Hyundai India is planning to start the pre-launch activities for their upcoming Creta compact SUV in this-month (June). Yes, this will be the moniker of ix25 compact SUV we’ve often been hearing about. It will be launched on July 21, 2015 by the brand in India. Hyundai India will likewise let media people get the first taste of this eagerly awaited SUV. The media-focussed exercises will incorporate the first test drives of the Hyundai Creta and that is something to anticipate. The Korean carmaker had been trying the Creta against the Renault Duster and the Ford EcoSport. In any case, it gives the idea that the organization wouldn’t be going forth with crossover branding and would instead go forth with the SUV branding.
Hyundai India signified the Creta as a SUV and not a Crossover. Starting now, Renault’s Duster qualifies as an entry-level SUV and the Ford EcoSport as a sub-4 meter crossover. On the other hand, with the Creta, Hyundai India appears to have taken a preferring towards the SUV slogan and that implies it may be on the lurking grounds of the new Mahindra Scorpio. Mind you, the last is slight bit greater in its extents and can likewise situate 8 individuals.
Hyundai India will start manufacturing Creta from June 20, 2015 from its Chennai plant. Additionally, as we said some time recently, expect loads of gadgetry inside it. The styling, as is apparent in the photos, will be truly contemporary and could take after the Elite i20 in a few viewpoints. There will be diesel and petrol motors on offer, but the previous (conceivably the CRDi 1.6-liter) will advance to India first. This diesel plant will come mated to a 6-pace manual transmission and the petrol GAMMA unit will accompany a 5-velocity alternative.
As additional time passes, we will know whether the AWD system, automatic gearbox and other features.
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