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The Hyundai Creta Gets A New Mid-Spec SX Executive Trim


The new trim, available in both petrol and diesel, is priced at Rs 13.18 lakh and Rs 14.18 lakh respectively

  • This trim misses out on an infotainment system, but features steering-mounted audio controls and six speakers. 

  • Other notable features include a panoramic sunroof, cruise control and auto climate control.

  • It is offered with 1.5-litre petrol and diesel engine options, paired to a 6-speed manual gearbox.

  • The new variant is positioned between the S and second-to-top SX in the lineup.

  • Priced at a premium of Rs 78,800 over the SX counterpart.

  • Alternatives include the Kia Seltos, Skoda Kushaq, and Tata Harrier

Hyundai India has introduced a new mid-spec SX Executive variant to the Creta lineup. It is based on the second-to-top SX trim and sits between the S and SX variants. The Creta SX Executive is priced from Rs 13.18 lakh to Rs 14.18 lakh (ex-showroom), Rs 78,800 more affordable than the SX variant.

Here’s how it slots in the Creta lineup: 

Variant

Petrol 

Diesel

E

Rs 9.99 lakh

Rs 10.51 lakh

EX

Rs 10.96 lakh

Rs 11.91 lakh

S

Rs 12.19 lakh

Rs 13.19 lakh

SX Executive (New)

Rs 13.18 lakh

Rs 14.18 lakh

SX

Rs 13.97 lakh

Rs 14.97 lakh

SX CVT / 6-speed AT

Rs 15.45 lakh

Rs 16.45 lakh

SX (O)

  --

Rs 16.25 lakh

SX (O) CVT / 6-speed AT

Rs 16.66 lakh

Rs 17.66 lakh

SX Turbo DCT

Rs 16.67 lakh

  --

SX (O) Turbo DCT

Rs 17.71 lakh

  --

*All prices, ex-showroom, India

While the SX Executive might be more affordable than the SX, it misses out on an infotainment system. However, Hyundai has still provided the SX Executive with steering-mounted audio controls and six speakers. So one can use the extra cash and invest in a decent head unit with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. 

Apart from that, the SX Executive also misses out on chrome door handles, the Arkamys sound system, and a burglar alarm. 

This variant also comes with features such as wireless charging, a panoramic sunroof, auto air conditioning, and cruise control. It also features puddle lamps, LED headlamps with LED DRLs, auto-folding ORVMs, 17-inch silver-finished alloy wheels, and rear disc brakes. 

Safety is taken care of by dual airbags, ABS with EBD, electronic stability control, rear parking camera with parking sensors, and hill assist.

Under the hood, the SX Executive comes with a 115PS/144Nm 1.5-litre NA petrol engine and a 115PS/250Nm 1.5-litre diesel engine. Both engines are offered with a sole 6-speed manual gearbox. While other variants also get these engines, a few get the option of the 140PS/242Nm 1.4-litre turbo-petrol unit. Automatic transmissions include 7-speed DCT for the turbo-petrol, CVT for the NA petrol, and 6-speed torque converter for the diesel unit.

Hyundai retails the Creta from Rs 9.99 lakh to Rs 17.70 lakh (ex-showroom). It takes on the likes of the Kia Seltos, MG Hector, Tata Harrier, Nissan Kicks, and the Skoda Kushaq.

*All prices, ex-showroom Delhi

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