2023 Hyundai Verna Review : 8 Pros & 8 Cons

Compared to the older car, Hyundai claims that the rear passengers get 25 mm more shoulder room, 93 mm more knee room and 120 mm more leg room. The Verna does, in fact, feel more spacious and comfortable in the back compared to the old car.

Hyundai Verna Pros

  • An all-rounder sedan that ticks all the right boxes
  • Well-positioned overall package. Priced competitively against rivals
  • User-friendly interiors with good cabin space
  • 158 BHP, 1.5L turbo-petrol engine is the most powerful in the segment. Gets a quick DCT too
  • Comfortable, neutral suspension setup riding on 205/55 R16 tyres
  • Long list of features includes LED auto headlamps, ventilated seats, electric driver’s seat, sunroof, wireless charging, smart trunk, rear sunshade & more
  • Safety equipment includes level 2 ADAS tech, 6 airbags, ESC, 3-point seatbelts for all, rear disc brakes, front & rear parking sensors etc.
  • Hyundai's wide service network & up to 7-years extended warranty

Hyundai Verna Cons

  • Futuristic styling will polarise opinions. Many BHPians think the design is too edgy & unusual
  • Better quality plastics should’ve been used in a car that costs 20+ lakh on-road
  • No diesel engine on offer. Outgoing Verna was the last diesel sedan in the segment
  • Turbo-petrols are very sensitive to driving style. FE will drop drastically when you drive hard
  • Dual-clutch ATs have a history of poor reliability in India. Note: Verna with 1.5L NA CVT is available
  • Back seat is more suitable for 2 healthy adults and a child. Not 3 healthy adults
  • Not as much fun-to-drive as the VW Virtus & Skoda Slavia
  • Missing features like a 360-degree camera, wireless Android Auto & Apple CarPlay, auto wipers and foldable rear seat (a must in sedans IMHO)

Read Team-BHP's detailed Hyundai Verna Review.

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