The Hyundai Creta may have only been unveiled a year ago, but the South Korean carmaker has already seen fit to update its B-segment crossover ahead of the car’s Brazilian launch. Making its debut at the 2016 Sao Paulo Auto Show, the Creta carries significant changes over the Indian- and Chinese-market versions.

Front and centre is the revised grille, larger and with a chrome border that extends to the headlights. The fog lamps are horizontal, and their surrounds are fuller and rounder, giving the Creta a beefier appearance. The front skid plate is also larger, and now surrounds the lower air inlet.

At the rear of the car, the tail light graphics have been redesigned with larger indicators and reverse lights, while the rear bumper has also been reprofiled with larger black plastic mouldings. New diamond-cut 17-inch alloy wheels complete the look.

Available equipment includes keyless entry, push-button start, cruise control, a Supervision multi-info display, automatic air-conditioning with rear air vents, ventilated front seats, a reverse camera and a navigation system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support. Safety-wise, the car comes with up to six airbags, stability control, hill-start assist, ISOFIX child seat anchors and a tyre pressure monitoring system.

Under the bonnet, the Creta is available in Brazil with a choice of two engines – a 1.6 litre naturally-aspirated D-CVVT petrol engine making 130 PS at 6,300 rpm and 162 Nm at 4,850 rpm, and a 2.0 litre version churning out 166 PS at 6,200 rpm and 201 Nm at 4,700 rpm. Drive is sent to the front wheels via either a six-speed manual gearbox or a six-speed automatic, with the 2.0 litre model only available with the latter.