Coming fresh from the introduction of the new Creta, Hyundai has now released a facelifted version of the Verna sedan in India, with a new range of petrol and diesel engines ahead of the BS6 deadline. The car comes in four models – S, S+, SX and SX(O) – from Rs. 9.31 – 15.10 lakhs (ex-showroom).
So, with a newly redesigned fascia, the 2020 Hyundai Verna is looking new. In black, there is a bigger honeycomb grille with chrome slats. While the fog lamp housing is now rectangular and this time around there are Lead headlamps.
The taillights also LED’s. For good measure, the Korean carmaker has tossed in a new range of wheels with a double-tone feature.
The interior identical to the outgoing model but some changes including redesigned AC vents, fake wood inlays, and a bigger 8-inch infotainment touchscreen interface.
The car is also having a cluster of optical instruments. The list of facilities includes front ventilated seats, sunroof, hands-free boot opening, and wireless charging. You get standard dual front airbags, ABS, rear parking alarms. And front seat-belt warnings on the safety front while six airbags, ESC. With reverse camera and TPMS are available on top models. The Turbo petrol model also receives front charging sensors.
The car also has the wired BlueLink voice-activated software that Hyundai claims are cost-free for the first 3 years. It allows linking with the user’s mobile and smartwatch, as well as offering security features such as crash warning, SOS, RSA. With tire pressure monitoring program, tracking, engine immobilization. And remote location control and can also warn the police.
Like engine start-stop, temperature control, door lock and unlock. And vehicle status is the comfort-enhancing features on the car bid.
The Hyundai Verna comes with a 1.5-liter MPI petrol engine. That produces 115 PS of power and 144 Nm of torque. With a 1.5-liter diesel engine that produces the same 115 PS with more torque than a 250 Nm diesel engine.