Hyundai Creta becomes the fastest Hyundai car to reach the 1 lakh booking mark since its launch 8 months ago. Post launch within a very short time it received more than 20000 bookings, and now Creta has received more than 1 lakh bookings in these 8 months, which is a record indeed.
Hyundai India has announced, that they will produce 13000 units per month from now on, among which 10000 will be for Indian market, and the rest will be for export market like Colombia, Costa Rica, Peru, Panama in South America; Oman, UAE, Saudi Arabia in middle east and Egypt, Morocco and Nigeria in African continent.
The rugged, tough yet stylish compact SUV is positioned under the premium Santa Fe. Despite the recent back to back price hikes ranging between INR. 26000 to INR. 65000 the popularity for this car has been growing steadily.
The car sports a muscular appearance. It gets chrome bar slated hexagonal front grille. The headlamps look sharp with LED daytime running lights. The fog lamps at both sides at the lower front bumper comes in an unusual appearance, while the centre bottom gets a silver skid plate as well. The side profile boasts sharp character lines, sporty roof rails, black plastic body cladding. The rear profile comes with a shark fin antenna at the roof, a roof spoiler with high mounted stop lamps. The taillights look sharp.
Hyundai Creta gets power from one single petrol engine and two different diesel engines. The petrol unit comes in form of a 1.6 litre dual VTVT unit mated to a 6 speed manual transmission producing 123 PS peak power and 151 Nm peak power. The 1.4 litre diesel unit gets paired with 6 speed manual transmission to churn out 90 PS peak power and 220 Nm peak torque. The other diesel unit is a 1.6 litre unit, which gets paired with a 6 speed manual and an automatic as option. It kicks out 128 PS peak power and 259 Nm peak torque.