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Old 5th April 2019, 17:33   #331
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If EX stays below 10L ex showroom, it will be a good VFM proposition.
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Not at all in my view. E+ name has been retained with equipment level downgraded to old E variant. It has been done just to retain E+ variant price as it is and price EX higher probably around 11 lakhs. My hunch.
Looks like your hunch is correct my friend. Hyundai showroom folks called me today and said that the new Creta EX will be launched at ex-showroom price of 10.99L with "lot of new features like touch screen". I replied " I can add all these features for very cheap if Creta E+ is available. What is the use of 5 inch touch screen which is smaller than my mobile"

In Karnataka 1.4 E+ diesel which is 12.2L on road will be replaced by 1.4 EX at 13.8L. So we have to pay 1.5L rupees for useless features like tiny touch screen with reverse camera, sun glass holder , steering mounted buttons , front fog lamp. I feel sorry for the dealers who were making decent money by fitting these as after market accessories. It was a win win situation for the dealer and the customer but now Hyundai has ruined the party. So I am expecting top end Venue diesel at around 14L on road to confuse the 1.4 EX buyers.

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Looks like your hunch is correct my friend. Hyundai showroom folks called me today and said that the new Creta EX will be launched at ex-showroom price of 10.99L with "lot of new features like touch screen". I replied " I can add all these features for very cheap if Creta E+ is available. What is the use of 5 inch touch screen which is smaller than my mobile"

In Karnataka 1.4 E+ diesel which is 12.2L on road will be replaced by 1.4 EX at 13.8L. So we have to pay 1.5L rupees for useless features like tiny touch screen with reverse camera, sun glass holder , steering mounted buttons , front fog lamp. I feel sorry for the dealers who were making decent money by fitting these as after market accessories. It was a win win situation for the dealer and the customer but now Hyundai has ruined the party. So I am expecting top end Venue diesel at around 14L on road to confuse the 1.4 EX buyers.

EX will have a much classier interior than the bare basic diesel E+ variant. The steering of the E variant is so ugly without those chrome bits and steering mounted buttons. I had taken a test drive of the E+ variant. It looks cheap in one word.

Rear view camera is not a gimmick. It is a safety addition at the least if convenience does not convince you.

Yes you do have aftermarket options but some like me do not like messing with electricals.

Ultimately I had to decide against the Creta and went for an Scross Alpha. Do take a test drive of the Scross. Maybe you will like it

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While good pricing can definitely push sales of this unit, this particular version will definitely be the butt of all jokes with that variant and car name combination. They should avoid putting ex and creta together.
Good one. I remember a guy in the building had a Linea with the variant name 'Emotion' & the naughty kids in my colony added the word 'Loos' before it.
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One help needed from the experts.

I am going to purchase SX AT Petrol. The vehicle is supposed the delivered by Friday. The dealer has given me only a 17 digit VIN for the allotted vehicle whereas Hyundai VIN is supposed to be 19 character long. In spite of my insistence the sales person maintained that the last 2 digit will never even feature in the invoice also. He even showed an invoice also.

This means we will never be able to know the month of manufacturing due to the missing 19th digit.

I smell something grossly fishy here. Did someone else also encountered similar issues? Grateful if you could check your delivery details and verify whether the VIN is full 19 digit or not.
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The dealer has given me only a 17 digit VIN for the allotted vehicle whereas Hyundai VIN is supposed to be 19 character long. In spite of my insistence the sales person maintained that the last 2 digit will never even feature in the invoice also.
True. Only 17 digit VIN is provided. Can't say about the invoice but even on Registration Copy VIN is of 17 characters.

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This means we will never be able to know the month of manufacturing due to the missing 19th digit.
19 Digit VIN would be embossed under driver's seat. Check it when you go for the PDI.
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....The dealer has given me only a 17 digit VIN for the allotted vehicle whereas Hyundai VIN is supposed to be 19 character long. In spite of my insistence the sales person maintained that the last 2 digit will never even feature in the invoice also. He even showed an invoice also....

......I smell something grossly fishy here. Did someone else also encountered similar issues? Grateful if you could check your delivery details and verify whether the VIN is full 19 digit or not.
I helped a friend PDI their Creta AT last year and if I remember correctly, the SA is right. The full 19 character VIN is stamped only at one spot, directly on the chassis below the driver's seat (there's a flap you lift that reveals the number stamped on metal).

If you have access to the car, check it out in person. It was a year ago so I might remember incorrectly.
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I smell something grossly fishy here. Did someone else also encounter similar issues? Grateful if you could check your delivery details and verify whether the VIN is full 19 digits or not.
SA is correct, only 17 characters are what the dealership get when the cars are dispatched from the factory. Once the cars are unloaded, they go to each car and update the last letter in the VIN to complete it. Nothing fishy here buddy.

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True. Only 17 digit VIN is provided. Can't say about the invoice but even on Registration Copy VIN is of 17 characters.
My cars RC has all digits mentioned, I mean the last character too.
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My cars RC has all digits mentioned, I mean the last character too.
Then it varies from state to state. My card lists out 17 characters and it was updated in 2018.
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Hyundai Motor Premieres China-focused all-new ix25 at Auto Shanghai 2019.

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The all-new ix25 compact SUV also premieres in new ‘sporty and muscular’ form. Perfectly positioned for the Chinese market, the new model is clearly inspired by the same design language as the all-new Sonata, but it is interpreted differently. From its strong, shoulder line wheel arches and SUV-like ground clearance, to its unmistakably distinctive lighting design, it is a stylish model that will stand out from the crowd.
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Design cues to the next gen Creta for India?

Will go on sale from August 2019. the new car is also equipped with a split-type headlight group, which is more design with lots of chrome plated elements on the grill.

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From the side, the body line of the new car is more gradual, with the trim on the edge of the window, and the two-color body design makes the roof layer more obvious. In the rear part, the new car is designed with an irregular taillight group, and the middle part is penetrated by a light-emitting belt, but it is not a through-type taillight.
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Just one word for this new design - HIDEOUS. Especially the rear !
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Typically over done front and rear (what a horrible looking red shade) and side profile has been spared and resembles the present Creta! Interiors look cool and also the panoramic sunroof. With 7 seats we can see the Creta nudge ₹ 30L, would be loaded to the gills with features, also has rear disc brakes. The engine specs remain to be seen.
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