Launched in 2015 the Creta by the Korean Manufacturer Hyundai has won many hearts in the Indian market. To continue its great run in the market the revised version of the Creta was set to be launched in August 2018. However the car manufacturer has decided to launch the car prior to its release with the new date scheduled in May. The first batch of the cars will be dispatched by the end of April. The base variants of the car will have a similar price range as the outgoing model whereas the top end trim will cost an additional Rs 80,000. The car currently competes with the likes of Mahindra XUV500, Tata Hexa, Jeep Compass and Renault Captur.
The Creta facelift will be equipped with a 1.4 diesel engine which generates 90PS of power and 220 Nm of torque or a 1.6 diesel engine generating a power of 128PS and a maximum torque of 220Nm or a 1.6 petrol churning out 123PS of power and 151Nm of torque. They will all be mated to 6-speed manual and automatic transmissions.
Exteriorly as well as on the interior the Creta facelift will receive subtle changes such as a larger chrome trimmed hexagonal front grille, new fog lamp housing, pronounced chin merging into the front grille, redesigned rear bumpers, revamped tail lamps, addition of new 17-inch dual-tone alloy wheels, grey-themed infotainment system and more.