The Hyundai Creta - Specs, Prices & Review
The Exciting Hyundai Creta

2019 Hyundai

Price from R 354,900
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  • 2019 Creta
    1.6 Executive M/T

    From R 354,900
    or R 4,899pm*

    Low Deposit Deal


    • Front, Side & Curtain Airbags
    • Infotainment System incl. SatNav
    • MP3/AUX/USB Radio
    • ABS & EBD
    • Rear Park Assist w/ Camera
    • Steering Wheel Controls

  • 2019 Creta
    1.6 Executive A/T

    From R 379,900
    or R 6,199pm*

    Zero Deposit Deal


    • Same as 1.6 Executive M/T
    • Automatic gearbox

  • 2019 Creta 1.6 Executive

    From R 420,900
    or R 3,999pm*


    • Same as 1.6 Executive Diesel
    • Cruise Control

The Hyundai Creta monthly installment reflected for each model above is subject to *Terms and Conditions

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2019 Hyundai Creta! – Perfection Has Been Created!

First launched at the Beijing Auto Show in 2014, the Hyundai Creta SUV has managed to take both the Chinese and Indian markets by storm, and is now quickly doing the same on South African shores.

This outstanding Compact Sports Utility Vehicle shares its Hyundai platform with the current Hyundai i30 and gives South Africans a Crossover Vehicle that is extremely affordable, while still offering ample interior space, rugged off-roader looks, higher ground clearance and an abundance of safety as well as comfort features. The Hyundai Creta SUV is no slouch in the looks department either, as the eye catching wide grille, its commanding stance, stylish rising shoulder line and its floating roof all combine to create is an unforgettable mix of SUV stylings and Hyundai’s fluidic design language.

“There is really nothing that should deter a buyer from considering this vehicle. Instead there is a great deal the Creta offers to be a strong contender in its segment.”

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“The Creta will compete against the likes of the Mazda CX-3, Mitsubishi ASX and Nissan Qashqai, and offers an overall package that can compete with whatever the competition throws at it. The Creta is also one of a few crossovers in SA to offer a diesel variant for under R400 000.”

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BBC Topgear

“It offers everything that you need from a compact SUV. Features: tick. Design: tick. Good road manners: tick. Space: tick. It’s all the compact SUV you need. ”

Top Gear

Executive Comfort Comes as Standard

Perfect for long drives with the family or daily trips to the office, the Creta is packed full of comfort and safety features that not only make driving fun but also effortless. All of the current trim levels come with the same Executive Specifications as standard, and include a number of features that one would only expect to find in a much more expensive vehicle. These include (but are by no means limited to) cornering headlights, alloy wheels, rear parking sensors, a reverse camera, and a 20 cm infotainment screen that includes navigation functionality. Leather seats are also standard across the entire range, which adds to the Executive comfort levels of this phenomenal SUV.

A Punchy Performance that Might Surprise Many

With a choice of either a 1.6-litre petrol or 1.6-litre diesel there is no shortage of punchy power under the hood of the new Creta. Both the six-speed manual and six-speed automatic gearbox engines put out a magnificent 90kW/150Nm, while the diesel engine pushes out a staggering 94kW/260Nm. The drive experience created by these engines is comfortable over both long and short haul drives and is helped by one of the Creta’s strongest assets – its next generation suspension! This marriage of power, control and drive comfort allows the Creta to hold its own on tar, gravel, and even tough South African backroads.

Want to know more? Then please contact us today and book your very own Creta test drive!

Hyundai Creta Fuel Consumption Chart

Hyundai Creta Fuel Consumption Figures*

The Hyundai Creta Engine Options pack a lot of punch while still offering exceptional value for money thanks to the following class leading Hyundai Creta Fuel Consumption Figures*:

Creta 1.6 Executive Manual Creta 1.6 Executive Automatic Creta 1.6 Executive Diesel Automatic
7,9 Litres per 100km 8,4 Litres per 100km 7,4 Liters per 100km

A True game-changer, the Hyundai Creta is also exceptionally eco friendly, and sets new standards for Combined Cycle CO2 Emissions**:

Creta 1.6 Executive Manual Creta 1.6 Executive Automatic Creta 1.6 Executive Diesel Automatic
162g/km 173g/km 156g/km

*Subject to our Fuel Consumption Disclaimer **European Testing

Hyundai Creta Colours

Polar White

Hyundai Creta Safety Features

  • Driver, Passenger, Side & Curtain Airbags
  • ABS and EBD

Hyundai Creta Dimensions

  • Overall Length: 4270 mm
  • Overall Width: 1780 mm
  • Overall Height – excl. Roof Rails: 1630 mm
  • Overall Height – incl. Roof Rails: 1665 mm
  • Wheelbase: 2590 mm
  • Ground Clearance: 190 mm

Hyundai Creta Colours

The Hyundai Creta is available in the following vibrant colours:

  • Polar White
  • Sleek Silver
  • Red Passion
  • Mystic Blue
  • Star Dust

Frequently Asked Hyundai Creta Questions and Answers

Which Hyundai Creta should I buy?

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With both petrol and diesel options in an executive trim level available, as well as manual or automatic transmission options, the choice is entirely yours. All three model variants offer a comfortable SUV option that come standard with some of the best safety and convenience features in their class.

What are the variants of the Hyundai Creta?

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Currently there are three model variants available, namely the 1.6 Executive Manual, the 1.6 Executive Automatic and the 1.6 Executive Diesel Automatic. To find out more about these current range models, please go the the pricing and trim level breakdown at the top of this page.

Which Hyundai Creta model is the best?

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Every Creta is built to the highest of standards and comes with a host of features that are normally reserved for vehicles that are in a much higher price range. Choosing the best vehicle model boils down to whether you prefer a petrol or diesel engine or enjoy driving a manual or automatic transmission vehicle. All Creta models are available in an Executive Trim Level only.

What is the top of the range Hyundai Creta?

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All model variants are only available in an Executive Trim Level.

Is the Hyundai Creta a SUV?

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Yes it is, and it has proven to be a game-changer in the SUV segment thanks to the fact that it has helped redefine SUV styling while also providing some of the best levels of performance, comfort and safety in its class. To find out more about the Creta SUV, please download our latest brochure!

Which is better Hyundai Creta petrol or Hyundai Creta diesel?

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This comes down to personal choice, as the petrol driven Creta engine puts out 90kW of power at 6 300rpm and 150Nm of torque at 4 850rpm, while the diesel engine puts out 94kW of power at 4 000rpm and 260Nm of torque at 2 750rpm. Combined Cycle Fuel Consumption Figures are 7,9 Litres per 100 km for the 1.6 Executive Manual, 8,4 Litres per 100 km for the 1.6 Executive Automatic and 7,4 Litres per 100 km for the 1.6 Executive Diesel Automatic.

Is the Hyundai Creta available in diesel?

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Yes there is! There are 3 model variants in the Creta range, one of which is the 1.6 Executive Trim Level with an Automatic Transmission and a 1,582cc Diesel Engine that puts out an impressive 94kW of power at 4,000rpm and 260Nm of torque at 2,750rpm.

What type of automatic transmission is available in the Hyundai Creta?

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The Creta is available with a 6-speed automatic transmission in both the petrol driven and Diesel driven vehicle options. This is due to the fact that 6-speed automatic transmissions are some of the most popular transmission types in the world, and because the Creta is destined to become a global model for Hyundai it needs the appeal of a globally popular automatic transmission type.

Is there an automatic transmission version available in the Hyundai Creta?

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Yes there is, the Diesel powered 1.6 Litre Creta with Executive Trim Level has a 6-speed Automatic Transmission as standard. The petrol driven Creta 1.6 Litre, also with Executive Trim Level, has both a 6-speed Manual and a 6-speed Automatic Transmission option available.

What are the safety features in the Hyundai Creta?

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The Creta comes standard with an extensive amount of safety features, which includes Driver, Passenger, Side and Curtain Airbags, ABS with EBD, ISOFIX Fittings and Auto-Locking Doors. It also has an optional SatNav system available as well as Keyless Entry and Cruise Control as standard.

Is the Hyundai Creta reliable?

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Without a doubt! Remember that the Hyundai brand has built a well deserved reputation for reliability and the Creta is one of the most reliable (and desirable) Compact Crossover SUV’s that has ever been built! It’s inline-four engine, which is also known as a straight-four engine, is one of the most reliable inline internal combustion engines Hyundai has ever built and comes with a 2-Year / 50 000 km Manufacturer’s Powertrain Warranty as well as a 5-Year / 150 000 km Manufacturer’s Warranty to back up Hyundai’s claim of superior automotive reliability in the entire Creta range.

Does the Hyundai Creta have safety airbags?

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Yes, the entire Hyundai Creta range comes standard with Driver, Passenger, Side and Curtain Airbags as well as a host of other safety features. Download our Creta brochure for a detailed breakdown of all of the safety features available.

What size engine does the Hyundai Creta have?

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In South Africa the Creta is available with a choice of either a 1.6 Litre 1,591cc Petrol Engine, or a 1.6 Litre 1,582cc Diesel Engine.

What are the engine specifications of the Hyundai Creta?

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The impressive 1.6 litre petrol engine found in the Creta pushes out 94kW of power at 4 000rpm and 150Nm of torque at 4 850rpm!

What is the power of the Hyundai Creta?

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There is more than enough power under the hood of the Creta thanks to a 1.6 engine that provides an impressive 94kWs of it at 4 000rpm. Experience the sheer driving pleasure of the Creta when you take it for a test drive at one of our Hyundai New Car Showrooms in either Knysna in the Western Cape or Midrand in Gauteng.

What is the Hyundai Creta luggage capacity?

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The boot space of Hyundai Creta is 475-litres, which is either comparable or much better than almost all other CUVs in this class. In fact, the interior space inside of the Creta is something to enjoy, as it has ample luggage and passenger space which makes it an excellent weekend getaway vehicle or “mom’s taxi” when it comes to school sports events.

What is the fuel tank capacity of Hyundai Creta?

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The Hyundai Creta has a fuel tank capacity of 55-litres, which when combined with the fuel frugal nature of the 1.6 litre engine makes for some excellent fuel consumption and distance between tank figures.

What is the Hyundai Creta interior like?

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When the only trim level available for the Creta is Executive then you know that the interior is going to be luxurious. Standard comfort and convenience features in the cabin include a Manual Air-conditioner, an Infotainment System Radio (with USB Connection, RDS and Bluetooth Optional SatNav is also available), Bluetooth, Audio and Cruise Control, Steering Wheel Multifunction Controls, Electric Side Mirror Folding Function, Electric Front and Rear Windows, Rear Park Assist with Camera, Leather Seats and Keyless Entry.

How many colours are available in Hyundai Creta?

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There are 5-colours available for the Creta in South Africa. Please take a look at the Creta Colour Chart just above the FAQ section on this page for a more detailed breakdown!

Does the Hyundai Creta have power steering?

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Yes it does! It comes standard with a Motor Driven Power Assisted Steering system (MDPS)!

Is ABS available in the Hyundai Creta?

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Yes, ABS with EBD is standard across all model variants in the Creta range.

What is the weight of the Hyundai Creta?

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The claimed curb weight of the Creta is between 1 210kg and 1 310kg (Model Variant Dependant)!

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