Hyundai will unveil the anniversary edition of the Creta SUV on July 7. The carmaker might then launch this special edition at the car's presenting ceremony to Saina Nehwal on winning the Australian Open, 2016.
The name itself suggests that the Creta's new variant will be introduced to celebrate the car's first anniversary in India. The SUV was launched in July 2015 and has been a very successful product for the carmaker. No details about this new model have been announced yet, but it is expected to be similar to the Elite i20's anniversary edition. Accordingly it might be based on the Creta’s SX trim and might get side body decals and a contrasting roof paint.
There might be some additions in the cabin of this Anniversary edition as well. This might include funky seat covers, illuminated door sills and exclusive floor mats. Hyundai might also offer a car refrigerator from their optional accessories pack offered at Hyundai dealerships.
There won't be any mechanical changes to the powertrain of this special edition Hyundai Creta. The car will continue to be offered in a choice of engine options including a 1.4-litre diesel, a 1.6-litre diesel and a 1.6-litre petrol engine. All these engines come mated to a six-speed manual gearbox. Except for the 1.4-litre mill, both the 1.6-litre motors are also offered with the option of a six-speed automatic transmission.
This Creta anniversary edition might be priced Rs 30,000-35,000 more than the standard SX variant. Also to maintain its exclusivity, Hyundai might run a limited number of these models.All details with the pricing will be revealed on July 7.