Accoording to a report by Economic Times the ix 25 SUV dubbed as the Hyunda Creta for Indian market is scheduled to launch on July 21, 2015. The Hyundai Creta SUV is scheduled to start production from 20 July, 2015 from the Chennai plant. Hyundai has advanced the launch of the Creta SUV by roughly two months in order to take full advantage of the festive season.
The Hyundai Creta SUV has been seen testing in India since quite sometime. The SUV will compete with the lies of Renault Duster, Nissan Terrano, Mahindra Scorpio and the upcoming Maruti Suzuki S-Cross. The Hyundai Creta will have its global debut in India. The SUV is expected to acheive 90% localisation and hence the price tag might lead to a price war in this segment.
The Creta will be fined tuned according to the Indian conditions and taste, and might be slightly different from the ix 25 offered by the company in China. It will be available with a wide number of engine options, the 1.6 petrol and diesel engines from the Verna are expeced to be carried over. Hyundai might also offer the 1.4 diesel mill from the i20 in order to reduce the price tag and cut the competiton. The engines would be available in manual as well as automatic transmission. The 5 seater SUV will be equipped with a lo of segment first features and the interiors would have a premiuim touch as Hyundai always does.
The Hyundai Creta is expected to be priced similar to the Renault Duster and Nissan Terrano, but the top notch interior quality and premium touch by Hyundai might cause the competitiors to rethink over their offerings in India.
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