It looks like the new trend in the market currently is coming up with 7-seater version of the regular 5-seater SUV. Tata Motors will be launching their Gravitas which is a 7-seater Harrier, MG will be launching the Hector Plus. Both the SUVs are expected to be launched in the market later this year. Similarly, Hyundai is also working on a seven seater version of the Creta SUV. It was recently spotted testing and based on those images here we have a rendered image on what the upcoming seven-seater Hyundai Creta might look like.
The render has been created and uploaded by Indian Autos Blog. According to the render which is based on the spy pics, the upcoming seven seater version will have couple of changes on the outside that would make it look more premium than the regular Creta. Starting with the front, the grille would remain wide and big but will have chrome inserts in it. The bumper will have a similar design as that of the normal Creta with indicators and fog lamps located at the bottom.
The boomerang shaped split LED DRLs, LED headlamps all those would remain the same. Looking at the side profile is where the main difference lies. The Creta 7-seater is now has a longer wheelbase in order to accommodate the third row of seats. It will continue to get those sporty looking dual tone alloy wheels and the side cladding. The roof line has been modified a bit to generate more headroom fro second and third row passengers.
The lightning arch pillar that gives it a floating roof design is slimmer in the render. The rear quarter glass will bring more light inside the cabin for the third row passengers. The design at the rear is likely to remain same with split LED tail lamps and a muscular bumper with parking camera and sensors at the rear. On the inside, the upcoming Creta 7-seater is likely to provide all the features that the regular 5-seater version provides.
The engine options are also likely to remain same as that of the all-new Creta. The new Creta gets a 1.5 litre naturally aspirated petrol, 1.5 litre turbocharged diesel and a 1.4 litre turbocharged petrol engine with CVT, torque converter automatic for 1.5 pterol and diesel respectively. The 1.4 turbo petrol is only available with a 7-speed DCT gearbox. An all wheel drive layout is very unlikely on the longer version.