The first spy photos and some illustration of the upcoming 7-seat 2021 Hyundai Creta SUV came online. For most rumors, the next generation will hit the market by the end of the year and will be available to different markets. First of all, the new seven-seat SUV will be launched in India and will be the main competitor of the famous Mahindra XUV500.
Like most Hyundai models, Creta will carry the same recognized design language. As you already know, this SUV is also available as five seats. However, both versions are expected to offer several improvements. We can also anticipate some mechanical changes.
2021 Hyundai Creta exterior
The new generation of 2021 Hyundai Creta will run on the same K2 architecture that also supports the new Kia Celtos model. However, this platform will be expanded slightly due to its seven-seat configuration. However, the wheelbase remains the same. As we said initially, the new SUV has been spied recently, and at first glance, this model looks refreshed.
Most updates include a new grille and redesigned headlights. At the rear, the seven-seat Creta also has new taillights and a slightly bolder bumper. You can also count on better and stylish wheels and more updates on the final version.
2021 Hyundai Creta Interior updates
The new 2021 Hyundai Creta gets a more modern interior. As we said, the spy model recently reveals that there will be even two configurations. The regular model has two rows of seats and can accommodate five passengers. However, the larger model will get the third row and there will be enough rooms for seven passengers. The regular model still offers the same luggage space of 15.3 cubic feet. According to many reports, Hyundai is working on flexible seats that improve the cargo space. However, we cannot say with certainty whether the third row will be affected by the boot space.
In addition to the cool arrangements inside, the South Korean manufacturer will also add more standard features. Expect better interior materials and a new portrait-style infotainment screen.
2021 Hyundai Creta Three engine options
In terms of performance, the 2021 Hyundai Creta is presented with three engine options. There are two types of gasoline and one diesel engine. Thanks to the same platform that also supports the latest Seltos, the upcoming Creta will use the same 1.4-liter gasoline that can deliver 113 hp and 106 lb-ft. Of torque. This model uses front wheel drive.
The next engine is more powerful and optional. This propulsion system consists of 1.5 liters of gasoline providing 116 horsepower and 184 lbs of torque. Finally, diesel engines using a 1.5-liter transmission engine that generates 140 hp are also available. This model will use an automatic transmission with a torque converter. However, if you choose petrol engine buyers, you can choose a six-speed manual or a seven-speed automatic two-clutch transmission.
2021 Hyundai Creta price and release date
The new 2021 Hyundai Creta has been redesigned and looks better than ever. From the latest information, the upcoming model will be presented for the first time in two different versions.
There will be a model with two rows of seats and much larger with three rows. This model allows comfortably accommodating five or seven passengers. Sales will start later this year with a price starting from about $ 21,000 for the regular model.