Hyundai Reveals Facelift Creta With Connected Grille

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Hyundai has teased the facelifted version of its compact SUV Creta in South America which was initially revealed at the Sao Paulo Auto Show.

Hyundai Creta Facelift Seen With Connected Grille

Among the teasers, the images reveal the grille extending to the headlight clusters with chrome finish, a design highlight which is not seen on the Indian model or even the China-exclusive ix25.

Hyundai Creta Facelift Seen With Connected Grille

Also seen are the changes include a wider hexagonal grille with chrome surrounds, horizontal fog lamps, a redesigned bumper, tweaked taillamps with chrome garnish.

Hyundai Creta Facelift Seen With Connected Grille

The design updates are expected to be seen in the India and the China facelift Creta in the near future.

Hyundai Creta Facelift Seen With Connected Grille

In the South American market, the Hyundai Creta features a 1.6-litre CVVT flex-fuel engine which is borrowed from the Hyundai HB20 family.

Hyundai Creta Facelift Seen With Connected Grille

This engine produces 127bhp and 161Nm of torque and is expected to be mated to a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed manual gearbox. However, it is to be seen if an AWD system will be offered.

Hyundai Creta Facelift Seen With Connected Grille

The Creta will be manufactured in Hyundai's Piracicaba (Sao Paulo) plant for the South American market. The sales are expected to begin early-2017.

Hyundai Creta Facelift Seen With Connected Grille

As for the Indian market, the new Hyundai Creta facelift version is expected to come in 2017; however, with good sales of the current model, Hyundai might take some time before it can offer it to the Indian market.

Hyundai Creta Facelift Seen With Connected Grille

Here is the current model of the Hyundai Creta which does not have the connected front grille.

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