The Hyundai Creta is definitely one of the most stylish models in the company’s SUV lineup. What’s interesting is that the automaker has added this SUV in their 2017 line-up as 2017 Hyundai Creta. To mark the significance of a new generation model, this new SUV has been infused with a host of changes.
From a straightforward perspective, this new Hyundai Creta appears to be more of an evolution of its previous generation models with a host of technical upgrades. So with all the new technological features, this new SUV is bound to give a stiff competition.
2017 Hyundai Creta – Exterior Body Changes and Interior Cabin Design
This 2017 Hyundai Creta solely resembles its predecessor in terms of visual aspects. However, new modifications give it a refined look which compliments improvements. The most significant cosmetic change would be its front fascia as a new set of headlights has been featured. These incorporate LED strips on the outside section (as a border).
Its grille seems to have increased in dimensions, and extensive use of chrome makes it more aggressive. One of the unique features of the front fascia of Hyundai Creta is the fancy front bumper. Similarly, this uniqueness has been emphasised on this 2017 Creta as well.
Its overall dimensions measure height (64 inches), width (70 inches) and length (168 inches). Ground clearance has been kept in check at 8 inches, while its wheelbase measures 102 inches. The rear hang’s approach has been retained while its tail lights feature slight modification.
One of the biggest fascinations in the interior cabin of this 2017 Hyundai Creta would be its unique active dynamic power steering. Changes are moderate in this cabin which includes the dashboard that features a slight modification.
New premium materials have been used for upholstery in seats, steering wheel, door panel, dashboard. An array of technological features have been presented in this cabin, and some of them include smartphone integration, wireless fidelity, Dolby sound, upgraded infotainment, and navigation system.
Safety features are also kept in check, and some of them include anti-locking brakes, traction control, pedestrian alert, park assistance, stability control and a rearview camera with park assist features.
Powertrain of 2017 Hyundai Creta
Powering up the Hyundai Creta 2017 is a 1.6-liter engine with both gasoline and diesel variants. The diesel version engine will be able to produce 126 hp while the gasoline produces nearly 121 hp Both of these variants are paired up with a 6-speed automatic transmission system. There’s an option for a manual transmission as well.
Both 4 wheel drive and 2 wheel drive option has been made available. The fuel economy achieved is 18 mpg with the gasoline engine and 22 mpg with the diesel engine.
2017 Hyundai Creta – Competitors, Price and Availability
In conclusion, the Renault Duster and Nissan Terrano are two of its main rivals. No information about the official pricing of this SUV is available. Expect it to be a slightly more than its immediate predecessors. As to its availability, the new 2017 Hyundai Creta could be coming anytime sooner.