New Delhi: Hyundai launched the new Creta facelift and the Stargazer MPV in the Indonesian market earlier this year. Both the models were recently crash tested by the New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asian Countries (ASEAN NCAP). ASEAN NCAP has given the new Hyundai Creta a 5 star safety rating in the crash test. Whereas, Stargazer has been given 4 star safety rating. The new Hyundai Creta has scored 34.72 points for adult protection, 15.56 points for child occupant protection, 14.08 points for safety assist. However, let us tell you that Global NCAP has given 3 star safety rating to the model sold in the Indian market.
The Creta used in the ASEAN NCAP test was fitted with 2 airbags. However, the top variants of the SUV get 6 airbags. The SUV gets features like electronic stability control (ESC), anti-lock braking system (ABS), seatbelt reminder system and ISOFIX installation for child seats. Apart from this, the new Creta also gets ADAS technology, which has features like Autonomous Emergency Braking, Forward Collision Warning, Lane Keep Assist, Lane Departure Warning, Auto High Beam and Blind Spot Detection.
New Creta will also come in India
Next year, Hyundai may launch the facelift version of its Creta in India, which may have many of the features that were seen in the Creta facelift launched in the Indonesian market this year. It can continue to offer the existing 1.5-litre petrol, 1.5-litre diesel and 1.4-litre turbo petrol engines. However, many features including design will be updated.
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