Hyundai has launched the all new Hyundai Creta in South Africa. Placed below the Tucson, the Hyundai Creta is manufactured in India. The compact SUV will be available in three derivatives; two 90kW/154Nm 1.6-litre petrol variants (six-speed manual and auto) and a 1.6-litre turbo diesel, capable of 96kW/265Nm, mated to a six-speed auto. The Hyundai Creta in South Africa gets two engine options a 1.6 liter petrol and 1.6 liter diesel. Coupled to an automatic or a manual gearbox the petrol mill produces 122.36 BHP of power at 6,300 rpm and 150 Nm of torque at 4,850 rpm. The diesel, on the other hand, gets only an automatic transmission and produces 127.80 PS of maximum power at 4,000 rpm and 260 Nm of highest torque at 2,750 rpm.
The Hyundai Creta in South Africa gets two-tone full leather upholstery. Features include an 8 inch full HD infotainment system Projector headlights, LED positioning lamp, electric ORVMs and parking assist with rear camera.
Safety features include ABS, EBD with driver, passenger, side and curtain airbags. The Hyundai Creta also boasts of keyless entry and auto locking The Hyundai Creta in South Africa has been priced at ZAR 319,900 for the petrol manual, ZAR 339,900 for the petrol automatic transmission and ZAR 369,900 for the diesel automatic doors. The compact SUV is sold with 16 inch wheels in all 3 variants. The compact SUV will be available in three derivatives- two 90kW/154Nm 1.6 liter petrol variants (six-speed manual and auto) and a 1.6 liter turbo diesel, capable of 96kW/265Nm, mated to a six-speed automatic gear transmission