Hyundai has made its place in many Indian hearts with its crazy lineup of cars that not only excels in one segment but has its hand in every segment. Be it affordability, mileage, looks, safety, comfort or after-sale service the Hyundai cars has it all. The company has a total of 10 cars in its line-up as of now which consists of 2 sedans (Elantra and Verna), 3 hatchbacks (Santro, i10 Nios and i20), 1 compact sedan (Aura), 1 compact SUV (Venue) and 3 SUVs (Creta, Tucson and Kona). Amongst these cars, the Hyundai Creta has been the longest-running ‘best selling SUV’ for quite some time, with sales competing on equal levels with Maruti Cars.
The Hyundai Creta in April 2021 managed to sell a total of 12,463 units, which when compared to 12,640 units sold in March 2021 translates to an MoM growth of -1.40%, which might not seem such a big decline considering the country’s health crisis which started to go severe at the end of April 2021 and the application of lockdown on many states. If these sales numbers are compared to the second positional holder Kia Seltos which managed to garner a total of 8,086 units of sale, which is almost 1.5 times the sales of the Seltos.
Talking about the car, the Hyundai Creta comes in a total of 3 engine variant, the first being a 1.5-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine which can generate up to 113 hp along with 144 Nm of max torque, second being the 1.5-litre turbocharged diesel engine which can generate up to 113 hp along with 250 Nm of max torque and lastly the 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol engine which can generate up to 138 hp along with 242 Nm of max torque, and is priced at a starting price of Rs. 10.0 lakh.