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Hyundai Launches 10th Nationwide ‘Always Around’ campaign

No. 15924 08 201516 hit

Offers a 18-point check-up with exciting discounts across 470 locations in India

New Delhi, Aug 22, 2015: Hyundai Motor India Ltd, the country’s leading premium car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter, announces the 10th nationwide service initiative - ‘Always Around’ campaign in a mega avatar. With the motto of “You’re never far from us”, the ‘Always Around’ campaign commences from 23rd August 2015 and it will provide free 18 point check-up for its customers at convenient locations.

This year, the ‘Hyundai Always Around’ campaign has grown much wider in terms of locations and reach. It will be covering around 8,000 locations by year end wherein Hyundai will try to reach out to all its customers in an effort to make them smile by ensuring that their car is in the best of condition. Around 10,000 vehicles across 470 locations nationwide are expected to attend the camp on the launch day- 23rd Aug 2015.

Commenting on the campaign Mr. Rakesh Srivastava, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, HMIL, said, “The Hyundai ‘Always Around’ Campaign is an initiative to enhance the satisfaction levels of our customers. Our vision is to be the life time partner of our customers and we would like to offer premium Hyundai experience at all the touch points. We value our customers and therefore we initiate such campaigns from time to time. We have received great response over the years and are confident that this campaign organized exclusively for Hyundai owners will be very successful.”

The ‘Hyundai Always Around’ campaign will offer a comprehensive 18 point check-up for a thorough examination of the vehicle and services like free dry wash for the car, coolant and oil top-up. The Hyundai team will also collect suggestions and feedback on the performance of the vehicle & after sales service. The customers will also have a chance to see and test-drive the latest Hyundai car- CRETA, which would be displayed at the venue. Customers can contact their nearest dealers for more information about this camp.

Hyundai CRETA becomes ‘Official Wheels of FAN’

No. 15812 08 201571 hit

- Launches new teaser campaign for FAN starring SRK & CRETA -

New Delhi, Aug 12, 2015: Hyundai Motor India Ltd, the country’s leading premium car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter, announced the Global SUV- CRETA as the “Official Wheels of FAN” movie starring Shah Rukh Khan.

The Global SUV CRETA will prominently feature in the movie. The association of Hyundai and Shah Rukh Khan truly personifies the Modern Premium legacy of the brand and will further build excitement around the brand ‘CRETA’. Being the “Most Loved and Trusted Brands” of India, the association directly strikes a chord with consumers and fans around the world.

The story brings together various emotions of a fan through an engaging story line. Hyundai CRETA as the official wheel of ‘FAN’ will have a strong presence on Hyundai’s social media platforms. Hyundai Motor India undertakes numerous innovative marketing campaigns to communicate the USP and class-leading products to the customers through various marketing associations.

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Hyundai Domestic Sales Grew by 24.7%

No. 15703 08 2015112 hit

New Delhi, August 01, 2015: Hyundai Motor India Ltd, the country’s leading premium car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter registered the domestic sales of 36,500 units and exports of 13,908 units with cumulative sales of 50,408 units for the month of July 2015.

Commenting on the July sales Mr. Rakesh Srivastava, Sr. VP- Sales and Marketing, HMIL said," Hyundai's new age product portfolio led by the newly launched Global SUV CRETA sustained the growth momentum with 24.7% growth with a volume of 36,500 units. The tremendous response for the Global SUV CRETA, i20 Active & Elite i20 showcases the customers increasing preference & early adoption for game changer products offering novelty value in style, first in segment features & strong after sale assurances."


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Hyundai Motor India to hike prices up to Rs.30,000

No. 15625 07 2015132 hit

-No Impact on the Newly Launched Global SUV Hyundai CRETA-

New Delhi, July 25, 2015: Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL), the country’s second largest car manufacturer and largest car exporter, today announced the price increase in all its models except the newly launched Global SUV Hyundai CRETA.

Commenting on the price increase Mr. Rakesh Srivastava, Sr. Vice President – sales and marketing, Hyundai Motor India Ltd., said, “The price increase has been necessitated by increase of input costs. We have been absorbing most of the costs but now we are constrained to consider the price increase in these challenging market environment.”

The price increase would be up to Rs.30,000 across models except newly launched Hyundai CRETA and would come into effect from Aug 01,2015

Hyundai Launches Global SUV- ‘CRETA’

No. 15521 07 2015174 hit

CRETA – A ‘Perfect SUV’ for the New Generation
Offers First- in-class 6 speed Automatic Transmission in Diesel variant
Best-in-class Warranty - 3 Years Unlimited Kilometres

New Delhi, July 21, 2015- Hyundai Motor India Ltd, the country’s leading premium car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter, today launched the all-new stylish, premium and powerful Global SUV - ‘CRETA’. With the launch of CRETA, Hyundai now strengthens its position in the Indian SUV market, offering wide range of products for its customers.

CRETA offers a combination of power and style with its robust body structure, superior engine performance and confident ride and handling. CRETA is set to make a strong statement in the growing SUV segment. Based on Hyundai Motor’s evolved ‘Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 Design philosophy’, CRETA demonstrates all the essential attributes of dynamism, comfort, safety and style.

Speaking at the launch of CRETA, BS Seo, Managing Director & CEO, HMIL said, “We are delighted to launch the perfectly engineered and powerful SUV for the new generation customers. CRETA is a revolutionary product – a true expression of the ‘New Age Hyundai’. We are confident CRETA will strengthen Hyundai’s position in India and will lead a new trend in the SUV segment fulfilling customers’ aspiration of owning a ‘Perfect SUV’. We thank our customers for their overwhelming response to CRETA and strong belief in Hyundai brand. We assure them of our commitment towards meeting their high aspirations on world-class quality products."


Photo Caption (Pic 1) – Mr B. S. Seo, MD & CEO, HMIL at the Global Launch of the Hyundai CRETA in New Delhi


Photo Caption (Pic 2) – Mr. B. S. Seo, MD & CEO, HMIL, Mr Rakesh Srivastava, Sr. VP sales & Marketing, HMIL along with Mr. Y. J. Ann-Executive Director, Sales & Marketing, HMIL at the Global Launch of Hyundai CRETA

Hyundai Cares: Customer Delight

Hyundai vision is to be the Life time partner of its customers. We are always around and near to our customers. Hyundai offers Best-in-class warranty with 3 Years Unlimited Kilometres to all CRETA customers. Hyundai is the first automobile manufacturer to offer this customer delight initiative in the segment .

Strong Body Structure

CRETA is one of the toughest and strongest SUVs in its segment. CRETA is designed with strong ‘ Hive structure’ body shell that denotes high structural strength stability and sturdiness. The ring shaped frames applied at B-Pillar, C-Pillar and engine bay helps to achieve high body rigidity, improved durability and crash performance. The ring frame structure realizes a significant increase in body stiffness, which contributes to more precise handling while maintaining excellent ride quality.

The ‘Hive’ structure in CRETA delivers strong benefits such as:

• High Body rigidity with ring structure design for enhanced structural safety, improved durability, ride & handling and reduced side impact
• Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS) & Ultra High Strength Steel (UHSS) for enhanced body endurance, corrosion durability and lighter body for better mileage
• Reinforced roof structure with multiple cross members for enhanced strength
• Improved crash performance with addition of dash cross members. Use of larger diameter weld joints & use of reinforced side members having Tailor Welded Blanks (TWB) on door panels for improved body strength
• Front end modular structure to reduce the maintenance cost

Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 Design

Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design philosophy carries forward the highly acclaimed Fluidic design theme in a more refined manner thus lending a Modern & Premium touch. CRETA design follows a modern premium look, based on Hyundai Motor's evolved design philosophy. An SUV with a unique and innovative form, CRETA represents a complete package of style, dynamism and practicality.


The CRETA portrays strong road presence and perfectly embodies the aggressive stance of an SUV in its own style. The triple slat chrome radiator grille makes a bold design statement while the smoothly creased hood, lines projector headlamps integrated with LED positioning lamps, vertical fog lamps, sporty stylish skid plate and dual tone front bumper enhance the vehicle’s stylish and distinctive SUV character. Rising beltline with slopping roofline along with dynamic character lines brings a sporty and aerodynamic appeal to the side profile. The rear profile showcases a stylish dual layered step tailgate design with impactful crease lines.

Below are some key exterior elements:

Diamond cut 17’’ Alloy Wheels- Best-in-class
• Projector Headlamps
• LED Positioning Lamps
• Static bending
• Roof Rails & Skid Plates
• Door Scuff Plates
• Triple slat Chrome Radiator Grille
Shark fin antenna- Best -in-Class
A-Pillar piano black finish - Best- in-class

Smart, Premium and Spacious Interiors

CRETA’s stylish and bold appearance harmonizes well with its smart and high quality premium interiors; achieved by a combinations of high-grade materials. CRETA interiors feature well cushioned and comfortable seats with optimum thigh and back support. Attractive seats covered in full-leather upholstery, exude a sense of modernity and premium feel. Rear seats come with 60:40 split which allows better flexibility and more storage space. The dashboard with its futuristic water flow inspired design and smart ergonomic contours make the cabin environment pleasing and enjoyable.

• Premium Leather seats
• Fully Automatic temperature control with Cluster ionizer
Mood change bar in FATC- Best-in-class
Electric folding ORVM- Best-in-class
• Rear AC vents
• Smart Key with push button start
• Steering mounted Audio & Bluetooth controls
• Rear seat centre armrest with cup-holders
• Front console armrest with storage box
1 GB internal memory- Best-in-class

Infotainment System

CRETA uses next generation infotainment system for effortless connectivity for all gadgets and devices. The SUV’s multimedia system boasts of 7” Audio Video Navigation (AVN) and with 6 speakers sound system. The AVN system features Advance Touch interface , user friendly maps, video playing and image viewing capability through USB, Bluetooth support and rear camera display. Adding to the entertainment package is an option of 5” Touch screen audio system that features Aux-in, IPOD, USB,MP3, CD, Bluetooth support with Best-in-class 1 GB memory.

Advanced Powertrains

The capabilities of the CRETA are driven by a range of refined, powerful and efficient petrol and diesel engines which have been tuned for best performance and high fuel efficiency.
The 6-speed Manual transmission and the first-in-class 6-Speed Automatic transmission in diesel offer a blend of high performance & enhanced driving pleasure.



Capacity (cc)

Maximum Power (ps/rpm)

Maximum Torque (kgm/rpm)

1.6 Gamma Dual VTVT Petrol engine


123 / 6,400

15.4 / 4,850

1.6 U2 CRDi VGT (MT/AT) Diesel engine


128 / 4,000

26.5 / 1,900-2,750

1.4 U2 CRDi Diesel engine


90 / 4,000

22.4 / 1500-2,750





ARAI (Certified Figures)

1.6 Gamma Dual VTVT Petrol engine

15.29 kmpl

1.6 U2 CRDi VGT (MT/AT) Diesel engine

19.67 kmpl (MT)

17.01 kmpl (AT)

1.4 U2 CRDi Diesel engine

21.38 kmpl



Length x Width x Height

4,270 x 1,780 x 1,630 mm


2,590 mm

Max Tyre

215/ 60 R17

Ground clearance ( Unladen)

190 mm


The CRETA has class-leading NVH performance by the use of enhanced sound absorption materials, advanced engineering design of engine, transmission and body structural parts thus ensuring quiet cabin. The NVH has been well contained to barely perceptible levels with the use of dash insulators, anti-vibration pads, sound deadener coating on floor, optimized engine mounts, tunnel area rigidity and application of dual sealing structure on doors.

Hi-Tech Features

To ensure enhanced comfort and convenience CRETA offers an array of Hi-tech features:


• 7” Audio Video Navigation System (AVN)
• 5’’ Touch screen Audio system
• Supervision Cluster
• Smart Key with push button start
• FATC with cluster ionizer and mood change bar
• LED positioning lamps
• Shark Fin Antenna
• Follow me home headlamp

SUV with Power Packed Safety Features

All Hyundai cars are developed, tested and built-in keeping with the Hyundai ‘ Safe-Drive Philosophy’. Beyond active safety technologies, CRETA is built to comply with Hyundai’s strict safety standards, helping it to meet the safety requirements.

6 Airbags- Best-in-class
• Anti-lock brake system (ABS)
Reverse parking camera with steering adaptive guidelines & Sensors - Best in class
• Electronic Stability control (ESC)
• Vehicle stability Management (VSM)
• Hill Start Assist control (HAC)
• Front Fog lamps
• Static bending - Cornering lamps
• Projector headlamps

Variants and Colours

CRETA will be available in 10 variants with 7 exterior colour options.









SX (O)

1.6 PL







1.4 DSL



















1,357,770 (AT)




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