Hyundai India has started delivery of the new 2020 Creta SUV across the country
Launched in the range of Rs 9.99 lakhs to Rs 17.2 lakhs, the new 2020 Hyundai Creta delivery to customers have now started. The first owner of the new Creta in India is Shah Rukh Khan. He was handed over the keys to his black coloured Creta top of the line turbo petrol DSG variant by Tarun Garg, Director of Sales, Hyundai India. Hat tip to automotive enthusiast Joti Mohar Das for sharing the exclusive photos.
If initial bookings are anything to go by, it seems as if the Creta is once again ready to reclaim its crown in the compact SUV segment. Bookings, which opened on 2nd March for a token amount of Rs.25,000, have already crossed the 15,000 unit mark.
The 5 seater Hyundai Creta comes in with a Superstructure monocoque chassis that is strong enough to support 2 fully grown African elephants on its hood. This new compact SUV will be offered in 5 variants of E, EX, S, SX and SX(O). It will get BlueLink technology with 50 advanced connectivity features and will be powered by 3 BS6 compliant engine options. Where its exterior makeup is concerned, the new Creta will gain a new front radiator grille, LED headlamps, a panoramic sunroof and will sit on 17” diamond cut alloy wheels.
The rear receives a sporty appeal with LED tail lamps and LED high mount stop lamp besides an aerodynamic rear spoiler, roof rails and automatic ORVMs. The new Hyundai Creta will be presented in 10 colour options among which will also be two dual tone paint schemes. Single tone colour options include Polar White, Typhoon Silver, Phantom Black, Lava Orange, Titan Grey, Deep Forest (Turbo Only), Galaxy Blue and Red Mulberry. The two dual tone options are Polar White with Phantom Black and Lava Orange with Phantom Black.
Shah Rukh Khan and 2020 Creta
The interiors will sport a fully digital instrument console, 10.25” HD infotainment system, 7” supervisor cluster with digital display, Bose sound system with 8 speakers and dual zone climate control. It will also receive an air purifier, electric parking brake and driver rear view monitor along with 2 step reclining rear seat and rear window shades. The 2020 Hyundai Creta gets BlueLink technology which comes in with over 50 advanced connectivity features. It allows for controls over locking and unlocking, AC on and off and geofencing besides speed checks and voice based controls directly via the smartphone.
The engine lineup on the new Hyundai Creta will consist of 3 BS6 compliant engines borrowed from the Kia Seltos. The 1.5 liter MPi petrol engine will offer 115 PS power and 144 Nm torque mated to a 6 speed MT and IVT. The 1.4 liter Kappa T-GRi petrol engine will be capable of 140 PS power and 242 Nm torque mated to a 7 speed DCT while the 1.5 liter U2 diesel engine will give off 115 PS power and 250 Nm torque mated to a 6 speed MT and 6 speed AT. The new Creta will take on the Kia Seltos, MG Hector and the Tata Harrier.