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Hyundai Creta sales target at 5,000 units a month, targets Duster, Scorpio and Terrano

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Labelled as the most ambitious launch from Hyundai India, Creta is set to shake things up in the Indian auto industry.

Hyundai India’s first compact SUV, Creta will be launched on 21st July 2015. Upon launch, it will compete with the likes of Renault Duster, Nissan Terrano, Mahindra Scorpio, and top-end Ford EcoSport variant.

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Creta is our most revolutionary product till date – Hyundai India.

Hyundai is confident of Creta’s success in the Indian auto industry. As per a new report by Economic Times, the company expects to sell about 5,000 units of Creta every month. This is more than any of the four rivals managing currently.

Last six months averages sales of Hyundai Creta Rivals

Ford EcoSport – 3,903 units
Nissan Terrano – 1,263 units
Renault Duster – 2,713 units
Mahindra Scorpio – 4,585 units

Featuring 2.0 fluidic design, well defined body structure and powerful engine options; Hyundai Creta will set new benchmarks in the segment. The car is not only carries an impressive design, but also has gets a fatastic ride and handling package, coupled with powerful engine options and on board features.

Also Read – Hyundai Creta Review

In order to meet demand for Creta, Hyundai Motor India, the second largest car maker in the country has invested about Rs 1,000 crores in scaling up their production capacities at their plant in Chennai (which is already the most utilized car plant in India). This new investment will help the company achieve their aim of selling 40,000 units of Creta in India this year. Next year, the company aims sales to exceed 70,000 to 80,000 units, in India alone.

2016 Hyundai Creta SUV (1)

Hyundai Creta will also be exported from India.

Hyundai Creta SUV is based on a modified Elantra platform. It will be launched in four variants Base, S, SX and SX(O) and three engine options to include one petrol and two diesel variants. Transmission options on offer are 6 speed MT for base 1.4 diesel, 6 speed MT for 1.6l petrol and 1.6l diesel; and a 6 speed AT for 1.6l diesel.

Hyundai Creta official website

Prior to launch, company dealers have officially started bookings of the new Hyundai Creta SUV at a down payment of INR 50,000 while some dealers are even charging INR 75,000 to 1 lakh over launch price, guaranteeing immediate deliveries on launch.

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Pearl Daniels

Pearl Daniels

Former freelance writer, Pearl Daniels is in the auto industry since 2011, having established herself as a widely read staff writer since 2013. Her keen eye for industry news, daily need to break down latest events, and quest to not miss a single launch detail, gives you the most refreshing morning news on weekdays.

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