Hyundai Creta Diesel
Hyundai Creta Diesel
Creta has been tagged as 'The Prefect SUV' by Hyundai. It comes with a choice of 3 refined powerful engines, 2 diesels and 1 petrol, and a segment first six-speed auto gearbox along with the conventional 6-speed manual. It is available in 6 trims, namely E, S, S+, SX, SX+ and SX (0) with prices starting from Rs. 8.92 Lakh and going up to Rs. 14.00 Lakh for the top trim. 1.4L diesel engine offers a mileage of 21.38 kmpl while that of 1.6L diesel is 19.67 kmpl and the petrol version returns 15.29 kmpl. Creta comes with a 3-year unlimited kilometre warranty.
With Hyundai incorporating Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS) and Ultra High Strength Steel (UHSS) into its HIVE Structure Design, the Creta is borne out of a strong structural build with a light body for improved endurance, higher mileage and better passenger protection. Based on Hyundai's Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design language, its stylish and aesthetic exterior design makes a powerful statement with voluminous bumper and commanding road presence.
The interiors have an ergonomic design layout which enhance comfort in every way. Creta has enough space to seat 5 in relative comfort. All variants are equipped with ABS enabled brakes and though the lower trims miss out on airbags, the top spec SX (O) variant is loaded with safety features including 6 airbags, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), and Vehicle Stability Management Control (VSM). The top trims of Creta are reliably safe and comfortable to drive.
Creta is 4270mm long, 1780mm wide, and 1630mm tall with a ground clearance of 190mm. It has smooth creased hood lines and an imposing unique and bold three slant radiator grill finished in chrome. The projector headlights with LED lamps add glamour to the front end while the fog lamps have a unique vertical layout. Its silver touched front and rear skid plates, the roof rails and black cladding all around add a sense of ruggedness to the SUVs look.
Hyundai Creta possess a strong main character line across sides, starting from just before A-pillar and moving all the way up to the bulged out rear lamps. Its wing mirrors are aerodynamically designed with integrated LED lamps. Upper variants additionally get chrome finished outer door handles, giving it a premium feel. Roof has a ribbed and sloping design to enhance structural rigidity and achieve a drag co-efficient to 0.36.
The High tech and progressive rear design houses a Sleek and premium Split-type tail lamp which provides excellent visibility to avoid rear end collisions. Chrome strip above the rear number plate and its shark fin antenna give a sense of unique design to Hyundai Creta. While the wheel arches have semi-circular curves, its integrated spoilers along with front and rear mud flaps improve aerodynamics. The top SX(O) trim gets diamond cut 17 inch alloy wheels, whereas all other variants come with 16 inch tyres.
Cretas Luxurious interiors have been designed with utmost focus on comfort and convenience. Its dash board possesses a dual tone colour scheme while the seats come in black as standard. Cars Advanced Supervision Cluster provides comprehensive vehicle information like steering position, parking sensor display, gear shift indicators etc. The central console hosts a 7 touch screen with navigation function and fully automatic temperature control (FATC) units, adding a premium touch to the interiors.
Hyundai Creta has a practical cabin equipped with front and rear armrests, sizable door pockets, coat hooks, rear parcel tray and a floor console to store items like mobile phones and wallets. Its push button start, adjustable seat height and clutch foot rest improves drivers comfort considerably. Seats are wide and comfortable with good amount of cushioning and can seat 5 occupants in relative comfort. Good amount of leg and head room along with rear AC vents and adjustable headrests help keep all passengers happy.
Cretas suspension works commendably at low speeds, soaking up the bumps with ease though at high speeds there is perceptible vertical movement. NVH (noise, vibration, harshness) levels are kept to an impressive minimum with the aid of sound absorbing materials and a rigid chassis design.
Safety and Security
Hyundai has loaded Creta with a host of safety features, especially in the top end SX(O) variant. It comes with 6 airbags, Vehicle Stability Management (VSM), hill assist control, electronic stability control (ESC), height adjustable seat belts etc. The Static Bending Lights feature provides illumination for previous blind spots while making turns for improved visibility.
All variants get ABS and EBD enabled brakes, HIVE body structure and engine immobiliser. Parking sensors, cameras and features such as seat belt reminder, speed sensing door locks and seat belt pre-tensioners are available in few trims, making Creta a safe car on the road.
Comfort and Convenience
Hyundai models are known for their feature rich brochures and the Creta is no exception. All variants are equipped with follow me home headlamps, electronic tailgate release, rear AC vents, steering tilt function, music system, power windows and motor driven power steering for smooth and stable handling. Four speakers, along with 2 tweeters, lets you enjoy high quality sound with intensified bass.
While the higher variants get smart keys with push button start, electrically adjustable/foldable mirrors, rear washer and wiper, Rear Parking Sensors with built in buzzer, steering mounted audio controls, luggage nets and Touch Screen Audio Video Navigation System, the SX(O) trim additionally comes with a Leather Pack for seats, steering and armrests, making Creta driving comfortable and convenient.
Key Features & Specifications
|Airbags||Driver/Passenger/side & curtain|
|Engine||1.6-litre 16V VTVT|
|No. of Gears||6|
|Ground Clearance||190 mm|
|Turning Radius||5.3 meters|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||55 litres|
|Tyres Size||205/65 R16|