Hyundai Creta Variants Explained

Hyundai Creta Variants Explained

By: || Updated: 30 Oct 2017 01:30 PM

The Hyundai Creta comes in eight variants and offers three engine options, with prices starting at Rs 9.29 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)



Hyundai Creta



The Hyundai Creta has been a hit among buyers ever since its debut in July, 2015. The ‘Perfect SUV,’ as Hyundai likes to call it, has been clocking consistently over 10,000 units every month. It rivals the Maruti Vitara Brezza, Tata Nexon and the upcoming Ford EcoSport facelift. The Korean automaker has come up with an interesting mix for its soft-roader by giving three engine and two transmission options.



If you have zeroed in on the Creta, let’s figure out which is the ideal variant to suffice your needs. But, before we move forward, let’s take a look at the specs of the Creta:



Vital Stats























Dimensions (LxWxH)



4270mmx1780mmx1630mm



Wheelbase



2590mm



Ground Clearance



190mm (unladen)



Seating Capacity



5




 



Hyundai Creta Engines











































Engine



1.6-litre Petrol



1.4-litre Diesel



1.6-litre Diesel



Displacement



1591cc



1396cc



1582cc



Transmission



6-Speed Manual/Automatic



6-Speed Manual



6-Speed Manual/Automatic



Max Power



123PS



90PS



128PS



Max Torque



151Nm



220Nm



260Nm



Fuel Efficiency (Claimed)



15.29kmpl/13kmpl (AT)



21.38kmpl



19.67kmpl/17.01kmpl (AT)




Hyundai Creta Colour Options: Polar White, Sleek Silver, Earth Brown, Stardust, Mystic Blue, Red Passion and Phantom Black. Dual-tone shades – Polar White with Phantom Black and Earth Brown with Phantom Black.



Hyundai Creta



Hyundai Creta E variant – Gets The Job Done



Price (ex-showroom, Delhi) – Rs 9.29 lakh



The base, E, variant of the Creta is available only with the 1.6-litre petrol dual VTVT engine linked to a 6-speed manual transmission. Here are its features:


























Dual-tone bumpers



ABS with EBD



Dual airbags



Follow-me-home headlamps



Foldable key



Electric tailgate release



Rear AC vents



Tilt adjustable steering



All four power windows




Is it worth the money?



Since it gets majority of the required features such as dual airbags, ABS with EBD, AC, power windows, etc., the basic variant isn’t as basic as it is in general. If you’re looking for an SUV that’s good looking and boasts a decent feature list, but have a budget constraint, the entry-level E variant is the ideal option.



Hyundai Creta E+ Variant






















Engine



1.4-litre diesel



1.6-litre petrol



Price (ex-showroom Delhi)



Rs 10.0 lakh



Rs 10.0 lakh



Price premium



NA



Rs 71,000




It is available with both petrol and diesel (1.4-litre) engines and gets the following key features over the E variant:






















Roof rails (only petrol)



LED turn indicators on ORVMs



Electrically adjustable ORVMs



Luggage lamp



Steering mounted controls (only petrol)



2 front tweeters (only petrol)



Touchscreen audio with AUX, USB, iPOD, MP3 (petrol only, 2 Din audio in diesel variant)




Is it worth buying?



The E+ variant comes with useful add-ons like steering mounted controls, a touchscreen unit and others. This is ideal for someone looking for a diesel SUV with basic features or a petrol SUV with a decent feature list.



Hyundai Creta S Variant



















Engine



1.4-litre diesel



Price (ex-showroom Delhi)



Rs 11.31 lakh



Price premium



Rs 1.31 lakh




It is only offered with the 1.4-litre diesel and gets a few additional features over the E+ diesel variant.






























Front fog lamps



Rear parcel tray



Rear defogger with timer



Rear center armrest with cup holders



Roof rails



Height adjustable driver seat



Rear power outlet



Height adjustable rear seat headrest



Touchscreen infotainment system



2 front tweeters



Steering mounted controls – Audio and Bluetooth handsfree




Is it worth buying?



With features like height adjustable driver seat, fog lamps, touchscreen and steering mounted controls, the S variant is the perfect fit for someone looking for a smaller capacity diesel SUV for daily city commutes. While it doesn’t boast of the more powerful engine, it attempts to make up for the same with an extensive feature list.



Hyundai Creta S+ Variant






















Engine



1.4-litre diesel



1.6-litre diesel (Automatic)



Prices (ex-showroom Delhi)



Rs 12.22 lakh



Rs 13.65 lakh



Price premium



Rs 91,000



NA




The next in line, S+ variant, is available with a 1.4-litre and a 1.6-litre (only automatic) diesel engine, and gets following additional features over the S variant.



















Rear parking sensors with guidelines



Smartphone connectivity with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Mirror Link



16-inch alloy wheels



Arkamys sound mood



Shark fin antenna



Touchscreen audio video navigation system




Is it worth buying?



If you have zeroed down on a diesel SUV, the S+ variant gives you the choice of either the more affordable 1.4-litre engine or the more powerful 1.6-litre unit. However, the bigger one comes with only automatic transmission. Additional features like rear parking sensors with guidelines, smart phone connectivity and a touchscreen AVN system make it yet another value for money variant in the Creta lineup.



Hyundai Creta Interior



Hyundai Creta SX Variant



















Engine



1.6-litre diesel (manual)



Prices (ex-showroom Delhi)



Rs 12.45 lakh



Price premium



Rs 23,000 (over 1.4l diesel)




The SX variant of the Creta comes with only the 1.6-litre diesel engine. In comparison to the previous S+ variant, it gets the following features:


































Bi-functional projector headlamps



Features missing from S+ variant



Driver side auto up-down power windows



No Shark fin antenna



Cornering Lamps



No smartphone connectivity



Electrically foldable ORVMs



No Arkamys sound mood



LED positioning lamps



Rear parking sensors (without guidelines)



Rear wiper and washer



Touchscreen audio system (no navigation)



Fully automatic AC with mood change bar




Is it worth buying?



Among higher-spec variants, the SX isn’t short of convenience features. And at a little more than Rs 20,000 over the S+ variant, it gets a good number of add-ons as well. However, it misses out on some significant ones seen on the S+ variant (mentioned above separately). It’s a good option if you are looking for more practical features rather than cosmetic ones.



Hyundai Creta SX+ Variant






















Engine



1.6-litre diesel



1.6-litre petrol



Prices (ex-showroom Delhi)



Rs 13.44 lakh | Rs 14.55 lakh (AT)



Rs 11.98 lakh | Rs 12.99 lakh (AT)



Price premium



Rs 99,000 | Rs 90,000 (Over S+ AT)



Rs 1.98 lakh (over E+) | NA (AT)




The Hyundai SUV’s SX+ variant is available with both petrol and diesel engines and comes offers the option of automatic transmissions as well. It gets the following additional features over the SX variant:






























Rear parking sensors with guidelines



Arkamys sound mood



Child seat anchor (AT only)



Smartphone connectivity with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Mirror Link



Chrome finish outside door handles



Touchscreen audio video navigation system



Shark fin antenna



60:40 split rear seat (AT only)



Leather wrapped steering and TGS knob (Diesel AT only)



Smart key with push button start



17-inch diamond cut alloys (AT only)




Hyundai Creta Infotainment system



Is it worth buying?



With the SX+ variant, the Creta gets more luxurious, thanks to most of the top-notch features along with the option of an automatic gearbox. Interestingly, it’s the only variant that gets a 60:40 split rear seat (AT version) in the entire Creta lineup (even the top-spec SX (O) variant misses out on it). You won’t regret your choice with this variant.



Hyundai Creta SX+ (Dual Tone) Variant






















Engine



1.6-litre diesel



1.6-litre petrol



Prices (ex-showroom Delhi)



Rs 13.82 lakh



Rs 12.36 lakh



Price premium



Rs 38,000



Rs 38,000




The SX+ (Dual Tone) variant of the Creta is also offered with a choice of 1.6-litre diesel and petrol engine options like the SX+. However, it flaunts the following additional cosmetic features that increase its visual appeal over the SX+ variant:















Piano black glossy finish roof



Luxure brown interior colour pack



All black dash with silver accents



17-inch diamond cut alloys




Is it worth buying?



For people who like to flaunt their new four wheels, the SX+ dual tone variant will more than suffice. It has got the right mix of practicality and luxury, and gets additional embellishments to turn heads. Moreover, the interior pack adds a touch of class to the Hyundai SUV’s cabin.  



Hyundai Creta SX (O) Variant



















Engine



1.6-litre diesel



Prices (ex-showroom Delhi)



Rs 14.49 lakh



Price premium



Rs 67,000




The top-spec variant of the Creta is loaded to the brim, but comes only with the 1.6-litre diesel manual setup. It gets the following key features over the SX+ variant.


























Electronic stability control



Supervision cluster



Side curtain airbags



Lane change flash adjustment



Vehicle stability management



Speed sensing auto door lock



Hill-start assist control



Height adjustable front seatbelts



Leather pack – seats, steering, gear knob, console armrest and door armrest




Is it worth buying?



As is evident from the feature list, this fully-loaded, top-of-the-line variant of the Creta gets a plethora of features including significant safety features. It’s a perfect match for someone without any budget constraints whatsoever.



We hope that this article about the Creta’s variants has helped you decide which one suits your needs and requirements the best. If you do have any suggestions or feedback, please share it in the comments section below.


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