The Hyundai Creta is likely to receive a generation change in 2020.
Hyundai Creta is one of the volume generating products for the South Korean carmaker in India. The company gave a mid-life update to the compact SUV in May 2018. Now, the carmaker is planning to give a generation change to its highest-selling SUV in the country. Hyundai India had confirmed a range of new products that includes an electric SUV, facelifed Elantra and Tucson and new-generation Grand i10, Xcent and Creta. Interestingly, the next-generation Hyundai Creta is reported to come with two seating layouts – 5-seats and 7-seats. While the 5-seater version will see a release in 2020, the 7-seater model is likely to hit roads in 2021.
With the new Hyundai Creta 2020, the South Korean carmaker aims to target buyers who are looking for compact and larger 7-seater family car. Official details of the updated model are still under the wraps. Reports suggest that the 2020 Hyundai Creta will use new, BSVI-ready petrol and turbocharged diesel engines that will be more refined. The handling and driving dynamics of the SUV will also be better than the existing one. Read – New Generation Hyundai i20 Launch Details Revealed
New Hyundai Creta 2020 Key Features (Expected)
– Hyundai’s new evolved design language
– More pronounced hexagonal grille
– Narrow LED headlamps
– Larger fog lamps
– Newly-designed dashboard
– New instrument console
– New touchscreen infotainment system
– 7-seats layout
New Hyundai Creta 2020 India Launch
There is no official word about the new-generation Hyundai Creta launch. If media reports are to be believed, the 5-seater model will be rolled out in 2020, followed by the new Hyundai Creta 7 seater version in 2021. We will update the official launch details as the carmaker announces it. Stay tuned.
New Hyundai Creta 2020 Price in India
Currently, the Creta SUV carline comes in the price range of Rs 9.50 lakh – Rs 15.10 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Prices of the new-generation 5-seater version of the SUV are likely to start from Rs 10.50 lakh for the base variant and go up to Rs 16.50 lakh for the top-spec trim. The new Hyundai Creta 7 seater , on the other hand, is likely to cost as low as Rs 13 lakh and around Rs 19 lakh for the range-topping variant. Read – New Generation Hyundai Grand i10 Is Coming Soon
New Hyundai Creta 2020 Specifications
Under the hood, the 2020 Hyundai Creta is likely to witness some major changes. Speculations are on rife that the South Korean carmaker might introduce new petrol and turbocharged diesel engines on the updated model lineup. The new powertrains will meet the upcoming BS6 emission norms that will be enforced from April, 2020.
Powering the diesel model could a new 1.5L turbocharged motor that will also be used in the new Hyundai Verna facelift and Hyundai Carlino-based concept SUV. Interestingly, the new oil burner is reported to be less powerful, but more fuel efficient than the existing 1.6L engine. Rumour also has it that the new 2020 Hyundai Creta will also be compatible to hybrid and pure electric powertrains.
New Hyundai Creta 2020 Mileage
Since the engine details of the 2020 Hyundai Creta are yet to be revealed, it would be quite early to comment on its fuel economy. Though, reports in media suggest that the SUV’s new turbocharged diesel engine will be more frugal than the existing 1.6L diesel motor.
New Hyundai Creta 2020 Exterior
As of now, the design and interior details of the new Hyundai Creta 7 seater and 5 seater models are scanty. Though, it’s likely to carry Hyundai’s new evolved design language similar to the upcoming Kona electric SUV and Nexo fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV). We expect it to see comprehensive styling changes including a more pronounced hexagonal grille, narrow LED headlamps and new larger fog lamp assembly.
New Hyundai Creta 2020 Interior
Interior will also see significant upgrades along with a pack of new comfort and entertainment features. The 2020 Hyundai Creta might get a newly-designed dashboard, a new instrument console and new touchscreen infotainment system. Compared to the 5-seater model, the new Hyundai Creta 7 seater will have more features and cabin space to offer. Hyundai will also improve the comfort and safety quotient of the SUV. Check Out – Upcoming Hyundai Cars In India
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New Hyundai Creta 2020 Preview
The new-generation Hyundai Creta will be made available with two seating configurations – 5-seater and 7-seater. The 5-seater version will be the first to arrive in the market. The new Hyundai Creta 2020 will come with BS6-ready, new 1.5L petrol and diesel engine options.