The new Hyundai Creta 2024 is a much-anticipated facelift of the popular compact SUV. Here’s what I know about it so far:

Launch and Booking:

  • Officially launched in India on January 16, 2024.
  • Bookings open before launch for a token amount of Rs 25,000.

Design and Features:

  • Exterior:
    • Bold and sharper design with a parametric black chrome grille, upright hood, quad-beam LED headlamps, and a faux skid plate.
    • Leaked pictures suggest a resemblance to the new Hyundai Tucson.
  • Interior:
    • Dual 10.25-inch screens for the digital instrument cluster and touchscreen infotainment system.
    • Wireless mobile connectivity, voice-enabled panoramic sunroof, and Level 2 ADAS with over 19 safety features.
    • Updated interior materials and trims.

Hyundai Creta 2024 Engine and Transmission:

  • Three engine options:
    • 1.5L 115hp naturally aspirated petrol
    • 1.5L 140hp turbocharged petrol (new)
    • 1.5L 115hp diesel
  • 6-speed manual and automatic transmission options depending on engine variant.

Price and Competitors:

  • Expected price to start from Rs 10.90 lakh (ex-showroom).
  • Will compete with other popular compact SUVs like Kia Seltos, Tata Nexon, Maruti Suzuki Brezza, and MG Astor.

Overall, the new Hyundai Creta 2024 looks like a promising update with a bolder design, more features, and a new turbocharged engine option. It’s sure to be a strong contender in the competitive compact SUV segment.