The Hyundai Creta diesel accounts for 55% of the total bookings since launch in mid-March 2020
Korean automaker, Hyundai is currently selling 3 SUVs – the new Creta, the Venue sub-4 meter and Kona Electric – in the Indian market. The new Tucson facelift will soon the brand’s SUV line-up in the country. The new SUVs account for a big chunk of Hyundai sales in our market.
Korean automaker, Hyundai had launched the Venue sub-4 meter SUV in India in 2019. The SUV is available in 3 engine options – a 1.5L diesel, 1.2L petrol and 1.0L turbo petrol. According to the media reports, close to 50% of the Venue buyers opted for the turbocharged petrol version. Out of the 93,624 Venue customers in financial year 2020, 44,073 opted for the turbo-petrol powertrain.
On the contrary, the diesel version of the new Creta accounts for the 55 per cent of the total bookings since its launch in mid-March 2020. The new Hyundai Creta is available in 3 engine options – a 1.5-litre naturally-aspirated petrol, a 1.5-litre turbo-diesel and a 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol. The naturally-aspirated petrol produces 113bhp and 144Nm, the turbo unit offers 138bhp and 242Nm. The diesel engine pushes out 113bhp and 250Nm of torque.
Transmission options include a 6-speed manual as standard, a CVT with 1.5L petrol, a 6-speed torque convertor with 1.5L diesel and a 7-speed DCT with turbo petrol. The 2020 Hyundai Creta diesel version is priced at Rs 9.99 lakh for the base manual and Rs 17.20 lakh for the top-end automatic variant.
The Hyundai Venue’s 1.0L Turbo petrol is capable of producing 118bhp of power and 172Nm of torque. Transmission options include a 6-speed manual and a 7-speed DCT. This engine also powers the Aura sub-4 meter sedan and the Nios Turbo, though in de-tuned version offfering 100bhp. The Venue Turbo is available in the price bracket of Rs 8.46 lakh to Rs 11.50 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi).