The 2017 Hyundai Verna made its global debut at the Chengdu Motor Show in China earlier this year. The new generation Honda City rival has now made its sales debut in China before entering India sometime next year. Available in six trims, price ranges from RMB 72,800 to RMB 105,800 (INR 7.19 lakh to INR 10.45 lakh).
The new Verna subscribes to Hyundai’s latest design language which can be seen on the new Elantra as well. A neat, edgy, chrome finished hexagonal grille sets the tone for a sporty low-slung fascia. Bonnet with accentuated crease lines, new headlamps with projector and LED DRL elements, and a sharp chin add to the appeal.
Below is variant wise price in China.
1.4L GS-MT – RMB 72,800 (INR 7.19 lakhs)
1.4L GLS-AT – RMB 87,800 (INR 8.67 lakhs)
1.4L TOP-AT – RMB 96,800 (INR 9.56 lakhs)
1.4L GLS-MT – RMB 77,800 (INR 7.69 lakhs)
1.4L SPORT-AT – RMB 90,800 (INR 8.97 lakhs)
1.6L TOP-AT – RMB 105,800 (INR 10.45 lakhs)
The profile has a swooping roofline like the current gen model. The new Verna gets angular wraparound taillights and bumper-mounted license plate enclosure. The local media reports indicate that the new car is 4,380 mm long, 1,728 mm wide, 1,460 mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2,600 mm (30 mm longer than current car).
The interior too is completely revamped. The new Hyundai Verna is offered with 1.4 and 1.6 liter petrol engines in the Chinese market with the option of 6-speed manual and automatic transmissions. The 1.4 liter engine is good for 100 hp while the 1.6 liter generates 123 hp. The India-spec car will be offered with 1.4- and 1.6-litre petrol and diesel engines as seen on current Verna.
Once launched in India. the 2017 Hyundai Verna will be aiming to mount a better onslaught on the Maruti Ciaz and Honda City.
Via – Autohome.com.cn