A few days ago, Hyundai Creta Diesel E base model was removed from its official website due to the waiting period reaching 10-11 months. The reason for this removal and is still unclear as the car was again bought up by the makers. Despite all this new, Creta is still the number 1 selling SUV in the Indian market.
The Hyundai Creta base diesel E variant is the most selling variant amongst all of its trims and as claimed by the company the demand of the petrol trims is high concerning diesel, approximately in the ratio 60:40, moreover the higher trims produce higher profits to the company as compared to the base, hence the reason for the removal. However, this re-listing comes with a catch of 1 year waiting period which will be a let down for many people as the SUV segment is the most happening segment as for now.
The reason for this huge success of the Hyundai Creta is the new futuristic look of the car which comes with sleek projector headlamps with LED DRLs, newly redesigned grille, new faux skid plate, single long taillight, and much more. as for the interior, the car gets an upgraded 10.25-inch infotainment system, fewer buttons on the dashboard, D-shaped tilt-adjustable steering and various other features.
As for the engine specs and pricing, the Hyundai Creta Diesel CRDi MT E costs Rs 10.31 lakh and you will have to pay Rs 17.48 lakh for the top 1.5-litre 4-cylinder diesel engine. And for the petrol engine, you will have to spend Rs 9.99 lakh for the base 1.5-litre naturally aspirated petrol variant and Creta also comes in a 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol variant. For the transmission, the diesel variant comes with a 6-speed manual as well an optional 6-speed torque converter automatic, and for the petrol variant comes with a 6-speed manual as well as an optional 7-speed DCT for the turbo variant.