New Hyundai Creta launched at Rs 9.99 lakh

By Divyank Kushagra Bansal | on March 16, 2020

Here's everything you need to know about the all-new 2020 Hyundai Creta.

The all-new, second-gen Hyundai Creta has been launched today, with prices starting from ₹9.99 lakh for the 1.5-litre petrol base variant - EX (MT). The top-spec 1.5-litre petrol variant – SX(O) with 6CVT – is priced at ₹16.15 lakh. The diesel variant line-up of the new Creta is priced between ₹9.99 lakh and ₹17.20 lakh, and the 1.4-litre Turbo GDi petrol variants are priced between ₹16.16 lakh and ₹17.20 lakh. All figures are ex-showroom. Listed below are the variant-wise prices:

  E EX S SX SX (O)
1.5 Petrol (MT) - ₹9.99 lakh ₹11.72 lakh ₹13.46 lakh -
1.5 Petrol (CVT) - - - ₹14.94 lakh ₹16.15 lakh
1.5 Diesel (MT) ₹9.99 lakh ₹11.49 lakh ₹12.77 lakh ₹14.51 lakh ₹15.79 lakh
1.5 Diesel (AT) - - - ₹15.99 lakh ₹17.20 lakh
1.4 Turbo Petrol (DCT) - - - ₹16.16 lakh ₹17.20 lakh

Unlike before, the 2020 Creta goes on sale in five trim levels – the E, EX, S, SX, and SX(O) – and these combined make up a 14-variant line-up. This was expected, keeping in mind that there are now three new engine options (two petrol & one diesel) and four transmission options (one manual & three automatic) on offer. The powertrain options for the new Creta have been borrowed from its sibling, the Seltos (both cars also share the same platform now).

Design

With the generation change, the 2020 Creta looks nothing like the outgoing model and instead borrows its styling cues from the China-spec ix25. The 'Trio-Beam' LED headlamps, coupled with 'Crescent Glow' LED DRLs, form a very unique three-part layout. The new cascading grille gives the overall front fascia a very bold appeal. Likewise, the 2020 Creta gets an all-new rear fascia too, with the three-part LED taillamps and distinct 'CRETA' lettering on the tailgate giving the car an unmistakable identity. Flared wheel arches, new diamond-cut alloy wheels, integrated roof rails & rear spoiler and twin-tip exhausts (Turbo variants only) add panache to the new Creta's design.

2020 Hyundai Creta Motion

Dimensions

The second-gen model has marginally grown in size, as it's 30mm longer and 10mm wider than its predecessor. On the other hand, the new car is 30mm shorter in height and offers 20mm longer wheelbase, which means the cabin space has also improved. For reasons unknown, the 2020 Creta gets a smaller 50-litre fuel tank (compared to the old car's 55-litre capacity).

2020 Hyundai Creta Side View Static

2020 Hyundai Creta Rear Static

  Old Creta New Creta
Length (mm) 4,270 4,300
Width (mm) 1,780 1,790
Height (mm) 1,665 1,635
Wheelbase (mm) 2,590 2,610
Fuel tank capacity (litres) 55 50

Powertrain

The 2020 Hyundai Creta, as mentioned above, borrows its powertrain options from the Kia Seltos. This means it gets a 1.4-litre Kappa Turbo GDi petrol unit (paired to a 7DCT automatic gearbox exclusively) along with a 1.5-litre MPi naturally-aspirated petrol unit (available with either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed CVT/IVT automatic). On the diesel front, there's a single 1.5-litre turbocharged U2 motor on offer (6-speed manual transmission or a 6-speed torque converter automatic). Listed below are the power specs of all three engines:

Engine Capacity Power Torque Transmission
1.5 MPi Petrol (naturally-aspirated) 1,497cc 113bhp 144Nm 6MT/6CVT
1.5 U2 Diesel 1,493cc 113bhp 250Nm 6MT/6AT
1.4 Kappa Turbo GDi Petrol 1,353cc 138bhp 242Nm 7DCT

Features

The new Creta is loaded to the gills with an array of premium features like paddle shifters (automatic variants), a smart panoramic sunroof, Hyundai's advanced BlueLink connectivity suite, an air purifier, ambient lighting, an 8-speaker Bose sound system, ventilated front seats, rear disc brakes, multiple drive modes (Comfort, Eco, and Sport), as well as traction control modes (Snow, Sand and Mud). There's also a 7-inch semi-digital instrument cluster on offer and the infotainment touchscreen is available in two sizes: a 10.25-inch HD unit (with Blue Link) or a standard 8-inch unit.

2020 Hyundai Creta Front Static

Safety Exterior Comfort & Convenience Infotainment & Connectivity
Rear disc brakes 17-inch alloy wheels (3 designs) Smart panoramic sunroof 8-inch standard infotainment touchscreen / 10.25-inch HD unit (with Blue Link)
ABS with EBD Twin-tip exhaust  Electric parking brake Bluetooth / Apple CarPlay / Android Auto
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Projector headlamps / Trio Beam LED headlamps 7-inch semi-digital instrument cluster  Voice Recognition
Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) LED DRLs  Ventilated front seats Advanced Blue Link Connected Car features (50+ features)
Hill-start Assist Control (HAC) LED Taillamps 8-way power-adjustable driver's seat  Arkamys sound system / Bose Premium sound system (8-speakers) 
Parking Assist (Rear parking sensors + camera)   Air purifier Wireless Smartphone Charger
Lane Change Indicator   Cruise Control BlueLink Integrated Smartwatch App
Puddle lamps   Keyless Entry / Smart Key  
    Cooled glove box  
    Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)  
    2-step rear reclining seat  
    Driver rear-view monitor  

Colours

There are seven exterior colours – Typhoon Silver, Polar White, Red Mulberry, Galaxy Blue, Lava Orange, Phantom Black and Titan Grey – available with non-Turbo variants and three colour combinations – Polar White (with Phantom Black Roof), Lava Orange (with Phantom Black Roof) and Deep Forest – on offer for all Turbo variants. Two-tone Black & Beige interior theme is standard, with the option of an all-black theme also available (with the Orange colour pack).

2020 Hyundai Creta Interior

2020 Hyundai Creta All-Black Interior

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