The all-new Hyundai Creta is massively successful in the Indian market just like the first-generation model. While Hyundai launched the all-new Creta in India last year, it is ready with a facelifted version, which will be launched in the Indian market too. Hyundai has officially launched the facelifted Creta in the Brazilian market.
Hyundai will bring the updated Creta to the Indian market in 2022. With the cut-throat competition in the segment, Hyundai will launch the facelift version only two years after the full model change.
The new Creta facelift launched in Brazil gets a few design tweaks and a few additional features. Talking about the design changes, the new Creta gets a new grille, which looks very similar to the Hyundai Alcazar. Other changes include newly redesigned fog lamps, a new front bumper and a new faux skid plate.
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To add a new look to the side, Hyundai has updated the alloy wheel design as well. The rear gets a new boot lid and tweaked tail lamps. In the Brazilian market, Hyundai has removed the tail lamps mounted to the boot lid. However, the Indian market may get a different design.
The cabin of the new updated Creta gets a similar set-up to the current model. There is a 10.2-inch touchscreen infotainment system, full TFT coloured infotainment system, wireless smartphone charger, automatic climate control system, panoramic sunroof, ventilated driver’s seat, electronic parking brake with auto-hold, six airbags and more.
The Advanced Driver Assistance System is fast becoming common in the automobile around the world. Mahindra will soon launch the all-new XUV700 that will be the first made-in-India car to get ADAS. MG will soon launch the Astor in the mid-size SUV segment to take on Creta. Even Astor will offer ADAS.
Hyundai has also added the ADAS in the facelifted Creta launched in the Brazilian market. The ADAS a slew of new features like lane keep assist, automatic emergency braking system, adaptive cruise control system, blind-spot monitoring, driver fatigue-detection and many other new features.
Same engine options
Hyundai offers the Creta with flex-fuel engine options in Brazil. There is 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol and a 2.0-litre naturally-aspirated petrol engine. In India, however, Hyundai will continue to use the same engine options as the current model.
There will be a 1.5-litre naturally-aspirated petrol engine that develops a maximum power of 115 PS and 144 Nm of peak torque. The diesel variants will get the 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol engine that generates a maximum power of 115 PS and a peak torque of 250 Nm. The most powerful variant will come with a 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol engine capable of generating 140 PS and 242 Nm of peak torque. Various transmission options like manual, iMT, torque convertor automatic and DCT automatic will be available with the various engine options.
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