New Hyundai Creta is a compact and neatly looking SUV which introduced about two years ago. Creta is the result of two words which are creativity and Greek island known as Crete. To the disappointment of many drivers 2017 model isn’t going to be sold in U.S., You can expect it on North American mostly. So what can new Creta offer? It’s time to learn it.
2017 Hyundai Creta Design
To begin with, this auto comes in premium looking design which is mostly based on the recent philosophy of Hyundai which focuses on a luxurious segment. The front end of the car looks rather bold with a wide grille. Sides of the body are quite voluminous with higher resistance to damage. The rear side is quite sporty which look pretty nice. The model has 168 inches of length. It’s 70 inches wide and 64 inches high. As you see this SUV is rather compact. The whole car looks sleek and provides better aerodynamics. Its alloy wheels are 17 inches wide.
2017 Hyundai Creta Interior
The cabin of 2017 Creta is opened and spacious. Hyundai says that they plan to bring a lot of changes to the interior which is mainly inspired by the latest Nissan Juke. The car will also be based on the i20 platform. In fact, the carmaker doesn’t reveal a lot of details about promised interior. As far as we know, upcoming Creta includes a touchscreen infotainment system of seven inches. LED type of lightning is used inside of the model. Seats are all covered with leather. You can also find electric folding wing mirrors there along with air vents at the rear part. Airbags and different types of driving assistance are also onboard.
2017 Hyundai Creta Engine
What to expect under the hood? It’s said that 2017 Creta will offer two engine variants. Both of them are 1.6 liters. One of them is good for developing up to 121 horsepower. Another engine can output around 126 horsepower. The six-speed transmission is available for both of them as well. Automatic or manual? Carmakers still hesitate. As for the drive, it’s going to be standard. So you can expect typical 4×2s.
2017 Hyundai Creta Future
Will 2017 Hyundai Creta come to U.S.? It’s unlikely to happen. At least automaker doesn’t consider such an opportunity in the near future. The reason is too high competition. In fact, U.S. market is so packed with compact SUVs that Creta simply can’t compete against them and it needs another niche to dominate.
Hyundai focuses mostly on sedan models to be competitive on the world market. This is the main reason why 2017 Creta will be released for a particular market only. It’s price? It’s unlikely to go any higher that the current one.