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Has the idea of a sportier Creta excited you? Here’s Hyundai making that idea a reality with the Creta N Line, finally here in the flesh. With prices beginning from Rs 16.82 lakh (ex-showroom), the Creta N Line undercuts the Skoda Kushaq Monte Carlo by Rs 46,700. Like with most N Line cars, the Creta N Line also features a stiffer suspension, the 1.5-litre turbo-petrol engine, manual and automatic transmission options, and a fully-loaded equipment list from the top-end regular Creta.

The grille is completely new

We already know what the Creta N Line looks like now, but let’s just walk you through it briefly; with a completely redesigned and repositioned nose, new alloy wheels, twin-tip exhausts, red brake callipers and red inserts, the Creta N Line easily puts emphasis on its sporty nature and intentions. While the interiors are based on the regular Creta, the N Line gets black and red leatherette upholstery, along with red ambient lighting, N Line badging on the gear lever and steering wheel and lastly metal pedals.

Red brake callipers and discs on all ends

Under the hood, the Hyundai Creta N Line packs a 1.5-litre turbo-petrol powertrain, with 157.5 bhp and 25.3 kgm of torque, paired to the 7-speed DCT. To make things interesting, there’s also the option of a six-speed manual. We likey! Like most N Line cars, the Creta N Line also gets a stiffer suspension setup, which we’ll be testing very soon.

The Creta N Line gets black leatherette interiors with red inserts

In terms of equipment, the Creta N Line comes packing with a 10.25-inch blended screen setup, featuring in-built JioSaavn, about 148 voice-assisted commands for a hands-free experience, along with multi-language support, and the Bluelink connected car suite. It also gets dual-zone climate control, a panoramic sunroof, eight-step power adjustable and ventilated driver seat, level-two ADAS features such as forward collision warning, blind spot view monitor and collision assist, lane keeping assist, and lane departure warning among others.

The spoiler is slightly different and there seems to be a diffuser on offer

With prices ranging between Rs 16.82 lakh to Rs 20.44 lakh (ex-showroom), the Creta N Line appears to be an interesting proposition. But what will it be like in terms of the overall driving experience. We shall answer that in our review coming soon!