The new Hyundai Creta 2018 facelift has been launched at a starting price of ₹9.43 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi). The top variant costs  ₹15.03 lakhs. The facelift Creta once again is priced aggressively. Though it gets some new features, this time, the slight price hike justifies it. The Creta 2018 gets first in class features. It is also offers both in petrol and diesel and both version come in manual and automatic transmission. There is no other SUV in the segment to offer so many options.  The Creta is the second best selling SUV in the country after the Maruti Vitara Brezza and the highest selling in its segment. The New Hyundai Creta 2018 feels upmarket. Features like wearable watch, wireless charging endorse it to be a contemporary vehicle.

New features like sunroof, cruise control, powered seat adjustment, wireless charging for mobile phone, adjustable armrest and a Smart Key band are some of the new features on this SUV.

On the exteriors, it gets a new grille, headlamps and fog lamps which are clearly visible in the images we have shared earlier.

Hyundai Creta 2018 Price in India

EngineVariantPrice (ex-showroom, Delhi)

1.6 Petrol

E₹ 9.43 lakhs
E+₹ 9.99 lakhs
SX₹ 11.93 lakhs
SX Dual Tone₹ 12.43 lakhs
SX AT₹ 13.43 lakhs
SX (O)₹ 13.59 lakhs
E+₹ 9.99 lakhs

1.4 Diesel

S₹ 11.73 lakhs

1.6 Diesel

S AT₹ 13.19 lakhs
SX₹ 13.23 lakhs
SX Dual Tone₹ 13.73 lakhs
SX AT₹ 14.83 lakhs
SX (O)₹ 15.03 lakhs

The Hyundai Creta 2018 has been launched at a competitive price of ₹9.43 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi). The top model is priced at ₹15.03 lakhs. The higher variants get a lot of features. With such mouth watering prices, the Creta seems to be the undisputed champion of this segment. The competition will now have to work hard on getting its act together, in order to challenge the Creta. This is a better value for money SUV now.

This updated SUV has been launched at an aggressive price. We were the first to reveal that the Hyundai Creta 2018 will be launched in May. We were also the first to share the details of the variants and features that will be available in the new Creta. The new SUV will get new redesigned bumpers. The front bumper has a new fog lamp housing. The front grille is a new one and looks sharper. The Creta is the second best selling SUV after Brezza. The updatedSUV has many new features on offer. Read further to know more about the Creta facelift.

2018 Hyundai Creta facelift spy shoy side

The Hyundai Creta 2018 is quite an all-rounder. It will be available with a petrol and two diesel engine options. It is a good mix of space, performance and fuel efficiency. The Creta has been selling extremely well and there is no unsold stock at any dealerships. The Hyundai Creta 2018 is upgraded in terms of styling and also gets new features. Already on sale in Brazil, the facelift of the Creta will be launched in a few weeks.

2018 Hyundai Creta spy shot headlamp

The Creta had got an update, which include few feature upgrades. However, the new Hyundai Creta 2018 will get many changes and some new features as well. There will be a change its styling. The 2018 Hyundai Creta will be an important launch for the Korean manufacturer and they will try and continue to rule this segment. Creta had changed the segment altogether when launched in 2015. This is the third year of this SUV in India and hence it will get a much desired facelift.

The Hyundai Creta 2018 is an important launch for Hyundai, in this year. There will be little change in its pricing. Hyundai is readying itself against upcoming competition in this year and the next. The engines will be tuned for better performance and efficiency. The Creta will now look fresh because of the changes to the front. There will be new headlamps on it and also the front grille will be a newly designed one. It will also get a new bumper. New fog lamps will be mounted on them, which will be horizontal this time.  The LED daytime running lights will be within the fog lamp cluster itself. There won’t be any change seen on the sides of the Creta. The same would apply to the rear as well. The taillamps will be revamped and there will be a new rear bumper as well.

The engines in this SUV will be the same, there will not be any change here. However, they will be tweaked for better performance and mileage. These engines are one of the best in its class when it comes to performance. The company would be focussing on the diesel 1.4-litre engine also, to compete with smaller SUVs. The interiors will also see some upgrades and a change in the colour themes. The Creta will also get a new infotainment system. This time it will also get Apple Car Play and Android Auto. Read further to know more about the specifications, mileage, performance, features of the Hyundai Creta 2018

2018 Hyundai Creta Variants and Features

E (Petrol MT)

  • Power windows
  • Driver seat height adjust
  • 16-inch steel wheels
  • Front armrest (sliding)

E+ (Petrol MT  / 1.4 diesel MT)

All features of E and

  • USB charger (petrol only)
  • Audio system with Bluetooth

S  (1.4 diesel MT / 1.6 diesel AT)

All features of E+ and

  • LED daytime running lamps
  • Front USB Charger
  • Music system with Bluetooth
  • Reverse camera and parking sensors

SX (Petrol MT & AT / 1.6 diesel MT & AT)

All features of S and

  • Shark-fin antenna
  • 17-inch alloy wheels (AT only)
  • 16-inch alloy wheels (MT only)
  • Projector headlamps
  • Electric sunroof (AT only)
  • Cruise control
  • LED positioning lamps
  • LED daytime running lamps
  • Smart key
  • USB charging
  • Music system with Arkamys sound
  • Cluster ioniser
  • AVN infotainment with IPS display
  • Smartphone link
  • Hyundai Autolink feature (AT only)
  • Static bending lights
  • Isofix seats (AT only)

SX dual tone (Petrol MT / 1.6 diesel MT)

All features of SX and

  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • Dual tone theme

SX (O) (Petrol MT / 1.6 diesel MT)

All featured of SX Dual Tone and

  • Electric sunroof
  • Six-way adjustable powered driver’s seat
  • Six airbags
  • Smart key band
  • Wireless charging support
  • ECM

2018 Hyundai Creta Colours

Single tone

  • White
  • Passion Orange
  • Black
  • Silver
  • Stardust
  • Marina Blue
  • Fire Red

Dual-tone

  • White with black
  • Orange with black

Hyundai Creta 2018 Launch Date

Model

Launch Date

Hyundai Creta 2018

May 2018

The New Creta will be launched in May 2018. The launch and deliveries will commence by May. 2018 is a major year for Hyundai as there will be an all new vehicle from them that will be launched either with the Santro moniker or a new name in the Santro segment.

 

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Hyundai Creta 2018 Interior

The interiors will be refreshed as well. There will be a new colour theme to make it look sportier. A new touchscreen will be a part of the vehicle. This will be an 8-inch one and will have a much improved interface. The centre console also will see a change in design for better practicality and look. The basic layout of the dashboard will not change.

There will be a new leather upholstery on the top variant. The other variants will receive a new set of seat fabrics. The seats will also get better cushioning and some added bolstering. The 2018 Hyundai SUV is already a feature loaded SUV and going further there would some more added elements to enhance its appeal.

The new additional features on offer shall be sunroof, then there will also be rain-sensing wipers, automatic headlamps, cruise control and even ventilated front seats mostly. These new features will make it, a much better product to consider for the Indian car market and this will make it an ideal pick for many car buyers too. At the moment, these additional offerings come on most of the compact (Mini) SUVs, which are cheaper and smaller than the Hyundai SUV. So, the 2018 Hyundai Creta will see an addition of features like these.

New Hyundai Creta Facelift Specifications

Engine Type/ Displacement1.6-litre Petrol1.4-litre/1.6-litre Diesel
Power121bhp89bhp/126bhp
Torque154Nm224Nm/265Nm
Transmission6-speed MT/6-speed AT6-speed MT/6-speed MT and 6-speed AT

 

The 2018 Creta will see the same engines as the earlier version. The petrol versions will have a 1.6-litre, four-cylinder engine that will have a power of 121 bhp and a torque of 151 Nm. This will be mated to a 6-speed manual and also 6-speed automatic transmission. The new Hyundai Verna also uses the same transmissions.

The Hyundai Creta 2018 will come with two diesel engines which are 1.4-litre and 1.6-litre, same as now. The 1.4-litre has a maximum power of 89 bhp and a peak torque of 220 Nm. The larger 1.6-litre engine produces a power of 126 bhp and has a peak torque of 259 Nm. The 1.4-litre engine comes mated to a six-speed manual transmission only, whereas the 1.6-litre diesel is mated to a six-speed manual gearbox and also a six-speed automatic transmission.

2018 Hyundai Creta spy shot rear

Hyundai Creta facelift Dimensions

Length4270 mm
Width1780 mm
Height1630 mm
Wheelbase2590 mm
Ground Clearance190 mm

The dimensions will also remain the same. There will be no change on this front. This is a spacious SUV too.

2018 Hyundai Creta Exterior

The front will see a major change in the 2018 Hyundai Creta. A new front grille, new headlamps and a new bumper will be seen here. The fog lamps will also be new and will house the daytime running LEDs in them. The alloy wheels will also get a new design, both for the 16 and 17-inches. The rear and the side will be identical to the current model. At the rear the tail lamps will be freshened up a bit. Apart from that there may not be any other change. The Hyundai Creta attracts a lot of buyers because of its urban looks. It retains the boxiness of an SUV, yet looks refined and classy.

Hyundai-Creta-2018 Rear

Hyundai Creta 2018 Mileage

 VariantCityHighway
1.6 Petrol Manual11 km/l15 km/l
1.6 Petrol AT8 km/l13 km/l
1.4 Diesel Manual12 km/l18 km/l
1.6 Diesel Manual11 km/l17 km/l
1.6 Diesel AT10 km/l15 km/l

 

There will be no change in the mileage figures of this SUV. As the engine and transmission remain the same, the fuel efficiency is not expected to change either. These figures are n real driving conditions and different from what the company claims. The 2018 Hyundai SUV has got a good balance of fuel economy and performance.

 

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Summary

The New Hyundai Creta 2018 will get refreshed styling and some new features. It will be a good option to consider in 2018.

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10 COMMENTS

  1. Any feature upgradation in 1.4 variant. . Is front light is change to projecter or remain old lamp version or add back viper etc. kindly update if you have more information about 1.4

  2. What are the chances that it will be launched in may…I m in urgent need …If may is fixed then I can wait for it otherwise …

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