Hyundai Creta 7 Seater – Did You Know These Details About Upcoming 7 Seater Hyundai?

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Will the upcoming Creta 7 seater bear only extra pair of seats or is there more to it? Read on.

Hyundai Creta 7 Seater Launch

With the massive gap in the MPV or 7-seat vehicle segment in the country, Hyundai Motors is looking forward to bring its new Creta 7-seater SUV to cash in on the dearth of practical 7-seaters. It all started with the spying of a camouflaged, elongated Creta on South Korean roads. It is slated to launch in India somewhere in January 2021.

Looks

Hyundai  Creta 7 Seater On-Road Price

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Based on the existing 5-seat Creta, the extended version is likely to boast similar styling albeit few tweaks to lend it a unique appearance. It will get a revised grille with chrome appliqués in place of the standard horizontal slats. From the spied images of Creta 7-seater, it is clear that Hyundai has not gone for the short cut of just adding the third-row in the same setup; instead, it has elongated the wheelbase to accommodate the extra pair. It means better space for all occupants.

Even the sloping roofline of the Creta is gone now – it was required so that the third-row passengers could get enough headroom. However, the omission of the slope has resulted in a boxy appearance of the car from rear-end instead of the crossover look it had earlier. It is likely to get redesigned tail lamps and a new alloy wheel design.

Interior

Expect the 7 seater Hyundai Creta interior to be the same as its existing sibling except for the additional row. It could get a different colour theme for the cabin, though. The interior of the current Hyundai Creta look premium and tick most of the boxes you need for a comfortable and convenient SUV. If Hyundai surprises us at the launch, that’s an altogether different thing.

Engine

The Creta 7-seater is most likely to borrow the engine options of the Hyundai Creta SUV. It is expected to be equipped with all three engine options – 1.5-litre petrol, 1.4-litre turbo petrol and a 1.5-litre diesel. The 1.5-litre naturally-aspirated one develops 115PS and 144Nm, whereas the turbo petrol engine produces 140PS and 242Nm. The diesel pumps out 115PS and 250Nm. The turbo motor gets only 7-speed DCT option. Rest of the two engines get a 6-speed manual transmission as standard with a choice of CVT with petrol and torque converter with diesel.

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Features

 

Hyundai Creta 7 Seater Images

Hyundai cars are always laden with features and the same is true for the Creta. We expect similar feature on the 7-seat version too. It includes LED headlamps and tail lamps, power-adjustable driver’s seat, panoramic sunroof, ventilated front seats and wireless charging. Moreover, other features such as a 7-inch driver’s display and a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment unit with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility are also expected to remain intact.

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Although Creta is loaded to the brim, it misses out on features like a powered tailgate, heads-up display and a 360-degree camera. With the 7-seat version, these features become all the more important.

Safety

The new Creta 7-seater is expected to come with safety features such as ABS with EBD, six airbags, front and rear parking sensors, to name a few.

Competition

When launched in 2021, the Hyundai Creta 7-seater SUV will be locking horns with upcoming Tata Gravitas, MG Hector Plus and Nissan Magnite.

Price

The Hyundai Creta 7 seater 2020 price in India is likely to be around Rs 15 lakh, ex-showroom. The current Creta is priced in the range of Rs 9.99 – 17.20 lakh (ex-showroom).

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