Indias 2nd largest car maker Hyundai Motor has launched the 2018 Creta today. The 2018 Hyundai Creta comes with an host of new features with prices starting at Rs. 9.43 Lakh ex showroom.
Hyundai has sold more than 4 lakh Cretas since it was launched in 2015 and this SUV model from the Korean car maker has been a runaway success right from day one. The 2018 facelift to the best selling SUV in its class is more of a cosmetic one with the drivetrain and transmissions remaining the same.
The exterior changes include new cascade design front grille now in matt grey metal finish, new boomerang styled DRL placed around the fog lamps on the bumper, new redesigned dual tone bumpers, fresh design alloys, electric sunroof, Bi-functional projector headlamps, LED DRL and Positioning lamp,redesigned dual tone rear bumpers and tweaked split design tail lamps.
On the inside the 2018 Hyundai Creta now gets 6-way electrically adjustable drivers seat, cruise control, smart key band with wireless phone charger, speed sensing auto door locks, sliding front centre arm rest. The 2018 Creta also gets the latest generation AVN system also seen on the Elantra. This is a 17.77 Touchscreen unit with IPS display with Apple CarPlay and MirrorLink connectivity apart from GPS, Radio, USB and Phone connectivity. and iBlue app for audio control. The smart key band also acts as a fitness tracker controlled by an smartphone application.
You also get AutoLink Connected Car Technology that is an application that helps you track the cars health, driving information, call for roadside assistance when needed, driving history etc when needed.
In terms of safety the 2018 Hyundai Creta now comes with 6-Airbags (dual airbags and EBD standard), EBC, Hill assist, Electrochromic mirror, front seat belts with pre tensioner, speed sensing door locks (standard), ISOFIX to name a few.
The powertrain remain the same on the 2018 Hyundai Creta. Powering the SUV are a choice of three engine options to choose from. 1.6L CRDi Diesel (128PS), 1.4L Diesel (90PS) and a 1.6L Petrol (123PS) with 6-speed Manual and 6-speed automatic transmission options on both petrol and Diesel engine options to choose. Hyundai claims an improved fuel efficiency of 3% in petrol and 4% in diesel on the 2018 Creta.
The 2018 Hyundai Crerta also comes with 3 years unlimited KMS with roadside assistance. The 2018 Hyundai Creta is available in two new colour options, Marina Blue and Passion O range with dual tone Passion Orange and Black.
Mr. Y K Koo, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd said, “Since the launch of the first CRETA in 2015, Hyundai has become an established brand in the SUV segment. It is the cornerstone of Hyundai‘s longstanding SUV presence which will impress customers with its premium design, spacious interior and its advanced connected technologies. The benchmark success of CRETA with over 4 Lakh Happy customers globally is a testimony of the customers’ increasing preference towards Hyundai’s Modern Premium products.We are confident, the New 2018 CRETA will create new benchmarks in the SUV segment with its Superior Performance and New Age Technology features while creating Brilliant Ownership experience.” he added.”
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