Next-gen Hyundai Verna launched at Rs 10.90 lakh

The Hyundai Verna competes with the Honda City, VW Virtus and the Skoda Slavia in the Indian mid-size sedan segment.

Hyundai has launched the next-generation Verna in India. The car is available in four variants: EX, S, SX and SX (O), with prices starting at Rs. 10,89,900 (ex-showroom).

The new Verna features a completely revamped design based on the brand’s ‘Sensuous Sportiness’ philosophy. The car has a massive trapezoidal grille with a sleek LED light bar stretching across the front end. There are aggressive lines on the side that blend into the L-shaped LED taillight at the rear.

Inside, the Verna gets a dual-screen setup with a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system in the centre and a digital instrument cluster. The car is equipped with a 2-spoke steering wheel and gets ventilated and heated front seats, a power driver’s seat, 64-colour ambient lighting, a Bose audio system, automatic climate control, a wireless charger, an electric sunroof and a smart trunk.

Hyundai is offering two petrol engine options on the new Verna. These include a 1.5-litre naturally aspirated unit that makes 113 BHP and 144 Nm. It is paired with a 6-speed manual and an iVT. The 1.5-litre turbo-petrol engine develops 158 BHP and 253 Nm and is available with either a 6-speed manual or a 7-speed DCT.

Hyundai Verna fuel economy:

The claimed fuel economy of the 1.5-litre petrol engine is 18.9 km/l (MT) and 19.6 km/l (iVT). The 1.5-litre turbo-petrol is said to return 20 km/l (MT) and 20.6 km/h (DCT).

Hyundai Verna safety features:

The new Verna comes equipped with a host of safety systems. It gets 6 airbags, and disc brakes on all four corners along with ABS with EBD as standard across all variants. The car also gets ADAS features like Forward Collision Warning and Avoidance Assist, Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go, Lane-keep warning, blind spot warning and safe exit warning. Other features include ESC, Hill Start Assist Control, front parking sensors and Bluelink connected car tech.

Next-gen Hyundai Verna ex-showroom prices:

1.5L Petrol

  • EX 6MT – Rs 10,89,900
  • S 6MT – Rs 11,95,500
  • SX 6MT – Rs 12,98,500
  • SX iVT – Rs 14,23,500
  • SX (O) 6MT – Rs 14,65,900
  • SX (O) iVT – Rs 16,19,500

1.5L Turbo

  • SX 6MT – Rs 14,83,500
  • SX DCT – Rs 16,08,000
  • SX (O) 6MT – Rs 15,98,900
  • SX (O) DCT – Rs 17,37,900
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