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Hyundai Creta wins Indian Car Of The Year (ICOTY 2016)

Hyundai Creta wins Indian Car Of The Year

The crossover is available with one petrol and two diesel engines.

The Hyundai Creta is arguably the most popular launch of the year. The crossover which is sitting on over 70,000 orders has been elected as the Indian Car Of The Year (ICOTY 2016).

The compact crossover currently has a lengthy waiting period but the automaker is working towards ramping up the production. The Creta has also received strong initial response in the export markets.

The SUV is available with a choice of one petrol engine and two diesel engines. The petrol motor is a 1.6-litre unit which dishes out 123 PS and 151 Nm of torque. The base diesel 1.4-litre diesel engine delivers 90 PS and 220 Nm of torque while the range-topping 1.6-litre oil burner is good for 128 PS and 260 Nm torque. A 6-speed manual transmission is standard across the range while the 1.6-litre diesel can also be had with a 6-speed automatic transmission.

Hyundai Creta review (30) dashboard

The Creta has garnered over 70,000 orders so far in the domestic market.

Good road presence, upmarket interior, rich equipment package and proven powertrain lineup have made the Creta a complete all-rounder. The higher variants come equipped with six airbags, ABS with EBD, ESP, Vehicle Stability Management, Park Assist with camera, fog lights, 17-inch diamond cut alloy wheels, smart key with button start, automatic climate control, electrically adjustable and foldable ORVMs, etc.

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The Hyundai Creta has a price range of INR 8.69 lakhs to INR 13.80 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi).



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