Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: Korean auto major Hyundai will on Tuesday launch its most anticipated mass market sports utility vehicle Creta in India.
The Creta will be equipped with two engine options –petrol 1.6 dual VTVT and U2 1.4 CRDi & U2 CRDi VGT diesel engine options, the company website says.
The 1.6 litre petrol variants of the SUV are priced between Rs 8.59 lakh and Rs 11.19 lakh, while the diesel versions will come in the range Rs 9.46 lakh to Rs 13.6 lakh.
The 1.4 litre diesel trim would be costing between Rs 9.46 lakh and Rs 11.45 lakh, while the 1.6 litre diesel engine variants are priced between Rs 11.59 lakh and Rs 13.6 lakh.
The 1.6 litre diesel automatic trim is priced at Rs 13.57 lakh (all prices ex-showroom Delhi).
The vehicle comes with a 6 speed manual and automatic transmission (in 1.6 CRDi VGT). The SUV sports 17 inch diamond cut alloy wheels, projector headlamps, LED positioning lamp, static bending, leather seats, 5 inch touchscreen audio system, anti lock braking system, the Creta website says.
Hyundai Creta will compete with the offerings, including Ford Ecosport, Renault Duster, Nissan Terrano and Mahindra Scorpio, Mahindra XUV500 and Tata Safari Storme, which are in a price range of Rs 6.75 lakh to Rs 15.99 lakh.
With Creta, Hyundai is entering the full-fledged volume segment of SUVs. As of now, Hyundai is present in the SUV segment in the premium category with Santa Fe and with sports-styled i20 Active.