Hyundai Creta 2017 compact SUV is available with three powertrain options – 1.6-litre Gamma VTVT petrol, 1.4-litre U2 CRDi diesel and 1.6-litre CRDi diesel.
The Hyundai Creta’s 2017 model lineup has been launched in India at a starting price of Rs 9.28 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). As a part of the new kit, the 2017 version gets Advance Smartphone Connectivity. Additionally, the new line-up gets Executive E+ variant in 1.4-litre diesel and SX+ dual tone variant in both 1.6-litre petrol and 1.6-litre diesel options. Available on the 1.4-litre oil burner, it is aimed at value-seeking customers. The dual-tone variant also features piano black finish roof top and Sporty spoiler. Besides that, the dual tone colour scheme is available in two options -White & Black and Red & Black. The smartphone connectivity is supported by Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Mirror Link, enabling users to connect their smartphones to the car’s infotainment system and giving access to the driver to operate their phone through steering mounted controls. In addition to the aforementioned features, the SUV has also received an in-built Arkamys Sound Mood with several sound enhancement options. Read More – 2017 Hyundai Elite i20 Launched
The new Executive ‘E’ variant is available at an all India special price of Rs 9.99 lakh. It is packed with a host of features including 2-DIN audio system with AUX-in, USB port, MP3 player, power-operated ORVMs with LED turn indicators, luggage lamp and rear AC vents. Safety provisions such as dual front airbags and ABS are standard on the trim.
|Variants||Prices (Ex showroom Delhi)|
|1.6L Petrol E||Rs 9.28 lakh|
|1.6L Petrol E+||Rs 9.99 lakh|
|1.6L Petrol SX+||Rs 11.97 lakh|
|1.6L Petrol SX+ AT||Rs 12.99 lakh|
|1.6L Petrol SX+ (Dual Tone)||Rs 12.35 lakh|
|1.4L Diesel E+||Rs 9.99 lakh|
|1.4L Diesel S||Rs 11.33 lakh|
|1.4L Diesel S+||Rs 12.24 lakh|
|1.6L Diesel S+ AT||Rs 13.70 lakh|
|1.6L Diesel SX||Rs 12.50 lakh|
|1.6L Diesel SX+||Rs 13.50 lakh|
|1.6L Diesel SX+ (SE)||Rs 13.88 lakh|
|1.6L Diesel SX+ AT||Rs 14.63 lakh|
|1.6L Diesel SX+ (Dual Tone)||Rs 13.88 lakh|
|1.6L Diesel SX(O)||Rs 14.56 lakh|
The new Hyundai Creta with additional features and new variants is priced in the vicinity of Rs 9.28 lakh to Rs 12.35 lakh for the 1.6-litre petrol version. Diesel variants, that are offered with 1.4-litre and 1.6-litre units, are available between Rs 9.99 lakh to Rs 14. 56 lakh (all prices mentioned are ex-showroom, Delhi).
|Engine||Maximum Power||Maximum Torque|
|1.6-litre Dual VTVT Petrol||121bhp @ 6400rpm||151Nm @ 4, 850rpm|
|1.4-litre CRDi Diesel||89bhp @ 4000rpm||220Nm @ 1500rpm – 2750rpm|
|1.6-litre U2 CRDi VGT Diesel||126bhp @ 4000rpm||259Nm a@ 1900rpm – 2750rpm|
Hyundai Creta carline is available with three engines options in petrol and diesel engines with a choice between manual and automatic gearbox. The petrol variants derive power from a 123bhp, 1.6-litre Dual VTVT engine mated to a six-speed manual unit with an optional automatic transmission. The diesel range gets a choice between 126bhp, 1.6-litre CRDi VGT and 88bhp 1.4-litre CRDi oil burner with s standard 6-speed manual and optional 6-speed automatic unit. Read Comparison: Creta vs Renault Duster vs Maruti Suzuki S-Cross
|1.4-litre U2 CRDi Diesel||21.38kmpl|
|1.6-litre U2 CRDi Diesel (MT)||19.67kmpl|
|1.6-litre U2 CRDi Diesel (AT)||17.01kmpl|
|1.6-litre Gamma VTVT Petrol||15.29kmpl|
The ARAI rated fuel economy for the petrol engine is 15.3kmpl. The 1.4-litre diesel returns 21.4kmpl as against the 1.6-litre oil burner that delivers 19.7kmpl. Read: Hyundai Tucson Coming Soon to India; To Challenge Toyota Fortuner
– Sleek Silver
– Pearl Beige
– Mystic Blue
– Red Passion
– Phantom Black
– Polar White
– Polar White + Phantom Black
– Red Passion + Phantom Black
E & E+: 2-DIN music system with CD/AUX/USB/iPod and 4 speakers, front and rear power windows, manual AC unit, rear AC vents, full cloth seat upholstery, tilt steering,16-inch wheels, ABS (anti-lock braking system), keyless entry with a foldable key and central locking.
S (+ Base Features) – Height adjustable driver seat, steering mounted controls, 5-inch touchscreen audio system with Bluetooth, foglights, electrically adjustable ORVMs, silver skid plates at the front and rear and rear defogger.
S+(+ S Features) – An AVN system with a shark fin antenna, 16-inch alloy wheels, dual airbags and rear parking camera and sensors.
SX (+ S+ Features) – Automatic climate control, rear wiper and washer, projector headlights with static bending lights and LED position lights,16-inch alloys, electric folding wing mirrors, rear parking sensors and dual airbags.
SX+(+ SX Features) – AVN system with shark fin antenna and chrome door handles, smart entry with push button start and rear parking camera.
SX+ Dual Tone (+ SX+ Features) – Piano Black Finish Roof Top & Sporty Black Spoiler, two body color options – White & Black and Red & Black
SX (O) (+ SX+Features) – 7-inch touchscreen AVN system, leather pack, supervision cluster, chrome door handles,17-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, ESC (electronic stability control), VSM (vehicle stability management), side and curtain airbags, smart entry with push button start, hill-start assist control and rear parking camera.
The Creta compact SUV sits above 4 metres in length, measuring 4,270mm in length, 1,780mm in width and 1,622mm in height. It has a wheelbase of 2,590mm. Similar to the new breed of Hyundai cars, the global SUV is designed on the company’s Fluidic Design Sculpture 2.0. The 2017 Creta comes without any changes to its exterior styling, except for the new dual-tone trim. The new SX+ variant gets Piano Black Finish Roof Top & Sporty Black Spoiler. This dual-tone exterior is available in two body color combinations: White & Black and Red & Black. The company has also introduced a new Executive Variant E+, which comes equipped with electrically adjustable ORVM with LED turn indicators.
The Creta borrows some of its design elements from the Santa Fe SUV. It features an aggressive front fascia with features like sporty bumper, silver skid plates, newly styled chrome grille, fog lamps, uniquely designed headlamps with silver inserts and integrated LED daytime running lamps. The Creta has forward leaning stance with muscular wheel arches for squad stance. The top-end model of the compact SUV comes fitted with 17-inch alloy wheels and 215/ 60 R17 tyres, while other variants get 16-inch alloys with 205/ 65 R16 tyres. The vehicle also features aggressive character lines running across the length, and body coloured ORVMs with integrated blinkers. At the rear end, the SUV gets newly styled tail-lamps, new roof mounted spoiler and silver skid plate.
The cabin styling of the creta is inspired from the Verna and the Elite i20. It comes equipped with several comfort and connectivity features such as a touchscreen infotainment system, automatic climate control, power steering, electrically adjustable wing mirrors, rear AC vents, leather upholstery, etc. It offers large boot space of 400-litres. This SUV also features built-in Arkamys Sound Mood, which helps to choose between various sound enhancement options. The company has also introduced a new Executive Variant E+, which gets a 2-DIN audio system with AUX, USB and MP3, rear air-conditioning vents, a luggage lamp, etc.
The 2017 Creta achieved four-star rating in the Latin NCAP (new car assessment programme) crash test. The Creta’s structural integrity was deemed as stable, and it had good loading capabilities. The compact SUV scored a 4-star rating between good to adequate protection for adult occupants in frontal crash test, and 3-stars rating for child occupant protection.
Latin NACP’s testing protocol mandates that the child seats for 3-year olds and 18-month olds should prevent excessive forward movement and provide good protection respectively. Though, the Creta failed to pass some of the safety restraints installation tests. The vehicle also losses points on lacking the passenger airbag de-activation switch and 3-point seat belts for all occupants. The India-spec Hyundai Creta gets dual airbags and anti-lock braking system (ABS) as standard safety features, while dual front, side and curtain airbags, hill start assist and stability control are exclusively offered on the top-end model.
The Hyundai Creta competes against the Renault Duster and Nissan Terrano.
|Ground Clearance||183 mm|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||55-liters|
Front – McPherson strut with coil spring
Rear – Coupled torsion beam axle with coil spring
Front – Disc
Rear – Drum
205/ 65 R16 – Base, S, S+, SX and SX+
215/ 60 R17 – SX (O)
With premium styling, practical interior and refined engines, the Hyundai Creta makes an overall package for SUV buyers.