Hyundai, the South Korean automaker entered into the growing compact SUV segment with the Hyundai Creta in India. The vehicle has recieved an excellent response from car buyers in India. After seeing the growing interest for the compact sedan in the country, we have compiled a list of most frequently asked questions about the car.
1. What is the Ground Clearance of Hyundai Creta?
Ans: Measuring 4,270mm in length, the compact SUV comes with a decent ground clearance of 190mm which make it sufficient to drive through Indian roads.
2. Which engine oil is best for the Hyundai Creta?
Ans: The SUV is available in three engine options- 1.4-litre U2 CRDi diesel, 1.6-litre CRDi VGT diesel and 1.6-litre Dual VTVT petrol. The recommended engine oil for all three engines is SAE 15 W 40 synthetic oil (Indian Oil Servo CRDi Engine Oil and Shell Helix).
3. Tell me the suitable tyre pressure for the Hyundai Creta?
Ans: The flared wheel arches of the SUV have been fitted to 16-inch wheels shod with 205/65 R16 tyres, while the SX (O) trim gets 17-inch wheels. The recommended tyre pressure for these size tyres is 32PSI and 36PSI. While the former will offer comfortable driving experience, the later will help in achieving fuel efficiency.
4. Is Hyundai Creta compact SUV available through CSD (Canteen Stores Department) Canteen? What is the CSD price of Creta?
Ans: Yes, the compact SUV is available through CSD and CPC canteens. One can save sales tax exemption by purchasing the SUV through CSD, which reduces the price of the SUV considerably. Buyers can save between 10-12 per cent on CSD purchase compared to market value.
5. Tell me the Dimensions of the Hyundai Creta?
Ans: The Creta measures 4,270mm in length, 1,780mm in width, 1,630mm in height, and has a large wheelbase of 1,630mm.
6. What is the top speed and pick-up (acceleration) of Hyundai Creta?
Ans: Hyundai Creta 1.6 petrol & diesel models touche the 160kmph mark quite easily, and does 0-100kmph in about 12-13 seconds.
7. What is the Hyundai Creta’s fuel tank capacity?
Ans: The compact SUV comes with a large fuel tank with 55-litres of capacity.
8. What is the boot space (luggage carrying capacity) of the Hyundai Creta SUV?
Ans: Despite being a compact SUV, the Creta offers an excellent luggage carrying space of 400-litres which is more than sufficient to accommodate 4 suitcases.
9. What is the warranty period/time with Hyundai Creta?
Ans: Hyundai is offering a standard warranty of three years and unlimited kilometres on its compact SUV. Adding to it, customers can also avail an additional 2 years warranty by paying nominal amount.
10. What all Hyundai Creta’s Variants available in our market?
Ans: The Hyundai Creta is available in 4 trim levels- Base, S, SX and SX (O)- and in total of 11 variants. Here is the variant list
1.6 Base Petrol
1.6 S Petrol
1.6 SX+ Petrol
1.4 Base Diesel
1.4 S Diesel
1.4 S+ Diesel
1.6 SX Diesel
1.6 SX+ Diesel
1.6 SX + AT Diesel
1.6 SX (O) Diesel
11. Tell me about Hyundai Creta’s music system?
Ans: The compact SUV’s multimedia system sports 7-inch Audio Video Navigation system with 6 speakers. The AVN system features advance touch interface, user friendly maps, video playing and image viewing capability through USB, Bluetooth support and rear camera display. Moreover, the company is also offering an entertainment package with an option of 5-inch touchscreen audio system that features AUX-in, IPOD, USB, MP3, CD, Bluetooth Support with 1 GB memory.
12. Is Hyundai Creta available with leather seat covers?
Ans: The range-topping variant of the SUV gets leather upholstery for seats and steering, while the mid and low level variants get fabric upholstery.
13. What is the tyre size of Hyundai Creta compact SUV?
Ans: The entry-level variants get 16-inch steel wheels while the higher-end trims get 16-inch alloy wheels. The range-topping variant is equipped with 17-inch diamond cut alloy wheels.
205/ 65 R16 – Base, S, S+, SX and SX+
215/ 60 R17 – SX (O)
14. What is the power & torque of Hyundai Creta?
Ans: The Hyundai Creta comes in three engine options – a 1.4-litre CRDi diesel, a 1.6-litre CRDi VGT Diesel and a 1.6-litre Dual VTVT petrol. While the 1.4L diesel engine is good for 89bhp at 4,000rpm and 220Nm at 1500-2750rpm, the 1.6L motor is capable of producing 126bhp at 4,000rpm and 259Nm of torque between 1900-2750rpm. The gasoline engine produces 121bhp at 6,400rpm and 151Nm of torque at 4,850rpm.
15: What is the Hyundai Creta’s Service Cost & maintenance cost
Ans: Hyundai Creta is an all-new car, and it required more time for calculation of the exact service and maintenance cost. The Hyundai Creta is a fine example of Make in India initiative; with over 90 per cent of localisation, it is expected that the service and maintenance cost of the SUV will be on lower side.
16 Could you please tell me about Hyundai Creta’s waiting period?
Ans: The compact SUV has received an overwhelming response from car buyers in India. The vehicle currently possesses a waiting period of over 3 months.
17. What all safety features are offered in the Hyundai Creta?
Ans: The Creta SUV is equipped with a range of safety and security features. Here is the list of safety components offered on the top-end model-
6 Airbags- Best-in-class
Anti-lock brake system (ABS)
Reverse parking camera with steering adaptive guidelines & Sensors – Best in class
Electronic Stability control (ESC)
Vehicle stability Management (VSM)
Hill Start Assist control (HAC)
Front Fog lamps
Static bending – Cornering lamps
18. Does Hyundai Creta have ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) and Airbags?
Ans: Yes the compact SUV is equipped with ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) and Airbags. The range-topping variant is equipped with six airbags (Driver & co-driver and side/curtain airbags), while the mid-level variant gets dual airbags. ABS is offered as standard fitment.
19. Tell me the prices of the cheapest model & Top model of Hyundai Creta?
Ans: The SUV is available in both petrol and diesel fuel options. The cheapest petrol model, 1.6 Base, is priced at Rs. 8.59 lakh, while the top-end petrol model, the 1.6 SX+ is tagged at Rs. 11.19 lakh. The Creta 1.4 Base is the cheapest diesel model priced at Rs. 9.46 lakh, while the 1.6 SX (O) is the top model that cost Rs. 13.60 lakh. All the prices are ex-showroom, New Delhi.
20.Is LPG/CNG versions of the Hyundai Creta available in India?
Ans: No, the SUV is not available in LPG or CNG fuel options. It is offered in petrol and diesel guise.
21. What is Hyundai Creta’s real mileage in city and on highways?
Ans: The Creta 1.4L diesel variant delivers about 16kmpl in city and 18kmpl on highways, while the 1.6L diesel returns around 14kmpl and 16kmpl in city and on highways respectively. The diesel automatic variant is good for 13kmpl in city traffic and 15kmpl on freeways. The gasoline version delivers about 11kmpl on urban traffic and 13-14kmpl on highways.
22. Does Hyundai Creta have an Automatic model?
Ans: Yes, it is the only car in its league to offer automatic option to its buyers. The 1.6-litre U2 CRDi diesel engine is paired to a 6-speed automatic gearbox, which sends power to the front wheels of the SUV.
23. What all gearbox options available in Hyundai Creta?
Ans: The vehicle gets a 6-speed manual transmission as standard fitment, while the 1.6L diesel engine also gets a six-speed automatic gearbox option.
24. Tell me about Hyundai Creta’s total seats?
Ans: This 4.27 metre long car is spacious enough to accommodate five adults comfortably in 2+3 seating layout.
25. Is Hyundai Creta available with automatic air conditioning?
Ans: Yes, the SUV gets manual air conditioning unit with rear AC vents as standard fitment, while the high-end variants get automatic air-conditioning.
26: Which is the best Hyundai Creta model/variant available in the market?
Ans: The Creta 1.6 SX diesel is the best model in the Compact SUV lineup. It is priced at INR 11.59 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). This variant is equipped with a range of comfort, convenience and safety features and is priced aggressively.
27. Is Hyundai Creta offered with alloy wheels?
Ans: Yes, the SUV is available with 16-inch alloy wheels. However, the top-end SX (O) variant gets 17-inch diamond cut alloy wheels.
28. Tell me about Hyundai Creta’s parking sensors and camera?
Ans: The SUV comes equipped with reverse parking camera with steering adaptive guidelines and sensors.