Hyundai Creta facelift open for booking in Malaysia – SmartSense, wireless Apple CarPlay, Android Auto –

Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) has opened the order books for the Hyundai Creta, following a series of sightings locally in Malaysian roadsmore recent last week. Orders are now being taken at all authorized Hyundai outlets across the country, as well as online.

The Click-To-Buy page on the Hyundai Malaysia website reveals that the Creta will make its Malaysian debut in a single 1.5 Plus variant, offered with a choice of five exterior colours: Galaxy Blue Pearl, Midnight Black Pearl, Titan Gray Metallic, Creamy White Pearl and Dragon Red Pearl, and a black interior.

A specification list for the Creta is included on the website, confirming the equipment that will be in the B-segment crossover. The Creta for the Malaysian market is powered by a 1.5-litre naturally aspirated MPI petrol engine that it is rated to produce 115 bhp at 6,300 rpm and 144 Nm of torque at 4,500 rpm, with outputs sent to the front wheels via a Smartstream IVT continuously variable transmission.

Rolling stock is a set of 17-inch alloy wheels shod with 215/60 tires, and this includes a full-size spare of the same dimensions on a steel rim. For exterior equipment, the Malaysian market Creta gets LED headlights with LED daytime running lights, along with LED taillight combination lights.

Hyundai Creta spec sheet – click to enlarge

The Creta has cloth upholstery with a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob. Infotainment is provided by an eight-inch touchscreen unit with wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, while the driver gets a 10.25-inch instrument display, according to the official statement.

In terms of driver assistance, the Creta gets the Hyundai SmartSense suite of assistance systems that includes Forward Collision Avoidance and Blind Spot Assist, Lane Keeping Assist, Lane Keeping Assist, Front Vehicle Departure Alert, Rear Cross Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist, Safe Exit Warning and High Beam Assist. The 2022 Hyundai Creta has earned a ASEAN NCAP five-star rating.

While HSDM has released the aforementioned specifications for the soon-to-be-hitting Creta, the price has yet to be revealed. As an indication, the Creta retails for between 291.3 and 408.3 crores (around RM86k and RM120k) at Indonesiawhile in thailand it is quoted from 949k to 999k baht (around RM122k to RM129k).

Once again, orders are already being taken at all authorized Hyundai outlets nationwide, as well as online.

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