Hyundai Crete shall be the name of the new compact SUV overall . It is a product that will be based at ix25 is sold only in China.
names of European cities seem to be setting the pace of new compact SUV Eastern origin. A few months ago was SsangYong who named his latest creation with the name of the Italian city of Tivoli and now is the turn of Hyundai announcing that his new SUV guy will be called Crete .
The Crete will be the first global compact SUV from Hyundai.
In addition to being the name of the largest island in Greece, located in the Mediterranean, is the name chosen by the South Korean firm for new global product could easily become one of the most selling the brand. This is a compact SUV based on the Hyundai IX-25 , a model sold only in China. But the new Hyundai Crete will be global and while from the second half of this year begin marketing in India, where also will be built, will arrive shortly thereafter major global market .
With a body 4.27 meters in length Creta will rival products like the Ford EcoSport, Renault Duster or Peugeot 2008. Although there is still no accurate official data, it is believed that Crete may adopt the same engines that the Verna sedan, ie engines Gamma VTVT blocks with 1.4 and 1.6 liter or diesel U2 CRDi also 1.4 and 1.6-liter, associated with both one 6-speed manual transmission like an automated VGT 4 relations.