Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company (HMC). HMIL is the largest passenger car exporter and the second largest car manufacturer in India. It currently has eight car models across segments – Eon, i10, Grand i10, Elite i20, Xcent, Verna, Elantra and Santa Fe.Now it launch a SUV CRETA fight with many SUVs
The Creta is available with the 1.6-litre petrol engine, along with two diesel engine options – the same 1.4-litre and 1.6-litre four cylinder units from the Verna. The VTVT petrol engine is good to produce 121bhp and 155Nm of torque power the front wheels via six-speed manual transmission. The 1.4-litre diesel uses the same five-speed gearbox and develops 89bhp and 220Nm of torque. The top-spec versions gets the 1.6-litre CRDi engine good to produce best in class 126bhp and 260Nm, which is available with six-speed manual and six-speed automatic transmission. The ARAI efficiency figures of the 1.6 petrol, 1.4 diesel and 1.6 diesel MT and AT are 15.29kmpl, 21.38kmpl, 19.67kmpl and 17.01kmpl respectively.
The Hyundai Creta is available in 7 paint options: Sleek Silver, Star Dust (dark grey), Pearl Beige, Polar White, Red Passion, Mystic Blue and Phantom Black. The interior gets dual-tone upholstery on the top end SX(O) variant, whereas the others get all-black interiors. The exterior design is SUV-like and follows the Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design theme which was also seen on the Santa Fe SUV. Highlights include projector headlamps, LED DRLs, three-slat chrome grille, LED indicators on the ORVMs, roof-rails, chrome door handles, 16- or 17-inch alloy wheels, front and rear faux skid-plates, rear roof-spoiler, and sleek tail-lamps. Inside, the Creta has a simple but effective design. On the top-end SX(O) variant, the leather seats, steering cover, gearshift knob, front centre armrests and door armrests give the Creta a very premium feel.
The three-spoke multi-function steering wheel, touch screen based multimedia system with integrated navigation and reverse camera display, digital driver information display in the instrument cluster, automatic climate control system with rear A/C vents etc., make the cabin a luxurious place to be in. Safety is also a high priority on the Creta, Hyundai has made ABS+EBD standard across variants along with day/night IRVM and lane-change indicator. Dual airbags are available on most variants with the top end SX(O) getting 6-airbags in total. Electronic stability program, vehicle stability management and hill-start assist are also offered on the SX(O) variant. There are three engines on offer: a 1.6-litre, 4-cylinder 123PS/154Nm petrol motor, a 1.4-litre, 4-cylinder 90PS/224Nm turbo-diesel motor and a 1/6-litre, 4-cylinder 128PS/265Nm variable-turbo diesel engine.
While all the engines are available with 6-speed manual transmissions, the 1.6-litre diesel is also available with a 6-speed automatic transmission. All the variants are 2WD vehicles with power sent to the front wheels, Hyundai does not have plans of launching a AWD variant of the Creta anytime soon. - See more at: http://indianexpress.com/article/auto-travel/cars/hyundai-launches-creta-to-take-on-the-likes-of-ecosport-and-duster-priced-between-rs-8-59-lakh-and-rs-13-60-lakh