Hyundai Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, the authorized importer and distributor of Hyundai vehicles in Sri Lanka, unveiled the all-new high tech IONIQ Hybrid and the SUV compact leader Creta to the Sri Lankan market recently.
Whilst the highly stylized IONIQ Hybrid comes with a series of groundbreaking features along with advanced safety measures, to offer motorists the ultimate driving comfort and convenience, the SUV compact Creta packs a range of tweaked performancecoupled with exquisite interior-exterior styling, to be unique in its class.
The IONIQ’s newly developed, Kappa 1.6 Atkinson GDI four-cylinder engine delivers high fuel efficiency coupled with Lithium-ion polymer battery which is 25 percent more efficient than a conventional nickel-metal-hydride battery. As a result IONIQ Hybrid provides lower memory sensitivity, excellent charge/discharge efficiency and an outstanding maximum output.
On the other hand, the all-new Hyundai Creta is fitted with smoothly creased hood lines and a voluminous bumper making a dramatic first impression. Its next-gen, imposing Triple slat hexagonal chrome grille, reminiscent of an aircraft, not only looks regal, but allows for dynamic driving pleasure. Furthermore, the new Creta is smooth and comfortable, and its powerful engine provides exhilaration at every curve, every mile.
Commenting on the launch, Julian Reuter, Director of Hyundai Lanka Pvt Ltd said, “We are happy and privileged to introduce America’s most fuel efficient hybrid car and the all new compact SUV sedan to the Lankan market. As we see a great rise in demand for hybrid and SUV cars both locally and globally, we at Hyundai Lanka thought it was the proper time to introduce the Hyundai’s next generation of models to the Lankan market, thus enablinglocal customersto feel and experience the revolutionary models of the Hyundai brand.
“The new IONIQ Hybrid is a complete package, packed with a range of electrifying features that offers customers uncompromised driving experience and the latest connectivity and safety technology. Whilst the Creta, offers dual driving experience for urban and off-road lovers with a smooth comfortable driving condition in any terrain condition. We strongly believe that the two new models will have great acceptance among local customers and will transform the hybrid and SUV landscape.”
In addition to the key features, IONIQ’s climate control can be configured to an efficient operation mode, to provide a pleasant, comfortable and refreshing climate control system in the car without utilising unnecessary amounts of energy. Similarly, the dual-zone climate control can be set to ‘driver only’ mode, reducing the load of the air-conditioning and heating to work more efficiently.
The Creta’s engine comes with VTVT, CRDI and VGT technology, generates segment best power and sports advanced high strength steel (AHSS) and Ultra High Strength steel(UHSS) technology to create body structure improved body endurance, Lighter bodyfor better mileage and enhanced collision durability.
Most of all, both these models of Hyundai are crafted from the scratch to enable motoring enthusiasts with the next generation of automobile experience at a competitive pricing. Both vehicles offer, better passenger protection, and has its own advantages to be the leader in its class. Hyundai Lanka, also have low end market leaders such as Grand i10, EON which have become popular across the island for its value for money and the added benefits it offer to be the best in the small car segment.