We are all well aware of the fact that Hyundai Motor is soon going to introduce the facelift avatar of its popular compact SUV, the Creta in the Indian car market. The same has already made its debut in Brazil and by the looks of it, the Hyundai Creta 2017 might just arrive in our country later this year or early next year. The new Hyundai Creta 2017 is expected to come with minor revisions done to the exterior as well the the interior profile of the car, with no modifications done to the engine specifications of the SUV. Here ahead of its launch, we bring you top 5 changes to expect from the Hyundai Creta 2017.
Majority of the changes done to the 2017 Hyundai Creta are to be concentrated on the exterior profile of the vehicle. Up-front, one is to see a revamped bumper design, new grill with chrome surrounds, redesigned headlamps, augmented housing for the fog-lamps, new LED DRLs while the side profile will get new multi-spoke alloy wheels with the rest of the specifics remaining the same as before. The rear profile of the Creta majorly remains the same as before with the only new addition being in the form of new LED tail-lamps. Do Read: Hyundai Creta facelift: 10 quick facts to know
Inside the cabin, the layout of the dashboard along with other ergonomics will be exactly the same as before. 2017 Hyundai Creta will continue to come with the same dual-tone colour scheme of black and beige with the seat upholstery draped in the colour black. The new additions are to be in the form of features updates, one of which is to be the introduction of a new touchscreen infotainment system which comes with features like Apple Car Play, Android Auto and Mirror Link. Do Read: New Hyundai Verna 2017: 10 quick facts to know
In terms of safety, just like the new breed of Hyundai cars, the Creta 2017 is also going to be loaded with a number of safety features on-board. It is expected that the Creta 2017 will come with dual-airbags and ABS with EBD as standard across the range. Top of the line models will come with 6-airbags, hill decent control and ESP as well.
Talking about the engine specifications of the Hyundai Creta 2017, they are to remain the same as before. The petrol derivative is to be powered by a 1.6-litre VTVT engine while the diesel derivative is to get a choice of a 1.4-litre and a 1.6-litre CRDi units. The transmission responsibilities are to be taken care of by a 6-speed manual gearbox as standard. While there is also to be a 6-speed automatic unit on offer with the 1.6-litre petrol and the 1.6-litre diesel.
Talking about the prices, the Hyundai Creta 2017 is likely to fall in the range of INR 9.5 lakh to 13.5 lakh (ex-showroom), staying in the same bracket at it did before.