Hyundai Motor India Ltd. has launched the new Verna. The new Hyundai Verna comes in eleven different variants and powertrain configurations with prices starting at INR 9.31 Lakhs and topping out at INR 15.10 Lakhs.
Speaking at the launch of The Spirited New Verna, Mr. S S Kim, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. said, “The Spirited New Verna is an All-rounder sedan with Human Technology Connect comprising Futuristic Design, Smart Connect, Ingenious Detailing and Superior Dynamics for new age aspirational customers. The brand Verna has been a landmark in the Hyundai growth story winning many prestigious accolades worldwide. The Spirited New Verna is mastered to deliver excellence including core areas of Styling, Performance, Technology, and Safety to create a new benchmark in the sedan segment.”
The updated Verna’s exterior has been revealed completely. Changes in the Verna facelift on the outside include reshaped LED headlights with DRLs, the addition of the sizeable, chrome-heavy ‘Cascading Grille’, and a redesigned front bumper with a brushed-aluminum insert for the lip. The new diamond cut alloys look premium on the Verna and there are revised LED tail lamps to accentuate the cosmetics. The rear bumper has been updated too with chrome highlight.
The Turbo trim offers exclusive design integrations like Twin tip muffler, Glossy black grille along with all-black interiors that compliments the performance of the 1.0-litre turbo engine on offer.
The new Verna offers a host of features that include a Digital Cluster, Front Ventilated Seats, Tyre Pressure Monitoring System, 20.32 cm touchscreen AVNT with HD Display, Driver Rear View Monitor, Paddle Shifter, Wireless Charger, and Electric Sunroof. The new Verna also offers Hyundai’s in-car connectivity solution- ‘Hyundai Blue Link’ which has an in-built and tamper-proof device powered by Vodafone-Idea eSIM and a Cloud-based Voice Recognition platform.
The new Verna is equipped with 45 Blue Link features classified under services in the form of Safety, Security, Remote Operations, Vehicle Relationship Management, Geographic Information Services, Alert Services, and Voice Recognition. The Blue Link services will be complimentary for the first 3 years and post which customers can further renew the services.
Powering The new Verna are BS6 Diesel and Petrol engines, there is a 1.0-litre Turbo GDI engine with 7-speed Dual Clutch Transmission that makes 120 bhp, a 1.5-litre BS6 Petrol with 6-speed Manual Transmission & Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT) that produces 115 bhp and a 1.5-litre BS6 Diesel with 6-speed Manual Transmission & 6-speed Automatic Transmission that also produces 115 bhp.
The New Verna boasts advanced safety features like Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Vehicle Stability Management (VSM), Emergency stop signal (ESS), Hill Start Assist Control, Rear Disc brake, and Front Park Assist sensors for a stress-free driving. The new Hyundai Verna will rival Honda City, Suzuki Ciaz, Volkswagen Vento and Skoda Rapid.