Hyundai Creta price, Creta N Line bookings, launch details, specs, updates


Bookings are expected to commence by the end of this month.

In just two months since the launch of the facelifted Creta, Hyundai will be adding the much-anticipated Creta N Line variant to its line-up. Hyundai will announce prices for the Creta N Line on March 11, and bookings are expected to commence by the end of this month. Leaked patent images and spy pictures have already hinted at the updated design, there will be minor tweak on the inside and it will also get a new powertrain option not available with the regular Creta. 

  1. Creta N Line prices to be announced on March 11
  2. Will get 160hp, 1.5-litre turbo-petrol engine with MT, DCT gearbox
  3. Bookings expected to commence this month

Hyundai Creta N Line powertrain options

Under the hood, the Creta N Line will carry over the 160hp, 253Nm, 1.5-litre four-cylinder turbo-petrol engine from the regular Creta, but will additionally be offered with a 6-speed manual gearbox. The 7-speed DCT gearbox will be carried over as is. Powertrain aside, expect a retuned suspension setup and revised steering along with a sportier exhaust, just like other N Line models.

Hyundai Creta N Line exterior and interior

The Creta N Line will come with a thoroughly reworked design to mark it out as the sportier variant. Up front, it will have an all-new bumper with a slimmer grille, more angular cuts, wider air inlets and a bull bar-like element on the lower portion. The headlamps and LED DRL arrangement, however, will remain unchanged.

In profile, the Creta N Line will have pronounced side skirts with red accents, N Line badging and larger 18-inch wheels boasting a new design. At the rear, there will be a larger roof-mounted spoiler, a sportier bumper with a prominent diffuser and dual exhaust tips. Also new on the Creta N Line will be two new colour options – blue and matte grey.

Creta N Line spied during ad shoot shows final design.

On the inside, we do not expect any changes to the dashboard or the equipment list, but expect an all-black finish as opposed to the dual-tone grey-black finish on the regular Creta. Other updates are likely to include an N Line-specific steering wheel and gear lever, metal pedals and red accents.

Upon launch, the Creta N Line will not have any direct rival in the midsize SUV class, but some other special edition variants in this segment include the Kia Seltos X Line and the Skoda Kushaq Monte Carlo. Expect a markup of about Rs 50,000 for the N Line variant over the regular Creta.

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