India’s second largest car manufacturer Hyundai had launched the all-new Creta in the market earlier this year. It has received an overwhelming response from the customer and like older generation Creta, the new one is again the best selling SUV in the segment. It competes with Kia Seltos, MG Hector, Tata Harrier in the market. Hyundai Creta is now a very common sight on our roads and lot of accessories have also started reaching the market. We have seen some of them in the past and here we have one such video that shows how a base E variant of Creta was converted to a top-end trims using genuine Hyundai and aftermarket accessories.
The video has been uploaded by Vijit Duseja on their youtube channel. The video simply shows all the modifications or accessories installed on the car to make it look like a top-end variant. The variant seen in the video is a base E diesel trim which comes with absolutely no features. The owner had replaced the front grille on E trim with a unit seen of higher trims. It gets chrome outlines and grey inserts. He has also installed Hyundai genuine fog lamps with turn indicator on the bumper.
The bumper gets a aftermarket protector at the front with silver coloured skid plate. There are chrome garnishes around the fog lamps, headlamps and bumper. The headlight is the same projector unit seen in E trim with split boomerang shaped LED light. Moving to the side profile, the 16 inch steel rims are replaced with original Hyundai dual tone 17 inch alloy wheels and tyres. There is a chrome garnish on the window line and side beading and the door handles also get chrome treatment. There is an aftermarket roof rail installed on the car as well.
There are rain visors and owner is also planning to install auto folding ORVMs on the Creta. The antenna on the roof is regular but, as per the video, owner has already placed an order for genuine Hyundai shark fin antenna. There rear gets the same split tail lamp setup with a chrome strip between the lamps. The rear also gets bumper protector with faux silver skid plate and fake exhaust tips on it.
Moving inside, the owner has installed new seat covers, speaker setup from JBL, aftermarket touchscreen infotainment screen, steering mounted audio controls, sunglass holder, parcel tray and so on. There are so many accessories on this SUV that people will get surprised when they find out that it is actually a base E trim Creta.
Hyundai Creta is available with three engine options – 1.5 litre naturally aspirated petrol, 1.5 litre diesel and a 1.4 litre turbo petrol. The 1.5 petrol is available with manual and IVT gearbox, The diesel engine is available with manual and an automatic transmission. The 1.4 litre turbo petrol engine is the most powerful and is available with a 7-speed DCT gearbox only. Earlier, the E trim was only available with the diesel engine but, now Hyundai has launched same E trim with 1.5 litre petrol engine as well.