The all-new Creta compact SUV from South Korean auto company Hyundai has apparently become a hit among Indian car buyers, if reports of bookings are any indication. 

A recent report in reveals that about the booking figure for the new Hyundai Creta stands at about 18,600 units, translating into a waiting period of almost three months. 

Hyundai had garnered 15,000 bookings before Creta's launch. If the online buzz is anything to go by, Hyundai has received one lakh enquiries for the new Creta and the Automatic variant of Creta is getting good response.

Offered in both petrol and diesel engine options, under the hood, the Creta gets 1.6-litre VTVT petrol engine, which can churn out 123PS and 151Nm of torque, 1.6 litre CRDI diesel engine that is tuned to pump out 128PS of power and 260Nm of torque and 1.4 litre CRDI diesel motor.

The 1.6 litre CRDI diesel mill of Creta comes mated to automatic transmission, while 6-speed manual gearbox takes care of the transmission in other petrol and diesel engines.

The Hyundai Creta 1.6 petrol engine promises a fuel efficiency of 15.29 kmpl, while the 1.4 diesel and 1.6 diesel engine varriants offer 21.38 kmpl and 19.67 kmpl mileage, respectively.

The Hyundai Creta compact SUV segment has been priced in the range of Rs 8.59 lakh to Rs 13.60 lakh. The Creta takes on the likes of Renault Duster and Ford EcoSport in India.