55 percent of Hyundai Creta bookings are for diesel versions

    Published On Jun 16, 2020 02:46:00 PM

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    Diesel-powered versions are the most popular choice among Creta buyers.

    • Hyundai has received over 30,000 bookings for the all-new Creta
    • 55 percent bookings were of the 1.5-litre diesel engine variants
    • The Creta also topped the May sales chart with a total of 3,212 units sold

    At a time when there is a larger shift towards petrols in India, and rivals like the Renault Duster and Nissan Kicks have gone petrol-only, Hyundai has revealed the diesel engine-powered variants are the most popular version of the second-gen Creta. As per the company, the booking count for the second-gen Creta has crossed 30,000 units, of which 55 percent orders have been for diesel versions.

    Hyundai has also stated the new 1.4-litre turbo-petrol engine has been well received. The engines on offer with the new Creta include a 115hp, 1.5-litre petrol (with a manual and a CVT automatic gearbox), a 115hp, 1.5-litre diesel (with a manual and torque converter auto gearbox), and a 140hp, 1.4-litre turbo-petrol (with just a DCT automatic unit).

    The Creta went on sale just prior to the nationwide lockdown and is yet to see a full calendar month of sales. Interestingly, with 3,212 despatches in the limited days of operation in May, the Creta managed to top thesales chartsfor the month, marking the first time a Hyundai, a well as the first time an SUV, was the bestselling model in a month.

    For more details on the new midsize SUV, you can read our review of theCreta dieseland theCreta turbo-petrol.

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