Despite challenges due to ongoing pandemic-related lockdowns and supply chain issues, Creta has maintained its lead. It topped the sales charts on May 21 with 7,527 units sold, making it the best-selling car in India for the month. Due to the increase in production, the waiting period too is on a decline. Hyundai Actively Updating The Creta With New Variants. The New variant is Hyundai Creta SX Executive
Back in April this year, Hyundai increased the prices of Creta by up to 20k. At that time, Hyundai Creta EX, S, SX, and SX (O) trims got feature updates while the entry-level E variant saw feature deletion. Hyundai has been actively updating variants of Creta. Now, they are ready to launch a new variant called SX Executive.
New Hyundai Creta SX Executive
This new variant of Creta is based on the SX variant. New SX Executive will sit below the SX variant. It will be offer with 1.5-liter petrol and 1.5 diesel manual option. As of now, with the manual options, in petrol SX is the top trim while in diesel it is the SX(O) which is the top trim. Compared to the respective SX trims, the new SX Executive variant will be priced Rs 79k cheaper.
Creta SX Executive will be missing out on features like 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment, Bluelink internet connectivity, smartphone connectivity (Apple Carplay, Android Auto), burglar alarm, Arkamys Sound Mood, Driver rearview monitor, voice recognition button. It will get the day/night mirror and body-colored door handles.
Instead of the infotainment system, it will get a cover. Factory fitted features include Bluetooth mic, steering mounted audio controls, shark-fin antenna, rearview camera, USB port.
Buyers will be able to install audio accessories at the dealership, which will not affect the warranty. This allows consumers more freedom to choose from.
New Volume Variant
Hyundai says that the new SX Executive trim will be a volume provider. Communication to dealer network from Hyundai reads – “While SX Executive Trim is a New trim introduction, existing SX MT trim will also continue to be available in our line-up. However going forward, SX Executive will be our major volume provider and current SX MT will be available in limited nos.”
The 2021 Hyundai Creta will continue to powered by the same engine lineup that includes the 1.5-liter petrol engine, 1.4-liter turbo-petrol engine, and 1.5-liter diesel engine each of which gets mated to a 6-speed manual, 6 speed automatic, an IVT, and 7-speed DCT.
The new SX Executive variant will price at about Rs 79k lower. SX Petrol MT has currently priced at Rs 13.93 lakh, ex-sh.
|Creta (P) Variants||Creta (P) Ex-Showroom Price|
|1.5 MT E||9,99,990|
|1.5 MT EX||10,96,400|
|1.5 MT S||12,19,400|
|1.5 MT SX Executive||13,14,600|
|1.5 MT SX||13,93,400|
|1.5 IVT SX||15,41,400|
|1.5 IVT SX (O)||16,62,400|
|1.4 DCT SX||16,63,400|
|1.4 DCT SX (O)||17,67,400|
|Creta (D) Varinats||Creta (D) Ex-Showroom Price|
|1.5 MT E||10,51,000|
|1.5 MT EX||11,91,400|
|1.5 MT S||13,19,400|
|1.5 MT SX Executive||14,14,600|
|1.5 MT SX||14,93,400|
|1.5 AT SX||16,41,400|
|1.5 MT SX (O)||16,21,400|
|1.5 AT SX (O)||17,62,400|
Hyundai Creta SX Executive’s petrol price is around Rs 13.15 lakh. While SX Executive diesel price is around Rs 14.15 lakh. This makes SX Executive about Rs 79k cheaper than the SX MT variant and Rs 95k more expensive than the S MT variant.