Hyundai Gives Creta Crossover A Sporty N Line Variant In Brazil
Hyundai might have revealed the facelifted Creta in Indonesia in November 2021, but the pre-facelift variant remains on sale in other parts of the world like South America. Now, the Creta gets the N Line treatment for the first time, adding a little sportiness to the small crossover.
The Creta N Line is based on the pre-facelift second-generation model that was introduced in 2019. Still, it benefits from a redesigned bumper with a wider grille that is now connected with the split headlights and a larger bumper intake with triangular turn signals and splitter-style features. The pattern on the grille is reminiscent of the Tucson, while the fact that the grille is separated from the bonnet scoop makes the SUV look sportier.
Other additions include the version-specific 17-inch alloy wheels, N badges all around the car, dual-tone exterior, a panoramic sunroof, and diffuser-style add-ons on the redesigned rear bumper. Unlike some other N and N Line models, the Creta doesn’t get the red highlights on the lower part of the bodykit.
Inside the cabin, we find black upholstery with contrasting red stitching, the N emblem on the seats, gearknob, and steering wheel, plus glossy black treatment for the center console. Equipment features include a ventilated driver’s seat, automatic air-conditioning, six airbags, and the basic pack of the Hyundai SmartSense ADAS suite.
The Creta N Line, which is already available to pre-order in Brazil, is powered by a turbocharged 1.0-liter T-GDi three-cylinder petrol engine producing 118 hp (88 kW / 120 PS) and 172 Nm (127 lb-ft) of torque. Power is sent to the front wheels through a six-speed automatic transmission.