Hyundai India has accomplished a unique milestone of selling over 1.21 lac units of Creta subcompact crossover, the current generation model of which was introduced in Indian market just before the COVID-19 lockdowns on 16th March 2020.
Despite the pandemic, Hyundai has been able to sell this much units of 2nd gen Creta in 12 just months averaging over 10,000 units a month which is quite impressive.
First launched in India in 2015, Hyundai has sold over 5.8 lac units of Creta in domestic market while it has exported 2.16 lac units from India to other countries. Commenting on the achievement, Tarun Garg, Director Sales & Marketing Hyundai India said:
“This exemplary feat is a testimony of Hyundai’s manufacturing excellence and class leading features that we offer to our discerning customers. As we move ahead, I am confident that our smart Indian customers will continue to choose Hyundai cars that are redefining benchmarks across segments.”
Hyundai has further revealed that 51% of new Creta sales comprise of 2 top-spec trims which comes rich in features & equipment including 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, wireless charging, voice-enabled panoramic sunroof, LED headlights, alloys wheels, rear disc brakes, 4 airbags, leatherette upholstery, ventilated front seats, digital instrument cluster, electronic parking brake, hill-start assist, and ESC to name a few.
2021 Hyundai Creta in India
Hyundai Creta comes available with 3 engine options in Indian market– a 1.5-liter MPi petrol, a 1.5-liter CRDi VGT diesel and a turbocharged 1.4-liter T-GDi petrol unit. The engines are paired to a 6-speed MT/CVT, a 6-speed MT/6-speed AT and a 7-speed DCT respectively.
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The 2021 Hyundai Creta in India is priced from INR 10.0 lac for the base E 1.5L naturally aspirated petrol MT variant & goes as high as INR 17.54 lac for the fully loaded SX(O) that has 1.4L turbo under its hood & comes paired to 7-speed DCT gearbox.
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