Hyundai launches Creta, priced from 8.59 lakh
Hyundai launches Creta, priced from 8.59 lakh. Aiming for a dominant position in the mass-market sports utility vehicle (SUV) segment in India, Korean auto major Hyundai on Tuesday launched Creta with price starting at Rs 8.59 lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi).
The unveiling marks the Korean automaker's foray into SUV segment in India
New Delhi: Aiming for a dominant position in the mass-market sports utility vehicle (SUV) segment in India, Korean auto major Hyundai on Tuesday launched Creta with price starting at Rs 8.59 lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi).
Creta is being launched globally for the first time in India. The roll-out of the five-seater SUV in the country would be followed by launches in other international markets. "We are confident that Creta will strengthen Hyundai's position in India. It will define SUV segment in the country," Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) Managing Director and CEO, B S Seo told reporters here.
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 vehicle would be offered with two diesel engine options - 1.4 litre trim costing between Rs 9.46 lakh and Rs 11.45 lakh, while the 1.6 litre diesel engine variants 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 SUV comes with various features including navigation system, smart key with push button start and leather seats.HMIL has received over 15,000 pre-bookings in the last 20 days for the SUV, Seo said. The company has invested Rs 1,000 crore on the development of Creta, which has been designed and developed in Korea.