Hyundai Motor India has officially launched the 2024 facelift of its popular mid-size SUV, the Hyundai Creta. The launch event, held on January 16, 2024, has revealed several key details about the updated model.
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The Creta facelift starts at an introductory price of Rs 10,99,900, with the top variant priced at Rs 19,99,900 (ex-showroom). These prices are valid for a limited period.
Advanced Features and Technologies
The 2024 Creta facelift boasts Hyundai SmartSense Level 2 Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), including forward collision warning, blind-spot view monitor, lane-keeping assist, smart cruise control, and high beam assist, among others.
Mileage and Efficiency
The vehicle offers impressive mileage, with figures like 17.4kmpl for the 1.5-litre MPi petrol manual transmission and up to 21.8kmpl for the 1.5-litre CRDi diesel manual transmission.
The Creta’s dimensions are 4,330mm in length, 1,790mm in width, and 1,635mm in height (including the roof rack), with a wheelbase of 2,610mm.
Engine and Transmission Options
The SUV comes with three engine options: a 1.5-litre MPi petrol engine, a 1.5-litre Kappa Turbo GDi petrol engine, and a 1.5-litre U2 CRDi diesel engine. Transmission choices include a 6-speed manual and IVT automatic for the 1.5-litre MPi petrol, a 7-speed DCT automatic for the 1.5-litre Kappa Turbo GDi petrol, and both manual and automatic options for the diesel engine.
The Creta is available in seven trims: E, EX, S, S(O), SX, SX Tech, and SX(O).
Bookings for the Hyundai Creta 2024 facelift are now open, with a booking amount of Rs 25,000. Customers can book either at Hyundai dealerships or through Hyundai’s online platform, Click To Buy.
Market Position and Rivals
The Creta has a significant share in the mid-size SUV segment and faces competition from models like the Kia Seltos, Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara, and Skoda Kushaq, among others. Hyundai’s commitment to the Indian market is reaffirmed with this launch, as emphasized by Hyundai Motor India MD & CEO Unsoo Kim and COO Tarun Garg during the event.
This launch marks a significant update for the Creta, aiming to strengthen Hyundai’s position in the competitive mid-size SUV segment in India.