Exclusive! Hyundai Creta EV to Feature 45kWh Battery and 138hp Motor

Exclusive! Hyundai Creta EV to Feature 45kWh Battery and 138hp Motor

Hyundai, a pioneer in the Indian electric vehicle (EV) landscape is gearing up to make significant strides in the mass-market EV segment with the introduction of the Hyundai Creta EV in 2025. Here are the exclusive details about the powertrain and battery pack that will power this revolutionary electric SUV.

Powertrain and Battery Specifications

  • Battery Capacity: The Hyundai Creta EV will feature a 45kWh battery pack setting the stage for efficient and sustainable electric mobility.
  • Battery Supplier: The lithium-ion battery pack will be supplied by LG Chem a globally renowned provider of cutting-edge battery technology and this partnership ensures reliability and performance for the Creta EV.
  • Platform: Based on the Creta facelift set to debut on January 16, 2023 the Creta EV will inherit the platform of its internal combustion engine counterpart. However, certain modifications will be implemented to accommodate the electric powertrain.
  • Electric Motor: Sharing its electric motor with the latest-generation, entry-level Kona EV available internationally the Creta EV will boast a single motor on the front axle and this electric motor is expected to deliver a robust 138hp of power and 255Nm of torque promising an exhilarating driving experience.

Competitive Landscape

While the Creta EV marks Hyundai's foray into the mass-market EV segment, it is essential to consider its position among competitors:

  • Rivals: The Creta EV will directly compete with established contenders in the Indian EV market including the MG ZS EV and Maruti's upcoming eVX.
  • Battery Comparison: In terms of battery capacity, the Creta EV's 45kWh battery positions it between the MG ZS EV (50.3kWh) and Maruti eVX which is anticipated to offer two battery variants – an entry-level 48kWh variant and a top-spec 60kWh variant.
  • Launch Schedule: The global debut of the Hyundai Creta EV is anticipated in the second half of 2024 with pricing details expected to be disclosed in early 2025.


As Hyundai expands its EV portfolio the Creta EV stands as a pivotal player in the mass-market electric segment blending distinctive design elements with a power-packed electric powertrain. With its anticipated launch Hyundai aims to redefine electric mobility and offer consumers a compelling alternative in the burgeoning EV landscape.