Hyundai India has now announced the launch of the Knight Edition of their popular SUV Creta in the Indian market. The price for Knight Edition Hyundai Creta SUV starts at Rs 13.51 lakh, ex-showroom. Hyundai has made some cosmetic changes to the SUV that differentiates it from the regular version of Hyundai Creta. Hyundai Creta is the most popular SUV in the segment and it competes with cars like Kia Seltos, Nissan Kicks and even the lower variant of Mahindra XUV700 and Tata Harrier.
Speaking at the launch, Tarun Garg, Director (Sales, Marketing and Service), Hyundai Motor India Ltd. said, “As we truly believe in enriching customer experiences throughout their life, we have a vast portfolio of SUVs that cater to the diverse needs of new age customers, facilitating them to live the Hyundai SUV Life. With the launch of the new CRETA Knight Edition, we are once again offering customers an exciting choice of SUV that matches their aspirations with bold and sporty design enhancements.”
Hyundai Creta Knight Edition gets the same design as the regular Creta SUV. The only noticeable changes are the Red inserts on front grille and front caliper, blacked out front grille and glossy black front and rear skid plates, blacked out door handles, C-pillar garnish, side sill garnish, roof rails, ORVMs, shark fin antenna and blackened tail lamp inserts. The Hyundai emblem is finished in Dark chrome and Dark Metal coloured alloy wheels and so on (16 inch on S+ and 17 inch in SX(O)). A Knight Edition emblem is also added to the car.
The Hyundai Creta Knight Edition is only available in S+ and SX(O) variants. It is available with both petrol and diesel engine options. The Knight Edition is not available with the turbo petrol variants. The 1.5 litre naturally aspirated petrol engine comes with a 6-speed manual transmission and a IVT gearbox. The 1.5 litre turbo diesel engine is available with a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic transmission. The price for the 6-speed manual petrol version is Rs 13.51 lakh, ex-showroom and the IVT version is Rs 17.22 lakh, ex-showroom. The diesel S+ variant manual is priced at Rs 14.47 lakh, ex-showroom. The 6-speed automatic transmission is priced at Rs 18.18 lakh.
Hyundai Creta is known for its premium looks and features and the Knight Edition is no different. The Creta gets features like tri-beam LED projector headlamps, split LED DRLs, LED tail lamps, automatic climate control, 10.25 inch touchscreen infotainment system that supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Panoramic sunroof, multi-function steering wheel and so on. As this is the Knight Edition, the interiors are also dark. It gets all-black interiors with Red inserts on the AC vents. Red stitching on the seats and steering wheel are also added for a sporty look. Hyundai updated the Creta for 2022 and it now comes with features like TPMS as a standard equipment. The manufacturer also offers iMT gearbox with the 1.5 litre petrol S variant. Hyundai likely to introduce a facelift for Creta in the market later this year. Hyundai Venue will also receive updates this year.