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Hyundai To Launch Creta EV In January 2025, Production Starts Late 2024

Hyundai confirms the launch of the Creta EV in January 2025. Featuring a 138hp motor and 45kWh battery, this electric SUV aims to rival the Tata Curvv EV and Maruti eVX. Production begins in late 2024 at the Chennai plant.

Edited By : Swechchha | Updated: Jun 10, 2024 16:35 IST
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Hyundai Creta EV
Hyundai Creta EV

Hyundai has officially announced the launch of the Creta EV in India for January 2025, signaling a notable extension of their electric vehicle range. Production of this electric version of the renowned Creta will commence at Hyundai’s Chennai plant by late 2024. Geared to rival upcoming models such as the Tata Curvv EV and the Maruti Suzuki eVX, the Creta EV is strategically positioned to seize a significant portion of the rapidly growing electric SUV market.

Expect the Creta EV to heavily utilize the proven technology from the Kona Electric, incorporating a single motor setup. This setup will provide 138 horsepower and 255Nm of torque, delivering strong performance ideal for urban and suburban environments. The vehicle will come equipped with a 45kWh battery pack, offering a competitive range suitable for daily commuting and weekend trips.

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Externally, the Creta EV will retain the recognizable silhouette of its internal combustion engine (ICE) counterpart while incorporating distinct design adjustments to emphasize its electric character. These adjustments may encompass revising the front grille, introducing unique alloy wheels, and potentially incorporating new lighting elements to distinguish it from the petrol and diesel variants.

The introduction of the Creta EV is part of Hyundai’s broader strategy to lead in the EV segment in India. As the nation pushes for greater adoption of electric vehicles, the Creta EV represents a pivotal move for Hyundai to leverage its popular SUV platform in promoting sustainable mobility solutions.

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First published on: Jun 10, 2024 04:35 PM IST

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