The second generation Hyundai Creta will be equipped with a BSVI compliant 1.5-litre petrol and diesel engine options.
Hyundai will launch the next-gen ix25 SUV in the Chinese market in August 2019. In India, the next-gen Creta will arrive in early 2020. A possible debut at the 2020 Delhi Auto Expo can’t be ignored. The next-gen Hyundai Creta is most likely to carry a different design language than the Chinese-spec model. Adding to it, the SUV will also feature the newly developed petrol and diesel engine options.
According to AutoCar India, the second generation Hyundai Creta will be equipped with a BSVI compliant 1.5-litre petrol and diesel engine options. These engines will come as a replacement for the existing 1.4-litre and 1.6-litre diesel and 1.6-litre petrol engines. The new 1.5-litre engines will soon debut in the Kia Seltos and will also power the Verna facelift.
While the petrol engine produces 115bhp and 144Nm of torque, the oil burner is good for 115bhp and 250Nm of torque. Both manual and automatic versions are likely to be on offer. Similar to the Kia Seltos, the second-gen Hyundai Creta could also receive a turbocharged petrol options. Hyundai could opt for the 118bhp, 1.0-litre 3-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine from Venue. The Seltos’s 1.4-litre T-GDI petrol engine could also power the next-gen Creta. This engine produces 140bhp of power and 250Nm of torque.
The 2020 Hyundai Creta is expected to be offered in 5-seat and 7-seat configuration. While the 5-seater Creta will arrive in early 2020, the 7-seater version could be launched at a later date. The second-gen Hyundai ix25 was unveiled at the 2019 Auto Shanghai. Based on the modified FWD monocoque platform, the next ix25 shares design cues from the bigger Hyundai SUVs including Palisade. It features more rounded profile, featuring new prominent cascade grille, dual-headlamp setup and dual-tone bumper. The car gets vertically stacked tail-lights and new bumper. The cabin features clutter free dashboard, which is dominated by a floating touchscreen infotainment system with no physical buttons.