The details of the base model (E) of the new Hyundai Creta are available in this latest post. The Korean automaker has launched a refreshed version of the country’s most popular mid-size SUV at an introductory starting price of Rs 10.99 lakh (ex-showroom). This updated model showcases various enhancements, including an exterior design inspired by Hyundai’s ‘Sensuous Sportiness’ philosophy, a redesigned cabin and dashboard layout, the incorporation of Level 2 Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) features, a revamped rear profile, and the availability of the new 1.5-litre turbo petrol engine. Let’s delve into the specifics of the base model here.
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New Hyundai Creta Base Model
This post comes from autojournal_india on Instagram. It looks like the mid-size SUV is parked somewhere in a stockyard. It gets a new front fascia with projector headlamps with LED positioning lamps, rear horizon LED lamp, micro roof antenna, body-coloured ORVMs, 16-inch steel wheels with wheel cover and more. All in all, there are not too many elements which makes it feel like the base model. That is a smart way of designing the car for a wider range of audience.
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Interior and Features
On the inside, there are enough features to make it a useful cabin for most buyers. The most prominent interior highlights include fabric upholstery, adjustable front and rear headrests, manually height-adjustable driver’s seat, 60:40 split rear seats, 2-step rear reclining seat, door scuff plates, manual AC, foldable key, rear armrest with cup holders, electric tailgate release, rear AC vents, USB-C charger, electric power steering with tilt and telescopic function, all four power windows, room lamp, passenger vanity mirror, digital cluster with TFT MID, 6 Airbags, ABS, EBD, VSM, TPMS, ISOFIX, and more. For a base model, these are handy amenities to have.
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The new Creta provides a variety of engine and transmission choices to suit diverse preferences. You have the option of selecting either a 1.5-litre petrol engine or a 1.5-litre diesel engine. For those who prioritize a spirited driving experience, the favoured option is the 1.5-litre turbo petrol engine, which is already featured in the new Verna. These engines differ in power and torque: 115 PS / 144 Nm, 115 PS / 250 Nm, and 160 PS / 253 Nm. Depending on the specific model, you can choose between a 6-speed manual, IVT (CVT automatic), or a 7-speed DCT automatic transmission. The official ARAI mileage figures range from 17.4 kmpl for the 1.5-litre petrol to 21.8 kmpl for the diesel. The turbo petrol model with the DCT gearbox provides a respectable fuel economy of 18.4 kmpl.
|Hyundai Creta Facelift
|1.5L (P), 1.5L (Turbo Petrol), 1.5L (Diesel)
|115 PS / 160 PS / 115 PS
|144 Nm / 253 Nm / 250 Nm
|6MT, iMT CVT, 7DCT
|17.4 kmpl – 21.8 kmpl
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