The Hyundai Creta is a global version of the Hyundai ix25 for Chinese market.
Like the Hyundai Grand i10 and the Hyundai Xcent facelift, the new Creta will feature the Cascading grille – the signature of Hyundai’s latest models. In addition, the SUV will also have a revised headlight cluster, taillight cluster, fog lamps and a new alloy wheel design.
It seems that Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) is trying to borrow production plan from Brazil and share it with spare parts vendors to shorten the launch time of the car.
The SUV will also have a revised headlight cluster, taillight cluster, fog lamps and a new alloy wheel design.
The changes in the cabin are minor. The Creta facelift is expected to get a new color scheme with a refreshed instrument cluster and an upgraded infotainment system. Besides, the car manufacture could make some changes to the equipment offered in the different trim levels, for example furnishing the top-spec variant with an automatic transmission.
The Creta facelift is expected to get a new color scheme with a refreshed instrument cluster and an upgraded infotainment system.
Customers will be given the engine options of a 123 PS 1.6-litre Dual VTVT petrol, a 90 PS 1.4-litre U2 CRDi diesel as well as a 1.6-litre U2 VGT CRDi diesel engine. Though a 6-speed manual transmission is standard, a 6-speed automatic transmission is also available for 1.6-litre engine models.
Particularly, a notable change to the new Creta would be the inclusion of a mild-hybrid system in order to achieve better mileage figures.
Apart from the Creta facelift, Hyundai is also preparing for the second-gen Hyundai Creta which will be introduced in 2021.
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In the local market, Hyundai Motor Philippines Inc., under the leadership of Lee Dong-Wook now sells Hyundai models locally as of 2022.
The brand’s lineup consists of the new crossovers which includes the Tucson, Santa Fe, and Creta. Under the MPV category, the Korean marque then has the new Staria model. The most affordable model in the local Hyundai lineup is the Creta's GL variant, which is priced at Php 998,000. The most expensive meanwhile is the Santa Fe, which retails at Php 2,420,000.
Of note, Philkotse makes sure to update its Hyundai car price list as needed. It also provides an up-to-date list of car promos for the said brand, as well as a list of Hyundai dealerships around the country.