Hyundai Creta gets launched in India at Rs 8.59 Lakhs


Hyundai Creta Launched in India

Hyundai India, second largest carmaker in India has launched the all-new stylish, premium and powerful Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) dubbed as CRETA in India as well as for the global market. CRETA has built lot of expectations by its pre-launch events which attracted over 10,000 customers.  By launching Hyundai Creta, the company has now strengthened its position in the Indian SUV market which is dominated by SUVs like Renault Duster, Ford EcoSport, Nissan Terrano and more. By launching Creta, Hyundai has extended its product portfolio.

Hyundai CRETA Crossover offers a good combo of power as well as style with its well-built and robust body structure, top-notch engine performance and confident ride and handling. Hyundai CRETA is set to make a strong statement in the growing SUV industry. The brand new SUV is based on Hyundai Motor’s evolved ‘Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 Design philosophy’.

Speaking during the launch event of Hyundai CRETA, Mr BS Seo who is the Managing Director & CEO of Hyundai Motors India Limited said,

We are delighted to launch the perfectly engineered and powerful SUV for the new generation customers. CRETA is a revolutionary product – a true expression of the ‘New Age Hyundai’. We are confident CRETA will strengthen Hyundai’s position in India and will lead a new trend in the SUV segment fulfilling customers’ aspiration of owning a ‘Perfect SUV’. We thank our customers for their overwhelming response to CRETA and strong belief in Hyundai brand. We assure them of our commitment towards meeting their high aspirations on world-class quality products.

Hyundai is offering warranty with 3 Years Unlimited Kilometres to all its Hyundai CRETA customers. With this program, Hyundai becomes the first automobile manufacturer that offers customer delight initiative in the SUV segment.


The ‘Hive’ structure in Hyundai CRETA delivers benefits like:

  • High Body rigidity with ring structure design for enhanced structural safety, improved durability, ride & handling and reduced side impact
  • Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS) & Ultra High Strength Steel (UHSS) for enhanced body endurance, corrosion durability and lighter body for better mileage
  • Reinforced roof structure with multiple cross members for enhanced strength
  • Improved crash performance with addition of dash cross members. Use of larger diameter weld joints & use of reinforced side members having Tailor Welded Blanks (TWB) on door panels for improved body strength
  • Front end modular structure to reduce the maintenance cost.

Hyundai Creta Design: Fluidic Sculpture 2.0

Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design philosophy carries forward the highly acclaimed Fluidic design theme in a more refined manner thus lending a Modern & Premium touch. Hyundai CRETA design follows a very modern and  premium look which is based on Hyundai Motor’s evolved design philosophy. An SUV with a unique and innovative form, CRETA represents a complete package of style, dynamism and practicality.

Hyundai Creta Exteriors

Hyundai Creta portrays strong road presence that embodies the aggressive stance of an SUV in its very own style. The triple slat chrome radiator grille in the front makes a bold design statement while the smoothly creased hood, lines projector headlamps integrated with LED positioning lamps, vertical fog lamps, sporty stylish skid plate and dual tone front bumper enhance the vehicle’s stylish and distinctive SUV character. Rising beltline with slopping roofline along with dynamic character lines brings a sporty and aerodynamic appeal to the side profile of this car. The rear profile showcases a very stylish dual layered step tailgate design with impactful crease lines.

Following are the key exterior elements of Hyundai Creta:

  • Diamond cut 17’’ Alloy Wheels- Best-in-class
  • Projector Headlamps
  • LED Positioning Lamps
  • Static bending
  • Roof Rails & Skid Plates
  • Door Scuff Plates
  • Triple slat Chrome Radiator Grille
  • Shark fin antenna- Best -in-Class
  • A-Pillar piano black finish – Best- in-class

Hyundai Creta Interiors – Smart, Premium and Spacious

Hyundai CRETA’s stylish and bold appearance harmonizes well with its smart and  premium interiors; achieved by a combination of high-grade materials. Hyundai CRETA interiors feature well cushioned and comfortable seats with optimum thigh and back support. Attractive seats covered in full-leather upholstery, exude a sense of modernity and premium feel. Rear seats come with 60:40 split which allows better flexibility and more storage space. The dashboard with its futuristic water flow inspired design and smart ergonomic contours make the cabin environment pleasing and enjoyable.

  • Premium Leather seats
  • Fully Automatic temperature control with Cluster ionizer
  • Mood change bar in FATC- Best-in-class
  • Electric folding ORVM- Best-in-class
  • Rear AC vents
  • Smart Key with push button start
  • Steering mounted Audio & Bluetooth controls
  • Rear seat centre armrest with cup-holders
  • Front console armrest with storage box
  • 1 GB internal memory- Best-in-class

Also watch: Pre-launch Hyundai Creta TVC

Infotainment System

Hyundai CRETA uses next-gen infotainment system for effortless connectivity for all gadgets and devices. The SUV’s multimedia system boasts of 7” Audio Video Navigation (AVN) and with 6 speakers sound system. The AVN system features Advance Touch interface , user friendly maps, video playing and image viewing capability through USB, Bluetooth support and rear camera display. Adding to the entertainment package is an option of 5” Touch screen audio system that features Aux-in, IPOD, USB,MP3, CD, Bluetooth support with Best-in-class 1 GB memory.

Advanced Powertrains

The capabilities of the CRETA are driven by a range of refined, powerful and efficient petrol and diesel engines which have been tuned for best performance and high fuel efficiency.
The 6-speed Manual transmission and the first-in-class 6-Speed Automatic transmission in diesel offer a blend of high performance & enhanced driving pleasure.

Hyundai Creta Specifications

Power and Torque

Hyundai Creta Performance Specifications


Hyundai Creta Mileage


Hyundai Creta Dimensions


The CRETA has class-leading NVH performance by the use of enhanced sound absorption materials, advanced engineering design of engine, transmission and body structural parts thus ensuring quiet cabin. The NVH has been well contained to barely perceptible levels with the use of dash insulators, anti-vibration pads, sound deadener coating on floor, optimized engine mounts, tunnel area rigidity and application of dual sealing structure on doors.

Hi-Tech Features

To ensure enhanced comfort and convenience CRETA offers an array of Hi-tech features:

  • 7” Audio Video Navigation System (AVN)
  • 5” Touch screen Audio system
  • Supervision Cluster
  • Smart Key with push button start
  • FATC with cluster ionizer and mood change bar
  • LED positioning lamps
  • Shark Fin Antenna
  • Follow me home headlamp

Creta SUV comes with Power Packed Safety Features

Like all Hyundai cars, Creta  is developed, tested and built-in keeping with the Hyundai ‘Safe-Drive Philosophy’. Beyond active safety technologies, CRETA is built to comply with Hyundai’s strict safety standards, helping it to meet the safety requirements.

  • 6 Airbags- Best-in-class
  • Anti-lock brake system (ABS)
  • Reverse parking camera with steering adaptive guidelines & Sensors – Best in class
  • Electronic Stability control (ESC)
  • Vehicle stability Management (VSM)
  • Hill Start Assist control (HAC)
  • Front Fog lamps
  • Static bending – Cornering lamps
  • Projector headlamps

Hyundai Creta Colours and Variants with price details

Hyundai Creta SUV Price Details

You can download the brochure of Hyundai Creta to know more details.


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Author: Chethan Thimmappa

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