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.
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.
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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.
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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.
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.
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.
via – EconomicTimes.com