New Hyudnai Verna is the same car which was launched in Russia as Solaris last year. Once launched in India on 18th February, it will replace the existing Verna Fluidic, which has been on sale since 2011.
New Hyundai Verna facelift is expected to continue with the same set of petrol and diesel engines which are being offered on the current Verna. These will be in the form of 1.4l and 1.6l petrol and diesel engine options. 1.4l petrol delivers 107 PS power and and 135 Nm torque via 5 speed MT, while the petrol 1.6l variant delivers 123 PS power and 155 Nm torque via 6 speed MT. The latter is also available with a 4 speed AT. Mileage will be in the range of 17 kmpl for manual transmission while automatic transmission variant will deliver about 15 kmpl.
Speaking about diesel Verna, 1.4l variant will deliver 90 PS power and 220 Nm torque via 5 speed MT, while 1.6l variant delivers 128 PS power and 260 Nm torque via 6 speed MT. The latter is also offered with a 4 speed AT. Mileage claimed for 1.4l variant is to be around 24 kmpl, while the 1.6l variant will deliver about 23 kmpl for MT and 19 kmpl for AT. The 1.6l petrol and 1.6l diesel features segment best performance figures. Expect new Verna to cost similar to the existing Verna. Official price and mileage figures will be revealed on 18th February.
In anticipation of the Hyundai Verna Facelift India launch, Hyundai India’s official website has removed Verna Fluidic from their home page. Bookings of new Verna are currently being accepted at Hyundai India dealers across India, while the old Verna is still available till stocks last. So, if you are not a big fan of this new Verna facelift, you can still get hold of the old Verna, and probably a good discount as well.