New Hyundai Creta Bookings Cross 10,000 Units In 7 Days: India Launch Scheduled For 17th March

Hyundai Motors India has announced that their upcoming 2020 Creta SUV has already crossed 10,000 units of bookings, ahead of its launch in India. Bookings for the 2020 Hyundai Creta began officially on the 2nd of March, with its launch scheduled to take place on the 17th of March.

New Hyundai Creta Bookings Cross 10,000 Units In 7 Days: India Launch Scheduled For 17th March

The all-new Hyundai Creta will come with a completely different design, host of new features and a set of new powertrain options as well, replacing all the old units from the outgoing model. The new Hyundai Creta was unveiled in the Indian market at the Auto Expo 2020 and since then has generated quite a bit of interest.

New Hyundai Creta Bookings Cross 10,000 Units In 7 Days: India Launch Scheduled For 17th March

The new Creta SUV looks radically different from the outgoing model. While the design is subjective to everyone, the Creta now does feature a dual-headlamp setup with the LED DRLs surrounding the main LED headlamp unit positioned slightly below. A similar design is carried forward on the LED taillights as well. The side profile also comes with slight updates, along with a newly-designed set of alloy wheels.

New Hyundai Creta Bookings Cross 10,000 Units In 7 Days: India Launch Scheduled For 17th March

Interiors of the new Hyundai Creta also comes with a completely updated cabin and dashboard. The interiors of the Creta now look more premium and feels more upmarket than the outgoing model. The car will also offer a host of new features, including a new touchscreen infotainment system with the latest version of the brand's Blue-Link connectivity technology.

New Hyundai Creta Bookings Cross 10,000 Units In 7 Days: India Launch Scheduled For 17th March

In terms of powertrain, the new Hyundai Creta will borrow its powertrain options from its cousin, the Kia Seltos. This includes the 1.5-litre petrol and diesel units, both producing 115bhp and 144Nm and 250Nm of torque, respectively. The 2020 Creta will also come with the 1.4-litre turbo-petrol engine churning out the same 140bhp of power as on the Seltos.

New Hyundai Creta Bookings Cross 10,000 Units In 7 Days: India Launch Scheduled For 17th March

All three engines will come with automatic transmission options, along with the six-speed manual gearbox; apart from the 1.4-litre petrol unit. This will be offered with just an automatic gearbox, skipping the manual transmission.

New Hyundai Creta Bookings Cross 10,000 Units In 7 Days: India Launch Scheduled For 17th March

Thoughts On The 2020 Hyundai Creta Bookings Milestone

The Hyundai Creta has been one of the most popular mid-size SUVs in the Indian market. However, since the launch of newer rivals such as the Kia Seltos and the MG Hector, sales of the SUV has dropped significantly. Now, Hyundai seems to be making a comeback with the all-new Creta SUV they will be hoping to regain the segment-leader throne very soon.

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Article Published On: Wednesday, March 11, 2020, 15:22 [IST]
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