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Hyundai Creta for Southeast Asia will have 7 seats.

Compared with the five-seat version in the Indian market, the 7-seater version of the new Hyundai Creta 2022 in Southeast Asian countries will have some differences in design and equipment.

Recently, international news sites have simultaneously published news about the small crossover of the Hyundai Creta that will soon launch in the Southeast Asian market. This model will reach users with a 7-seat configuration and is produced directly in Indonesia.

The low cost Hyundai Creta is a small CUV that was launched in India a while ago in a 5-seater configuration. In essence, this model was developed based on the Hyundai Ix25 prototype, a model that Hyundai was dedicated to the Chinese market.

However, in terms of overall design, Creta learned quite a lot from “seniors” like Santa Fe and Palisade. As a result, even though it is a small car, Creta owns a pretty attractive, youthful appearance and it is difficult to be blurred by competitors in the same segment.

For the 7-seater version for the Southeast Asian market, the new Hyundai Creta 2022 will bring some design differences such as the new grille, black lower bumper, gray door sill panels or a flat and high roof. than the 5-seat version in India.

As for the cabin compartment, the difference of the Hyundai Creta in the Southeast Asian market compared to the Indian market mainly comes from the addition of two more rear seats, bringing the total number of seats to 7. Small CUV models originating from Korea can also own additional equipment such as 360-degree camera or interior border lights.

In terms of transmission, the Indonesian-made Hyundai Creta is expected to continue to be sold with three engine options, including the 1.5L I4 petrol engine, producing 115 hp / 144 Nm of torque. The second option is a turbocharged 1.4L petrol engine that produces 140 hp / 242 Nm of torque and the last is a turbocharged 1.5L oil engine, producing 115 hp / 250 Nm. torque. On all 3 engine variants, Hyundai Creta comes with front-wheel drive and optional gearboxes from 6-speed manual, CVT gearbox, 6-7-speed dual-clutch transmission.

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