The 2018 Creta by Hyundai Motor is a subcompact crossover SUV intended to be released later this year in India. Despite the India-based release, the automaker stated that the 2018 Creta will be instrumental in allowing Hyundai Motor to reach out to more consumers in the international markets.

Hyundai Motors is one of the popular automaker brands and has sold over 4.4 million units worldwide in 2012. This trusted company operates the largest integrated automobile manufacturing facility. Together with Kia Motors and the luxury car branch Genesis, the companies form the Hyundai Motor Group. “Evolved Design Philosophy” and “Simple, Creative, Caring” – these are the directions Hyundai is geared towards and the 2018 Creta will be designed based on these core concepts.

The 2018 Hyundai Creta is expected to be a refreshed and improved variant of already existing models, a lot more powerful and interesting to look at compared to its earlier versions.  With Hyundai Motor’s eyes set on the global markets and given the sudden popularity of subcompact SUVs in the U.S. – the 2018 Creta appears to be the unit the South Korean automotive manufacturer intends to pit against other SUVs of its kind such as the Honda HR-V and Mazda CX-3.


There is already quite a buzz about the release of the 2018 Hyundai Creta, so for those interested in knowing more about the latest variant of the subcompact crossover, here are its expected specifications:

Exterior and Interior Design for the 2018 Hyundai Creta

Rumors from various sources confirm that the exterior of the 2018 Creta will have a better design based on the fluidic sculpture 2 concept like the other latest generation Hyundai products. New design features are said to include: side grille with hexagonal designs, new side fog light features and an even more beautiful bumper design improvement.

The interior of the SUV is also supposed to have a better design, making it appear larger than its actual compact feature. It will look larger and spacious but still feel comfortably compact. There will be tweaks in the control and entertainment system in the cockpit as well, intended to make the experiencing of riding and driving the SUV even more enjoyable.

Hyundai gave special attention to the safety features of the Creta. Another new characteristic of the 2018 variant includes the safety features on the interior design. The new interior will include the most advanced airbags system. Making the SUV safer and even more reliable, Hyundai also improved the sensor system of the vehicle

Adjustments to Engine and Specs of the 2018 Hyundai Creta

Everyone is excited to see the many interesting improvements in the Creta’s engine. According to reports, the regular model will come with 1.6 liter engine that is capable of 126 horsepower. The petroleum and diesel engines are rumored to be supported with 6 level of the transmission system.

Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price and Release Dates of the 2018 Hyundai Creta

The previous Creta SUV that teased everyone in India back in 2015 had a looked that reminded critics of the Hyundai Tucson. They were not that impressed. However, the 2018 Creta will have 17-inch wheels, LED positioning lights, leather seats, and rear-seat air vents and steering wheel audio controls.

Earlier this year, a 2017 variant of the Creta was released in South Africa. According to reports, Hyundai will expand its SUV line-up in South Africa through the launch of the new Creta. The 2017 Hyundai Creta prices are as follows:


2017 Hyundai Creta : Prices 

1.6 Manual – R319 900
1.6 Petrol Auto – R339 900
1.6 Diesel Auto – R369 90

More information will come out as the 2018 Hyundai Creta’s release comes closer and closer. Make sure to check in for new information especially if you have your eye on the subcompact crossover SUV.

With all the improvements, 2018 Creta variant, the South Korean automobile company is confident that they will make the Hyundai name even more popular around the globe. The price of the 2018 variant is yet to be announced, but it won’t be long before you are driving your very own.