South Korean car manufacturer Hyundai is the second largest manufacturer in country and had launched the all-new Creta SUV in March this year. The sales and bookings of the SUV were affected because of the ongoing pandemic and the lockdown that followed after it. Now the lockdown has been lifted and dealerships have started opening up in various parts of the country. Hyundai Creta made a comeback and it became the best selling car for the month of May. Hyundai Creta has received over 30,000 bookings since its launch and is topping sales charts for the month of May.
Speaking about this achievement, Mr. Tarun Garg, Director (Sales, Marketing and Service), Hyundai Motor India Ltd., said, “All new Creta has introduced many Industry firsts, becoming an instant hit among customers at launch. Unlocking this achievement of 30 000 bookings despite such challenging conditions, stands testament to all new Creta’s popularity and exclusive appeal. We are confident all new Creta will continue to drive customer delight and lead the way back towards normalcy in Automobile sales, with its immense success.”
The all new Hyundai Creta is based on a new platform and is a completely new vehicle. It gets boomerang shaped split LED DRLs, tri-beam LED headlamps, a huge front grille at the front. The side profile showcases the alloy wheels and silver coloured arc that flows to the C-Pillar. The rear of the Creta carries a unique design with split LED tail lights, LED running between the tail lights and a revised bumper.
On the inside, Creta gets a host of features like touchscreen infotainment screen, Voice Enabled Smart Panoramic Sunroof, Drive Mode Select, Traction Control Modes, Bose Premium Sound System (8 Speakers), Auto Healthy Air Purifier with Digital Display and Paddle Shifters. It also offers other features like ventilated seats and wireless phone charging.
The all-new Hyundai Creta comes with three engine options. A 1.5 litre naturally aspirated petrol engine that generates 115 Ps and 144 Nm of torque, a 1.5 litre diesel engine that generates 115 Ps and 250 Nm of torque and a 1.4 litre turbocharged petrol engine that produces 140 Ps and 242 Nm of torque. The 1.5 litre petrol and diesel engine options get manual and automatic gearbox options whereas the turbo petrol version comes with a DCT gearbox only. Out of 30,000 bookings for the Hyundai Creta, 55 percent are for the diesel variant which shows demand for diesel engines in the market. Customers can directly visit dealerships or can book the Creta via their online car buying paltform ‘click to buy’.