 1.4-liter CRDi diesel, which will come only with a 6-speed manual gearbox. Next up is the 1.6-liter CRDi diesel, announced to produce 128 PS with a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic transmission. The sole petrol engine is a 1.6-liter Dual VTVT unit, capable of 123 PS with a 6-speed manual gearbox.
The 6-speed automatic gearbox will be offered only on a single SX+ variant of the Creta, a brochure revealed. Also, the top-end SX (O) with all the bells-and-whistles like side and curtain airbags, 17-inch diamond-cut alloys, ESC, VSM and HAC, will come only on the 1.6L diesel MT variant.
The Creta will launch in a total of 7 exterior colors which include Sleek Silver, Star Dust, Pearl Beige, Polar White, Red Passion, Mystic Blue and Phantom Black. The interior of the top-end SX (O) variant gets black leather seats and leather-padded door pads with white contrast stitching.