Hyundai India has released teaser images and few important details of the 2020 Verna facelift. Apart from the styling upgrades, the new update also includes the first-ever turbo petrol for the Verna.
The Verna facelift gets big changes upfront. It gets a new hexagonal grille with a bigger mesh pattern, reshaped LED headlights with DRLs, and a redesigned front bumper. The new Verna follows Hyundai’s new ‘Sensuous Sportiness’ design philosophy and in Hyundai’s words, the new Verna is based on 5 pillars of: Spectacular Design, Outstanding Features, High Reliability, Advanced Technology, and Youthful Performance.
The side profile remains more or less the same except for new, dual-tone alloy wheels. At the back, the new Verna get retweaked taillamps and a redesigned bumper. On the inside, the sedan gets an all-new digital instrument cluster with a 4.2 inch TFT screen, a larger 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Hyundai’s own BlueLink connected car tech is also expected. The new Verna also gets several first-in-segment features such as the front ventilated seats, smart trunk, wireless charger, rear USB charger, and Arkamys Premium Sound.
The new Verna will be offered in BS6 1.5-litre petrol and diesel engine configurations including a 1.0-litre Turbo GDI engine. The 1.5-litre BS6 petrol will be mated to a 7-speed Dual Clutch Transmission, a 6-speed Manual Transmission & Intelligent Variable Transmission. Similarly, the 1.5-litre BS6 diesel will be offered in a 6-speed MT and AT.