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Hyundai Grand Creta SUV launched in South Africa | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

The made-in-India Hyundai Grand Creta is nearly similar to the Alcazar bought right here.

Hyundai has launched three-row model of the Creta referred to as ‘Grand Creta’ within the South African market. The corporate’s new SUV for South Africa is similar to the Alcazar bought in India.  Like a number of different Hyundai merchandise, the Grand Creta shall be made-in-India and shall be exported to South Africa.

  • Hyundai Grand Creta is a made-in-India SUV
  • It’s fairly much like the Alcazar bought in India
  • Will probably be powered by a 2.0-litre petrol and 1.5-litre diesel

Hyundai Grand Creta: what’s completely different?  

Primarily, an export model of the Alcazar bought right here, the Grand Creta is 200mm longer than the usual 5-seat SUV, and has a 150mm longer wheelbase, permitting for a further third-row of seats.

South African consumers can go for both a 159hp, 2.0-litre naturally-aspirated petrol engine or a 115hp, 1.5-litre turbo-diesel engine. A 6-speed handbook gearbox will come as normal however consumers can go for a 6-speed torque-converter automated. There are two trim ranges on supply – Government and Elite. The Elite trim comes with tools similar to a 360-degree digital camera, a 10.2-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and 17-inch wheels.

The one seen distinction is that the Grand Creta comes with beige and black inside trim, in contrast to the Alcazar which has brown and black.

Hyundai Alcazar in India

Hyundai launched the Alcazar within the Indian market in June 2021. The three-row SUV rivals the likes of the MG Hector Plus, Tata Safari and Mahindra XUV700. Costs for the Alcazar begin at Rs 16.three lakh (ex-showroom, India).

Upcoming Hyundai SUVs in India

The corporate is ready to launch 4 new SUVs in India this yr beginning with the all-new Tucson premium SUV. The corporate can be updating its well-liked Venue and Creta SUVs; each are as a consequence of be launched in a number of months. Lastly, the corporate may also carry the brand new Kona EV.  

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