More spy images have appeared on the internet which show the facelifted 2018 Hyundai Creta completely undisguised. As expected, the changes to the SUV are along the lines of what the South American-market car received.
The new Creta gets a larger chrome trimmed hexagonal front grille. The front bumper now has new fog lamp housings and a pronounced chin which merges into the front grille. The rear bumpers have also been redesigned while the taillamps have also received a subtle tweak. New 17-inch dual-tone alloy wheels replace the existing design. The is carried over from the previous car with the only change being the addition of the smoother, grey-themed infotainment system fromÂ the new Elite i20.
TheÂ new Hyundai Creta faceliftÂ is expected to go on sale by the end of May or early next month. It was only earlier this month that theÂ SUV was spotted in camouflage. To know more aboutÂ differences between the first generation Creta and its upcoming successor, read this. There have also been reports that someÂ dealers including in Mumbai have begun accepting bookingsÂ for the SUV at Rs 25,000. A variants list of theÂ upcoming Creta was also leaked recently.
The facelifted Creta's powertrain options will remain unchanged with the 1.4 diesel(90PS, 220 Nm), 1.6 diesel(128PS, 220Nm) and 1.6 petrol(123PS, 151Nm) being carried over. These will be mated to the 6-speed manual and automatic transmissions.
The Hyundai Creta has been a strong seller for Hyundai since its launch three years ago and with this update, Hyundai hopes to sustain its momentum in this segment. Its present competition includes the likes of theÂ Jeep Compass, Renault Captur, Tata Hexa and Mahindra XUV500Â with numerous new entrants expected in the next couple of years.
Image source: Motoroids
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