Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), second largest car manufacturer of the country, launched Creta SUV's Anniversary Edition and a new variant christened as Executive (E+) on Friday. Hyundai has also informed that the company has sold over 1.25 lakh units of the SUV which was launched in July last year.
Celebrating the success of Creta, the first anniversary edition was gifted to ace badminton player Saina Nehwal last month for her achievement in the Australian Open. The 1st anniversary edition will come with dual tone exteriors, with glossy black roof, along with C-pillar and integrated spoiler. The special edition features 17-inch diamond cut alloy wheels, black coloured antenna, Jet wing inspired body graphics and bright silver skid plates.
The interior has been spruced up with all-black theme dashboard with red accents, black seat fabric with red inserts, 7-inch touch screen AVN system and leather wrapped steering wheel with audio and Bluetooth controls. The 1st anniversary edition is based on the SX+ variant and it has been priced at Rs. 12,23,851 for petrol (1.6 VTVT) and Rs. 13,76,699 for diesel (1.6 CDRi), ex-showroom, Delhi.
The Executive variant (E+) has been introduced with just 1.6-litre petrol engine. The Creta E+ comes with 5-inch touch screen audio along with steering audio and bluetooth controls. The variant also flaunts roof rails, electrically adjustable ORVM with LED turn indicators and rear AC vents. The Creta E+ has been priced at Rs. 9,99,900, ex-showroom Delhi.
Hyundai was offering automatic transmission only in the SX variant of the Creta and now has updated it in the lower variant, the S+. The new variant has been priced at Rs 13,58,697, ex-showroom Delhi. In addition to the new variants, the Hyundai introduced new Earth Brown color across Creta line-up.
"We would like to take this opportunity and express our gratitude to the customers who have shown trust in the perfect SUV - Creta. As India's most loved auto manufacturer, we are committed to bring best-in-class, modern and premium products for our aspirational customers. The introduction of three variants will add more value to the overall buying experience for customers," said Rakesh Srivastava, Sr. Vice President, Sales and Marketing, HMIL in a statement.