Hyundai Creta Waiting Period in India Goes Over 7 Months

The Hyundai Creta has the highest waiting period of around 7 months in Hyundai's range of cars and commands a premium of Rs 45,000 over the old-generation Creta. The Creta comes with two engine options - a 1.5-litre petrol and a 1.5-litre diesel unit.

By Kanika Sachdeva | on February 25, 2023 Follow us on Autox Google News

The 2023 Hyundai Creta is currently demanding a waiting period of over 7 months (30 weeks). The Creta was launched in the beginning of February at an introductory price of Rs 10.84 lakh (ex-showroom). While its top-spec variant stands at Rs 19.13 lakh (ex-showroom). The SUV comes with RDE (Real Driving Emissions) and E20-compliant engines in the Indian market. It gets 6 airbags as standard across the range, along with several new features. Since it is one of the brand's best sellers, the updated Creta has the highest waiting period in Hyundai's range of cars and commands a premium of Rs 45,000 over the old-generation Creta. The Creta now comes with 1.5-litre petrol and 1.5-litre diesel engine options, replacing the 1.4-litre engine. 

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As for the powertrain, the Creta retains the same power and torque figures and is available with an idle start/stop technology as standard.

Waiting Period: Diesel Variants

The diesel variants of the Hyundai Creta include the Creta E, the Creta EX, the S, the S+, the SX, and the SX (O) AT. The waiting period for the Creta E, the Creta EX, and the S is 6 to 7 months. On the other hand, the S+ and the SX (O) AT have a waiting period of 6 months. But, for the SX variant, buyers can expect the delivery in about 5 months.

Waiting Period: Petrol Variants

Of the petrol variants, only the Creta S demands a waiting period of 7 months. While the SX (O) iVT and the E can be expected in about 5 months and 4 months, respectively. Nevertheless, expect the EX and the SX iVT variants in around 3 months. As for the S+, SE, and SX petrol variants, the lowest in the line-up, buyers have to wait for around 2 months.


Now coming to its features, the Creta receives ESC, Hill Assist, VSM, rear disc brakes, ISOFIX child seat mounts, seat-belt height adjustment, and more. Additionally, the Hyundai Creta gets a 60:40 rear seat spilt/fold feature.

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Upcoming Facelifted Version

The company will expectedly launch the facelifted version of the on-sale Creta in India later this year. The prices of the facelifted Creta could range between Rs 11 lakh and Rs 18 lakh (All prices, ex-showroom). 


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