Hyundai Motors India has announced that the 2020 Hyundai Creta has clocked-in a total of 55,000 bookings since its launch. HMIL also informed that deliveries for the 2020 Creta have also crossed the 20,000 mark.

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Hyundai Creta 2020
2020 Hyundai Creta

Did the Coronavirus Pandemic have any effect on the initial sales?

  • The 2020 Creta was launched just a week before the nation-wide lockdown and although the sales did take a hit in April, it still managed to get it back on track from May 2020.
  • Hyundai manages to sell 3,212 units of the Creta making it the top-selling passenger vehicle of India in May 2020.
  • In the following months, we did see a slight shuffle in the sales as the Creta was pushed down to the second spot in June by the Maruti Suzuki Alto with almost 7,207 units sold.
  • The figures are still no match to the 10,000 plus figure the previous-gen procured in the same month last year.
  • Although these figures still hold a positive trend considering the current situation and the slow economy.

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Why is the 2020 Hyundai Creta Diesel the most popular variant?

  • With all major automobile manufacturers shedding their diesel line-up the, Hyundai is one of the few trying to push the dividends for the domestic market with its Diesel engine in the mid-size SUV segment.
  • Out of the overall bookings, over 60% of them has been for its diesel variant.
The New Hyundai Creta - 2020
The Next-generation Creta – 2020
  • It comes equipped with a 1.5-litre diesel engine capable of generating 115hp@4000rpm with 250 Nm of peak torque @1500-2750rpm.
  • The 2020 Creta diesel comes mated to a standard 6-speed manual transmission and an optional torque convertor automatic gearbox reserved for the top-spec variants.
  • It is offered in 5-trim levels- E, EX, S, SX, SX(O).
  • Hyundai also claimed that the 1.4-litre turbo-petrol churning 140hp while paired to a DCT auto transmission has also been received well.

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