Hyundai Creta Crosses 5 Lakh Sale Landmark

by Harish Kumar | 28/02/2019
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The immensely popular Hyundai Creta has crossed 5 Lakh sales in 43 months.

Hyundai Motor has already announced that its commendable Hyundai Creta SUV has been sold for over 5 Lakh units worldwide since the first dawn. Launched in a way back in July 2015, the Hyundai Creta instantly hits it big among the Indian automotive space thanks to its daring look, unique dimensions, incomparable usability as well as the attractive five-digit numbers of its price on a monthly basis.

Hyundai Creta 2018, front look

Hyundai Creta is certainly a runaway success of the South Korean carmaker

As the first B-SUV in the domestic market, the handsome-looking Hyundai Creta received a mid-cycle update in May of 2018, marking an aggressive redefinition of the prominent utility vehicle. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that the Creta is growing substantially in the popularity with over 3,70,000 units sold in India only as well as 1,40,000 units in export markets that finally attributes to 5 Lakh cumulative sale milestone in the global scale in around 43 months. In India, the latest-gen Hyundai Creta is currently taking the second spot in the sales chart after the leading Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza which has marked its 4 Lakh sale benchmark recently as well.

2018 Hyundai Creta, side profile

The Creta SUV has just been celebrated with 5 Lakh gross sale landmark worldwide

“With the record sales of over 5 lakh units in less than 4 years by any Made-in-India SUV, Hyundai Creta has yet again set a new benchmark in the industry becoming a shining example of Hyundai’s manufacturing excellence,” said Vikas Jain, Hyundai Motor India’s National Sales Head.

In the current market, the Hyundai Creta is offering three powertrain options comprising the entry-level 123 PS 1.6-litre Dual VTVT petrol engine, a 90 PS 1.4-litre U2 CRDi diesel burner as well as the best-in-class 128 PS 1.6-litre U2 VGT CRDi diesel option. The gearboxes package includes the 6-speed manual and automatic units for both gasoline and diesel variants.

Appealing feature list of the new-gen Creta that was launched last year encompasses LED projector headlamps, LED tail lamps, 17-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, power sunroof, smart key, cruise control, 6-way electrically adjustable driver’s seat, wireless charging system, 7-inch infotainment touchscreen, 6 airbags, hill-start assist control along with electronic stability programme and more.

2018 hyundai creta, interior look

A premium plush interior is one of the pinnacles in the new Hyundai Creta

In India, the 2018 Hyundai Creta is now positioned at the price range of Rs 9.06- 15.63 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) so that it heats up the competition with the likes of Maruti Vitara Brezza, Nissan Kicks and Tata Harrier. Next-gen Hyundai Creta is in the pipeline to come in 2020.

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