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Estimated Price : ₹ 55 Lakh - ₹ 65 Lakh
Expected Launch : October 2023
Mileage: 77.4 kWh
Engine: up to 614 km
BHP: 225 bhp
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In September 2022, the Minister of Road Transport and Highways in India, Nitin Gadkari urged automakers to adopt global safety norms for cars sold in India. This is often done with the intention of improving road safety and aligning with international standards. Many automakers ensure to provide the best safety features in their car models to mitigate the risk of accidents and minimise the severity of injuries in case of a collision. According to recent updates, Hyundai Motor India updated its popular car models (the Venue, Creta, and the i20) with more safety features than ever before. However, this update does not enhance the build quality of the vehicle but ensures safety in case of an accident. These updated safety features introduced in Hyundai's new car models comply with the latest safety norms. As per the Government, all cars should come with 6 airbags as standard along with the 3-point seat belts to provide better safety. Most Notable Features in Hyundai Venue, Creta, i20, Alcazar Speaking of these new safety features, the three-pointer seatbelt and adjustable rear headrests have now become a standard feature in the brand's best-selling SUVs; Hyundai Venue and Hyundai Creta along with its premium hatchback, the Hyundai i20. In addition, the seatbelt reminder has also been introduced for both the front and rear seats in these car models. Hyundai Alcazar and Creta are now offered with 6 airbags, Vehicle Stability Management, Electronic Stability Control, Rear Disc Brakes, Hill Start Assist Control, ISOFIX mounts, and Seatbelt Height Adjustment as standard. The Creta SUV is now offered with a 60:40 Split Rear Seat as standard. Other Notable Safety Features in Hyundai Cars Hyundai provides four airbags as standard across lower car models. These include the Hyundai Grand i10 NIOS, Aura and some variants of the i20. In addition, the Hyundai Tucson will offer at least 6 airbags as standard from now onwards. Meanwhile, Hyundai Venue, Hyundai i20, and its N Line variant now boast features such as Hill Hold Assist (HSA), Electronic Stability Control (ESC), and Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) as standard. Seeing these updates, the South Korean automaker hints that it will soon bring ADAS tech into car models that are below Verna. Read Also: Most Awaited Upcoming Hyundai SUVs in 2023
Hyundai Motor India recently unveiled the design sketch for the All-New Verna which is set to launch in the country by the 21st of March 2023. Bookings for the Next-Gen Verna are already open at a token amount of Rs 25,000. As claimed by the company, the 2023 Hyundai Verna will get the Sensuous Sportiness design language which can also be seen on the Tucson SUV, the recently unveiled Hyundai Grandeur sedan and the latest-generation Elantra sold overseas. Find out what Hyundai has offered on its New Verna that makes it unique from its outgoing model. Read Also: Your Guide to Choosing the Right Hyundai Car 2023 Hyundai Verna: New vs Old - Exterior Design Codenamed BN7i, the New Hyundai Verna introduces unique styling elements which make the car distinctive from its predecessor. One of the striking components used in the New Verna is the large parametric grille up front. The front fascia also features split headlights and LED DRL setup. Another unique aspect to notice is that the long seamless LED DRL is extending from edge to edge, making the car look really stylish. The sharpness of the bumper also needs to be admired. Its flat bonnet has a subtle crease on each side. The striking character lines on the doors blend neatly with the flared wheel arches towards the rear. What makes the car stand out is its new fastback-like design detail for the rear quarter and the chrome trim underlining the glasshouse area. Although the rear of the New Verna has not been revealed, previously released teaser images indicate a full-width LED light bar and crystal-like inserts for tail lamps. 2023 Hyundai Verna: New vs Old - Interior Layout Hyundai has not released any interior sketches for the 6th-Gen Verna. However, it is likely to come with a large touchscreen infotainment system and a digital driver’s display. The current model offers ventilated front seats, a single-pane sunroof, wireless phone charging, and paddle shifters. For the New-Gen Verna, Hyundai will provide ADAS features including 6 airbags, ISOFIX child seat anchorages, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), and more. 2023 Hyundai Verna: New vs Old - Powertrain Details With the new update, Hyundai Verna will drop the diesel engine option for the 2023 model. It will only come equipped with two petrol engines. The 1.5-litre naturally-aspirated unit produces a maximum power output of 113 bhp with 144 Nm of torque while the New 1.5-litre turbo-petrol engine is expected to generate 157 bhp alongside 253 Nm torque. While the former will be paired to a 6-speed manual and CVT option, the latter might feature a 7-speed DCT gearbox. Both these petrol engines are compliant with RDE (Real-Driving Emissions) and E20 (20 Percent Ethanol and Petrol Blend). 2023 Hyundai Verna: New vs Old - Variants, Pricing, and Rivals The New-Gen Hyundai Verna will be available in four trims; EX, S, SX, and SX (O). Expect the 1.5-litre turbo-petrol engine to be equipped on higher trims and the 1.5-litre naturally-aspirated engine on lower variants. The outgoing Hyundai Verna was priced between Rs 9.63 lakh to Rs 15.71 lakh (ex-showroom). With new design and features update, the 2023 Verna is expected to be priced a bit higher than the current model. It could be around Rs 10 lakh to Rs 17 lakh (ex-showroom). Talking about the rivals, it will compete against Maruti Ciaz, Volkswagen Virtus, Skoda Slavia, and the upcoming Honda City Facelift in its segment. Read Also: Hyundai Tucson Old VS New
Hyundai Motor India Limited is all set to unveil the new Exter in India on July 10. Ahead of its launch, the automaker has been regularly releasing teasers of the upcoming micro-SUV. With its latest teaser image, the brand has officially revealed the rear design of the all-new Exter. Hyundai Exter: Exterior Design Revealed According to the new teaser image, the 2023 Hyundai Exter’s rear end will feature the company’s signature H-shaped LED tail lights along with a full-width black textured bar. Hyundai’s logo is positioned at the centre of the boot lid along with a faux aluminium skid plate at the bottom. Like the rear, the front end of the Exter also features ‘H’ themed LED headlights while the wide grille and headlights sit just below. Moving to the side, the four-wheeler gets squared-off wheel arches, a blacked-out roof and flared wheel arches. Overall the exterior design of the new Exter is bold and unique from anything we have seen in this segment. Hyundai Exter: Interior Design and Features Hyundai is yet to reveal the interior of the Exter. However, the brand has confirmed some of the features the micro-SUV will get. Key highlights include a dashcam with dual cameras, rear parking sensors with camera, keyless entry and go, auto climate control, electric sunroof and auto headlights. Read Also: Hyundai Exter Features Revealed Hyundai Exter: Powertrain Details Powering the Exter will be the same 1.2-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine as the Aura and Grand i10 Nios. This motor is rated for a maximum power output of 82 bhp and a peak torque of 114 Nm. Transmission options will include a 5-speed manual or an AMT gearbox. Hyundai Exter: Pricing and Rivals Hyundai will be revealing the prices of the Exter at the launch event scheduled for 10 July 2023. Upon launch, the new model will rival the likes of the Tata Punch, Maruti Ignis, and the Citroen C3. Read Also: Next-Gen Toyota Camry Spied
Hyundai Motor India has announced the final launch date for the upcoming micro-SUV. The all-new Hyundai Exter is now scheduled to launch on 10th July 2023 and will come equipped with many segment-first features. New Hyundai Exter: New Segment First Features According to a recent update, the new Exter will feature a single-pane sunroof that will respond to voice commands like "Open Sunroof''. Another segment first feature includes the new dash cam mounted on the front windscreen. The new unit will get three recording modes; Driving (Normal), Event (Safety) and Vacation (Timelapse). Read Also: Hyundai Exter Variant Details Revealed New Hyundai Exter: Powertrain and Rivals The upcoming Exter SUV will come equipped with a 1.2-litre petrol engine. It is likely to deliver 83 bhp of power and 114 Nm of peak torque. Transmission options include either a 5-speed manual or an automatic transmission. A new CNG powertrain might be on offer in the future. The direct rival of the Hyundai Exter will be Tata Punch which has already been performing well in the market. Read Also: Maruti Jimny 5-Door Europe Debut Cancelled
The upcoming Hyundai IONIQ 6 is expected to be priced between Rs 55 lakh to Rs 65 lakh (ex-showroom) in India.
The upcoming Hyundai IONIQ 6 is expected to go on sale by October 2023.
The IONIQ 6 is the third electric offering from Hyundai globally after the Kona Electric and the Ioniq 5. The sedan is based on Hyundai’s E-GMP skateboard architecture which allows for multiple battery pack sizes, a flat floor, and rear or all-wheel drive. The upcoming Ioniq 6 will be offered with two battery packs, a 53-kWh unit and a 77-kWh unit. Higher variants will be equipped with a dual motor setup that delivers 320 bhp and 605 Nm of peak torque while the standard option with a single motor which can produce a power output of 228 bhp and 350 Nm torque.
The upcoming Hyundai IONIQ 6 would compete with the likes of BMW i4 in India and Tesla Model 3 globally.