Hyundai Creta Gets A New Petrol Base Variant And A Price Hike For Other Variants

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The Hyundai Creta base E variant was earlier available only with a diesel engine. It is now also offered with a petrol engine and is priced at Rs 9.82 lakh (ex-showroom, India). The addition of this petrol engine reduces the base price for Hyundai Creta by Rs 17,000. The price of other petrol variants has increased from Rs 12,000 up to Rs 62,000. The price of diesel-powered variants has also increased by up to Rs 12,000.

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Here are the variant-wise previous and latest prices. This shows us the price for all petrol-powered options of Hyundai Creta.

Hyundai Creta Petrol VariantsOld PriceNew PriceDifference
1.5 EN.ARs 9.82 lakhN.A
1.5 EXRs 9.99 lakhRs 10.61 lakhRs 62,000
1.5 SRs 11.72 lakhRs 11.84 lakhRs 12,000
1.5 SXRs 13.46 lakhRs 13.58 lakhRs 12,000
1.5 SX CVTRs 14.94 lakhRs 15.06 lakhRs 12,000
1.5 SX (O) CVTRs 16.15 lakhRs 16.27 lakhRs 12,000
1.4 SX DCTRs 16.16 lakhRs 16.28 lakhRs 12,000
1.4 SX (O) DCTRs 17.20 lakhRs 17.32lakhRs 12,000

As mentioned earlier, a new base E petrol variant has replaced the EX variant as the most affordable option for Hyundai Creta. The E trim was earlier available for diesel only, the carmaker has now introduced a more affordable petrol option, which comes much below the sub-10 lakh mark. Being the base E variant of the Hyundai Creta, it gets some basic features along with standard features across the line-up. The E variant misses out on a digital instrument cluster, rear AC vents, music system and cruise control.

The price of all other variants has been hiked by Rs 12,000, except the Creta EX variant, which has been hiked by up to a huge amount of Rs 62,000. The earlier price of Rs.9.99 lakhs has been increased to Rs.10.60 lakhs. This new price structure places the Hyundai Creta in a price range of Rs.9.81 lakhs to Rs.17.31 lakhs. This new price hike will be effective from 3rd October 2020 and will help Hyundai Creta to rival with compact SUV’s and also its cousin Kia Seltos.

Here are variant-wise prices for all diesel-powered options of the Hyundai Creta:

Hyundai Creta Diesel VariantsOld PriceNew PriceDifference
ERs 9.99 lakhRs 9.99 lakhN.A
EXRs 11.49 lakhRs 11.61 lakhRs 12,000
SRs 12.77 lakhRs 12.89lakhRs 12,000
SXRs 14.51 lakhRs 14.63 lakhRs 12,000
SX (O)Rs 15.79 lakhRs 15.91 lakhRs 12,000
SX AMTRs 15.99 lakhRs 16.11 lakhRs 12,000
SX (O) SMTRs 17.20 lakhRs 17.32 lakhRs 12,000

From the table above, we can see that Hyundai has increased prices for all diesel variants, except the base variant. The price increases by Rs 12,000 across the following variants.

The petrol variants of the Creta comes equipped with a  1.5-litre, naturally-aspirated engine producing 115bhp of power. It comes paired to either a 6-speed manual transmission or a CVT automatic gearbox. The premium top-spec variants of this SUV comes with a  1.4-litre turbo-petrol engine that produces 140bhp of power. It comes paired with a 7-speed DCT automatic gearbox. The diesel trims of the Hyundai Creta come equipped with a 1.5-litre, turbocharged diesel engine that produces 115bhp of power. It comes paired to either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed torque converter automatic gearbox.

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