Hyundai Creta EV
Hyundai to launch Creta EV in 2025, estimated to have a 45 kWh Battery. Hyundai, a pioneering force in India’s electric vehicle (EV) market, is set to broaden its presence by introducing the Creta EV in the mass-market segment. Despite initially focusing on premium offerings like the Kona and Ioniq 5 EVs, the Korean automaker will now venture into the mainstream EV market in India by 2025 with the Creta EV.
Creta EV Powertrain and Battery Details
As per some reports, the Hyundai Creta EV will feature a 45kWh battery supplied by LG Chem, showcasing a strategic partnership for cutting-edge electric mobility. Adapted from the conventional Creta platform, the electric SUV integrates EV technology seamlessly. With a slightly smaller battery than the MG ZS EV but surpassing the Nexon EV, the Creta EV may position itself competitively. Sharing its electric motor with the latest-gen Kona EV, the Creta is expected to have a robust powertrain with 138hp and 255Nm torque, emphasizing Hyundai’s commitment to efficient and proven electric solutions. It is expected to be priced from Rs 20 lakh (ex-showroom) onwards.
Launch and Competition
The global debut of the Hyundai Creta EV is anticipated in the second half of 2024, with a subsequent price announcement expected in early 2025. Positioned as a direct competitor to the MG ZS EV and Maruti eVX, the Creta EV enters the arena as a formidable contender in the growing mass-market electric vehicle segment. Notably, Maruti’s offering is a dedicated electric vehicle, providing customers with a range of EV options in the evolving Indian automotive landscape.
Hyundai’s foray into the mass-market EV segment signals a strategic shift, capitalizing on its established reputation and commitment to advancing electric mobility solutions. As the industry continues to evolve, the Creta EV promises to be a compelling choice for consumers seeking a blend of innovation, efficiency, and the distinctive design associated with Hyundai’s vehicles.