The Hyundai Creta has won the coveted Indian Car of the Year 2016. The compact SUV from the Korean automaker was launched earlier this year and has been a decent success for Hyundai. This is Hyundai’s third ICOTY award as it won the same for the Grandi10 in 2014 and the Elitei20 in 2015.
Commenting on the award, Y K Koo, MD and CEO, HMIL said, “We are honoured to win the most prestigious automotive award - The Indian car of the Year 2016 for our make in India, made for the world product- the Perfect SUV- Hyundai Creta. The Creta is a true expression of ‘New Age’ Hyundai setting new benchmarks in the industry. Winning the third successive ICOTY award symbolises the trust and faith of customers in the Hyundai brand. We thank all our customers, partners, media and jurors who have chosen Creta as the Indian Car of the Year and made Hyundai the most loved and trusted car manufacturer.”
Just to recap, the Hyundai Creta is offered in the Indian market with both petrol and diesel engines of which the latter can be had with an automatic gearbox. We have reviewed the car and you can find our first drive review listed below.