Hyundai Creta 2024 Arrives with Powerful Engine and Tech Upgrades

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By Vijay Kumar

Hyundai has pre-released the Hyundai Creta 2024 facelift ahead of its official launch on January 16. As India’s best-selling Hyundai car, Creta buyers have been waiting for its facelifted version for a long time, and the teaser of the new Creta has generated a lot of excitement. To maintain its unique dominance in the segment, the new Creta gets a number of cosmetic updates, tech additions, and a new turbocharged petrol engine. Let’s take a closer look at what the 2024 Hyundai Creta facelift has to offer.

The latest images of the Hyundai Creta facelift reveal a bold and modern design, with a number of new features and updates. The front end features a wide, upright grille with a full-width LED light bar that doubles as DRLs. The headlights are split, with LED elements on top and below. The bumper is also redesigned, with silver faux skid plates and radar sensors for ADAS technology.

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Exploring the Hyundai Creta 2024 Interior and Features

Inside, the Creta facelift maintains the dual-tone theme but introduces a newly designed dashboard inspired by the Hyundai Ioniq 5. A prominent feature enhancing the modern quotient is the twin 10.25-inch connected screens, likely similar to Kia Seltos. The passenger side of the dashboard flaunts a piano black panel with side AC vents and ambient lighting beneath it.

The center console, redesigned for a fresh look, houses revamped central AC vents and seamlessly integrates HVAC controls, now consolidated with a touch-enabled panel. The enhancements also include a stylishly crafted panel with side AC vents and ambient lighting underneath, creating an inviting atmosphere. Additionally, the reimagined center console incorporates redesigned central AC vents and seamlessly integrates HVAC controls, now merged with a touch-enabled panel.

The facelifted Creta retains current offerings like ventilated front seats, a panoramic sunroof, an 8-speaker Bose sound system, and an 8-way power-adjustable driver seat.

Creature Comforts and Confidence on Wheels

Step inside the facelifted Creta and you’ll feel instantly pampered. The dual-zone climate control ensures everyone finds their perfect temperature, while the panoramic sunroof lets you bathe in natural light or gaze at the stars. And for those tricky parking situations, the new 360-degree camera gives you a bird’s-eye view, making maneuvers a breeze.

Safety First

The Creta takes safety seriously. Six airbags are on standby to protect you in case of a collision, while electronic stability control helps you maintain your grip on the road. All-wheel disc brakes provide confident stopping power, and the tire pressure monitoring system keeps you alerted to any potential problems.

Level-Up Your Drive

But the most exciting addition is the Level-2 ADAS suite. This high-tech system includes 19 autonomous features, such as adaptive cruise control, lane keeping assist, and automatic emergency braking. So you can relax on the highway knowing the Creta is keeping a watchful eye and helping you stay safe.

Unveiling the Hyundai Creta 2024 Engine and Transmission

Under the hood of the new Creta, you’ll find a trio of potent engines ready to take you wherever you crave to go. The reliable 1.5-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine punches out 115 PS of power and 144 Nm of torque, perfect for everyday driving. For those seeking a little extra kick, the 1.5-litre diesel engine delivers a hearty 116 PS and 250 Nm, making highway cruises effortless. But if you truly want to unleash the Creta’s inner beast, opt for the brand-new 1.5-litre turbo-petrol powerhouse, shared with its sporty sibling, the Verna. This beast boasts a thrilling 160 PS and 253 Nm, letting you experience the thrill of the open road like never before.

Gearing Up for Your Adventures

No matter your driving style, the Creta has the perfect transmission to match. Choose from the smooth-shifting 6-speed manual transmission (MT) for an engaging hands-on experience, the fuel-efficient CVT for relaxed city commutes, the lightning-fast 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission (DCT) for sporty bursts of speed, or the dependable 6-speed torque converter automatic for a comfortable all-round experience.

Express Yourself through Color

With seven variants across E, EX, S, S(O), SX, SX Tech, and SX(O) trims, the Creta lets you tailor your journey to your unique style. And the color options? Oh, they’re a feast for the eyes! Choose from six stunning mono-tones like the elegant Robust Emerald Pearl (New) , the fiery Fiery Red , the rugged Ranger Khaki , the sleek Abyss Black , the classic Atlas White , and the sophisticated Titan Grey . Or, for a touch of drama, go for the stunning Atlas White with Black Roof dual-tone combination.

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