The Hyundai Creta has been popular with the urban SUV buyer in the country which is evident from the sales figures. In January 2017, the SUV sold 7,918 units as opposed to the competition which is less than six times in sales over the same month. Now, the Korean carmaker has also added another version to the Creta which minor changes to the exterior like new dual-tone body colour and a new infotainment system. The petrol version of the Hyundai Creta with dual-tone is priced at Rs 12.35 lakh while the dual-tone variant offered with a diesel engine comes at a price tag of Rs 13.88 lakh, both prices ex-showroom Delhi. Changes on the SUV include a dual-tone exterior colour option which a blackened out roof and new 17 inch diamond cut alloy wheels. These updates were not available in any other variants except the SX+ automatic trims, however, this will now be available in the SX+ trim which has a manual transmission.
The performance figures from the 1.6 litre petrol and the 1.6 litre diesel engine remain unchanged. The petrol motor generates 122 hp of power at 6,400 rpm and 151 Nm of torque at 4,850 rpm while the diesel unit produces 127 hp of power at 4,000 rpm and 260 Nm of torque from 1,900 rpm to 2,750 rpm. Both engines are mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox. Other changes on the Hyundai Creta SX+ dual tone variants include integration of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto in the 7-inch infotainment system. Other changes on the inside include a dual tone red and grey coloured fabric seats.
With the introduction of the new Hyundai Creta SX+ dual-tone version, the company has also made available another option for potential customers looking for a manual transmission option but with a dual tone exterior colour option and 17-inch alloy wheels. The company also offers the Hyundai Creta in a 1.4 litre diesel engine option as well, however, with a limited set of features.