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160 PS Hyundai Creta (ix25) launched in China

Hyundai ix25 (Creta) 1.6 T-GDI for China front three quarter

The 1.6-litre tubocharged petrol engine comes mated to an in-house developed 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.

The Hyundai ix25 (Creta) for the Chinese market has received a new more powerful variant. Powered by the 1.6-litre T-GDI turbocharged direct injection petrol engine, the new ix25 variant has an impressive 160 PS and 250 Nm of torque on tap.

The powerful petrol motor comes paired with Hyundai’s in-house developed 7-speed dual clutch automatic gearbox which drives the front wheels. An AWD could be offered in the future.

The new variant differentiates itself from the rest of the ix25 lineup by means of chrome accents on the otherwise plasticky front grille, exclusive five twin-spoke alloy wheels and twin exhaust tips which are housed within a silver diffuser.

Hyundai ix25 (Creta) 1.6 T-GDI for China rear three quarter

The ix25 1.6-litre T-GDI has a few visual differentiation compared to the regular variants.

The equipment list of the 160 hp ix25 includes a leather wrapped steering wheel with integrated controls for the audio, 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with GPS navigation, reverse parking camera, automatic climate control, cruise control, dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, ESP and so on.

The India-spec Hyundai Creta gets its power from a set of two petrol and diesel engines with power outputs ranging from 90 PS to 128 PS. Both manual and automatic transmissions are on offer.

The Creta has been an astounding success in India and is sitting on over 54,000 bookings. Hyundai India has recently hiked the price by up to INR 20,000.

Hyundai ix25 (Creta) 1.6L T-GDI – Photos

Hyundai Creta (India-spec) – Photos

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