As we all know that Hyundai is working on a 7-seater version of the Creta. The new family SUV has been spied on the international roads and was recently spied testing on Indian roads too. We have already covered that story and you can read more about it by clicking here. Now, we have four new colours in which the Creta 7-seater has been rendered by Pratyush Rout. There are rumours that the new Creta 7-seater will be called Alcazar as Hyundai has registered this name. The Alcazar has been rendered in four new colours. There is a Black, Red, Blue and a Silver one.
The renders are based on the spy shots that we have seen till now. So, the front of the Creta 7-seater looks almost the same as its 5-seater sibling. There are subtle changes such as a tweaked grille and skid plate. It still gets the unique C-shaped LED headlamps and LED Daytime Running Lamps. The side profile gets the same set of alloy wheels as the Creta. However, we can see that the window behind the C-pillar is bigger than the one on Creta. This is done so that the occupants sitting in the third row do not feel claustrophobic. The rear overhang will be longer to accommodate the third-row seats. At the rear, there will be new LED wraparound tail lamps, new bumper and twin-tip exhausts that we have seen on the Creta Turbo. Hyundai will also offer a rear spoiler, shark fin antenna and roof rails.
The interior is expected to stay largely the same as the Creta. However, Hyundai will be offering an option of captain seats for the second row just like the MG Hector Plus. It will also get the 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The infotainment system will be connected to a Bose premium sound system. The higher trims of the Creta 7-seater will also get a digital instrument cluster instead of traditional dials. Feature list will be quite extensive.
It will get a panoramic sunroof, tyre pressure monitoring system, front and rear parking sensors, traction control, stability control, 6 airbags, rear disc brakes, drive modes, multi-function steering wheel etc. Hyundai will also offer its BlueLink connected car technology. Through this technology, you can remote start/stop the vehicle, remote turn on the air purifier, geofencing and much more.
Powering the Hyundai Creta 7-seater will be same engines as the regular Hyundai Creta. So, there will be a 1.4-turbocharged, direct-injection petrol engine and a 1.5-litre diesel engine. The 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol engine produces 140 PS of max power and 242 Nm of peak torque. It will be offered with a 6-speed manual gearbox or a 7-speed Dual Clutch Automatic transmission. The 1.5-litre diesel engine produces 115 PS of max power and a peak torque output of 250 Nm. It comes mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox or a 6-speed torque converter automatic gearbox. There will also be a 1.5-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine on offer that produces 115 PS of max power and a peak torque output of 144 Nm. It will be offered with a 6-speed manual or a CVT automatic gearbox.
The pricing of the Hyundai Creta 7-seater is expected to start from Rs. 13.2 lakhs ex-showroom for the base variant, while top-end variant will cost you around Rs. 19.9 lakhs ex-showroom. The Hyundai Creta 7-seater will be competing against the upcoming Mahindra XUV500, MG Hector Plus and the upcoming Tata Gravitas. Hyundai Creta 7-seater will be launched in the second half of the next year.