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2020 Creta from Hyundai
2020 Creta from Hyundai

2020 Hyundai Creta launched at 9.99 lakh, takes aim at Kia Seltos, MG Hector

  • Hyundai has already received more than 14,000 bookings for the second generation Creta, 50% of them for the diesel variants.

  • The BS 6 compatible 2020 Creta offers several design upgrades and a plethora of features inside the cabin.
  • Offered in 3 engine options, Creta will come in 10 colour choices.

NEW DELHI : Hyundai on Monday officially launched the second-generation 2020 Creta SUV in India at a starting price of 9.99 (ex showroom). First showcased at Auto Expo 2020 in February, the 2020 Creta boasts of several design upgrades on the outside, new engine options which are BS 6 compatible and a host of feature additions inside a cabin which is now more premium.

Offered in three engine options, the price of the 2020 Creta start at 9.99 lakh for the 1.5-litre Petrol and 1.5-litre U2 CRDi Diesel variants. The 1.4-litre Petrol Turbo GDi will come at a starting price of Rs. 16.16 lakh and the top-end variant will cost Rs. 17.20 lakh.

Here is a look at the price breakup of all the variants.

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Price breakup of the 2020 Hyundai Creta
Price breakup of the 2020 Hyundai Creta

Hyundai has already received 14,000 bookings in the first two weeks since bookings were opened for 20202 Creta - half of these are for BS 6 diesel engine option. This could largely be due to the fact that the car brings a whole lot to the table - not just when compared to the outgoing model but even when pitted against Seltos from Kia - which starts at 9.89 lakh (ex showroom) and Hector from MG Motor - which starts at 12.73 lakh (ex showroom).

(Also read: Top five features that Creta has that Seltos does not)

A cascading grille and sleeker LED head lights highlight the changes at the front. The rear profile gets sharper LED tail lights and the overall stand of the vehicle is now visibly larger.

(Also read: Hyundai claims body structure of 2020 Creta is 'as solid as rock'. Here's why)

On the inside, Hyundai promises a more premium feel and finish. The new Creta will come with Advanced Blue Link with over 50 connectivity features. Owners will also be able to use Engine Start/Stop, Door Lock/ Unlock, Vehicle Status Information (Engine, HVAC, Door, Tyre Pressure Warning, Fuel Level etc.), Auto Healthy Air Purifier (In-car air quality information), Vehicle Alerts (Geo-Fence, Speed, Time Fence, Valet, Vehicle Status and Stolen Vehicle) and receive notifications through a Smart Watch, via Blue Link’s connected car services. There is a 26.03 cm HD infotainment screen as well as a 17.78 cm Supervision Cluster with Digital Display and ambient lighting.

The new Creta comes with Bose eight-speaker sound system.
The new Creta comes with Bose eight-speaker sound system.

The car now gets a two-tone black and greige (grey plus beige) colour scheme with the top variant getting premium leather upholstery. It also gets Bose speakers, air purifier, two-step rear seat reclining option, rear window sunshade and - for the first time - gets drive modes like Eco, Comfort and Sport. There is traction control on offer as well for driving in snow, sand and mud.

Creta gets traction control for the first time ever.
Creta gets traction control for the first time ever.

(Also read: New Creta will offer voice command recognition, support 50 connectivity features)

Hyundai also claims that the body structure of the new Creta has been improved and that it will be able to better protect occupants in the unfortunate case of an accident.

(Also read: Hyundai says working on premium SUV, MPV to take on Kia Carnival, Toyota Crysta)

Under the hood, the new Creta will come with three engine options -1.5-litre petrol, 1.5-litre diesel and a 1.4-litre turbo petrol.

EngineCapacity (CC)Max Power (PS/RPM)Max Torque (KGM/RPM)Transmission

1.5 l MPi

Petrol (BS6)

1497115/630014.7/45006MT/Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT)
1.5 l U2 CRDi Diesel (BS6)1493115/400025.5/1500-27506MT/6AT

1.4 l Kappa

Turbo GDi Petrol (BS6)

1353140/600024.7/1500-32007DCT (Dual Clutch Transmission)

(Also read: Top 5 features that 2020 Hyundai Creta has but Kia Seltos does not)

Colour options in the new Creta.
Colour options in the new Creta.

There are 10 colour options to choose from - (Polar White, Typhoon Silver, Phantom Black, Lava Orange, Titan Grey, Deep Forest (Turbo Only), Galaxy Blue and Red Mulberry. There are also two dual-tone options - Polar White with Phantom Black and Lava Orange with Phantom Black.

  • First Published Date : 16 Mar 2020, 04:13 PM IST