New Hyundai Creta
The 2022 Hyundai Creta facelift has made its global debut at the Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS) 2021. The updated version of the compact SUV will be the first Hyundai product to be manufactured in Indonesia, and it comes with heavy cosmetic changes, new and refreshed features, and improved safety equipment. In fact, the Indonesian-spec Creta now also comes with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS).
Visually, the SUV gets the same silhouette of the pre-facelift Creta, however, the styling has been refreshed, and it now comes with an all-new face. In fact, the new Creta facelift shared its visual cues with Hyundai's bigger SUVs like the new Tucson and Santa Cruz, featuring the signature parametric grille with integrated LED daytime running lights towards the edges. The SUV also gets new LED headlamps, a new bumper with a wider airdam and thick silver inserts that outline the grille and bumper. The SUV also gets more muscular character lines.
The profile of the SUV looks very similar to the pre-facelift model, except for the new 17-inch diamond cut alloy wheels and the side skirts. The rear section of the Creta also gets an aggressive design with more prominent character lines, restyled LED taillamps and a new rear bumper. The SUV also gets a two-tone body colour treatment with a black roof adding contrast.
Inside, the 2022 Hyundai Creta facelift comes with a similar layout with a premium all-black interior. except for a few visual tweaks here and there. The biggest highlight here is the new 10.25-inch fully digital instrument cluster, similar to the one offered with the Alcazar, which offers a tonne of information. The design of the infotainment system housing has also changed, and you now get buttons and dials on either side of the 8-inch touchscreen display, as opposed to the uncluttered look that the existing Creta gets. The system is equipped with the company's BlueLink connected car system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto among other connectivity features.
In terms of comfort and convenience, the Creta facelift comes with a tilt & telescopic steering wheel, air purifier with AQI, ventilated seats, cooled glovebox, push-button start, and wireless charger. The SUV also gets automatic climate control, a premium 8-speaker Bose sound system, rear USB charger, rear centre armrest with cupholders, and a panoramic sunroof among others. The Hyundai Creta facelift for Indonesia will also come with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems like - Forward Collision-avoidance Assist, Lane Following Assist, Lane Keeping Assist, Blind-Spot Monitoring, and Cross-Traffic Alert. It also comes with a rear camera, 6 airbags, ABS with EBD, traction control, electronic parking brake, hill start assist and more.
Under the hood, the Indonesia-spec Hyundai Creta facelift comes with only one engine option - a 1.5-litre MPI naturally aspirated petrol motor. The 1,497 cc four-cylinder petrol engine is tuned to make 113 bhp at 6,300 rpm and develops a peak torque of 144 Nm at 4,500 rpm. the motor comes mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox and an optional iVT (Intelligent Variable Transmission) automatic unit.
Other Upcoming Hyundai Models are the New Kona Electric, Ioniq 6, Palisade and Micro SUV