After being launched in the month of July this year, Hyundai Creta has been a favourite of the Indian buyers. Now the premium compact SUV has spun its magic in the international markets too. With the export demand rising with over 15,770 units, the Made in India Creta has received an overwhelming response globally. In the domestic market, Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) has welcomed more than 70,000 bookings and 340,000 enquiries for their Creta.
The Creta is available in three engine options – 1.6 Gamma Dual VTVT, 1.6 U2 CRDi VGT, 1.4 U2 CRDi. Their power configs are as follows:
|Engine||Capacity (cc)||Maximum Power (ps/rpm)||Maximum Torque (kgm/rpm)|
|1.6 Gamma Dual VTVT Petrol engine||1,591||123 / 6,400||15.4 / 4,850|
|1.6 U2 CRDi VGT (MT/AT) Diesel engine||1,582||128 / 4,000||26.5 / 1,900-2,750|
|1.4 U2 CRDi Diesel engine||1,396||90 / 4,000||22.4 / 1500-2,750|
Commenting on the global success of Creta, Mr. Rakesh Srivastava, Sr. VP, Sales & Marketing, HMIL said that the Hyundai Creta is a trendsetter in the Indian market. The premium compact-SUV heralded a new chapter in Hyundai’s success story across the world showcasing HMIL’s success of ‘Make in India’ manufacturing initiative. Now the Creta goes global and has received strong response from world markets such as Latin America (Colombia, Costa Rica, Peru & Panama), Middle East (Oman, UAE, Saudi) and Africa (Egypt, Morocco & Nigeria). He further stated that their goal is to maximise production in order to make 10,000 units of Creta to meet the global demand while maintaining their leadership position in the domestic market.